RIDEX 2020

Your Defense, Security, and Offshore fair.

The Fair

After the success in 2018, the Rio International Defense Exhibition – RIDEX, begins to prepare for the 2020 edition, which will bring together Defense, Security, and Offshore professionals. As in 2018, will be shown the latest products from these segments, fostering the integration of the Armed Forces and Public Security agencies with industry and technology research and development centers, and promoting the Brazilian Industrial Defense Base.

RIDEX is a trade show promoted and organized by EMGEPRON. It will again be attended by civilian and military authorities, government representatives, and executives from various companies to discuss the opportunities and challenges of the Defense, Security, and Offshore markets.

Throughout the three-day event there will be dynamic lectures, panels, and an exhibition of products. In the external area, there will be an exhibition of armored vehicles, battle tanks and aircrafts, as well as demonstrations of boats and ships in Guanabara Bay.


The Rio International Defense Exhibition - RIDEX 2018 - brings to the heart of the discussion the technological innovations and challenges in the Defense sector. It’s an event with the potential to stimulate businesses and become a national and international reference. This initiative is supported by the Ministry of Defense along with the participation of important companies of this sector. It contributes to the national development by creating job opportunities and wealth.

Army General Silva e LunaMinister of Defense

Safety is an asset of the common well-being. The Rio International Defense Exhibition - RIDEX 2018 - is an opportunity for us to present, in Rio de Janeiro, the best there is in cutting edge technology and innovations to the Security sector. Enjoy this moment to make good business deals and connections.

Raul Jungmann Minister of Public Safety

RIDEX 2020

  • Location: Pier Maua - a revitalized area in Rio that has the most iconic view in Brazil as its backdrop;
  • Total area over 13,000m2;
  • Prediction of receiving + 15,000 visitors;
  • Parking and hotels near the event;
  • Regular Exhibition Hours: 10AM - 5PM.






Information about the fair

RIDEX 2020

Pier Maua Rio de Janeiro - RJ, Brazil

Tel: (55)(21)3907-1786