Bringing together the defence procurement community

DPRTE connects buyers and suppliers from across the defence procurement and supply chain community – worth more than £25bn+ annually.

New for 2025, DPRTE will take place over two days, giving participants more time to network, learn and share best practice. This unique event enables all stakeholders to learn about the latest developments shaping the future of defence procurement  – featuring extensive skills development, networking, collaboration and product showcase opportunities for MOD/public sector buyers and private sector organisations alike.

General sales of exhibition and sponsorship packages is now open. Please complete your details to register your interest and the team will contact you shortly to discuss the remaining packages

DPRTE 2024 Speakers Included

Key Themes

Science & Innovation

The Integrated Review Refresh 2023 updated the government’s security, defence, development and foreign policy priorities..

With such a varied set of requirements, innovation is vital to ensure the UK defence sector is operating competitively on a global scale. 

Digital & Technology

The refreshed Defence Command Paper outlines how Defence will increase its productivity and focus on areas that would achieve real-world impact.

Discover how data and the search for new disruptive technology will create opportunities for the defence supply chain.

Equipment & Supplies

The UK defence sector, with an annual turnover of over £20bn and supporting 260,000 jobs, is vital to protecting our country from global dangers and safeguarding national economic prosperity. Across Land, Sea, Air, Space and Cyber the sector creates thousands of specialist and highly skilled jobs, in addition to creating billions in export income.

Infrastructure & Estates

With an annual spend of approximately £3 billion on construction and infrastructure services on behalf of its customers, the Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) represents a significant opportunity for both current and potential suppliers in relation to supporting the Armed Forces. 

Event Partners

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