Who visits Milipol Qatar?

Published on by Ghislain VACHEROT - updated on

The 12th edition of Milipol Qatar will take place from 29 to 31 October 2018 at Doha Exhibition and Convention Center (DECC).

Visitors’ profiles

In 2016, the exhibition welcomed 6,538 homeland security professionals from 103 countries.
60% of visitors play an active role in purchasing (24% buyers and 36% purchasing advisors).

40% of attendees come from the public sector (Ministries, Embassies, Customs, etc.) and 60% from the private sector (companies, distributor, non-governmental organization, etc.).

49% of visitors confirm that they come to Milipol Qatar with investment or purchasing projects and 66% of them found solutions to finalize their projects at the exhibition.

Visitors come to Milipol Qatar mainly to:

  • See innovations (96% of visitors with a satisfaction rate of 83%).
  • Understand the entire offer and all issues of current interest (91% of visitors with a satisfaction rate of 86%). Visitors on the UK pavilion
  • Meet potential partners and new suppliers (89% of visitors with a satisfaction rate of 84%).

Top 5 interesting sectors for visitors:

  • Systems integration
  • Data protection – Information and Communication systems
  • Security of public places – Urban security
  • Port and airport security – Border control
  • Civil defence
Visitors on the Nuctech booth

(Source: Visitors’ survey 2016)

Visitors’ profiles covered all the security sectors:

  • Data protection - Information and Communication systems
  • Economic and Industrial Intelligence
  • Systems integration
  • Risk analysis and management
  • CBRN
  • Civil Defence
  • Forensic science services
  • Law enforcement
  • Anti-terrorism – Special Forces Visitors on the IBM booth
  • Protection of industrial and sensitive sites – Perimeter security
  • Fight against organised crime
  • Security of public places – Urban security
  • Transport security
  • Port and airport security – Border control
  • Road safety
  • Security of financial systems
  • Prison sector
  • Oil and gas sector
  • The Fight against Cyberthreats and Cybercrime
  • Private Security

Official Delegates

The Ministry of Interior, State of Qatar invites officials from GCC countries (Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates) and other Asian and African countries. Guests include senior officials from Ministries of Interior and Ministries of Defence as well as the major decision makers involved in the public and industrial security.

The various departments of the Ministry of Interior, State of Qatar, will be present with their own stands including the Police Force, Civil Defence, Qatar Internal Security Force (Lekhwiya), Coast Guard and Border Control Department, Customs and Ports General Authority as well as the Qatar Armed Forces.