Events at
IDEAS 2022

IDEAS has grown in its reach, participation & international attedance to a level that is second to none in the region.


The Venue
Karachi Expo

Karachi Expo Centre is equipped with modern facilities based on international standards creating a market and a world of its own. A modern complex comprising 6 exhibition halls & a foyer with over 18000 sqm area.


Matching Research and Production to the Challenges of a Dynamic Environment

Benefits of

Interact directly with the high-profile delegates, procurement experts and buyers from around the globe and secure new industry leads.

What World Leading Professionals & Analysts Say About "IDEAS"

  • It is our first experience in IDEAS. We are really excited to be here. There is no better platform than IDEAS for get into the market. It is a very big exhibition,
    we love it.

    Krzysztof Zborala

    Ministry of Defence, Poland (MOND)

    IDEAS is an amazing event; I like it very much. We have got opportunity to meet new people¸ new customers and make business. Good Luck for IDEAS 2020

    Lucie Godwin

    Next Mile Enterprises

  • It is a great honor for MBDA to sustain as we are used to do the IDEAS Exhibition. Being the Head of Exhibitions for MBDA, I had very good feedback from this last edition.

    Catherine COLLIGNON

    Group Communications Directorate

    Group Head of Exhibitions and Corporate Image


  • I would like to extend my gratitude for the valuable visit to Pakistan and express my pleasure regarding 9th IDEAS 2016 organized by Defence Export Promotion Organization (DEPO) realized in November 2016.First of all, I would like to thank you for your kind hospitality and for that sort of excellent organization. It was such an opportunity for us to exchange views and develop our relations in the field of defence industry.

    Nazlı Tuğba URHAL

    Project Assistant Central Asia and Far East Region

    International Cooperation Department

    Undersecretariat for Defence Industries-Turkey

  • IDEAS has offered Chinese companies an opportunity to network all of the armed forces and government of Pakistan or even South Asia. China pavilion has participated in IDEAS for years, which has always been considered as fantastic experiences. All Chinese companies highly appreciated the show in regards of delegations invitation, concurrent events and onsite services. We are looking forward to participating in IDEAS2018.

    Ivy Fan

    Project Manager

    China Electronics International Exhibition&Advertising Co.,Ltd (CEIEC)

  • That was the first time for my country to participate in IDEAS. We are most grateful to you for the organization of IDEAS-2016. I would Like to stress that the high level of organization and participants contributed to the fact that IDEAS has once again confirmed its status as an effective business platform for establishment of cooperation with different companies all over the world. Your understanding and support in every matter are highly appreciated.

    Anna Naumovich

    Sr. Foreign Trade Expert


  • All Our Principals like Lockheed Martin, United Technologies Inc., L3 Communications, Pratt & Whitney, Goodrich, Safran Vectronix, Safran Electronics and Security, Gulfstream, AS&E, CMI Group of France, Zodiac Milpro, Safeboats, Dillon Aero and Sikorsky, who sent their senior executives for the entire duration of the show, were also full of praises for a very well disciplined event. They were particularly impressed seeing so many delegation under one roof who came to the show and discussed with them the matters of mutual interest.

    Zaheer Ahmed

    VP int'l Coord

    Kestral Trading

  • This is our first time here and we are highly impressed. IDEAS has helped us learn thoroughly about Pakistan’s military materials and production capabilities which came as a surprise to us. Events like these are important to host and attend because being present here sets a vivid image of the country and help us gain a better understanding of Pakistan.

    Lt. Gen. Edward Wizniewsky

    Brazilian Army

  • IDEAS is a very good platform to meet potential collaborators and customers, giving everyone access to the international market as well as sharing of knowledge and exposure of the capabilities of the defence industry of Pakistan. IDEAS has helped us reach out to potential customers who were previously unaware of the competency of our products. This is definitely a mutually beneficial platform.

    Air Commodore Iqbal Ahmad

    Military Vehicles Research & Development Establishment,

    Rawalpindi, Pakistan

"AI - a paradigm shift in the Defence Market"

The 12th Edition of International Defence Exhibition and Seminar, IDEAS 2024 is scheduled from 19th – 22th November 2024 at Karachi Expo Centre (KEC). The event is significantly being commemorated through enhanced participation of Pakistan Armed Forces, national and international defence industry, OEMs, entrepreneurs, and high level national and international defence delegations. The new features are aimed to make IDEAS an effective platform for defence Buyers and Sellers.

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