Kewell Converters @ DPRTE 2017 - UK’s leading defence procurement conference & exhibition

DPRTE is the UK’s leading defence procurement conference & exhibition,  held in partnership with key MOD agencies, such as Defence Equipment & Support , Defence Infrastructure Organisationand Defence Science & Technology Laboratory. Kewell Converters will be exhibiting once again this year at Stand No. 25 for 2017 after a successful show last year. Please do take the time to visit and discuss any MoD, Defence and Military projects and business developments. We very much hope you can make it and look forward to seeing you on Tuesday, March 28th 2017. Please email to book a meeting appointment at the show or indeed visit our manufacturing facility for a factory tour and sales capability meeting.

DPRTE 2017 will take place on 28 March 2017 at the Motorpoint Arena in Cardiff.  Opening times: 0830-1600.

Sponsoring or exhibiting atDPRTE 2017 will provide a unique opportunity for current and prospective suppliers to the UK defence sector to gain access to defence buyers andshowcase your products and solutions to an engaged audience from all areas of the UK defence supply chain. 

DPRTE 2016 saw:




All the promotional opportunities will provide your organisation with a unique opportunity to showcase your products and services directly to over 1500 key decision makers across a marketplace worth over £19 billion annually.

Current sponsors and exhibitors include key organisations such as:  Staubli Connectors, Qioptiq, Allan Webb, Akhter Computers, Panasonic, Getac Scisys, Scandef, Mildef, Lind Electronics, Fire Protection Association, Lincad, Xploretec, Ipeco Electronics,  Aish Technologies, MPE, IQHQ, Renfrew Group, Northern Defence Industries Association, Qinetiq Commerce Decisions, Barrett Communications, Tech UK, Badnams, Forbo Flooring, Karablok, TUV SUD, Airborne Systems, Pyser SGI, RUD Chains, Cranfield University, Tech UK and MASS. 

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.





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