Exhibit in the Naval Zone

Exhibit in the Naval Zone


The Naval Zone showcases the latest vessels and maritime technology, connecting buyers and suppliers from across the international naval market. It is fully supported by the First Sea Lord, Royal Navy, and provides unrivalled networking opportunities and insights from those at the top of the defence industry.

DSEI is attended by VIP military and government delegations from over 90 countries, giving you the opportunity to network with influencers and specifiers who can enhance your business.

DSEI's premium location at ExCeL, London, provides unprecedented opportunities for naval exhibitors to sponsor waterborne demonstrations and get their products in front of thousands of attendees including naval architects and procurement roles.



  • "I am delighted that the Royal Navy is once again playing a leading role in DSEI in 2021. [..] DSEI gives us the ideal opportunity to bring all the key players together to discuss the latest innovations, developments and technological achievements. "
    Admiral Tony Radakin
    First Sea Lord and Chief of Naval Staff, Royal Navy
  • “DSEI [2021] was not about volume. It was about quality. That’s what we got this year. We spoke to potential customers from US and UK government organisations”
    UK Defence Sales Manager, Exensor Technologies,
  • “In the 14 years I have been attending DSEI, this is the best one yet.”
    Stuart St John-Claire
    Technical Director, Aardvark Group

Who attends the Naval Zone?

The Naval Zone attracts visitors with a key focus on procurement influencers and specifiers. The titles of Naval Zone attendees include Naval Architect, Senior Project Procurement Manager, Chief Software Engineer, Development Engineer, Director of Operations, Chief Technician, Naval Strategist and many more.

Will there be opportunities to tour visiting warships?

DSEI's premium location at the ExCeL, London, provides an unprecedented opportunity for international warships to visit the show, giving attendees and exhibitors a chance to tour and network onboard. In 2021 DSEI was honoured to be joined by the Royal Navy's HMS ARGYLL, HMS BITER, HMS MAGPIE and HMS RANGER and BNS POLLUX from Belgium.

Supported By


ministry of defence

supported by

uk defence and security exports