DSEI surpasses all records and attracts over 32,000 international visitors
From September 10-13 at ExCeL London, the largest DSEI to date brought together over 32,000 visitors from 121 countries to source the latest equipment and systems, develop international relationships, and generate new business opportunities.
DSEI continues to strengthen its position as the world leading defence and security event and with more exhibitors and educational content than ever before, DSEI gave access to:
- 32,169 visitors – up 13% from 28,440 in 2011
- 1,489 international exhibitors – an unrivalled range of suppliers from more than 50 countries
- 40 international pavilions – up from 30 in 2011
- 97 Official Delegations from 56 countries – up 30% from 2011
- 1,034 additional VIPs in attendance – up 20% from 2011
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DSEI 2013 was host to record number of global VIPs
DSEI 2013 enjoyed a strong presence across each of its six dedicated zones – Land, Air, Naval, Security & Special Forces, Medical & Disaster Relief and the award winning Unmanned Systems Showcase.
DSEI welcomed guests from new and traditional markets including high calibre representatives from 121 countries
Senior official visitors to DSEI represent the highest level within national governments, central defence staff, national armament directorates and armed services from land, sea, air and security
Nations making their debut among the record 40 international pavilions included Japan, South Korea, Chile and UAE
The event also enjoyed the strongest ever attendance from UK ministers and the MOD. Secretary of State for Defence, Philip Hammond, provided a keynote address on the show’s opening day
The signing of the Corporate Covenant took place on the penultimate day of the event. Mark Francois – the Minister for Defence Personnel, Welfare and Veterans – was joined by prime contractors in order to pledge their support for the Armed Forces community
Exhibitors representing 50 countries
DSEI 2013 is increasingly being seen as the place to do business in the global defence and security market. With visitors from 121 countries, over 40 international pavilions and an unrivalled range of suppliers from 50 countries, DSEI is a truly global event for both exhibitors and visitors.