COGES, the organiser of Defence and Security exhibitions
COGES (Commissariat Général des Expositions et Salons du GICAT) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the French Land and Airland Defence and Security Industries Association GICAT – the French land and airland Defence and Security industry association. It is devoted to promoting French land and airland Defence and Security industries and their sectors worldwide.
In this purpose, COGES creates targeted events both inside and outside France. It organises:
- EUROSATORY: the leading International Land and Airland Defence and Security Exhibition. It is held every even year in June at Paris Nord Villepinte Exhibition Centre. The next event will take place from June 11 to 15, 2018.
- SHIELDAFRICA: the leading African event that offers responses to Security & Defence needs for a safer Africa. It will take place in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, from January 21 to 24, 2019.
- EXPODEFENSA: the reference Defence and Security exhibition in Latin America (tri-services: Land, Air and Naval Forces) which will take place at the CORFERIAS Convention Centre in Bogota, Colombia, from December 4 to 6, 2017.
- NATIONAL PAVILIONS (FRANCE)at a selection of 12 international Defence and/or Security exhibitions worldwide.