Apart from many business alliances, SOBRA also establishes an alliance of trust between the institutions that provide defence readiness, citizens’ security and protection and rescue, as well as with equipment suppliers, civil society, the public and individuals. At the SOBRA fair the Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Slovenia, the Slovenian Armed Forces, the Police, the Administration of the Republic of Slovenia for Civil Protection and Disaster Relief, the Fire Brigade Association of Slovenia, professionals and volunteers, economists and experts as well as eminent business providers are all striving for the common good.
The arsenal of equipment and services are complemented by professional exhibitions, dynamic presentations, practical advice as well as business, professional and educational events.
In response to ever-worsening natural disasters, the area of protection and rescue will be highlighted by technical innovations and best practices in the organization and operation of the system for protection against natural and other disasters. Within the frame of the fair, which will be held from 20th to 23rd September 2018, the National Members and Youth Fire Fighting Competition will be held for the Matevž Hacet memorial from 22nd to 23rd September. Participating in this competition will be more than 5,000 competitors.
In the fild of internal affirs and policing, state-of-the-art approaches and techniques for ensuring the safety of individuals and communities will be presented. The defence emphasis of SOBRA 2018 will be on national defence in conjunction with the defence strategy of the European Union.