In this episode of the Defence Connect Podcast, host Phil Tarrant is joined by the director of Shadow Business Development, Matt Hill, who will address the benefit for SMEs to seek involvement in trade shows both in Australia and abroad.
Hill will share some of his tactics for maximising exposure at these events and how the government's push to make Australia a major defence exporter creates a huge opportunity for SMEs within the sector. He will reveal the mistake that many make when trying to connect with industry, the importance of being inviting and engaging, and reveal the must-attend upcoming trade shows for SMEs.
The pair will also talk about the changing defence sector landscape, with Hill sharing his thoughts on why such rapid change is occurring and discussing the future of Shadow Business Development.
Enjoy the podcast,
The Defence Connect team
Listen to previous episodes of the Defence Connect podcast:
Episode 212: PODCAST: From micro-business to leading distributor - Graeme Bulte, Aquaterro
Episode 211: PODCAST: Supporting Australia’s veterans and service personnel - Jason Scanes, Forsaken Fighters
Episode 210: PODCAST: Bolstering domestic capabilities in the wake of coronavirus – Robert Nioa, NIOA
Episode 209: PODCAST: Providing an agile workforce to the defence industry – Drew Horsell, Horsell, and Jon Westerland, KBR
Episode 208: INSIGHT: COVID-19 implications on national sovereignty - the Hon. David Fawcett
Episode 207: PODCAST: Collaboration between scientists, industry and government – Tanya Monro, Defence Science and Technology
Episode 206: PODCAST: Celebrating two decades of homegrown Australian ingenuity - Jim Whalley and Steve Robinson, Nova Systems
Episode 205: PODCAST: Teaming up to support the COVID-19 frontline – Ben Barona, Defence Science and Technology, and Craig Maynard, Axiom Precision Manufacturing
Episode 204: PODCAST: Building the nation’s intellectual edge – MAJGEN Mick Ryan AM, Australian Defence College
Episode 203: PODCAST: Digitally adapting the Australian War Memorial - Matthew Anderson, Australian War Memorial