World Defense Show

Last updated 10 January 2022

World Defense Show is a new arms fair, with 2022 being the inaugural edition.

What they say

“Saudi Arabia is one of the world’s leading defense players and continues to rank among the sector’s top spenders. At the heart of the global supply chain, Saudi Arabia connects three continents, where East meets West, making it an ideal location to host World Defense Show.” (

UK presence

UKDSE, the UK government’s arms sales unit, will have an exhibition stand at World Defense Show 2022.

Also, trade body ADS has confirmed that it will organise a UK Pavilion at the event. ADS’s Director of Events commented that “the UK Pavilion delivers an ideal solution for UK businesses looking to tap in to the growing Middle East market.”


World Defence Show website:

Exhibitor list: not available yet

Organisers: The event’s ‘Founder’ is Saudi Arabia’s General Authority for Military Industries (GAMI)


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