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Covert Technology Exhibition QUANTICO


Signing up for CTE-Q

Covid-19 Situation


Due to the uncertainty surrounding the current Covid-19 emergency we have decided to postpone the next event until the Fall of 2021.  We expect to publish details of this event early next year.


Exhibitors and delegates interested in attending the 2021 event should email the organizing team on info@cte-q.com   Please note the delegate and exhibitor requirements listed below.

Delegate & Exhibitor Registration Requirements

Delegates:  Delegates must be serving government employees working in relevant Federal/military departments (or equivalent) from either the US, Canada, New Zealand, Australia or the UK.


To provide an assurance of security clearance and identity invitations will only be sent to valid government email addresses.


Contractors wishing to attend must be employed full-time by relevant Federal US government/military organizations and their invitations will only be sent to their government sponsor/employer.

Exhibitors:  Exhibiting companies must be members of the CTSF and provide staff who are:


  • British citizens who are employees of the exhibiting company and who hold current security clearance to SC level or above, or
  • Serving members of the UK armed forces.


Exhibiting companies may be accompanied by US or Canadian citizens who are employed full-time by companies representing the exhibitor in the United States or Canada.


Exhibitors will be permitted a maximum of 4 staff at their booth.

About CTE-Q

CTE-Q provides a unique opportunity for Government Agencies, Law Enforcement, Homeland Security and Military professionals to speak directly to the manufacturers of world-leading covert surveillance technologies from the United Kingdom.


Built on the four pillars of Covert Detection, Covert Surveillance, Covert Interception, and Counter Measures, CTE-Q brings users of covert technology face-to-face with the United Kingdom’s development and manufacturing community.


Exhibitors are security cleared and/or US government sponsored personnel and members of the UK Aerospace Defense and Security (ADS) Covert Technology Suppliers Forum (CTSF), the UK's industry body for covert security technology.  Furthermore, all exhibitors are existing suppliers to the Five Eyes intelligence community.


Technology areas covered include:


  • Surveillance cameras and advanced lens systems
  • Secure video transmission
  • Audio surveillance
  • Radio direction finding
  • Geolocation and tracking
  • 2G, 3G, 4G and 5G mobile phone interrogation, IMSI-grabbing and data analysis
  • Covert surveillance deployment tools and equipment
  • Covert digital storage & exploitation tools


If you are interested in signing up for the next CTE-Q please email info@cte-q.com