ODC Trade Shows

Farnborough Airshow 2020
Farnborough Airshow 2020 (FIA)

The UK hosts the Farnborough International Air Show and the Defence Systems and Equipment International). They rank among the world’s premier trade shows in their respective armaments industries.

The UK trade shows serve as forums for displaying U.S. technologies, promoting standardization and interoperability with our allies, and for demonstrating the continuing U.S. commitment to the security and stability of the European theater.

Customarily, these trade shows are scheduled on alternating years.  The next Farnborough International Airshow will be in 2020 and the next DSEi will be held September 2021.

Farnborough International Airshow

The Farnborough International Airshow (FIA) is a globally renowned showcase for aerospace equipment and technology, providing the perfect venue for the world’s civil and military aerospace suppliers and their customers to meet, finalize, and announce their business transactions. The official Farnborough International Airshow homepage is at   www.farnboroughairshow.com

FIA 2020 will take place July 20 – 24, 2020.

The Office of Defense cooperation has prepared a some useful information for useful visitors to FIA 2020.

Logo for DSEI 2019

Defence & Security Equipment International (DSEI)

The Defence & Security Equipment International (DSEI) tradeshow provides the opportunity for companies to display their full capability at a single exhibition.   DSEI meets the needs of the international defence industry by providing a networking opportunity to share ideas, discuss industry developments, do business and network for future growth.  DSEI’s truly comprehensive scale makes attendance a must for everyone in the defence and military aerospace community.

DSEii 2019 took place from 10-13 September 2019 at the ExCel London exhibition center.

The U.S. Commercial Service UK  hosted the U.S. pavilion at DSEI 2019.



Throughout two decades the International forum for the Military Simulation, Training & Education Community (ITEC) conference has provided a forum for the discussion of issues of key importance to the global training community. The resulting meeting of minds has always been stimulating and productive.

The next London ITEC exhibition and conference will be held 28-30 April 2020. For further details of the next ITEC see www.itec.co.uk