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 Budapest 2022.

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.

Which companies will you be joining us in Budapest? Take a look at our exhibitors

Can you meet the needs of the HUNSOF?

Participating organisations specialise in a range of capabilities required by the Hungarian Special Operations Forces (HUNSOF) and Global Special Operations Forces (GSOF). 


Countries that attend the event

Alongside a three-day educational programme featuring many world-leading speakers from the special forces sector, the event will welcome a varied selection of industry exhibitors. For 2021 event in Warsaw, we were 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

GSOF 2021 Attendee Breakdown

Official endorsement

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

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