Bahrain international defence exhibition and conference

16-18 October 2017
Bahrain International
Exhibition & Convention Centre

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  • Bahrain’s premier international tri-service defence show

    Bahrain’s premier international tri-service defence show

  • Bahrain’s premier international tri-service defence show

    Bahrain’s premier international tri-service defence show

  • Bahrain’s premier international tri-service defence show

    Bahrain’s premier international tri-service defence show

UNDER THE PATRONAGE OF HIS MAJESTY KING HAMAD BIN ISA AL KHALIFA, KING OF THE KINGDOM OF BAHRAIN

Officially Supported by the
Bahrain Defence Force

  Bahrain Defence Force

WELCOME TO BIDEC 2017    

Under the patronage of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, Clarion Events is proud to present BIDEC – the Bahrain International Defence Exhibition & Conference, taking place 16-18 October 2017 at Bahrain International Exhibition & Convention Centre.

The inaugural BIDEC is fully supported by the Bahrain Defence Force, and presents a brand new opportunity for exhibitors to showcase the latest technology, equipment and hardware across land, sea and air. Bahrain Defence Force are currently upgrading their capabilities and systems; make sure you are a part of this unique new event in the Middle East.

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   WELCOME FROM THE COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF OF BAHRAIN DEFENCE FORCE

Bahrain Defence Force Commander in ChiefOn behalf of the Bahrain Defence Force, I would like to extend a warm welcome to the Bahrain International Defence Exhibition & Conference (BIDEC 2017).

Under the leadership of our patron, His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, the King of Bahrain, and in cooperation with the world’s largest organiser of Defence & Security shows, Clarion Events, the inaugural edition of BIDEC is due to be a great success.

On display at the show will be equipment covering Land, Sea, Air and Special Forces including a static display area showcasing the latest military hardware, vehicles and airframes. In its first edition, the event will showcase over 120 international exhibitors, a variety of conferences, a parachute exercise, shooting range, military vehicle demo and a warship display open to all trade visitors and military delegations.

Accompanying hundreds of industry vendors, buyers, experts and senior delegations in the surroundings of the Bahrain International Exhibition & Convention Centre, BIDEC 2017 provides an exclusive platform to meet and network with the right people, build partnerships and do business. This mix of attendees means that BIDEC 2017 will enable you to position you and your business for the current and future tri-service requirements for Bahrain and beyond.

On behalf of the Bahrain Defence Force it is my honour to welcome you to Bahrain in October 2017 for BIDEC.

Field Marshal Shaikh Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Khalifa
Commander-in-Chief
Bahrain Defence Force

   WELCOME FROM THE CHAIRMAN OF CLARION DEFENCE & SECURITY

Clarion EventsOn behalf of Clarion Defence & Security, I would like to extend a warm welcome to the Bahrain International Defence Exhibition & Conference (BIDEC 2017).

Under the leadership of our patron, His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, the King of Bahrain, and with the support of the Bahrain Defence Force, the inaugural edition of BIDEC is set to be a great success. Clarion Events are honoured to have been given the opportunity to organise this prestigious event on behalf of the Bahrain Defence Force and the Government of Bahrain.

Uniting hundreds of industry vendors, buyers, experts and senior delegations in the Bahrain International Exhibition & Convention Centre, BIDEC 2017 will provide a unique opportunity to meet with the right people, build partnerships, and develop a greater understanding of the needs of customers in this key part of the world. The event will bring together the critical mix of people, industry exhibitors and informed commentators that will deliver success to all those participating.

On behalf of Clarion Defence & Security it is my honour to welcome you to BIDEC on 16-18 October 2017.

Rear Admiral Simon Williams OBE
Chairman of Clarion Defence & Security

What is BIDEC 2017?

What is BIDEC 2017?

  • Bahrain’s First Tri-Service Expo - covering Air, Land and Sea
  • Officially Supported by the Bahrain Defence Force
  • 120+ exhibitors showcasing the latest technology, equipment and hardware across land, sea and air.
  • Network with 3000+ industry visitors and increase leads
  • Fully-Hosted International Military VIP Delegation Programme
  • BIDEC will also host the Middle East Military Alliances & Coalitions (MEMAC) Conference
  • BIDEC Off-Site Activities include Parachute Display, Shooting Demonstrations, Warship Display, Military Vehicle Demo and more…

BIDEC Visitor Opening Times

Date Time
Monday 16 October 2017   09:00am - 17:00
Tuesday 17 October 2017   09:00am - 17:00
Wednesday 18 October 2017 09:00am - 16:00


                  

 

 

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BIDEC News

The latest BIDEC 2017 updates and other defence and security news in the Middle East
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  • The Royal Guard Commander reviewed the latest military technologies showcased in the BIDEC 2017 which took place earlier this week (16-18 October 2017).
  • Under the patronage of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, the Supreme Commander, the first edition of Bahrain International Defense Exhibition and Conference covering air, land and sea is taking place on October 16-18 at Bahrain International Exhibition & Convention Centre.

    Under the auspices of HH Brigadier Sheikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Commander of Bahrain Royal Guard and High Committee Chairman of BIDEC 2017, the organizing Committee held a press conference chaired by Dr. Sheikh Abdulla bin Ahmed Al Khalifa, Chairman of the Board of Trustees at the Bahrain Centre for Strategic, International and Energy Studies “Derasat” and Spokesperson and Chairman of MEMAC Organizing Committee.

  • Bahrain Defense Force (BDF)’s Chief-of-Staff Lt-General Dhiyab bin Saqr Al-Nuaimi (photo), welcomed at Bahrain International Airport Saudi Arabia’s Chief- of-Staff Lt-General Abdulrahman bin Saleh Al-Binayan, who is on a visit to the country to attend Bahrain International Defense Exhibition & Conference (BIDEC 2017).

    The BDF Chief-of-Staff wished his Saudi counterpart a pleasant and successful stay in Bahrain.

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