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COGES (Commissariat Général des Expositions et Salons du GICAT) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the French Land and Airland Defence and Security Industries Association, GICAT (Groupement des industries de défense et de sécurité terrestres et aéroterrestres).
COGES organises:

• EUROSATORY: the leading International Land and Airland Defence and Security Exhibition. It is held every even year in June at Paris Nord Villepinte Exhibition Centre. The next event will take place from June 8 to 12, 2020.
In 2018 , it gathers 1,802 exhibitors from 63 countries (65,8% of which are international companies), 39 national pavilions, 57,056 professional visitors from 153 countries (50.1% of which are international), 227 Offical Delegations from 94 Countries and 4 International Organisations, and 696 journalists.

• SHIELDAFRICA: the leading African event that offers responses to Security & Defence needs for a safer Africa (2019 theme: Borders Protection and Control). It will take place in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, from January 21 to 24, 2019.
In 2017, it gathers 133 exhibitors from 25 countries, 4,139 visitors from 64 countries, 50 Official Delegations and 595 members of African Security Forces and Armed Forces.

• PLATINUM SECURITY EXHIBITION: International exhibition for the private sector, equipment – systems & services, presents technologies adapted to secure high-added value goods. It’s organised from April 10 to 12, 2019 in Monaco with the support of the Principality of Monaco and in collaboration with ExpoMonaco company.

• EXPODEFENSA: The Defence and Security exhibition reference in Latin America (tri-services: Land, Air and Naval Forces) which will take place in Bogota, Colombia, from December 2 to 4, 2019.
In 2017, it gathers 269 exhibitors from 34 countries (72% international companies), 7 national pavilions, 12,500 professional visitors, 74 Official Delegations from 30 countries, and 124 journalists.

COGES collaborates with hand-picked partners to provide optimal services to companies which participate in these events.