General Info

About NEDS

De NIDV Exhibition Defence and Security (NEDS) is the annual event for the Defence and Security Industry and government in The Netherlands and is organised by the Netherlands Industries for Defence and Security– NIDV

We are pleased to announce that NEDS 2021 will take place physically again this year. On November 17 the Innovation Challenge takes place from the RDM shed and on November 18 we would like to welcome you for the live event in Rotterdam Ahoy. Of course we will follow the advice of the Dutch government and the RIVM.

For whom is the NEDS?

NEDS is a business-to-business and business-to-government event and intended for professional visitors. For questions please contact

Can I attend NEDS as a visitor?

NEDS is intended for representatives from industry, government and other relevant professionals. There are various tickets available, for professionals we recommend the Participation Ticket for a full NEDS experience. For interested persons the Spectator Ticket will give access to the Exhibition and Main Event.

How can I attend NEDS?

NEDS 2020 Digital takes place online. You can go to the online event through

If you have already registered for NEDS 2020 Digital Startup Day, you will have to login to the Hopin-platform before registering for the event.


Stichting NIDV

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T: +31(0)70 3644807