International Defence Equipment and Services Exhibition „HEMUS 2022”
Plovdiv, Bulgaria, 01 - 04 June 2022

Why to exhibit at "Hemus 2022"

- "HEMUS" demonstrated to be one of the few events in the branch worldwide resistant to crises and with a proven ability to be held in conditions of severe anti-epidemic restrictions and economic difficulties assuring not only attractive but also save place and conditions for exhibitors and visitors;

- “HEMUS 2022” 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 2022” 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 2022” 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 2022” is an international business platform, providing equal opportunity to the national and foreign companies for starting new business projects; 

- “HEMUS 2022” 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 products 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 self; 

- In respect with the the needs of the Bulgarian Armed Forces, ‘HEMUS 2022’ gives an unique opportunity for presenting the advantages of exhibitors’ products and services as an alternative option for the ongoing or forthcoming implementation of 18 investment projects for modernization and the accompanying activities in accordance with the ‘Programme for the Development of the Defence Capabilities of the Bulgarian Armed Forces’, four of which approved by the Parliament of the Republic of Bulgaria, provided with financial resources within the Central Budget of the State and the budget of the MoD:

          = “Acquisition of a New Type of Multirole Fighter Aircraft”;

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

           = “Acquisition of Core Combat Equipment for Establishing Battalion Battle Groups within the Mechanized Brigades;

           = "Establishment of an integrated system and infrastructure for the familiarization, operation and logistics of the new type of fighter aircraft";

           = “Ensuring the operation of MiG-29 aircraft”;

           = “Introduction of IFF Mode V technical capabilities on the military platforms of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Bulgaria, declared for NATO with a high degree of readiness”;

           = “Acquisition of cryptographic equipment for protection of networks for exchange of classified information”;

           = “Enlargement of the national segment of NATO NS WAN for the exchange of classified information to the level of NATO Secret”;

           = “Re-equipment of small military transport in a mine-layer for the Navy”;

           = “Cyber security”;

           = “Overhaul and modernization of military armored and automotive vehicles”;

           = “Integrated logistics support for AS 532 AL "Cougar" helicopters and engines for them”;

           = “Integrated logistics support for Panther helicopters and engines for them”;

           = “Ensuring of the Mi-17 helicopters airworthiness”;

           = “Restoration of the Mi-24 helicopters airworthiness”;

           = “Ensuring of the L-39ZA aircraft airworthiness”;

           = “Communication and information equipment for maintenance and widening of information exchange networks”;

           = “Integrated logistics support for PILATUS RS-9M and PC12 / 45 aircraft”;

- “HEMUS 2022” offers different options for sponsorship, advertisement and press release; 

- “HEMUS 2022” is open for start-up companies’ participation on a symbolic price; 

- “HEMUS 2022” offers reasonable and cost-effective prices for rental of exhibition area and related services.