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WDS 2022 first edition

4 Days

  • 600


  • 100

    official delegation

  • 65

    Thousand trade visitors

  • 42

    participating Countries with pavillions

  • 65k sqm²

    venue space

  • 21

    Billion in deals

WDS 2024 second edition

5 Days

  • 773


  • 441

    official delegation

  • 106

    Thousand trade visitors

  • 76

    participating Countries with pavillions

  • 100k sqm²

    venue space

  • 26

    Billion in deals

Held over five days, World Defense Show 2024 provided a unique platform for the world’s defense industry to network, partner, share knowledge and discover new innovations and capabilities across all defense domains, World Defense Show showcased the future of defense through technological developments from around the globe. It is an exhibition that features defense companies from every sector and tier of the industry with an abundance of show features, all designed to deliver best-in-class events that connect you with the international defense community World Defense Show attracts key defense figures, government officials, decision-makers, and thought leaders across all levels of the supply chain The second World Defense Show (WDS) concluded today with the signing of 61 purchase contracts worth SAR26 billion. WDS 2024 had 773 exhibitors and 441 official delegations from 116 countries. The number of visitors who attended WDS was 106,000.

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