Defence Attaché Engagement – January 2024

Defence Attaché Engagement – January 2024

Attend this upcoming Defence Attaché industry engagement event for the chance to meet one-to-one with UK defence staff before they take up their posts at UK Embassies and High Commissions abroad.

Following some adjustments to the UKDSE briefing package for outgoing UK defence staff, ADS and Make UK Defence have agreed an enhanced opportunity within this for industry engagement and participation.  

Benefits of Attending:

Industry attendees will have the opportunity to have one-to-one scheduled meetings with the outgoing defence staff in those countries of potential interest, and it is hoped that, where possible, the relevant country desk officers and military support staff from UKDSE will also be in attendance. Regional International Trade Advisors have also been invited to attend the event. 

Draft Agenda:

11:00 – Industry arrival window and set-up

12:00 – Introduction to the EST, Industry Brief – Optional, for those unfamiliar with the Export Support Team

12:30 – Working lunch with ADS, Make UK and EST

13:15 – Brief on speed dating

13:30 – DA speed dating / briefs on export faculty and other relevant topics / free time

15:00 – Break  

15:30 – DA speed dating / briefs on export faculty and other relevant topics / free time

17:00 – Break down

18:00 – Optional Mess history and silver tour

19:00 – Business Curry Buffet – a chance to have further business discussions in an informal setting in the Royal Artillery Officers’ Mess

23:00 – Close and depart

Indicative prices:

Member: £200 + VAT
Affilliate: £300 + VAT
Non-Member: £400 + VAT

Countries of particular relevance for this event:

Saudi Arabia

Register your interest

To register your interest in attending this event, please email Megan Blackman

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