International Defence Exhibition and Seminar (IDEAS) is a biennial defence exhibition, organized by Defence Export Promotion Organization (DEPO), Ministry of Defence Production (MoDP), Pakistan. The 9th International Defence Exhibition and Seminar (IDEAS) was successfully held at Expo Center, Karachi, Pakistan from 22nd – 25th November 2016.
The event received an overwhelming response from the international community. A total of 56 nations were represented in IDEAS – 2016 in the form of Foreign Delegations and International Exhibitors. 88 Delegations representing 40 countries attended IDEAS – 2016 including high-level delegations headed either by their Defence Ministers, Secretaries or Services Chiefs of the respective countries. A total of 427 companies (294 foreign and 133 local) exhibited their products during the exhibition.