Record participation with 31,185 visitors and 1,089 international exhibitors

2019 Facts and figures press release

Milipol Paris 2019 was held from 19 to 22 November. Inaugurated by Christophe Castaner, French Minister of the Interior, and Laurent Nunez, French Secretary of State for the Ministry of the Interior, the International Event for Homeland Security and Safety this year received 31,185 visitors, representing a 4% increase on the previous edition held in 2017.

The 21st edition saw many new developments, including two new areas - "Innovation and Research" and "Forensics" - and attracted safety and security professionals from all over the world, with 52% visiting from abroad.
It was an opportunity to present the latest technological innovations from the security sector, which continue to grow in number to meet constantly evolving threats and needs.           

Bolstered by the success of its previous editions, Milipol Paris also offered a new series of conferences open to visitors and exhibitors on the theme of the Internal-External Security Continuum. Top-level experts gave an insight into Private Security, Security Management for Large Events, Safe & Smart OPG 2024, Cybersecurity, the Fight against Terrorism, Identity and Border Control, AI and Predictive Analysis, Maritime Security, and Security of public places, Safe & Smart Cities and Regional Governments.

"Milipol Paris was, more than ever, dedicated to promoting the innovations of stakeholders in the security industry. This was demonstrated by the 1,089 exhibitors and 31,185 visitors attending this 21st edition. For the second time, the Milipol Innovation Awards recognized the most innovative players in the homeland security sector. A new area, the Innovation & Research Stage - a real incubator for new technology - helped shine a spotlight on entrepreneurship in the security industry by showcasing innovations and start-ups. And, finally, the Milipol conferences brought together leading European and international speakers to discuss key issues in homeland security. With this record-breaking edition, Milipol Paris has once again confirmed its place as a leading international event for homeland security and safety" Yann JOUNOT, Prefect, CEO of Civipol, President of the Milipol trade shows


Milipol Paris 2019 in figures

  • 1,089 exhibitors from 55 countries (8.4% more than in 2017)
  • 33% new exhibitors
  • 167 official delegations from 68 countries (161 in 2017)
  • 52% of the 31,185 visitors came from outside France (156 countries represented)


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About Milipol

Milipol Paris, the leading event for Homeland security and safety, is organized under the aegis of the French Ministry for the Interior, in partnership with the French National Police and Gendarmerie, the French Civil Security and Crisis Management Department, the Ministry of Economy and Finance with the French Customs Department. The MILIPOL brand embodies high quality, international events covering the Global Security Ecosystem. It is represented by Milipol Paris, Milipol Qatar and Milipol Asia-Pacific, so creating the world’s leading international network of events dedicated to solutions, technologies and innovations for Homeland Security and Safety.

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About Comexposium

Milipol is organised by COMEXPOSIUM. COMEXPOSIUM, 4th leading event organiser world-wide*, is involved in 114 events for the general public and professionals, covering 17 different sectors. The group welcomes 38,000 exhibitors every year, 40% of them are non-French; 3,5 million visitors, 350,000 of them come from abroad. COMEXPOSIUM organises 5 of the 10 biggest events held in France: SIAL, Foire de Paris, Intermat, SIMA and Paris International Agricultural Show. Customer satisfaction, innovation, growth and development and commitment to an eco-friendly approach are the key commitments of the COMEXPOSIUM Group’s products. Each event is a market leader, facilitating development, highlighting the sector and pre-empting market trends.

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Milipol Paris is organized under the patronage of the French Ministry of Interior.

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