Audience profile


GSOF Symposium Europe is open to all stakeholders with a genuine role or interest in special operations forces. The event boasts a diverse agenda packed with high-ranking speakers and extensive networking opportunities. 

Previous events have attracted in excess of 400 attendees, with further growth anticipated in Warsaw 2021.

More than 40% of the audience is comprised of active, serving military personnel as well as high-profile SOF commanders and defence ministers. Other attendees include police, government civilians, industry, academia, trade press, and non-profit organisations.

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Core sectors

Official endorsement

The event is officially supported by Polish Ministry of National Defence, ensuring the participation of key Armed Forces leaders from the host region.

Countries registered for 2021 event

Alongside a three-day educational programme featuring many world-leading speakers from the special forces sector, the event welcomes a varied selection of industry exhibitors. For 2021 event in Warsaw, we are pleased to welcome international delegates from the following countries below. 

Please check back for an updated list. 

  • Austria
  • Belgium 
  • Canada 
  • Croatia
  • Denmark
  • Estonia
  • Finland 
  • France
  • Georgia
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Hungary
  • Italy
  • Jordan
  • Nigeria
  • Norway
  • Poland
  • Romania
  • Slovakia 
  • Slovenia
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • The Netherlands
  • Ukraine
  • United Kingdom
  • United States of America  

Audience demographics


Interested in visiting? 

Registration for industry, government and military visitors is now open. Further information on pricing and ticket types can be found here.

Register here