Special Operations Forces Exhibition

The Special Operations Forces Exhibition and Conference (SOFEX) is a special operations and homeland security event that is held every two years at the King Abdullah I airbase in Marka, Jordan. The specialized event is held under the patronage of King Abdullah II, the supervision of Prince Faisal bin Al Hussein and is supported by the Jordanian Armed Forces (JAF).

Special Operations Forces Exhibition and Conference (SOFEX)
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SOFEX Exhibition in 2014
GenreSpecial Operations, Homeland Security
VenueKing Abdullah I Airbase
Most recent2018
AttendanceNearly 12,000 in 2008 [1]
Organized byOrganized by SOFEX team with the support of the Jordanian Armed Forces


SOFEX was established in 1999 by King Hussein.

In 2012, SOFEX attracted 33 national pavilions, represented by 323 companies and which attracted thousands of visitors over the 3 day exhibition, including 108 delegations from 56 countries. [2]

The 10th edition of the SOFEX series took place May 5-8, 2014.

The SOFEX 2020 has been announced as postponed on 2020-01-30 due to heavy rains at the expo location.[1]

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