Under the high patronage of His Highness Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani, Emir of the State of Qatar, the specific needs and requirements of internal State security in Qatar will be addressed at Milipol Qatar 2014 as participants and exhibitors from local and international solutions providers are expected to highlight the latest technological advancements – both in terms of products and services – during the 10th staging of the biennial event scheduled to take place on 20-22 October 2014 at the Doha Exhibition Centre in Qatar.
With the wide ranging area covered by internal State security, among the categories that will be featured include state-of-the-art products and services in transmissions, communications and tracking; authentication, access control and surveillance systems; corporate and media; and information technology.
“As the place to be for all internal State security requirements, Milipol Qatar and its long list of local and international exhibitors are expected to present solutions for Qatar’s internal State security requirements,” said Brigadier Nasser Bin Fahad Al-Thani, President of Milipol Qatar 2014 Committee. “Given the unique characteristics, availability of resources and dedicated focus on internal State security, the list of confirmed exhibitors and solution providers continue to increase, including those that are based in Qatar.
“With the most up-to-date products and services that effectively address a constantly evolving internal State security environment, Qatar will surely benefit from the event’s strong reputation as the region’s most influential trade exhibition dedicated to internal State security.
“Furthermore, locally based companies actively participating at the event will likewise benefit from short to long-term business opportunities,” he added. “Thus, with more than enough time before the staging of the event, it is never too late for more locally based internal security solution providers and stakeholders to sign up as exhibitors and avail of this exclusive chance to present their products and services before a gathering of some of the top internal security decision-makers from both the private and public sectors.”
"All the preparations, arrangements and special procedures for Milipol Qatar 2014 have been in accordance with the work plans developed by the Committee from the end of 2012 to date,” he assured. “The Committee has taken part in many International security exhibitions to market and promote the show and invite the largest number of international companies to participate in Milipol Qatar 2014".
Having a strong focus on products and services that effectively respond to current market trends, the exhibition will also feature optics and optronics equipment; consultancy, training and related services; mobility; personnel equipment and fabrics; major risks, crisis management and civil emergencies; specific transverse technologies; body inspection systems; fast-scan vehicle inspection systems; law enforcement cameras; and unmanned aerial vehicles.
"Through an important platform as Milipol Qatar, professionals from Qatar and the region will be able to access the latest solutions and technologies to face with any kind of risk. We are proud to host this event for the 10th time and our intention this year is to exceed the success of 2012 show and achieve another milestone for this event,” he added.
Since its creation in 1996, Milipol Qatar has been organised by the Ministry of Interior of the State of Qatar and Comexposium Security from Paris. Over the years, it has established itself as the main platform in the region for internal security requirements due to the professionalism and quality of exhibitors and visitors. It also provides access to security markets in the entire region and allows key international industry players to meet in a fast-developing environment with medium- to long-term economic and strategic projects.
"Moreover, the Ministry of Interior took advantage of Qatar’s geographical location in the Middle East which is strategically considered as a common platform to many countries in the region. It is also among our objectives to highlight the organizational capabilities of the country which has previously succeeded in organizing and hosting a number of international conferences and exhibitions, as well as showcasing the latest security technologies to attract many delegations from different countries. ", he concluded.