NTERNATIONAL DEFENCE EQUIPMENT AND SERVICES EXHIBITION „HEMUS 2020
Why "Hemus 2020" On the crossroad between the East and the West, the North and the South, “HEMUS 2020”, the biggest Bulgarian International Defence and Security Exhibition, having its 25 years of growing experience traditionally offers unique opportunities for matching the interests of the Governmental Institutions, National Armed Forces, Bulgarian Defence Industry, European and International companies, Scientific institutions and Academia. It proved to be a successful forum for expanding the opportunity for businesses in the defence sector, widening the business networking, strengthening the relations and contacts between business partners Governmental and Non-Governmental Organizations, presenting of innovative solutions products and services, sharing knowledge and experience. Bulgaria’s EU Membership widened the Exhibition’s scope and added attractiveness both for EU Member and Non-EU Member States. ____________ Established in 1995, “HEMUS” was dedicated and focused on strengthening the National Security in the variety of its aspects: Defence (Army, Navy, Air Force, Joint Capabilities, Communications, Logistics chains etc.), Antiterrorism, Border Security, Interior Security, Cybersecurity, UAVs etc., as well as on enhancing the capabilities of the Bulgarian Defence Industry. “HEMUS” is an event that brings the relevant decision-makers, representatives of National, European and International Institutions and Organizations, Companies from the defence sector and Academia together to enhance international strategic cooperation and dialogue. Our International Defence Products and Services Exhibition provides a platform for European and International companies to exhibit their innovations to an audience that includes key figures from the Security and Defense industry, Government and Military officials from the European and international community, and also opportunities to network with the relevant players. From the Bulgarian side main customers for the products and services exhibited are the Armed Forces, the Police Force and the National Security Services. Exhibitors, visitors and guests may find variety of reasons to attend “HEMUS 2020” and its accompanying events. Businesses will be able to present their products, services and innovative solutions on an individual stands or in national pavilions and to demonstrate their capabilities in live demonstrations and live firings. Scheduling and conducting meetings between business partners, state and military high rank officials, European and other foreign Official delegations, representatives of International Organizations, representatives of Scientific Organizations and Academia would be possible during the entire event. The Industrial forum is also a good opportunity for making presentations or for meetings with the Bulgarian Defence Industry. Presentations could be organizes also separately. At the International Scientific Conference our participants and attendees can share the latest developments, results of the researches and knowledge with respect to the National Security in all of its aspects. The social events provide excellent opportunity for widening the exhibitors’ and visitors’ network with potential new partners and customers. Additionally, “HEMUS 2020” provides variety of options for sponsorship and advertisement. Last but not least it is worth to visit Plovdiv – the city where “HEMUS 2020” will take pace. A city with millennial history and mixture of cultures and religions. The city chosen to be The European Capital of Culture for 2019.