SAHA EXPO 2024 DEMONSTRATES ITS STRENGTH IN THE SECTOR BY EXHIBITING THE LATEST INNOVATIVE SOLUTIONS AND TECHNOLOGIES IN THE DEFENCE, AEROSPACE AND SPACE INDUSTRY
SAHA Istanbul, the largest Defence, Aerospace and Space Industry cluster in Turkey and Europe with 1100 member companies and 29 universities, will introduce the technologies that shape the future to the world at SAHA EXPO 2024, which will take place between 22-26 October 2024 under the auspices of the Presidency.
The latest innovative solutions for the Defence, Aerospace and Space Industry continue to increase its strength and capacity. SAHA EXPO, the region's largest industry gathering and an effective platform for important collaborations, is preparing to bring together more than 1200 domestic and foreign companies from more than 100 countries. SAHA EXPO, which hosted more than 78,000 professional visitors last year, aims to attract more than 150,000 professional visitors in a total area of 90,000 m2 including 8 exhibition halls, foyer and outdoor areas of Istanbul Expo Centre between 22-26 October 2024 this year.
SAHA EXPO, which will bring together all stakeholders of the defence, aerospace, and space sector, from giant defence industry companies to SMEs, universities, suppliers and R&D centres, will offer important cooperation opportunities to both exhibitors and visitors. Many products of strategic importance in the aviation, maritime and space sectors will be introduced for the first time.
Organised under the auspices of the Presidency of the Republic of Turkey, with the participation and support of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Interior, the Ministry of National Defence, the Ministry of Industry and Technology, the Ministry of Trade and the Presidency of Defence Industries, SAHA EXPO Exhibition, which aims to bring together more than 1,200 companies and more than 500 official and commercial delegations from more than 100 countries, will reveal the increase in domestic production potential and the power of independent production.
SAHA EXPO 2024; BAYKAR, ASELSAN, TAI (TAI & TEI), ROKETSAN, MKE, HAVELSAN, BMC, STM, FNSS, NUROL, TAIS, KALE DEFENCE, ALTINAY, ALP AVIACILIK, BAE SYSTEM, MBDA, NAVANTIA, AIRBUS, LEONARDO UK, PGZ, BARZAN, TAWAZUN, FED JSC IVCHENKO-PROGRESS and MOTOR SICH.
A wide range of participants including national and international delegations, defence ministers, senior procurement personnel, contractors/OEM, system integrators, SMEs, industry professionals, subcontractors, major manufacturers, service providers, suppliers, universities and media will attend the exhibition. During the exhibition, there will be intensive B2B meetings between major platform manufacturers and other participating companies supplying systems, subsystems, components and parts, G2B meetings between delegations and participating companies, and G2G meetings between Turkish civil and military authorities and international delegations. In addition, international panels, company product/project presentations and signing ceremonies will be organised during the exhibition.
Covering a comprehensive eco-system, SAHA EXPO Exhibition will give small businesses and startup companies the opportunity to introduce themselves and their products alongside large companies. International panels and signing ceremonies will be held during the exhibition. Within the scope of the SAHA Initiative programme, entrepreneurs will have the opportunity to meet many industrialists and investors while introducing themselves with the projects they present during the fair.
The SAHA MATCH platform has been specially developed to maximise the potential for cooperation between exhibitors at SAHA EXPO 2024. This software is specially designed to help exhibitors quickly identify suitable manufacturers or potential customers and plan effective meetings. At SAHA EXPO, every international exhibitor can benefit from this platform to get support in organising meetings with other exhibitors and be guided by SAHA MATCH-Maker in this process.
It is estimated that around 20,000 B2B, B2G and G2G meetings will be held at SAHA EXPO 2024, which will be held this year in 8 halls, on an area of 90,000 m2 and 150,000 professional visitors are expected.