Bahrain International Defence Exhibition and Conference (BIDEC)
16th Oct 2017 - 18th Oct 2017
Under the Patronage of His Majesty Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, the King of Bahrain, BIDEC is Bahrain’s Premier international tri-service defence show.
Brought to you by the world’s largest organiser of Defence and Security shows, Clarion Events, BIDEC will provide a perfect platform for regional and international defence forces to showcase their tri -service revolutionary products and facilities.
Over the course of the 2 day event, attendees will have the opportunity to not only peruse over 100 regional and international exhibitors from across land, sea and air but also to meet face to face with influential decision makers from within the international defence community including:
· Defence and Security Ministers
· Chiefs of Staff, Chiefs of Army, Navy and Air Forces
· Coastguard Commanders
· Procurement Directorates
· Plans and Policies Departments
· Capability Development Directors
· Heads of MRO
· Marines and Special Forces
· National Guard and Royal Guard Commands
· Critical National Infrastructure Authorities
· Defence & Security Contractors
· Academia and Research Organisations
· Associations and Industry Bodies
BIDEC will provide an international stage and meeting point for VIP delegates, visitors and organisations alike to view ground-breaking technology and strategies. BIDEC 2017 will showcase some unique features such as:
· Parachute Exercise - The Bahrain Defence Force (BDF) will showcase their latest parachute systems in a pioneering display. Visitors with the appropriate military free-fall license will be given the opportunity to trial these products.
· Shooting Range Exercise - Delegates, visitors and military personnel will have the chance to test new firearms and ammunition that will be revealed at the event.
· Warship Display - VIP’s and visitors will have the opportunity to examine today’s most technologically advanced warships and naval fleets.
· Military Vehicle Demo - The Bahrain Defence Force (BDF) alongside industry partners will demonstrate the latest cutting edge military vehicle capabilities on a specially designed course.
· BIDEC Conference Program - The Conference Program will offer a forum for knowledge sharing and will address the biggest challenges in Bahrain and the wider region. Dedicated panels and strategy sessions will examine the core issues of strategic importance within the defence industry. This is your chance to increase one-to-one time with your peers to discuss specific topics of focus.
· Static Display Area - BIDEC will also unveil a Static Display Area within the exhibition showcasing latest military vehicles and airframes.