International Defence Equipment and Services Exhibition „HEMUS 2020”, Plovdiv, Bulgaria, 30 September - 3 October 2020.

Why to exhibit at "Hemus 2020"

- “HEMUS 2020” ensures access to the Bulgarian, European and International Defence and Security Market and the opportunity to explore the potential for business at national, European and international level, interacting directly with Bulgarian, European and International manufacturers and traders; 

- “HEMUS 2020” offers not only a static display of defence equipment but also live demonstrations of mobility and functionality and firepower at the live firings as well; 

- “HEMUS 2020” gives the States, Defence Industry Associations and exhibitors an option to show their products and services in a national pavilions or national corners, in order to present the capabilities of the respective National Defence Industry; 

- “HEMUS 2020” is an international business platform, providing equal opportunity to the national and foreign companies for starting new business projects; 

- “HEMUS 2020” delivers a range of opportunities for:

            = networking enhancement;

            = meetings with decision makers and high level official from Ministry of Defence, Ministry of Economy and other Governmental Institutions and Non-Governmental Organizations;

            = meetings with national, European and international procurement agencies;

            = meetings with representatives of national, European and international organizations and foreign official delegations;

            = direct contact with business partners and potential customers from Bulgaria and participating countries;

            = conducting commercial meetings;

            = direct contact with scientific organizations and institutions;

            = exploring 3rd party market opportunities;

            = demonstrating the full range of an exhibitor product’s and services’ capabilities during live demonstrations and live firings;

            = attending the accompanying events – the International Scientific conference, the Live Firings and the Industrial Forum in parallel with the Exhibition it selves; 

- In respect with the Bulgarian customers ‘HEMUS 2020’ gives an unique opportunity for presenting the advantages of exhibitors’ products and services as an alternative option for the implementation of the Bulgarian Armed Forces modernization projects in accordance with the ‘Programme for the Development of the Defence Capabilities of the Bulgarian Armed Forces, Approved by the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Bulgaria, main of which with a secured budget within the Central Budget of the State are:

          = “Acquisition of Core Combat Equipment for Establishing Battalion Battle Groups within the Mechanized Brigades and Acquisition of additional equipment for three battalion battle groups”. Integrated logistic support over the life cycle with accompanying requirements for training, simulators, maintenance, logistics;

          = “Acquisition of a New Type of Multirole Fighter Aircraft” with accompanying requirements for pilot training, ground incl. radar and navigation equipment, simulators, maintenance, logistics;

          = “Acquisition of Multipurpose Patrol Vessel” with accompanying requirements for  weapon systems, radar, electronic communications and navigation equipment, system integration, simulators, maintenance, logistics;

          = “Establishment of Joint Operations Centre (JOC) for the Joint Force Command (JFC)” with accompanying requirements for training, simulators, maintenance;

          = “Acquisition of Lightweight Turboprop Basic Trainer Aircraft” with accompanying requirements for pilot training, ground incl. radar and navigation equipment, simulators, maintenance, logistics;

          = ‘Acquisition of New 3D Radars’;

          = ‘Modernization of Class E-71 Frigates’;

          = ‘Cyber Defence’;

          = ‘Automated Information System of the Ministry of Defence, the Bulgarian Armed Forces, Operational and Tactical HQs’; 

- “HEMUS 2020” offers different options for sponsorship, advertisement and press release; 

- “HEMUS 2020” is open for start-up companies’ participation on a symbolic price; 

- “HEMUS 2020” offers reasonable and cost-effective prices for rental of exhibition area and related services.