ADS has secured a prime location in the new venue - Malaysia International Trade and Exhibition Centre (MITEC).

Reportedly one of the top five defence and security events in the world, DSA is a major defence and security event targeted at all three services; Army, Navy, Air Force as well as Police and other security agencies. DSA displays the world’s sophisticated hardware and electronic warfare in land, air and sea defence, battlefield healthcare products/technology, training and simulation systems and police and security peripherals. 

Located across seven halls, DSA is a constant hive of activity with special features that include: Chief of Army Roundtable Talks (ChART), Combat Medicine, Cyber Security Conference, Humanitarian Assistance & Disaster Relief (HADR), Live Army Demonstration, UAVs & Combat Robotics and a Youth Programme.


  • Take advantage of personalised pre, onsite and post event management
  • Gain enhanced exposure to government officials and delegations 
  • Benefit from valuable brand exposure on show floor and promotional materials
  • Access free hospitality area including lounge facilities 
  • Tap into ADS Media team expertise to gain valuable media exposure 


  • 42,000 attendees from 70 countries / regions
  • 1,300 companies from 60 countries / nations
  • 300 international delegations from 40 countries / regions

Please download the floorplan and review what is included in the exhibiting options. Prices are quoted per square metre.

We are pleased to announce that TAP funding grants of £2500 each are available for applicable companies exhibiting. If you would like to apply for remaining TAP funding, please download the following documentation, review and submit your completed application to Alan Buddle before 16.02.18.  1.Tap Eligibility Flow Chart 2. TAP Grant Application Form 3. TAP Definition & Notes 4. DE MINIMIS State Aid Explained 5. TAP Exhibitor Terms & Conditions

Do not hesitate to contact a member of the sales team for any clarifications, otherwise please secure your space by booking online.

To book hotel accommodation and flights, please click here.





Options and prices

Name Cost
DSA 2018 - shell scheme (per sqm) £880.00
DSA 2018 - pod package (sqm) £3,700.00
DSA 2018 - self-build (per sqm) £670.00
DSA 2018 - ADS non-member management fee
Membership Type Price (ex. VAT)
  • Public