Location: Bogota, Colombia

Date of Event: 10/29/2014-10/31/2014

Products: Military, safety apparel

Project Officer: Mary Lynn Landgraf 202-482-7909

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Trade Fair: ExpoDefensa 2014 Location: Bogotá, Colombia Dates: October 29-31st, 2014

Show Description: Held biennially in Bogotá, Colombia, ExpoDefensa is the Andean region’s most prominent trade show for the defense and security industries. Expodefensa 2014 will be a showcase of the most innovative developments of the industry, where you will be able to exhibit equipment and services to Government representatives and executives of the Colombian defense sector, official delegates from the region and national and international visitors.

Visitors: Approximately 5,800 visitors came to the ExpoDefensa 2012 trade fair, with visitors from 17 different countries, including Israel, China and Russia.

Exhibitors: Over 100 exhibitors from 15 different countries were present at the 2012 show.

Amenities: The Office of Textiles and Apparel (OTEXA) of the U.S. Department of Commerce will feature a catalog/sample booth at ExpoDefensa 2014. Included in the package of services are the collections of leads that will be sent to each company in a spreadsheet after the show, promotion of samples on-site and the opportunity for pre- concurrent and post-show publicity for your company. The comprehensive pavilion package includes a cost-effective 9 sq. meter booth with multiple amenities priced at around $6,000 USD.

Cost: OTEXA Sample Booth participation is $950 and limited to 10 US companies. For other companies who may seek to have their own booth, please contact Andrés Escandón at (+57-1) 381-0000 Ext. 5422 or aescandon@corferias.com.

Why Should You Exhibit: ExpoDefensa 2014 is a meeting place for buyers of defense and security products from all over the world and an opportunity to make new contacts in the highly promising Andean business region.