The UK's Leading Defence Procurement and Supply Chain Event
Connecting buyers and suppliers across the defence acquisition supply chain, DPRTE will provide a wealth of skills development, networking, collaboration and product showcase opportunities for organisations that are actively working with the defence sector or that are exploring ways to work across the UK’s £20bn defence procurement marketplace and beyond.
Minister for Defence Procurement Confirmed to Speak
Jeremy Quin MP
Minister for Defence Procurement
DPRTE has been an excellent show for us. Great visibility.
Russ TidburySenior Commercial Director, Engie Axima
DPRTE continues to give us a great opportunity for us to understand people who are new to defence. People feel it’s an environment they come to and can understand defence. First class.
Nigel StruttUK Director, Supply Chain Policy, Governance and Operations, Lockheed Martin
It’s been a really exciting opportunity to get out and about and start to talk to some new suppliers and also meet some people we’ve been talking to on zoom for 18 months.
Peter WilkinsInnovation Partner, DASA
It’s really good to see some senior MOD officials here who are taking the time out to meet SMEs at DPRTE. That’s my highlight.
Andrew KinniburghDirector General, Make UK Defence
Personally I’ve met loads of really great people. I’ve had some good conversations and made some partnerships for the next few months.
John EdwardsSocial Value Practitioner, Costain
We know defence are really keen on looking at the non traditional SMEs coming into the defence supply chain. Here is an opportunity to have detailed informative conversations, learn more about defence and potentially find yourself a market moving forward.
Hazel BiggsKnowledge Transfer Manager – Defence, KTN/Innovate UK
It’s been absolutely fantastic today. Really enjoyed the whole experience
Michelle FergusonDirector, Scotland’s Bravest Manufacturing Company