MSPO 31st International Defense Industry Exposition in Kielce, 5-8 September 2023

Tradeshow Overview

The International Defence Industry Exhibition (MSPO) is Poland’s annual national defense exhibition supported by the Polish Government through the Ministry of National Defense. It is Central Europe’s largest defense trade show.

Last Iteration Statistics

Exhibitors: 614
U.S. Defense Companies: 30
Official Delegations: 60
Visiting Countries: 39
Tradeshow Visitors: 25,000
Tradeshow Area: 30,000m2 

MSPO 2023 will take place 5-8 September 2023. Official U.S. Government participants must register at the link below. We look forward to seeing you in Poland!

*** Please complete the following 3 steps ***

Step #1- Register with ODC Warsaw

Register for MSPO here no later than 15 AUGUST:

The ONLY way for official U.S. Government delegations/visitors to secure a zero-cost ticket is to register via the link above. ALL USG delegations/visitors MUST register here NO LATER THAN 15 August in order to receive an MSPO ticket. In response, ODC will obtain appropriate visitor tickets for each member of your delegation.

Step #2- Reserve your Hotel Room

U.S. Government Delegations
: Distinguished Visitors and delegations should make a hotel reservation directly with the Sheraton Grand Warsaw using the booking link below to ensure you receive the U.S. Embassy-negotiated rate.

Hotel:                   The Sheraton Grand Warsaw
Address:              Bolesława Prusa 2, 00-493 Warszawa, Poland
Telephone:        +48 22 450 60 00
Booking Link:

Reservation Deadline: 31 JULY 

NOTE: To ensure accommodations at the negotiated rates, ODC Warsaw urges visitors to make arrangements before these deadlines. ODC has blocked a sufficient number of hotel rooms for U.S. Government Distinguished Visitors and delegations. All remaining rooms will be released back to the hotels after the deadline. ODC is unable to guarantee room availability at the negotiated hotel rates after these dates.  ***Breakfast is included at the Sheraton Grand Warsaw***

Step #3 – Submit your Country Clearance


For DoD Personnel: Submit your clearance request via no later than 1 AUGUST. Use the In-Country POC Information below when submitting your APACS request:

Unit/Organization to be Visited: ODC Warsaw
Unit/ Org POC Name: Monica Knapp
POC Commercial Phone: +48 22 504 2254
POC Email:
POC DSN Phone: 312-294-9000 – at the tone dial 8-628-2254


Dress Code

Service dress uniforms and Business Attire. EXCEPTION: Aircrew and support personnel.

MSPO 2023 Official Business Tickets

An official tradeshow ticket is required to gain entry to the MSPO grounds. To ensure you receive a ticket, register with the ODC (Step #1 above) and submit your country clearance request as required (Step #3 above) as soon as possible.

NOTE: Please be prepared to provide a government-issued photo ID (DoD CAC Card, Passport, Driver’s License, etc.) at the entrance to the show.

Schedule of Events

Final MSPO schedule will be provided here once available.


An ODC-contracted bus will be provided for USG personnel between the Sheraton Grand Warsaw hotel and the trade show on 5 & 6 September only. Transit to the show takes approximately 2-2,5 hours depending on traffic conditions. Uniforms may be worn on ODC-contracted bus transportation. A final shuttle schedule will be provided closer to the event.

 Official Events and Receptions

Official receptions are by invitation only. Invitations to the official MSPO opening day ceremony and evening reception will be extremely limited in number and distributed by ODC Warsaw.

Embassy Access

The U.S. Embassy is not open to the public. Access is controlled for security reasons and limited to official business only. ODC will not be able to support any visits to the Embassy on September 5-6. For anyone planning to attend the optional Hotwash in the Embassy on September 7, please notify ODC Warsaw NLT August 25.

Websites of Interest

Official MSPO 2023 website:

U.S. Embassy Office of Defense Cooperation website:

Point of Contact

Please address any additional questions to ODC Warsaw by email at:

Cherylle Cadle, ODC Warsaw

*Notice for DoD Equipment Crew*
All lodging for DoD equipment crew will be based near Kielce. Please contact Anthony Sebrell ( for assistance with crew lodging and registration.