For 27 years, the September-held International Defence Industry Exhibition has been the presentation platform for defence industry companies from all corners of the world. Not only is this a comprehensive presentation arena for military equipment, MSPO also facilitates business meetings. This is also the place where important contracts are signed. MSPO is comes third in the rankings of Europe’s largest exhibition of this kind, right after the Paris and London military trade shows. This year’s MSPO is held from 3 to 6 September. 2019’s MSPO is held under the banner of the United States as the Expo Lead Nation and the 20th anniversary of the Armed Forces Exhibition. The Polish Armaments Group is MSPO's Strategic Partner. MSPO 2019 has been granted the Honorary Patronage of President of the Republic of Poland Andrzej Duda, who has also confirmed his presence on the first day of the expo. The fair will also be visited by Minister of National Defense Mariusz Błaszczak.