HEMUS Plovdiv

| International exhibition for defence, antiterrorism and security

The international trade fair "HEMUS" for defense equipment, counter-terrorism, and security takes place every two years in even-numbered years in Plovdiv, Bulgaria. Since its inception in 1994, HEMUS has developed into a central communication and information platform for the industry..

HEMUS, which stands for "Highly Efficient Military Unified Systems", offers a unique opportunity to discover the latest developments and innovations in defense technology and security equipment. The target audience for the fair includes research and development organizations as well as manufacturers and traders from the sector.

The event comprises several key components: an industrial forum, scientific conferences, and impressive demonstrations, including live test firings. The exhibition covers a wide range of topics, including land forces, air force, navy, joint capabilities, combat support and logistics, security and counter-terrorism, training, and research and innovation.

HEMUS showcases a broad spectrum of products and services, from cutting-edge military equipment to innovative technologies for security and anti-terrorism measures. Particularly noteworthy are the live demonstrations, where participants can see the latest defense technologies in action. These provide direct insights into the performance and applicability of the presented solutions.

The fair is held at the International Fair Plovdiv, known for its excellent infrastructure and first-class service. The venue offers ideal conditions for exhibitors and visitors to network and conduct business in a professional atmosphere.

In light of current global changes, HEMUS is an indispensable platform for professionals to stay informed about the latest trends and challenges in the defense and security industry. The combination of expert forums, scientific conferences, and practical demonstrations makes HEMUS a central event for all stakeholders in this sector.

The HEMUS in Plovdiv took place from Wednesday, 05. June to Saturday, 08. June 2024.

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Fair location:

International Fair,
37, Tzar Boris III Obedinitel Blvd., 4003 Plovdiv, Plovdiv, Bulgaria


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Fair organizer
Foundation "Hemus'95"
116 Hristo Botev blv., office 6
BG-4000 Plovdiv, Bulgaria
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Past editions:
  • 05. - 08. June 2024
  • 01. - 04. June 2022
  • 30 Sep. - 03 Oct. 2020
  • 30 May. - 02 Jun. 2018
  • 25. - 28. May 2016
  • 28. - 31. May 2014

Fair location:

International Fair,
37, Tzar Boris III Obedinitel Blvd., 4003 Plovdiv, Plovdiv, Bulgaria


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Product groups: airborne communication equipment, airborne warfare systems, aircraft maintenance equipment, ammunition, antitank grenade launchers, armament, armoured personnel carriers, artillery systems, automatic command and control systems, combat helicopters, combat ships, communication systems, control equipment, data protection systems, explosive substances, fighter aircrafts, gunpowder, infantry fighting vehicles, military automobile equipment, military clothing, military medical equipment, optic-electronic systems, portable anti-aircraft missile weapons, pyrotechnical substances, radar equipment, remotely piloted vehicles, simulators, special vehicles, special weaponry, submarine equipment, surveillance equipment, training equipment, video 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 HEMUS taking place?
The HEMUS fair takes place in Plovdiv, at the International Fair.

When is the HEMUS taking place?
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How often does the HEMUS take place?
The HEMUS takes place biennially.

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