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Why attend IT²EC?

 IT²EC 2024 - defence training and technology event

Where technology evolution shapes tomorrow's defence training

As Europe's largest military training technology exhibition and technical conference, IT²EC supports the global defence industry by facilitating the exchange of knowledge on advanced military training technology solutions.

Across the three event days, the show gathers a broad selection of key members from the defence community including senior government and military officials, technology suppliers, academia and industry professionals.

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Why attend IT²EC

 IT²EC 2024 - Key stats
 IT²EC 2024 - Key stats
 IT²EC 2024 - Key stats
 IT²EC 2024 - Key stats

What are the benefits of attending the event?

Research-rich Technical Conference

As the only defence training technology event to deliver a highly technical conference, you can expect to hear from NATO representatives, military end-users and other industry experts as they discuss their views on how nations can evolve their response to ongoing and future threats to their national security. 

2024 agenda

Technical conference

Specialist Exhibitors

This year, visitors explored the latest training technologies from world-renowned defence suppliers including BAE Systems, Bohemia Interactive, Cervus, DiSTI, Lockheed Martin, and SAAB at our bustling exhibition hall.

Interested in displaying your training technologies? Make a stand enquiry.

Previous Exhibitors

specialist suppliers

MeetMe Platform

MeetMe, our online platform to book meetings offers a unique opportunity for attendees to network with industry professionals and potential clients.

All of our leading defence suppliers, military officers and government leaders will be on this platform, providing you with a key networking opportunity. 

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MeetMe platform

VIP Delegations

Over 90 high-ranking military officers, influential public sector officials, and international delegations from 31 countries attended IT²EC in 2023.

With the event heading to Oslo, Norway next year, we are expecting to see senior leaders from across the globe at the show.

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VIP delegates

DisTec Theatre

The free-to-attend Disruptive Technology (DisTec) Theatre will provide an exciting showcase of training technologies from outside the traditional defence industry.

It offers an opportunity to explore developments in markets such as commercial gaming and first responders, and discuss their potential defence applications.

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DisTec Platform

Networking Opportunities

IT²EC offers a range of opportunities to help you maximise your networking potential across the three event days. 

Right from booking meetings in a formal setting at the show to joining your peers for a glass of wine at the more relaxed evening networking reception - attendees are encouraged to get involved in every possible way.

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networking opportunities
IT²EC is the go-to military training and simulation event that Hadean cannot afford to miss. Great content, productive conversations and high-quality leads.

- John Cottrell, Marketing Communications Manager, Hadean