At this complex and uncertain time, Milipol teams are keen to reiterate that we remain fully mobilised to assist and support security professionals in their common and future projects and continue to offer them a service and events that rise to Homeland Security & Civil Defence expectations.
In this context, Milipol Qatar, the leading international event for homeland security and civil defence, will be the perfect platform to overcome today’s challenges. It will allow the exhibitors to present their latest innovations and will represent a real business opportunity.
The industry-only event, which is under the patronage of His Highness the Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al-Thani, will be held at the Doha Exhibition and Convention Centre (DECC) from October 26-28.
Organised by Qatar’s Ministry of Interior in partnership with Paris-based international event organiser Comexposium, acting on behalf of the GIE Milipol headed by Civipol, the consulting and service companyof the French ministry of the Interior, the event is held under the authority of Qatar’s Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, His Excellency Sheikh Khalid bin Khalifa bin Abdulaziz Al Thani.
“Technology solutions are at the core of modern Middle East homeland security policies. Their role is central for planning informed policies, taking adequate decisions in an ever-complex environment and protecting security operators. As a matter of fact, technology solutions are the essential auxiliaries for planning and managing major international events such as the FIFA World Cup 2022” says Préfet Yann Jounot, CEO of Civipol and President of Milipol events. This has led to increasing numbers of high-tech suppliers featuring ever more prominently in the Milipol Qatar exhibitor line-up.
Artificial intelligence, cybersecurity, mega events security, and crisis management technologies are globally impacting the security industry and are leading to major investment in upgrades and new project development for homeland security and civil defence.
Milipol Qatar 2020 will highlight an expansive range of leading-edge defence, security, monitoring and protection solutions designed to protect societies.
A powerful associated knowledge-sharing program will feature dialogues, case studies and debates on the Industry’s challenges and opportunities.
“This event meets a large part of the growing security needs of the State of Qatar alone in line with the country’s National Vision 2030,” explained Marie Lagrenée, Milipol Events Director. “Milipol Qatar 2020 expects to welcome 254 exhibitors and 8,900 visitors”.
The online registration platform for both exhibitors and visitors to Milipol Qatar are now open on www.milipolqatar.com with organisers looking to build on the record-breaking 2018 event.
About Milipol Qatar:
Founded in 1996, Milipol Qatar is the Middle East’s leading homeland security and civil defence exhibition and conference which is held biennially at the Doha Exhibition and Convention Centre. The industry-only event is organized by the Ministry of Interior of the State of Qatar in partnership with the French-based Comexposium Security, acting on behalf of the GIE Milipol headed by Civipol, the consulting and Service Company of the French ministry of the Interior.
Milipol Qatar attracts the biggest players in the global public and industrial security sector who use the event to showcase the latest security, safety, detection and prevention equipment, systems and service innovations. The event meets a large part of the growing security needs of the State of Qatar in line with the country’s National Vision 2030.
In 2020, Milipol Qatar celebrates its 13th edition and will build on the 2018 event, which was the biggest in the series attracting a record 8,487 visitors turnout from 84 countries, 314 official delegates from 48 nations and 222 exhibiting companies. The 2018 show also saw Qatar’s Ministry of Interior generate contracts worth €138.7 million.
For more than 30 years, the MILIPOL brand has been synonymous with high quality, international homeland security events. The brand is represented by Milipol Paris, Milipol Qatar and Milipol Asia-Pacific.
Milipol Qatar: 26-28 October 2020 www.milipolqatar.com
Milipol Asia-Pacific: 6-8 April 2021 www.milipolasiapacific.com
Milipol Paris: 19-22 October 2021 www.milipol.com