10-13 September 2019 | Excel London

Event News

Event News

Event News

  • To mark its twentieth anniversary, the organisers of Defence and Security Equipment International (DSEI) today launch a podcast series titled “Defence and Security Debates”. The series includes four “ ...
  • The Royal Navy will use DSEI 2019 to host its Maritime Capability Conference, focusing on the opportunities and capabilities for modernisation and transformation in a fast-changing and increasingly digital world.

  • With DSEI marking 20 years since its first show this year, the UK defence industry can look at not just how the sector has developed in this time, but also what to expect from the next 20 years. So, it is fitting that the RAF has announced the theme of its first DSEI Aerospace Capability Conference as, ‘Delivering the Next Generation Air Force’.

  • DSEI launches the Manufacturing Hub

    20 Feb 2019 DSEI News Team

    DSEI 2019 will for the first time host a Manufacturing Hub to highlight the vital contribution that tier 2, tier 3 and tier 4 manufacturers make to the UK defence industry.


  • Clarion Events is delighted to announce Airbus will return to DSEI in September and exhibit in the newly created Space Hub, which will be located within DSEI’s Aerospace Zone. The Space Hub will feature the most innovative companies in both space and defence sectors, offering a dedicated platform for network and collaboration.

  • With the full backing of the Royal Navy, the DSEI 2019 maritime proposition is going from strength to strength.
  • DSEI exhibition enters its 20th year on an upward trend, and with a focus on Emerging Technologies, Cross-Sector Exploitation and International Collaboration. The next edition of Defence and Security ...
  • Clarion Defence and Security announces that SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity, will be the official beneficiary charity for Defence and Security Equipment International (DSEI) 2019, the world leading defence and security event.

  • Guto Bebb MP, Minister for Defence Procurement, addressed MPs and members of the defence community at a parliamentary reception hosted by Rt Hon Mark Francois MP in support of Defence and Security Equipment International (DSEI) on Tuesday 19 June.

  • Clarion Events Defence & Security division has appointed Grant Burgham as the new Event Director for Defence and Security Equipment International (DSEI). Please contact the DSEI Press Office run by CMS Strategic to take the opportunity to meet Grant as he takes over the helm of one the UK’s biggest shows.


  • DSEI is a landmark event presenting to the world the excellence of the UK defence and security businesses. We expect to welcome high level international delegations to take part in meetings with our strategic partners. For us in government it is hugely important, an important showcase, a stage for diplomacy, a platform for the international engagement.
    Harriett Baldwin MP, Former Minister for Defence Procurement
    UK MOD
  • I very much look forward to continuing my personal support to DSEI. It provides an excellent opportunity to explore the development of airpower capability, through engagement with the widest range of industry and international partners.
    Air Chief Marshal Sir Stephen Hillier KCB CBE DFC MA RAF Chief of the Air Staff
    Royal Air Force
  • I much look forward to DSEI. We intend to build on the very positive experience as we construct the partnerships we need to deal with the complexity of the future operating environment
    General Sir Nicholas Carter KCB CBE DSO ADC Gen Chief of the Defence Staff
    Ministry of Defence
  • Once again the Royal Navy is proud to be at the vanguard of DSEI 2019 and I look forward to what I know will be a hugely beneficial opportunity for us all to explore maritime warfare development with so many partners from industry and academia, and with our counterparts from overseas.
    Admiral Sir Philip Jones KCB ADC, The First Sea Lord and Chief of Naval Staff
    Royal Navy
  • DSEI is a highlight within the defence calendar, I use it to find out what the most recent developments are in every technological area affecting for defence. Without DSEI I fear this sort of interaction, information exchange and knowledge of developments across all domains would be lost. DSEI is an invaluable international biannual event .
    Rt Hon Dr Julian Lewis MP, Chairman, House of Commons Defence Select Committee
    UK Parliament
  • DSEI is a fantastic showcase for defence companies where international buyers, sellers, developers, thinkers, educators and the trainers can all get together. The UK defence industry is looking to recruit more engineers, scientists and developers into 200,000 jobs and up to 10,000 apprentices within UK defence companies. DSEI is an excellent tool to highlight the challenges the industry face as well as showcase its capabilities domestically and overseas.
    James Gray MP, House of Commons Defence Committee
    UK Parliament

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