How does the program work?
  • The Ministry of Defense of Brazil and Clarion Events invite Defense and Security authorities from various countries: Ministers of Defense, Commanders of the Armed Forces, Ministers of Interior/Justice, as well as other high level authorities;
  • Clarion Events will make the arrangements for the delegations;
  • After the presence of the delegations is confirmed, exhibitors will indicate which delegations they wish to meet;
  • Clarion Events will then schedule meetings and send an agenda to both delegates and exhibitors;
  • Official delegations will be escorted by assistants to help locate and visit the booths of exhibiting companies and ensure that the agenda is met;
  • During LAAD Defence & Security meetings between official delegations and exhibitors take place.


In 2019, the programme gather 133 Official Delegations, totalling 339 delegates from 66 countries.

Meetings with exhibitors

The exhibitors will have the opportunity to meet defence and security authorities. In 2019 the programme held 2.302 meetings between delegations and exhibitors.