Interpolitex-2014: Post Release
18th International Exhibition of Means of State Security Provision INTERPOLITEX-2014 was held in the territory of All-Russia Exhibition Center (VDNH, Moscow) from 21 to 24 October 2014. The exhibition was organized by the Russian Federation Ministry of the Interior, Federal Security Service and Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation and exhibition operator was Exhibition Companies Group “BIZON”. The Interpolitex exhibition has become the central event of the Federal significance among all advertising and exhibition events in the sphere of national security held in Russia and CIS in 2014.
The Exhibition was opened by the Russian Federation Minister of Internal Affairs Mr. Vladimir Kolokoltzev, Minister of the Russian Federation for Civil Defence, Emergencies and Elimination of Consequences of Natural Disasters Mr. Vladimir Puchkov, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of People’s Republic of China to the Russian Federation Mr. Li Hui and other officials.
Minister of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation noted that the exhibition has become a traditional ground for demonstration of the latest developments and where representatives of the law enforcement bodies and agencies have a possibility for a direct dialogue with their designers and manufacturers.
According to Ambassador of People’s Republic of China the exhibition is the event of special significance greatly contributing to further development of bilateral partner programs. And one can tell that the tendency of People’s Republic of China to closer cooperation with Russian designers and manufacturers working in the field of security industry was practically underlined by the number of Chinese companies who took part in the trade show as exhibitors.
Exposition was located in all three halls of the exhibition pavilion with a total exhibition space of 25,500 sq. m.. The event was presented as a fitting combination of several exhibitions and specialized expositions divided into following sections including International Exhibition of Police Systems and Equipment, Military Technical Salon,.Exhibition of Technical Systems and Facilities for Border Protection and Security “Granitsa” (Border) and Exhibition of Unmanned Multipurpose Vehicle Systems UVS-TECH 2014.
This year 473 domestic and foreign companies and organizations from 21 countries of the world took part in the event. This number included 69 foreign companies, from 20 foreign countries.
Among them one could meet firms and companies from Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, China, Czech Republic, Germany, India, Israel, Italy, Japan, the Netherlands, Republic of Belarus, Republic of South Africa, Singapore, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Turkey, Finland. Among them one could meet such companies, as LAHOUX OPTICS B.V, Flir Systems, MKU, Česká zbrojovka, MicroSystemation, MAKINA VE KIMYA ENDUSTRISI KURUMU, Beth-El Industries LTD, Cellebrite Mobile Synchronization, ZHEJIANG ULIRVISION TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD, ST Electronics, Alpha Optics, Wuhan Guide Infrared Co. Ltd., ZHEJIANG DALI TECHNOLOGY CO.,LTD and a number of others.
People’s Republic of China of China was presented by 28 firms and companies and Republic of South Africa was present at the exhibition with a National Pavilion, which gathered 12 companies.
Within the framework of wide science and business program of the Interpolitex 2014 exhibition were held 5 conferences, 5 workshops, 5 round table discussions and 8 presentations devoted to the most pressing problem of security of the state and its citizens. More than 2200 specialists took part in discussion of 71 reports and presentations.
One of the key events of the business program became the conference held by the Russian Federation Ministry of the Interior– "Prospects of Developing of New Items of Armaments and Special Equipment of New Generation”. Besides, the most interesting events of the exhibition business program were: Research-to-Practice Conference of Russian Border Guard Department of the Federal Security Service: “Focal Areas of Technical Development of Protection of the State Border and Objects of Border Infrastructure”; International Specialized Conference "Technologies of Unmanned Flying Systems - UVS-TECH 2014".
According to the information received from the Registration Desk the exhibition was attended by 16,500 visitors from 63 countries. Not less than 30% of the visitors were represented by top-management staff, i.e. decision makers.
Large majority of participants and visitors of the exhibition (more than 84%) took a fafourable view of the exhibition and its quality. According to their opinion they achieved their goals and received the information needed for their further work.
56 exhibitors presented their products within the framework of the «National Security» Contest. The winners of the contest were awarded with the«Quality and Security Guarantee» Gold Medal and with the Diploma of Laureate of the Contest.
23 enterprises and companies took part in live demonstration of technical, operational and combat capabilities of 47 various types of police and military technical equipment for specialists, held on October 22 on the special testing and shooting range of the Federal State Enterprise “Geodesia” in the town of Krasnoarmeysk, Moscow Region. Within the framework of live demonstration program special units of Internal Troops of the Russian Federation Ministry of the Interior showed their skills and abilities. Live demonstration was attended by more than 2500 visitors.
The next 19th International Homeland Security Exhibition INTERPOLITEX-2015 will be held from 20 to 23 October 2015 in Moscow on the territory of the All-Russia Exhibition Center VDNH (Pavilion 75).