Visitors Milipol Paris

Who visits Milipol Paris?

Published on by Fabrice Donnadieu - updated on

Milipol Paris is the key international event for homeland security players. It is the place where exhibitors can strengthen their business and showcase their latest innovations to the main leaders and purchasers of the security sector. In 2021, Milipol Paris welcomed 22,000 visitors from 138 countries and over 100 official delegations.

Decision-making visitors of all profiles

  • An almost parity between public and private sectors:
    • 58% private (Manufacters, distributors, service or consulting companies, etc.)
    • 42% public (Ministries and State departments, institutions, local authorities, etc.)
  • The vast majority of visitors are decision-makers:
    • 66% of visitors play an active role in purchasing
    • 57% of visitors came to Milipol Paris 2021 with a specific purchase or investment project.
    • 92% of those visitors found at the event the solutions and contacts they needed for their projects.
  • An attendance less international in 2021 than before (39%) due to the travel restrictions, but it is expected to get back to normal in 2023.

Top 10 visiting countries

Top visiting countries

Top interesting sectors for visitors

  • 14% Law enforcement
  • 10% Security of public places – Urban security
  • 10% Systems integration
  • 9% Anti-terrorism – Special forces
  • 8% Private Security
  • 8% Data protection – Information and Communication systems
  • 7% Civil defence

(Source: Visitor survey 2021)

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Diverse reasons to visit Milipol Paris

  • To see new products, services or equipment (95% of visitors with a satisfaction rate of 86%).
  • To understand the entire offer and current trends (83%of visitors with a satisfaction rate of 88%).
  • To meet new suppliers and potential partners (79% of visitors with a satisfaction rate of 86%).
  • To meet usual suppliers (73% of visitors with a satisfaction rate of 90%).

(Source: Visitor survey 2021)

Top centers of interest for visitors:

  • Weapons – Ammunition
  • Personal Equipment – Fabrics
  • Drones & Robotics
  • Information Technology – Cybersecurity
  • Transmissions – Communication – Positioning
  • Authentification – Access Control – Surveillance
  • Major Risks – Crisis Management – Civil Emergencies

Exhibit at Milipol Paris 2023

Official Delegations

The French Interior Ministry (the Interior Minister, the Director General of the National Gendarmerie, the Director General of the National Police, and the Director General of Civil Defence and Crisis Management) invites all their international counterparts, and high-ranking civil servants from the Defence, Justice and Customs Ministries, to the event each time it is held.

Consequently, Milipol Paris 2021 welcomed 100+ official delegations from 60 countries, including:

  • Minister of Internal Affairs, Kosovo
  • Minister of Security, Burkina Faso
  • Minister of Intelligence, Israel
  • Minister of the Interior, Ukraine
  • Deputy Minister of the interior, Ukraine
  • Deputy Minister of Defence, Ukraine
  • Deputy Minister of Digital Transformation, Ukraine
  • President of the General Committee of Prisons and Rehabilitation, Tunisia
  • General Commander of the Federal Ministry of Interior, Nigeria
  • Deputy Supreme Commander of Armed Forces, UAE
  • Secret Services Director, Gabon
  • Assistant Director of the Department of Justice - FBI, USA
  • Senior Secretary of Ministry of Defence, Bangladesh
  • Permanent Secretary, Botswana Police Service
  • Chief of Maritime Police, Cyprus