ODC Trade Shows

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.

These shows are scheduled in alternating years. The next DSEI will be in 2021 and the next Farnborough International Airshow will be in 2022.

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

The next show is scheduled for 18-22 Jul 2022.

The Office of Defense has prepared some useful information for visitors to FIA 2022.

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.

Defence & Security Equipment International 2021 (DSEI)

DSEI 2021 will take place from 14-17 September 2021.

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 2020 London ITEC exhibition and conference has been cancelled.
The next show will be in Sevilla, Spain from 25-27 May 2021.

Space-Comm Expo

Space-Comm Expo is a new trade exhibition focused on the commercialization of space for business, defense and aerospace. Taking place at the Farnborough International Exhibition & Conference Centre on 7-8 July 2021, this new event will highlight the latest developments, products, services and solutions from across the industry.