Event: 25 April 2017- How to sell to the MOD


Union Street, Heckmondwike, West Yorkshire, WF16 OHL

Date: 25th April 2017 09:30-13:00 (optional tour with lunch 13:00 – 14:00)

Cost: £30 + VAT

The EEF logoMinistry of Defence (MOD) are visiting the Yorkshire Region to engage with small and

medium sized businesses. This event will describe the many procurement opportunities available and how to become part of the supply chain of the MOD.

The MOD spends approximately £14 billion a year procuring a wide variety of products and services to support the Armed Forces, both on operations and in peace time. In addition to complex military equipment requiring highly specialist suppliers an
d leading edge technology, the MOD also procures more ordinary ‘commodity’ items including:

Food for ration packs Estate & facilities management Stationery Medical Supplies
Fuels and utilities Clothing Furniture Consultancy Services

The MOD has a requirement for most types of product, either directly or indirectly, at some stage. Since 1st January 2016, the MOD has required their suppliers to have a Cyber Essentials certificate. MASS will help you to understand what these requirements are.

Less than 25% of SME’s actively export goods and services. DIT DSO will provide information on the current defence exporting opportunities and the support available for UK companies.

NDI is a membership supply chain and business development organisation. NDI will explain how it works with companies to match and source business opportunities and facilitate introductions.

09:30 – 09:55 Registration & Refreshments
09:55 – 10:00 600 UK – Welcome by Mike Berry, Managing Director
10:00 – 10:20 NDI – Welcome & Business Development Support, Kelly Maddison, Account Manager
10:20 – 11:20 MOD – Selling to the MOD, Philip Margerison, Defence Supplier Service Manager
11:20 – 11:40 Comfort Break
11:40 – 12:00 MASS – Cyber Essentials, Tasin Rios, Business Development Manager
12:00 – 12:.30 DIT DSO – Defence Export Opportunities, Donna Prior, International Trade Team


12:30 – 12:55 Q&A’s & Networking
12:55 – 13:00 Close of event
13:00 – 13:15 Optional lunch provided  & presentation by Mike Berry
13:15 – 14:00 Optional tour of 600
For any questions contact NDI at enquiries@ndi.org.uk To book your online, please click here