While there is little or no information available on the vast majority of the tens of thousands of arms traders at DSEI 2019, the countries that receive an official invitation from the UK government and the national pavilions provide a sense of those present.
Delegations invited by the UK government
67 countries plus NATO received official invitations to DSEI 2019 from the UK government’s arms sales unit:
|Estonia||New Zealand||United Arab Emirates|
As well as government-invited delegations, event organisers Clarion have their own VIP invitation list.
National pavilions featuring groups of companies from individual countries are a key feature of DSEI. According to DSEI,
The countries that mount pavilions send high powered delegations to the show, which benefits everyone (ADS, 1.7.2013). There were 40 national pavilions at DSEI 2017: