Ideas Pakistan
27 Nov

IDEAS 2018

IDEAS is a biennial exhibition held in Pakistan. Many foreign delegates, senior government officials, military personnel, defense analysts, strategic affairs consultants, and journalists attend this exhibition. In 2018, the 10th International Defense Exhibition and Seminar (IDEAS) will be organized to demonstrate and display revolutionary and innovative technologies. The event will run for four days straight from 27th to 30th November, 2018and will offers an incredible platform to watch state-of-the-art defense tools and gadgets.

Why Should You Attend?

IDEAS offers the perfect opportunity for militaries and ammunition companies to collaborate on the expertise of creating products for defense. If you haven’t seen a defense show ever, attending this event can be an amazing experience. It is an exceptional exhibition thatoffers astage for foreign defense companies to promote their products or services. From equipment used for defense in a small country to the most sought after technology, you can find several eye-catching tools atIDEAS. If you are staying at one of the hotels near expo center, attending the IDEAS Expo 2018 should be on your list.

Pakistan’s Defense Market

Pakistan is considered as a high-demand place to buy and sell defense products. To combat the latest challenge by the global security transformation, several Asian and African countries as well government officials of the neighboring countries spend massive amounts to upgrade the defense systems of their armed forces. The dynamic international security environment brings militaries and governments of different countries together.

Amazing Programs at IDEAS Expo 2018

Day 1

The ceremony will start with a few cultural performances followed by an inauguration ceremony. The official delegates will visit all the stalls at the expo center, which will be followed by a lunch reception at 1 pm. A large seminar will be conducted at the Kashmir Hall on the topic of “Emerging Global and Regional Environment and the Role of Gray Hybrid Warfare”. At the end, the Chief Minister of Sind will welcome the VIP guests and exhibitors at the Mohatta Palace.

Day 2

After the opening ceremony, there will be a huge demo from the counter-terrorism companies showing different kinds of simulations. There will be Pak Navy conference where the discussion will be on National Security Changes and the Emphasis on Marine Security Solutions on the Indian Ocean. It will be followed by an official hi-tea reception and a grand dinner at the DHA Gold Club.

Day 3

The MoU Signing Ceremonies will be conducted at the Delegation Lounge. The main conference of the day will be from the Pakistan’s Air Force Department on Self-Reliance through Research and Innovation. There will be an outdoor ceremony hosted by the Sind Chief Minister at sea view for all visitors and delegations.

Day 4

The last day of IDEAS will be on Friday 30th of November 2018 where an official lunch reception is organized by the Minister of Defense Production. There will be several speeches, stall awards, and a rifle drill show at the end.

Whether you are visiting Karachi to meet a friend or attend IDEAS 2018, try to stay at a hotel near expo center to make your commute to the expo easy. At Zifan Hotel & Suites, you can easily book a room and stay till the event ends. Give us a ring at +92-21-34322140-3 to reserve a room or suite today.

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