SOFEX - USA Security and Defense Pavilion

SOFEX - USA Security and Defense Pavilion

7-10 May 2018

King Abdullah I Airbase

Amman, Jordan
Conference | 7 May 2018
Exhibition | 8-10 May 2018

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The USA Security and Defense Pavilion at SOFEX

SOFEX (Special Operations Forces Exhibition & Conference) takes place biennially at the King Abdullah I Airbase in Amman, Jordan. This niche four-day event kicks off with a prominent conference that includes a series of comprehensive and topical seminars delivered by top military officials from around the world. Key leaders tackle a wide range of issues including counter-terrorism and homeland security.

SOFEX is considered one of the top international defense exhibitions and attracts Delegations headed by Ministers of Defence, Chiefs of Staff and Special Operations Commanders from all corners of the globe. Exhibiting in the USA Security and Defense Pavilion increases your visibility and offers unique opportunities to meet with influential decision-makers. Maximize your exposure to key military, government and defense leaders by leveraging what the Association of the United States Army has to offer.

A beacon on the global defense industry calendar, SOFEX is an event you do NOT want to miss!

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Why attend SOFEX?

SOFEX provides an opportunity for defense industry members around the globe to engage in discussions with high ranking military officials, network with visiting foreign delegations and showcase the technologies and solutions that will maintain the security and safety of citizens around the world. SOFEX brings together companies of all sizes, subcontractors, suppliers, military officials, decision-makers, influencers and buyers from countries across the world, to network and establish new business. Don’t miss this opportunity to advance your knowledge and expand your network!

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Maximize your company’s visibility and increase business by exhibiting in The USA Security and Defense Pavilion at SOFEX! The world’s leading special operations forces and homeland security exhibition, SOFEX, will be held at the King Abdullah I Airbase in Amman, Jordan, from 8-10 May 2018.

Featuring over 1,250m2 of exhibit space, The USA Security and Defense Pavilion is the largest national pavilion at SOFEX and is a “must-see” for visiting foreign military delegations. Exhibiting in AUSA’s pavilion increases your exposure and offers valuable networking opportunities with key decision makers, influencers and visiting military delegations.

Register today to exhibit in The USA Security and Defense Pavilion at SOFEX!

Largest Special Operations Show in the Region

Key Benefits

  • Increased exposure to foreign military delegations and buyers
  • Senior State Department, DoD, U.S. military and commerce presentations held in the Speakers’ Corner
  • Daily updated bulletins on scheduled SOFEX events
  • Attend the U.S. Ambassador to Jordan exhibitor’s reception
  • A full company listing in the USA Security and Defense Pavilion show guide distributed to SOFEX attendees
  • Available Private Conference Room
  • Full service assistance from AUSA staff and on-site partners

Steady Attendance Growth

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By the Numbers

  • 72% of Exhibitors in the USA Security and Defense Pavilion in 2016 Were Repeat Customers
  • 92% of Exhibitors in the USA Security and Defense Pavilion were satisfied with their booth location
  • More than 9,000 military and business visitors from 72 countries
  • 116 Foreign Military Delegations
  • 382 exhibitors from 37 countries

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Reserve Space

Space in the USA Security and Defense Pavilion is limited - reserve your space today!

Contact Michael Cerami at (703) 907-2413 or

Sponsorship Opportunities

AUSA offers cost-effective sponsorships that will enhance your presence and help you stand out at this very important event. Sponsoring within the USA Security and Defense Pavilion not only demonstrates your support, it also provides unique branding opportunities. All sponsors will be featured on graphic displays in the pavilion, online and in our show guide. Have questions or ideas about sponsorships?

Contact Gaye Hudson at 703-907-2401 or

Pavilion Organizer

Show Organizer

Endorsed By



Exhibit Sales Manager

Michael Cerami

Operations / Organizer Liaison

Lexalynn Hooper

Sponsorship Program Manager

Gaye Hudson

Deputy Director, Meetings

Alex Brody