Team Defence Australia (TDA) has sought expressions of interest from Australian export-capable defence companies to participate in Special Operations Forces Industry Conference from 11-14 May 2020 in the US.
The Special Operations Forces Industry Conference (SOFIC) is one of the premier conferences for the Special Operations Forces community to interact and collaborate with industry.
This event offers Australian export-capable businesses the opportunity to showcase their innovative products and services, make international contacts and potentially identify new supply chain relationships.
SOFIC 2020 provides the opportunity to connect with 13,000+ attendees from over 50 countries including defence industry professionals, USSOCOM leadership and government attendees.
SOFIC provides educational sessions, demonstrations, interaction with exhibitors and many networking opportunities during the event.
It is the most important opportunity for developing, nurturing and exercising the growing network across industry, government, academia and international partners.
By leveraging the depth, breadth and diversity of this network, the SOF community can boost its velocity, multiply its iterations and increase the variety of capabilities to meet the changing demands of its operators.
For industry participants, SOFIC provides a multitude of significant opportunities for networking, business intelligence, brand promotion and product demonstration.
Participants are offered detailed insights and tips on how to do business with the US Special Operations Command, and information on what capabilities are most desired by the community.
Highlights of SOFIC include: keynote speakers, led by US Special Forces Command and government experts, senior industry executive forums, panel discussions and educational sessions, exhibits and demonstrations, the USSOCOM Marketplace, Innovation Showcase, and Operation SOFTalk.
The TDA mission dates include a pre-event briefing on 11 May 2020.
Exhibiting on the TDA stand is free of charge, however, successful companies will be responsible for their own flights, accommodation, freight and other related costs.
Further information, including the expressions of interest form, is available here.