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Making Defence Accessible

Making Defence Accessible

Connecting suppliers
to the Defence industry

Defence Engage is a member-only marketplace network, super-charging supplier discoverability and connectivity in the Defence supply chain.

Primes can tap into our SME community to increase innovation and supplier diversification. Suppliers, whether established in defence or not, this is the chance to get in front of the most influential people in the solution selection and procurement process.

Enquire with the team Why Defence Engage



Innovations, products, technologies, services and new partners



Make the most of online and in-person networking sessions


networkNew business opportunities through matching suppliers to buyer requirements 



Contract updates, budget news, project insights, Industry Challenges


SMEs & Suppliers

Marketers & lead generators

Marketing, PR and product lead roles

  • Present brand positioning and competitor differentiation
  • Showcase your products & capabilities to prospective buyers or partners
  • Generate new sales leads, both direct and warm leads
  • Assess the quality of your leads
  • Analyse campaign effectiveness for your activities


Sales & business development

Business leaders, sales and business development roles

  • Find new business opportunities
  • Understand contracts, requirements, budgets and best approach 
  • Proactively find relevant contacts at Primes or key target companies
  • Research competitors 
  • Identify potential partners for joint bids or product development

Buyers & Primes

Procurement & supply chain professionals 

Procurement, category, programme, supply chain managers

  • Discover groundbreaking products and innovations
  • Source new suppliers, beyond your current network
  • Assess quickly which suppliers are worth having discussions with
  • Share criteria to attract relevant pitches and reduce time-wasting
  • Position your company as an attractive partner for SMEs
  • Enhance your competitive edge for bids with innovation increased speed to market


Procurement influencers

Engineers, technical, pre-sales roles

  • Spot innovations, new products & techniques from Defence and other industries
  • Explore products & innovations that you could recommend to your business
  • Refine specifications for future requirements 
  • Get timely access to suppliers and innovations online