Why visit 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 in Doha.
Since its creation in 1996, the exhibition has been organized under the kind patronage of the Ministry of Interior, State of Qatar, and welcomes security professionals every 2 years.

Meet all the homeland security industry’s top players

Milipol Qatar is the must-attend event for professionals of the whole security industry.

The 2014 edition confirmed the growing success of the show. The exhibiting surface increased over to 6000 square meters and attendance figures witnessed a noticeable growth:

  • 261 exhibitors from 36 countries (versus 244 exhibitors in 2012 and 222 in 2010).
  • 6,583 qualified visitors from 63 countries (versus 5,820 in 2012 and 5,517 in 2010).
  • 146 Official Delegates from 30 countries.
  • 93% of visitors were satisfied with the show, half of them were very satisfied.
  • 75% of visitors intended to come back at Milipol Qatar 2016.

Visitor satisfaction levels are:

  • 93% for the range of exhibitors.
  • 85% for the discovery of new potential suppliers.
  • 83% for the exhibitors’ new products and services.

(Source: Visitor survey 2014)

Develop your business in the Middle East

Milipol Qatar provides access to the homeland security markets in the entire Middle East region. The exhibition enables all industry players to meet up in a fast-developing environment and conduct economic or strategic projects on a medium/long-term basis.

Contracts signed during Milipol Qatar

During Milipol Qatar 2014, the Ministry of Interior, State of Qatar, signed business contracts for a total amount of QR 309 million (≈ USD 85 million, that is +22% versus 2012). The Middle East’s homeland security market expects an annual growth rate of 18.7% and hit USD 34 billion per year by 2020 (Frost & Sullivan), driven by future mega-events (Dubai Expo 2020 or the 2022 FIFA World Cup).

Qatar is the ideal location to hold an event dedicated to homeland security in the Middle East thanks to its position in the heart of the region and its economic dynamism (GDP higher than USD 200 billion in 2014, 2nd country with the highest population growth, most secure country in the Middle East according to the GPI, strong business tourism, etc.).

Be at the forefront of innovations and trends

new products exhibited at Milipol Qatar

Milipol Qatar’s success is also due to the quality of products and services showcased. Exhibitors take advantage of the show's reputation to present their latest innovations and products related to homeland security.

Conferences are organized during Milipol Qatar covering key topics in:

  • Crisis management & resilience
  • Safe cities, crowd & large events security management
  • Critical Infrastructure Protection – Cyber Threat Intelligence.

Attendees will discover new trends and discuss the issues of the security market with this conference programme.