Executive Manager Industry Development of Avalon 2017, Greg Ferguson, offers his insights on how to plan for Avalon, maximise your opportunities to develop new business contacts at the show and best positon yourself to secure future defence business.
Ferguson expects numerous contracts will be signed at the defence trade exhibition, held 28 February - 5 March 2017. With 600 exhibitors and over 30,000 visitors, including all the primary contractors and foreign defence officials, you’ll need to listen in to find out how you and your business can stand out in the crowd.
Enjoy the show,
The Defence Connect team
Listen to previous episodes of the Defence Connect podcast:
Episode 183: PODCAST: Supporting the defence workforce – Richard Price, Defence SA
Episode 182: PODCAST: Priorities for the defence industry – Matt Keogh, shadow defence industry minister
Episode 181: PODCAST: The need for a national security strategy – Senator Jim Molan
Episode 180: PODCAST: Maintaining intellectual advantage within the cyber defence space - Matthew Wilson, Penten
Episode 179: PODCAST: The 15-year evolution of the Bushmaster – Paul Feighan, Thales
Episode 178: PODCAST: How Australian SMEs can compete on a global stage – John O’Callaghan, Defence Council Victoria
Episode 177: PODCAST: The key challenges facing naval shipbuilding in Australia – Alain Houard, Dassault Systèmes
Episode 176: PODCAST: Operations since the SEA 1442 program contract, Michael Lenton, Leonardo
Episode 175: PODCAST: Forging closer industry partnerships on the back of Type 26 – Mark Goldsack, Defence & Security Organisation, UK government
Episode 174: PODCAST: Aegis delivery for Hunter Class frigates – Neale Prescott and Rob Milligan, Lockheed Martin Australia