Who visits Milipol Qatar?

Published on by Ghislain VACHEROT - updated on

The 11th edition of Milipol Qatar will take place from 31 October to 02 November 2016 at Doha Exhibition and Convention Center (DECC).

Visitors’ profiles

In 2014, the exhibition welcomed 6,583 homeland security professionals from 63 countries.
68% of visitors play an active role in purchasing (23% buyers and 45% purchasing advisors).

30% of attendees come from the public sector (Ministries, Embassies, Customs, etc.) and 70% from the private sector (companies, distributor, non-governmental organization, etc.).

38% of visitors confirm that they come to Milipol Qatar with investment or purchasing projects and 68% of them found solutions to finalize their projects at the exhibition.

Visitors come to Milipol Qatar mainly to:

  • See innovations Visitors on the UK pavilion
  • Meet potential partners
  • Discover new suppliers

Top 5 interesting sectors for visitors:

  • Data protection – Information and Communication systems
  • Systems integration
  • Civil defence
  • Security of public places – Urban security
  • Anti-terrorism – Special forces
Visitors on the Nuctech booth

(Source: Visitors’ survey 2014)

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.