Official Delegations

Eurosatory welcomes many Official Delegations, headed by ministers, vice-ministers, secretaries of state, chiefs of staff, national armament directors, general directors of police, gendarmerie, civil defence and customs… Heads of delegations are often assisted by national technical experts, ensuring a comprehensive assessment of the exhibition.

ODs attendance allows exhibitors to establish or confirm contacts in order to increase business opportunities and identify the needs of Defence forces and Security forces from different countries.

In 2016, 212 Official Delegations attended the show, a growth of 23% by comparison with 2014. They were 821 VIP delegates including 13 ministers, 30 vice-ministers and secretaries of states, 18 chiefs of staff and 26 national armament directors from 94 countries.

Detail of 2016 Official Delegations: representation per function and countries

Function Countries
Defence Minister CONGO, KOREA, DENMARK, GABON, HUNGARY, MACEDONIA, NIGER, NIGERIA, SLOVAKIA, ARGENTINA, BRUNEI, GEORGIA, ITALY, JORDAN…
Defence Vice-ministers CYPRUS, COTE D’IVOIRE, CROATIA, EGYPT, ESTONIA, SPAIN, UNITED STATES, EQUATORIAL GUINEA, GREECE, INDIA, INDONESIA, JAPAN, LATVIA, QATAR, SLOVAKIA …
Armament National Directors and Deputy Directors BELGIUM, COLOMBIA, , DENMARK, FINLAND, INDIA, INDONESIA, IRAQ, ISRAEL, ITALY, LITHUANIA, NORWAY, PAKISTAN, PORTUGAL, SINGAPORE, TOGO, VIETNAM, …
Chiefs of Staff and Branch Inspectors ALGERIA, CAMEROON, GHANA, ITALY, MALAYSIA, MONGOLIA, MONTENEGRO, NIGER, , PHILIPPINES, MYANMAR (REPUBLIC OF), UNITED KINGDOM, SWEDEN, …
Deputy Chiefs of Staff, Branches Inspectors, Chiefs of Staff Representatives UNITED NATIONS, AUSTRALIA, BANGLADESH, BRAZIL, UNITED STATES, GUINEA, IRAQ, JORDAN, KUWAIT, MAROCCO, PAKISTAN, SLOVENIA, TURKEY, …
Logistics Support Directors BOTSWANA, CHINA, CROATIA, DJIBOUTI, KENYA, MAURITANIA, MYANMAR (REPUBLIC OF), NIGERIA, OMAN (SULTANATE OF), PORTUGAL, CZECH REPUBLIC, SERBIA, SWEDEN, UKRAINE, …
Aviation Commanders GERMANY, AUSTRALIA, BANGLADESH, BELGIUM, IRAQ, LEBANON, NETHERLANDS, UNITED KINGDOM, …
Ministers and Vice-ministers of Interior and Security ARGENTINA, GUINEA, LEBANON, MONGOLIA, LETTONIA, POLAND, RUSSIA, …
General Directors of Police/Gendarmerie and Police Logistics Support Directors SOUTH AFRICA, AUSTRIA, , CAMEROON, KOREA, INDIA, IRAQ, ITALIA, KOSOVO, MALAYSIA, MAURITANIA, POLAND, CZECH REPUBLIC, SENEGAL, SWITZERLAND, …
Directors of Border Protection SAUDI ARABIA, ESTONIA, SLOVENIA, VENEZUELA, …
Directors of Civil Security and Rescue,

Firefighters Directors 

EUROPEAN UNION, BULGARIA, CAMBODGE, DJIBOUTI, ECUADOR, ESTONIA, FINLAND, HONGRIA, , IRLAND, LUXEMBOURG, MALTA, ROUMANIA, …
CEO and Directors of Safety/Security ALGERIA, GERMANY, BRAZIL, INDONESIA, PAKISTAN, …
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