Founded in 1996 by His Majesty King Abdullah II, The Special Operations Forces Exhibition and Conference (SOFEX) continues to grow with each edition and is acquiring paramount ranking amongst the specialized global defence exhibitions and is considered by the international Special Operations and homeland security decision makers as well as the specialized industry as the vital gathering for exchanging views and experiences. SOFEX provides an ideal platform to present new and innovative equipment in order to deliver swift, decisive and effective solutions, that will help decision makers maintain the security and safety in their countries, regions and around the world.

The 13th time for SOFEX 2020


The Special Operations Forces Exhibition & Conference (SOFEX) takes place biennially at the King Abdullah I Airbase in Amman in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. This niche event is held under the Royal Patronage of His Majesty King Abdullah II, the Chairmanship of HRH Prince Feisal Bin Al Hussein and with the full support of the Jordan Armed Forces (JAF).

SOFEX is a four-day event that kicks off with a prominent one day conference that includes a series of comprehensive and topical seminars delivered by top military officials from around the world, tackling a wide range of issues pertinent to current counter terrorism and homeland security issues.

The SOFEX Exhibition surpasses expectations each year in terms of an increase in the number of participants that include Exhibiting Companies, International Pavilions, International Delegates and International Delegations headed by Ministers of Defence, Chiefs of Staff and Special Operations Commanders ,as well as numerous impressive deals that are signed at every SOFEX event. The 75,000 m² of indoor and outdoor exhibition space attracts exhibitors and national pavilions from all corners of the globe.

The organizers will endeavour to make your participation at SOFEX 2018 an experience of the highest benefit and success. The event offers participants world class arena with:

      Interest from numerous international delegations, insuring the attendance of Defence Ministers, Chiefs of Armed Forces, Special Operations Commanders and Defence procurement directorates from across the world. Presenting an ideal opportunity to network with key military and government decision makers.

      International Exhibitors including small and medium size companies, as well as the major international manufacturers, demonstrating the latest equipment and technologies.

      Over 75,000 m of indoor and outdoor exhibition space, an event showcasing the world's largest fully-integrated and innovative Special Operations Forces, homeland security and peacekeeping forces equipment and solutions from around the world.

      International media coverage with the presence of leading international and regional defence publications, who will be attending and covering both the conference and exhibition daily.

       SOFEX will appoint official contractors to Assist with:

Hotel bookings and travel services, Duty Free Customs Clearance for exhibitors on a temporary basis, Electrical equipment hire and local installation support, Full decoration and stand building services, Freight Forwarding and transportation from the point of customs direct to exhibition site.

With a greater anticipated number of participants, visitors and official delegations, SOFEX 2018 is certainly a must be at event.

SOFEX…The Place to Network with the Global Special Operations and Homeland Security Community.


SOFEX’s vision is to be The "Rendez-Vous" for the Global Special Operations Forces and the Decision Makers.


SOFEX’s mission is to:

       To organise an innovative world-class specialised defence exhibition and conference.

      SOFEX attracts the world’s leading defence and ancillary companies to present pioneering and ground-breaking equipment, technologies and services in order to consolidate Jordan’s and SOFEX’s enviable position as the “Gateway to International Safety & Security”.

      Offer the “supply” companies/countries the opportunity to come together with the “demand” countries that have special needs and requirements in the fields of special operations and homeland security.

Quality Policy

Quality is important to our business because we value our customers. We organize an innovative Defense exhibition, we strive to provide our customers with services which meet and even exceed their expectations. We are committed to continuous improvement and have established a Quality Management System which provides a framework for measuring and improving our performance.

We have the following systems and procedures in place to support us in our aim of total customer satisfaction and continuous improvement throughout our business:


 Regular gathering and monitoring of customer feedback

  A customer complaints procedure

  Selection and performance monitoring of suppliers against set criteria

  Training and development for our employees

 Regular audit of our internal processes

 Measurable quality objectives which reflect our business aims

  Management reviews of audit results, customer feedback and complaints


Our internal procedures are reviewed regularly and are held in a Quality Manual which is made available to all employees. This policy is posted on the Company Notice Board and can also be found in the staff handbook. Though the Managing Director has ultimate responsibility for Quality all employees have a responsibility within their own areas of work to help ensure that Quality is embedded within the whole of the company.


SOFEX is committed to comply with requirements of the Quality   Management System according to the ISO 9001:2015 International Standard and continually improve its effectiveness.