EUROSATORY 2018: THREE MONTHS LEFT TO GO!
Eurosatory 2018: Three months left to go!
Paris/France, 22 March 2018 – Today the world faces a wide range of conflicts, terrorist threats and emergencies that increasingly intensify. In the light of this, states and private citizens need defence and security solutions to ensure peace, safety and stability. Eurosatory is the leading international land and airland Defence and Security exhibition that will be held from June 11 to 15, 2018 at the Paris Nord Villepinte Exhibition Centre. In 2016, it gathered 1,571 exhibitors, 212 Official Delegations, 57,024 international visitors and 700 journalists from all over the world. Eurosatory constantly follows the evolution and trends of the Defence & Security domain and offers novelties at every its edition putting forward creativity and innovative technology of its exhibitors. Therefore, in 2018, Eurosatory gets some changes in its organisation and in its showcase:
Optimisation of the exhibiting area
The new hall 5B completes the indoor exhibition area of Eurosatory with a third hall which will be dedicated mainly to Security issues. It will showcase such technological clusters as Intelligence, Civil Security, crisis management and people security, Security of critical infrastructures and sensitive facilities and CBRNe. Moreover, the discovery village will be installed in the hall as well as some national pavilions. Business meetings and strategic consultancy will take place there.
Live demonstrations zone will be moved on the area close to the exhibiting halls, so everybody will be able to come by foot to watch live demonstrations. For the first time, institutional Live Demonstrations will complete Eurosatory Live Demonstrations week programme. Among them are French Army, French Police, Special Operations Command, National Gendarmerie Intervention Group, Research and Intervention Brigade, The Paris Fire Brigade.
For 2018 edition, Eurosatory has created an all-new Start-Up area, called Eurosatory LAB, dedicated to international start-ups in Defence & Security domain. Eurosatory will select up to 80 most ground-breaking start-up companies to exhibit alongside 1,600 other firms. Internationally renowned keynote speakers will animate the LAB.
Eurosatory 2018 offers a large programme of conferences. International and rather short (less than two hours), they attract a high-level panel of speakers including operational staff, manufacturers, media, experts, think tanks and high officials. More than 70 conferences will be organised.
Business at Eurosatory
Eurosatory 2018 offers an all-new BtoB meetings programme. To organise business meetings before the exhibition, exhibitors and visitors can use Vimeet, a platform created by Eurosatory’s partner PROXIMUM Group. To increase networking during five days of the exhibition, all the attendees are invited to use Swapcard application, a connection tool for participants with common interests.
CBRN thematic event
Eurosatory 2018 will present a new international thematic event dedicated to CBRN issues and organised with the participation of French and foreign Ops Officers, exhibitors from the D&S domains, state representatives, experts and VIPs. This event completes already existing technology cluster and live demonstration, dedicated to the CBRN issues.
This year Eurosatory strengths its security measures before and during the exhibition. All attendees should pre-register online with a unique email address, uploading an electronic copy of an identification document (National ID or passport) and a personal identity photo.
The 2018 edition will increase again exhibition’s success and will confirm Eurosatory as the major exhibition for the players of airland and land Defence & Security domain.