Expodefensa Bogota

20. - 22. October 2025 | International defense and security fair

The ExpoDefensa, established in 2009, is a prestigious international trade fair for defense and security. This specialized fair, whose name is derived from "Exposition" and "Defensa" (Defense), is held at the International Exhibition Center Corferias in Bogotá, Colombia. Biennially organized, it has established itself as a significant event in the security and defense industry..

Corferias, an experienced trade fair organizer, hosts the ExpoDefensa and has developed it into an important platform for professionals and business partners from around the world. The main themes of the fair encompass a wide range of defense and security technologies and solutions. International manufacturers present products and services such as artillery systems, non-lethal weapons, protective vehicles, military ground vehicles, ships, aircraft, UAVs, ammunition, and rescue and defense systems. Additionally, advanced technologies for managing natural and environmental disasters, warning equipment, space technology, and means to protect areas of high biological diversity are showcased.

The ExpoDefensa is of great significance to Bogotá and Colombia as it presents the latest developments in security and defense and serves as a meeting point for professionals and decision-makers from around the world. The fair attracts exhibitors and visitors from various sectors, including the military, security services, aerospace, and the maritime industry.

This fair is a unique event with specific focuses and the presentation of industry-leading innovations.

Access to the exhibition center in Bogotá is facilitated by various transportation options, making it easy for both local and international visitors. The center offers excellent infrastructure and is an important venue in the region, making ExpoDefensa a central meeting point for professionals worldwide.

In conclusion, the ExpoDefensa serves not only as an outstanding showcase for the latest innovations in defense and security but also as a significant hub for the exchange of expertise and the promotion of international cooperation in these critical areas. Located in the dynamic and historically rich city of Bogotá, the fair offers a unique opportunity for professionals to explore trends, forge new partnerships, and gain insights into the future development of the global security and defense landscape.

On the whole the organisers welcomed on the 3 days of the fair, from 02. December to 04. December 2019, about 251 exhibitors and 13000 visitors on the Expodefensa in Bogota.

The Expodefensa will take place on 3 days from Monday, 20. October to Wednesday, 22. October 2025 in Bogota.

In 457 days
20.10.2025 - 22.10.2025*
Monday - Wednesday, 3 days
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Local time:
20:35 h (UTC -05:00)

Fair location:

International Exhibition Center Corferias,
Entrada Principal Carrera 37, No 24 - 67, 381-0000 Bogota, Bogotá, Colombia


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Carrera 37 No. 24-67
Bogota, Colombia
Tel: +57 (0)1 3810000
Fax: +57 (0)1 3810050
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Past editions:
  • 05. - 07. December 2023
  • 29 Nov. - 01 Dec. 2021
  • 02. - 04. December 2019
    • 251 exhibitors
    • 13000 visitors
  • 04. - 06. December 2017
    • 269 exhibitors from 34 countries
    • 12500 visitors
  • 30 Nov. - 02 Dec. 2015
    • 232 exhibitors from 26 countries
    • 10300 visitors
  • 29. - 31. October 2014

Fair location:

International Exhibition Center Corferias,
Entrada Principal Carrera 37, No 24 - 67, 381-0000 Bogota, Bogotá, Colombia


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Product groups: air defense systems, air motors, aircraft, ammunition, artillery systems, Day -Vision systems, drones, explosive detection systems, food service equipment, individual non-lethal weapons, military ground vehicles, missiles, navigation systems, night vision systems, rescue systems, sensor systems, ships, surveillance systems, …

Disclaimer: No responsibility is taken for the correctness of this information. Errors and alterations excepted! Fair dates and exhibition sites are subject to change by the respective trade fair organiser.


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Where does the Expodefensa taking place?
The Expodefensa fair takes place in Bogota, at the International Exhibition Center Corferias.

When is the Expodefensa taking place?
Visit the Expodefensa from 20. - 22. October 2025.

How often does the Expodefensa take place?
The Expodefensa takes place biennially.

What kind of fair is the Expodefensa?
The Expodefensa is an exhibition for Military Technology, Defense Technology and Arms.