DIMDEX 2022 Connecting the World’s Maritime Defence & Security Community


The seventh edition of the Doha International Maritime Defence Exhibition and Conference (DIMDEX 2022) will be held from 21 to 23 of March 2022, under the patronage of Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani, Amir of the State of Qatar, and hosted and organised by Qatar Armed Forces.


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Under the vision of “Connecting the World’s Maritime Defence and Security Community”, DIMDEX remains steadfast to deliver an unprecedented spectrum of maritime showcases and commercial exchange while providing unparalleled opportunities for exhibitors and visitors in 2022. 

Recognised as the industry’s must-attend event, DIMDEX 2022 will continue its endeavour as a dynamic platform for international exhibiting companies to present the latest industry trends, technologies and innovative solutions to VIP delegations, government representatives and key decision makers, as part of the main exhibition, while the Middle East Naval Commanders Conference (MENC) brings together renowned industry experts and distinguished academics from around the world to  discuss the latest industry topics, exchange thoughts and offer modern solutions. The three-day event also welcomes warships from international navies to Hamad Port where the high-tech vessels will showcase its cutting-edge systems on board.

DIMDEX is a biennial event for the maritime defence and security industry and is established as one of the leading events that provides multifaceted entities with unlimited opportunities to initiate significant deals and partnerships. 

One of the key features of each edition of DIMDEX is the Middle East Naval Commanders Conference (MENC), which brings together renowned academics and industry experts from around the world to discuss the latest regional and international trends in maritime defence and security on strategic and operational level.

MENC will take place on the second day of DIMDEX, on 22 March 2022. The event is open to the public and free of charge, however pre-registration is required.

At DIMDEX 2022, MENC will explore the impact of asymmetric threats on the security complex of the Gulf and its abutting states. Panel discussions will revolve around unconventional challenges in the region’s maritime domain and means of increasing overall resilience.

For more information, please visit DIMDEX website or follow the event on its social media channels – Twitter, Facebook, and Youtube .

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