Polish President Andrzej Duda has again recognised the role of the International Defence Industry Exhibition in Kielce
The 26th MSPO is held from 4 to 7 September 2018 in Targi Kielce; the expo has been granted the honorary auspices of the Republic of Poland President, Mr. Andrzej Duda. The President in his official letter to the Targi Kielce President of the Board has highlighted the exhibition importance and significance. "This important event will certainly contribute towards promotion of Poland and domestic armaments industry" - reads justification in the President's address. Andrzej Duda has also stressed that the consecutive edition MSPO ,one of Europe's three most important defence industry exhibitions ranked after Paris and London, is held when Poland celebrated the 100th anniversary of regaining Independence (1918 - 2018).
The International Defence Industry Exhibition is ranked third in Europe, next to the Paris' Eurosatory and the London's DSEI. The event is referred to as the gateway to the world for domestic companies in defence industry. At the exhibition Polish producers present the companies' potential.