With spend in the defence sector amounting to over £19 billion per year and a pledge to meet NATO’s target of spending 2% of national income on defence every year until 2020, the procurement and supply chain function within the defence sector has never been more important.
In addition, the National Security Strategy and Strategic Defence and Security Review 2015 outlined that an investment of £178 billion will be made on new equipment and equipment support over the next ten years.
Defence Procurement, Research, Technology & Exportability (DPRTE) 2017 will provide both buyers and suppliers engaged throughout the defence acquisition supply chain with an invaluable opportunity to enhance knowledge, share best practice and showcase innovation, in addition to gaining an insight into the latest policies and initiatives currently impacting the defence procurement marketplace.
Supported by DE&S and other leading MOD organisations and trade associations, DPRTE 2017 will host a range of interactive features, including:
- Live Keynote Arena
- Product Showcase Exhibition
- 4 x Knowledge Transfer Zones
- DE&S Procurement Pavilion
- 2 x Buyer Engagement Villages
Join the UK’s defence procurement and supply chain community at DPRTE 2017 – book your place today.