Date Event Location
18-19 May 2020

Future Armoured Vehicles Central and Eastern Europe
18th-19th May 2020
Prague, Czech Republic

The 5th annual Future Armoured Vehicles Central and Eastern Europe conference returns to Prague, Czech Republic on the 18th and 19th May 2020.

With regional nations overhauling their legacy equipment to bring their combat vehicles in line with current allied capabilities, Future Armoured Vehicles Central and Eastern Europe 2020 will provide a critical insight into what requirements are being pursued by regional armed forces, reinforcing interoperability and cooperation.

Gathering senior representatives from around the world to examine doctrine for ground forces including how nations are training, manoeuvring and supplying their forces in the field.

Key reasons to attend:

  • This Central and Eastern Europe’s most focused armoured vehicles meeting, where you can hear exclusive keynote briefings delivered by senior military officers in national modernisation programmes.

  • 5+ hours of informal networking for key decision makers to share their goals with industry and enhancing engagement in national defence projects.

  • International audience – last year’s event attracted over 120 attendees from: Austria, Belgium, Canada, Croatia, Czech Republic, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Israel, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Ukraine, United Kingdom and the US.
  • Learn about the regional focuses for adopting and integrating new capabilities.

Early bird discounts:

  • Book by 31st January to save £400!
  • Book by 28th February to save £200
  • Book by 31st March to save £100!

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Prague, Czech Republic
03-04 Jun 2020

Future Armoured Vehicles Weapon Systems
3rd-4th June 2020

SMi Group are pleased to announce the fourth annual Future Armoured Vehicles Weapon Systems conference, which will convene remotely on the 3rd and 4th June 2020.

Due to ongoing concerns over COVID-19, this conference will be a virtual event. All speakers, attendees and sponsors will be able to access the full conference and its materials, and will be able to log on remotely via the internet.

Future Armoured Vehicles 2020 will host a range of briefings, panel sessions and focused discussion groups from both military and industry leaders to provide a holistic view of the future of armoured vehicles. The conference will explore how new technologies and systems are being integrated to deliver the precision and strike capability required for 21st century operations, equipping you with the strategies and solutions to advance your future capability.

Highlights of FAVWS:

  • Remote access only: a flexible, innovative way to explore the latest technologies, systems and platforms that are revolutionising mechanised warfare.
  • Network virtually with leaders from across the world who are shaping and influencing armoured vehicle programmes.
  • Hear briefings from international military leaders such as British Army, U.S. Army, Ukrainian Armed Forces, TNO and the Bundeswehr.
  • Return to your office with a set of strategies and solutions to advance your future capability.

To register or for more information visit

London, United Kingdom
10-13 Jun 2020

KADEX is the largest multi-profile exhibition event of defence, aerospace and cyber security industries in Central Asia. It is the best regional platform for innovative defence and security companies worldwide to present their product and services to the relevant decision-makers and practitioners. Participation at KADEX is a unique opportunity to establish and enhance relationship with governmental bodies, armed forces and business throughout the region.

Participate in high profile event in defence industry bringing together over 400 exhibitors and 50 official delegations from all over the world

Nur-Sultan (Astana), Kazakhstan
22-24 Jun 2020

DEFEA - Defence Exhibition Athens will be held from 22 to 24 June 2020 at the exhibition centre Metropolitan Expo at El. Venizelos Airport. Α high-profile international defence exhibition where the leading Greek and international companies will present land, naval, aerospace and national security defence systems. DEFEA is under the auspices of the Ministry of Defence - General Directorate for Defence Investments and Armaments (GDDIA) with the support of Hellenic Manufacturers Association of Defence Material and is organised by ROTA SA Exhibition Organiser.

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Metropolitan Expo - Athens, Greece
23 Jun 2020
24 Jun 2021

MilSatCom USA 2020

24th - 25th June 2020
Arlington, Virginia, USA

SMi Group are delighted to announce that the 5th annual MilSatCom USA conference will return to Arlington, Virginia, on the 23rd and 24th of June 2021.

We are holding this conference at a time when the US space sector is adjusting to the new US Space Force, takes forward the WGS-11 program, and invests further in LEO programs (such as Blackjack) and COMSATCOM integration. Given this, the SATCOM industry has lots of opportunities for investment and development.

MilSatCom USA will bring together military and government leaders, both from the US and from key allies, and major industry SATCOM providers to explore MILSATCOM in depth. Topics being discussed include emerging US Space policy, SATCOM resiliency and redundancy, partnership and collaboration between nations and organisations, and expeditionary SATCOM for the Warfighter.

Highlights of MilSatCom USA 2020:

  • Meet and network with SATCOM stakeholders from the DoD, including the USAF, USN, US Army, US COCOMS, NRL, AFRL and DISA
  • Hear the latest updates on the US DoD’s SATCOM programmes, such as Iridium, WGS, AEHF, MUOS, Blackjack and MOUs with partner nations
  • Discover the latest in SATCOM technology and find new products, techniques and opportunities in this dynamic field
  • Explore greater opportunities for collaboration and partnership, both between allied partners and within the DoD

To register or for more information visit:

Arlington, Virginia, USA
29-30 Jun 2020

Opportunities and challenges in a new decade

As Chatham House celebrates its centenary year, Cyber 2020 will explore the key developments in cyberspace and how they are impacting the cyber security and governance landscape at both a national and international level. The conference will explore how different actors can proactively engage with these developments, to take advantage of the opportunities that they can bring, as well as effectively manage, regulate and defend against the challenges and threats that may come with them.

Read the agenda, see speakers and book your place on the event website:

Chatham House, London
06-08 Jul 2020

SECON 2020 is the biggest professional B2B security event as well as a comprehensive security platform, which helps you to grow your business through extensive network and robust meetings with distributors, SIs, installers, retailers and influencers playing at distribution and procurement market in Asia.

For the past 19 years, SECON has grown to become the leading tradeshow for international companies to introduce their products to the Asian and Korean markets. With support from influential Korean security groups of the SECON organising committee, SECON is a renowned must-attend exhibition for the whole security, fire and safety sector ranging from manufacturers to end-users.

The most influential Asian security exhibition dedicated to all sectors of the security industry under one roof

With 46,000+ industry professional and over 500+ exhibitors, SECON is the largest integrated security exhibition in Korea

Network with 25,000+Physical, IoT and IT Security Professionals

Experience international security trend with advanced security products and brands from global leading security enterprises

The perfect place for international companies to test-market their products in the Asian security market

Generate business leads from powerful buyers

Meet face to face with new potential customers/partners and existing partners

Powerful networking with IFSEC Global Events and other IT/Physical Security Events organised by UBM BN


Address: 8/F, Woodo Bldg., 214, Mangu-ro, Jungnang-gu, Seoul 02121, R.O.Korea

Tel: +82-2-6715-5400

Fax: +82-2-432-5885


01-02 Sep 2020

Helicopter Technology Central and Eastern Europe 2020

1st – 2nd September 2020

Budapest, Hungary

SMi Group are delighted to present the 6th annual Helicopter Technology Central and Eastern Europe! This year, the awaited event will return to Budapest, Hungary on the 1st – 2nd September 2020 where delegates will be given a fantastic opportunity to hear from key military figures and government personnel.

Key topics to be discussed: modernisation programmes, readiness of regional rotary fleets, procurement goals, national security, operations and interoperability, platform and programme upgrades, and much more.

The two-day conference will be expected to have the widest European nations, where key industry players such as Airbus, Bell, Leonardo, Sikorsky and many more are anticipated to attend! There will also be strong host nation representation from the Hungarian Forces as well as other senior military experts from the Central and Eastern European region.

Benefits of attending 2020’s event:

  • Keynote briefings from senior officers from Central and Eastern Europe
  • A unique focus on multipurpose helicopter technology and joint force interoperability
  • High level panel discussions involving technical managers and project engineers from established military organisations.
  • Informal networking time so you can gather insight from peers and colleagues also shaping and influencing regional helicopter programmes today

As the only conference that specialises in rotary systems in the Central and Eastern Europe region, join us and hear from an international speaker line-up, which includes Hungary, Slovakia, Romania, Croatia, Czech Republic, many more!

Early bird savings!

Register by:

30th April to save £600!

29th May to save £300!

30th June to save £200!

Register online at:

Budapest, Hungary


Which Event?

Eurosatory 2020

8-12 June 2020
Previous Exhibitions:

DSEI 2019

10-13 September 2019


29-30 May 2019

IDEX 2019

17-21 February 2019