LAAD Defence & Security Exhibition – Event: 2-5 April 2019

LAAD Defence & Security is an International Defence and Security exhibition taking place 2-5 April 2019.
It is a Bi Annual event that will be held at the RioCentro Exhibition and Convention Centre, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
The UK Pavilion at LAAD 2019 will be led by CLARION Events with Support provided by DIT DSO.
LAAD 19 will be supported by the Brazilian Ministry of Defence, the Military Forces, the Brazilian Ministry of Justice and the Brazilian Public Security Structure.
In 2017, the show welcomed:
•            450 exhibitors from 37 countries
•            1 Vice President, 6 Foreign Ministers & 7 Deputy Foreign Ministers
•            183 Official Delegations from 81 countries, 445 Official Delegates
•            37,100 visitors from 109 countries
•            442 Brazilian Public Security authorities
•            296 journalists from 13 countries
The event gathers international and national companies that provide developing and cutting-edge technologies, equipment and services for the Armed Forces, Special Forces, Police Forces, Homeland Security and Security Managers integrated with large companies and critical infrastructures.
DIT DSO Support
DIT DSO will be inviting International Delegations to visit the UK zone enabling you to showcase your capabilities to a captive audience. When we have a better understanding of the exact delegates who will be in attendance we will target those most relevant to your companies’ capabilities and prospects.
The UK Pavilion
The idea is to have a central hub consisting of a DSO meeting room, with EST Product Support alongside. Around this hub CLARION will be responsible for creating and selling stand space to UK companies to create the UK Pavilion.
Our Export Support Team
Our Export Support Team (EST) will have a Product Display stand on the UK Pavilion to exhibit your equipment. The space offers a good opportunity to have our UK Military in uniform showcase your equipment to a wide audience from the region and beyond. The cost is £3025 + VAT (please see below for more details on how to secure a space).
Our Senior Press Officer will also be in attendance to help with any media enquires you may have during the week or to help publicise your equipment at the Event, should you wish to do so.
Booking a Place on the UK Pavilion (via CLARION)
For more information on the event and how to book a place on the UK Pavilion through CLARION Point of contact:
Alex Webb
International Sales Executive
T: +44 20 7384 8261
M: +44 7834 560 349
DIT DSO EST Product Display
1. Product on Stand
Utilising the support of DIT DSO Export Support Team (EST) companies will have the opportunity to display one small product on the DIT DSO Stand.
The cost is £3025 + VAT. The initial charge includes a brochure service. Uniformed EST personnel will be on the stand to brief visitors on your product capabilities. The cost does not include shipping which should be arranged separately; although we can offer advice. Any shipping or transportation costs incurred by EST will be billed back to the company as part of the final invoice.
2. Brochure Service
Exhibit 250 of your company brochures on the DIT DSO Stand a cost of £500 + VAT. A product on stand is not required for this service. Distributed by uniformed EST personnel in exchange for business cards, ensuring maximum exposure and the opportunity for effective follow ups. Brochures included with product on stand. Shipping not included.
Export licensing for both sales and exhibitions remain the responsibility of the company. EST will require a copy of your export licence giving you clearance for your equipment to deploy to Brazil. Open General and Temporary Exhibitions can be obtained through the Export Control Organisation spire portal 1. This process can take around 20 days. A letter from your company authorising EST personnel to carry your equipment on your behalf may also be required. For more help with Export licensing please contact the DIT Export Control Organisation 2.
Returns are to be back NLT TBC.
All responses and queries should go to SSGT Ben Robinson direct:
Tel: 01980 845600
Fax: 01980 845801

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