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 Brno, Czech Republic.

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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Please note: The latest information from our 2022 event will be updated shortly. 

2022 HUNSOF requirements

In 2022, participating organisations specialised in a range of capabilities required by the Hungarian Special Operations Forces (HUNSOF) and Global Special Operations Forces (GSOF).

What were the needs of the HUNSOF?


Countries that attend the event

Alongside a three-day educational programme featuring many world-leading speakers from the special forces sector, the event also welcomes a varied selection of VIP attendees, industry exhibitors, and senior government and military leaders. In 2022, we were pleased to welcome international delegates from the below (but not limited to) countries.

  • Australia
  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Canada
  • Czech Republic

  • Denmark

  • Estonia

  • France
  • Georgia
  • Germany
  • Greece 
  • Hungary
  • Ireland
  • Israel
  • Italy
  • Norway
  • Poland
  • Romania
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • Spain
  • Sweden

  • The Netherlands

  • UK

  • Ukraine

  • USA


Typical audience demographics (2021)

GSOF 2021 Attendee Breakdown


Please note: the stats for 2022 will be updated shortly.

Official endorsement

GSOF Symposium Europe 2022 was officially supported by the Hungarian Special Operations Forces (HUNSOF), ensuring the participation of key Armed Forces leaders from the host region.

Interested in attending our upcoming edition? 

Registration for our 2023 event will open shortly. In the meantime, you can register your interest to join us as a speaker, visitor, or exhibitor in Brno by clicking the button to the right.

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