The Defence Industry Expo in Targi Kielce has gone down in history as the exhibition which brought 610 companies from 31 countries, including 303 Polish companies; the expo hosted 58 official foreign delegations from 49 countries, 30.5 thousand guests from around the world joined the MSPO 2019, this number includes 13 thousand Open Day visitors, the final expo accord which accompanies MSPO. In addition to the guest of honour, President Andrzej Duda who graced the event with his presence, the expo also hosted Mariusz Błaszczak, Minister of National Defence, HE Georgette Mosbacher, US Ambassador to Poland and the member of the Apollo 15 mission crew Alfred Merrill Worden.
- Poland has proved to be the NATO leader. It is really great that we can all be here together and work for the benefit of global safety and security. This expo shows the special relationship between the United States and Poland - said Georgette Mosbacher, US Ambassador to Poland at the MSPO opening ceremony.
MSPO 2019 featured the United States’ Lead Nation Exhibition, where 65 companies presented themselves - it was the largest presence of the American defence industry in the history of MSPO.
The International Defence Industry Exhibition was complemented with the 25th International Logistics Fair LOGISTYKA.
The MSPO and MTL exhibitors used 27,000 square meters in the 7 exhibition halls of the Kielce exhibition and congress centre and in its outdoor expo grounds. 2019 trade shows were the showcase for Exhibitors from: Australia, Austria, Belgium, China, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Spain, the Netherlands, Ireland, Israel, Japan, Canada, South Korea, Lithuania, Germany, Norway, Poland, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, the United States, Switzerland, Taiwan, Ukraine, Hungary, Great Britain and Italy. The USA, Germany, and Great Britain enjoyed most numerous companies representation. The global defence industry leaders also joined the expo to present their products and services.
From 28 to 31 October 2019, a delegation of Targi Kielce participated in the 30th edition of the International Security Fair CPSE - The China Public Security Expo. The fair was held at the Chinese Shenzhen Convention & Exhibition Centre
The representatives of Targi Kielce attend the DEFENSE & SECURITY EQUIPMENT INTERNATIONAL - this event marks the commencement of preparations for the next International Defence Industry Exhibition 2020
The 20th Jubilee Armed Forces Exhibition, American tanks and helicopters, dynamic shows and free pea soup - this and much more for the International Defence Industry Exhibition Open Day’s visitors
The last day of the Defence Trade Show in Targi Kielce, i.e. 6 September was marked with the gala awarding ceremony. The Defender awards, the special distinctions and special prizes for the MSPO and International Logistics Fairs LOGISTYKA exhibitors were bestowed
"Innovative Polish technological solutions designed to increase aircraft combat potential" - an important scientific seminar at the International Defence Industry Exhibition