IDEF 2009 – 9TH International Defence Industry Fair
IDEF-2009, 9th International Defence Industry Fair, which will be held between 27-30 April 2009, has become the biggest event in the Eurasian region, thanks to its established structure and sustained success since 1993. IDEF is also an important promotion and marketing centre in the field of defence industry among the leading fairs around the world.
IDEF-2009 will be held in Istanbul, one of the magnificent metropolises of the world and also the European Culture Capital for 2010, at a professional venue which has wide ranges of resources. This issue of fact will enable a wide and deep opportunity for cultural exchange at the crossroad of civilisations, and make a contribution to arise of considerable commercial, economic, social and cultural relations between exhibitors and visitors.
Parallel to developing technologies, the importance of IDEF Fairs have been constantly increasing, as a result of the uniting and reconciling environment along with product diversity presented. Exhibitors and guests may have the opportunity to meet the highest level military and civil decision makers and procurement agencies as well as making introductory presentations in the meeting offices located in the fair area.
Under the auspices and support of Ministry of National Defence, Turkish Armed Forces Foundation, as in previous IDEF Fairs, works hard to accomplish its best. Our aim is to advance the success achieved in IDEF-2007 and to bring the number of participant countries, companies and delegations to its maximum.
We will feel proud of hosting, with traditional Turkish hospitality, all our visitors and exhibitors at IDEF-2009, which is a great opportunity for industrialists not only limited to defence and armament systems but also all others that are indirectly related to defence industry.
Lieutenant General (Rt)
Genarel Manager of TAFF