Chief Guest
Inaugural Function
Thursday, 26th May
Shri. Ajay Bhatt
Hon'ble Raksha Rajya Mantri
Chief Guest
Valedictory Function
Saturday, 28th May
Shri. Rajnath Singh
Hon'ble Raksha Mantri


Opportunities for Exhibitors

  1. Business Opportunity – Existing A&D stalls and Indigenisation (List of stalls for Indigenisation on the left side)
  2. Showcasing capability
  3. Meeting Purchase / Indigenisation nodal officers from DPSUs
  4. Meeting Large A&D companies
  5. B2B Meeting with above companies

Who are the Large Exhibitors

HAL, BEML, BDL, Heavy Vehicles Factory, Engine Factory, Ordnance Factory, Medak, Indian Navy Indigenisation, Indian Navy procurement, Indian Navy Repairs & Maintenance, Indian Air force BRDs, Indian Air force Indigenisation, Indian Air force procurement, ISRO, DRDO, Larsen & Toubro, Bharat Forge, Dassault Systems, Super Auto Forge, Munition India Group, Advanced Weapons Group. (Check here for additions & updates).

Who are the Key Visitors?

  1. DPSU Indigenisation nodal officers
  2. DPSU Procurement officers
  3. Armed forces Indigenisation team
  4. Armed forces procurement team
  5. Foreign Ambassadors / Defence Attaches / Trade & Commerce wing
  6. Large Foreign Company representatives

About Expo


Expo Schedule


Subsidy Info


Visitor / Seminar



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Frequently Asked Questions

All MSME units from the Defence Sector (ENGINEERING, CLOTHING, LEATHER, FOOD, SERVICES & RUBBER) and Shipbuilding, Space, Artificial Intelligence & Robotics segments participate in this Expo. 

YES. MSME Ministry and MTIPB are providing Stall Cost Reimbursement for participating Micro & Small units. This reimbursement will be made post event.

The reimbursement is based on

  1. The Guidelines & Policies and the eligibility norms of MSME Ministry and MTIPB
  2. The reimbursement is available only on first come first served basis for select number of companies as per MSME-DI and MTIPB policy.

For more information and procedure visit

Go to Exhibitor Registration, Fill the required details like name, email id, GST number & other details required, Choose the Category like MSME / Educational Institute, Attach proof if required and then submit. You will get a link in your registered Email id. Check inbox & other folders including spam. Please validate your Email id. On validation use the Registered email id as the user name and the password created to book the stall and generate proforma invoice. During creation of Proforma Invoice you can choose the stall of your choice subject to availability. As a matter of policy we are not charging any extra amount for the premium stall/s / double side open stalls, front stalls, etc., The stall booking is on first come first served basis only. The Stall thus chosen will be blocked for a period of 5 days / 120 hours only before which the payment should reach us. On sixth day the stall selected will be automatically released for booking by other exhibitors.

You have the option of paying through the website payment gateway or through NEFT / other modes. Use the “PAY” button in the Proforma Invoice section to send payment through gateway.

The event is open for B2B Exhibitors and B2B Visitors only. Any Company, Industry B2B visitor, Entrepreneur or individuals interested in start up can pay the necessary charges and become an exhibitor as well as visit the exhibition.

Seminars are also open for the above category and the necessary payment to be made through our online gateway.

The Exhibiting units can display their capabilities and engage in B2B Collaborative meetings with Defence PSUs, Large Indian Companies and Overseas Manufacturers, in the B2B discussions. This is free for the exhibiting units. In addition, the exhibiting units can also attend the Seminars free of cost. See our Brochure for the business opportunities available for the MSMEs.

For B2B Registration visit

Yes. Necessary charges have to be paid for both visiting the exhibition as well as to attend the seminars. The ticket / receipt along with id proof is a must for entry. Spot registration (for those with Business Card) may also be available to a limited number of visitors.

For registration, visit

Depending on the prevailing situation at the time of the Expo and based on the guidelines from the ITPO and the Tamil Nadu Government, necessary COVID regulations will be enforced. The details will be uploaded in the “COVID CARE” section of this website.

Considering the unpredictable COVID nature, the COVID care regulations may be changed even in the last minute. Exhibitors & Visitors are requested to check the COVID CARE section frequently and before the visit.

Yes. We have tied up with few hotels – both star category and budget type – who are offering rooms at a highly discounted price exclusively for the Exhibitors & Visitors. The details are available on the exhibitor menu of this website.

Yes. Sponsorship opportunities are available. Interested Exhibitors can directly get in touch with us for the Cost & Deliverables details. This event is a great platform for manufacturers, banking segment, insurance companies, service providers and other companies to promote their brand and interact with participating MSMEs and Large units.

We do have Advertisement opportunity for the Exhibitors as well other Companies. We have arrangements with few leading national level media organisations who have agreed to provide Advertisement space at steep discount rate than the normal card rate, for the advertisement coming along with the Expo material. Those who are interested may get in touch with us directly.

The three day exhibition will have 8 main session seminars and eight parallel session seminars. The topics will be useful to MSMEs. For seminar topics and speakers check seminar page.

For Exhibitors B2B Collaborative Meeting is free. For Non-Exhibitors, there is a fees involved but the B2B meeting schedule depends on availability of time.

B2B meetings are primarily for Exhibitors and Non-Exhibitors will be provided an opportunity to meet up with buyers only if time is available.

For more details visit our B2B portal.

Depending on the Sponsor requirements, we provide branding, seminar slots, free stall / stall cost discount or combination of above. This depends on the Sponsorship Slab. For more details contact +91-8056002464.

Three Day Event Schedule

  120 minutes

Session 1:

Defence & Aerospace Indigenisation, Defence Exports MSME Purchase Preference  Defence offset policies Opportunities with Armed Forces Opportunities with ISRO
  120 minutes

Session 2:

Opportunities with Defence PSUs  – Indigenisation, Regular supply chain requirements  

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