The Hunter Defence Conference is key to promoting regional defence industry capability and presents a strong, unified voice for the Hunter that is heard throughout NSW industry, the NSW Government, and by Federal Government representatives.
HDC2023 will feature a two-day conference, SME exhibition, cocktail evening, and gala dinner – all refined and enhanced based on feedback gathered from previous conferences. Conference proceeds will again enable Hunter Defence to contribute to charities in support of local veterans.
Dates: WED 23 AUGUST – THURS 24 AUGUST 2023
Location: Rydges Hunter Valley (formally the Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley), 430 Wine Country Drive, Lovedale, NSW 2325
Emcee: Katherine Ziesing, Strategic Communications Manager, Hanwha Defense Australia
DAY 1: WEDNESDAY AUGUST 23
DAY 2: THURSDAY AUGUST 24
The 2023 Conference topics are work in progress until speakers are confirmed, however the conference themes will centre around:
In addition to the above – and building on the momentum generated at the 2022 conference – the event will continue to demonstrate the ever-increasing SME capabilities in the Hunter, as well as provide the latest updates on a range of Defence plans and projects either underway or new to the region.
Simply click HERE or on the image below to purchase your tickets. Ticket sales will close Friday, August 11th unless sold out prior.
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There are a range of sponsorship opportunities for government, corporate, and smaller-scale SMEs to be part of HDC2023:
HDC2023 will also again include an exhibition component with 30 spaces available to SMEs looking to enter the Defence market, build your existing profile, or showcase a new offering.
Sponsorship and exhibition opportunities have proven highly-sought after in the past – including at last year’s sold-out event – so download the prospectus or contact Merran Wiggans via [email protected] / 0414 599 636 to discuss your options in more detail today.
Please complete the form below if you would like to be involved in HDC2023. Alternatively, you can email [email protected] with any specific questions or requests relating to the event.