International Defence Industry Fair (IDEF)

International Defence Industry Fair (IDEF)

30 April - 3 May, 2019

+90 (212) 867 11 00


Tuyap Istanbul Fair and Congress Center, Turkey

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+90 (212) 867 11 00

Tuyap Fair and Congress Center Cumhuriyet Mahallesi Eski Hadimkoy Yolu Caddesi 9/1, 34500 Buyukcekmece - ISTANBUL

About International Defence Industry Fair (IDEF)

Under the auspices of the Presidency of the Republic of Turkey, hosted by the Ministry of National Defence and under the management and responsibility of the Turkish Armed Forces Foundation, IDEF 2019, 14th International Defence Industry Fair, organized by TUYAP Fairs and Exhibitions Organizations Inc. will be held on between April 30 - May 3, 2019 at TUYAP Fair and Congress Center in Buyukcekmece, Istanbul.

The opening was done by Prime Minister of Republic of Turkey, Binali Yildirim. IDEF 2017 hosted 133 delegations and 637 delegation members active in the defense field from 67 countries and 2 international organizations. 1 President, 26 Ministers, 6 Chiefs of General Staff, 17 Deputy Ministers, 5 Deputy Chiefs of Staff, 10 Force Commanders and 14 Undersecretaries and many civil and military procurement authorities was attended the Fair.

IDEF’17 hosted 820 companies from 50 countries.  Our authorities was allocated meeting offices to meet the delegations and participants from national / international defense industry institutions during the fair, establishing important commercial connections with them. 2.240 scheduled meetings and 50 signature ceremonies were realized during the fair.

With the intensive attention of visitors, 65.782 domestic and foreign professionals from 116 countries visited the show.

Visitors Profile


  • Senior Officials and Personnel of Turkish Ministry of Interior
  • Senior Officials and Personnel of Turkish Ministry of National Defence
  • High Level Civil and Military Authorities
  • Senior Officials and Personnel of Land, Navy and Air Forces
  • Senior Officials and Personnel of Gendarmerie, Turkish National Police and Coast Guard
  • Special Forces and Anti-Terror Specialists
  • Security Surveillance Specialists and Professionals
  • Military Security and Intelligence Institutions Personnel


  • Corporate Employee Working For Defence Industry Companies
  • Civil Defence Specialists
  • Defence and Security Industry Executives and Consultants
  • Defence Industry R&D Specialists


  • Defence&Security Related Foundations, Associations and Clusters


  • Analysts, Academics, Researchers
  • University Students and Graduate of Engineering Faculties

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