Why visit Milipol Paris?

Published on by Ghislain VACHEROT - updated on

Every two years Milipol Paris is the ultimate gathering point for all international representatives and practitioners from the safety and homeland security sector. Featuring 1,100 exhibitors and over 31,000 attendees, business meetings, conferences and live demonstrations, Milipol Paris is the headline event for the sector and the focal point for all the latest innovations.

Meet with the makers and shakers of the security industry

Exhibition visitors

Milipol Paris is the meeting point that no professional from the security market should miss.

The 21st edition of the event provided further proof of the growing importance of security industries, as underlined by an unprecedented level of participation:

  • 1,089 exhibitors from 55 countries (68% non-French).
  • 31,185 qualified attendees from 156 countries (48% non-French).
    • Visitor degree of satisfaction: 92%.
    • 89% of attendees declared their intention to visit Milipol Paris 2021.
  • 167 official delegations from 68 countries.
  • 461 journalists from 23 countries.


Visitor degrees of satisfaction were:

  • 93% in terms of general atmosphere of the exhibition.
  • 91% in terms of the representativeness of the overall offer.
  • 90% in terms of the quality of products and services exhibited.

(Source: visitor survey 2019)

Developing your network while doing business

Milipol Paris - Ministry of Interior

57% of attendees at Milipol Paris 2019 came with a specific investment or purchase project in mind, while 92% found what they required to formalise their project at the event (Attendee survey 2019).

The event brings together business professionals from the security sector from all levels: ministries and governmental bodies, administration and institutions (Customs, Interpol, National Police, etc.), manufacturers, distributors, service companies, etc.


Events within the event

A number of mini-events are held, designed for all participants in the exhibition:

  • The official opening ceremony by the French Minister of the Interior, followed by the official opening keynotes.
  • free, 4-day conference programme, featuring internationally-renowned experts from the security sector.
  • CoFIS Conference - Milipol Paris 2015 Exhibitor live demonstrations.
  • The Milipol Innovation Awards ceremony which rewards the most innovative companies of the homeland security industry.
  • The Innovation & Research Stage with numerous pitches delivered by Milipol Innovation Awards finalists, startups, exhibitors via seminars, etc.
  • The Startup zone, a real stage highlighting the Security sector’s entrepreneurial dynamism, and a unique opportunity for Startups & Innovative companies to showcase their solutions.
  • Specific exhibiting areas.
  • And other events...

As well as being the ultimate international showcase for the homeland security sector, Milipol Paris also provides an exclusive forum for exhibitors to reveal their latest products and services to attendees, covering all aspects of public and industrial security.

Milipol Paris is the place to be for attendees wishing to discover the hottest innovations from within a sector that is undergoing constant development, and also to consider together the future of the industry and take up the challenge of a safer world.


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

French Ministry of Interior