Countdown to DPRTE

DPRTE 2017 is the UK’s leading defence procurement and supply chain event, designed to allow delegates to fully immerse themselves in a day of learning, networking and collaboration.

Held in Cardiff on 28 March, DPRTE has established itself as the leading event within this area of the defence marketplace. It provides a unique, interactive and immersive experience for all who supply to the defence market – or aspire to do so.

Supported by DE&S and other leading MOD organisations and trade associations, DPRTE 2017 gives buyers and suppliers a unique 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.

Features of DPRTE 2017 include:

  • Live Keynote Arena – hear directly from the leading figures within defence procurement
  • Product Showcase Exhibition – see the latest innovations shaping this marketplace
  • 4 x Knowledge Transfer Zones – learn, develop and be inspired
  • DE&S Procurement Pavilion – meet with DE&S staff to discover more about their role
  • 2 x Buyer Engagement Villages – engage with buyers and suppliers

To find about our event please contact us or call us on 0845 270 7066.


Who’s attending?

DPRTE is held in partnership with key MOD agencies such as Defence Equipment & Support , the Defence Infrastructure Organisation and the Defence Science & Technology Laboratory.


The event is attended by heads of procurement, supply chain managers, project managers, defence business managers, contracts managers, facilities managers, IT managers, finance directors – key decision makers in purchasing supply and contracting. Apart from a core MOD audience, DPRTE attracts prime contractors and other organisations from across the entire supply chain – creating a unique opportunity to engage at all levels within this marketplace.

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