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Connect, Collaborate, and Innovate with the global SOF Community

GSOF Europe 2024 is the premier event uniting the global special operations forces community, providing an unparalleled opportunity to connect with international SOF leaders, foster collaboration and innovation, expand your network within the European SOF community, and gain valuable insights.

Set in vibrant Bratislava, this annual conference organized by the Global SOF Foundation is a beacon of excellence that brings together high-ranking military commanders, special forces operators, government officials, industry leaders, academics, and non-profit organizations from across Europe and beyond. Attend insightful discussions, explore topical developments, network at industry showcases, and be part of a growing international community dedicated to advancing SOF capabilities and partnerships worldwide.




Nearly 40% hold active military positions across special operations units in over 35 countries. High-level commanders and defence ministers provide key perspectives on strategic needs and future SOF capabilities. Government and public sector civilians also have a strong presence and interest in policy discussions impacting the SOF community.


With expanded programming and events facilitating meaningful dialogue and relationships, GSOF Europe 2024 continues to be a must-attend symposium for the global SOF network. The event offers unparalleled opportunities to share best practices, evaluate emerging technologies, and align priorities critical to special operations missions worldwide.

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