Tuesday 12 September 2017 09.30am - 17:00
Wednesday 13 September 2017 09.30am - 17:00
Thursday 14 September 2017 09.30am - 17:00
Friday 15 September 2017 09.30am - 16:00
DSEI 2017 is being held at:
One Western Gateway
Royal Victoria Dock
ExCeL London is located 10 minutes from Canary Wharf, in the heart of London’s Royal Docks. Click here to see a map of the area.
DSEI takes over the whole of ExCeL; if you have received your badge before the event you can use the East (Prince Regent) and West (Custom House) entrance.
You may find it quicker to enter via the East entrance (Prince Regent).
All visitors must pre-register for DSEI, if your badge doesn't arrive before you leave for the event you will have to collect it from the East Entrance (Prince Regent).
Please note if you are driving to ExCeL the car parking is at the west. You will then need to get the DLR from Royal Victoria station two stops to Prince Regent Station; here you will be able to collect your badge.
Travelling by Air
London is the best connected City in the World. You can reach London in less time from more places than any other destination
London has 6 international airports. We recommend using London City Airport, whenever possible. The airport is located 5-minutes from ExCeL London by taxi or 10-minutes by DLR (Docklands Light Railway). The airport offers 350 flights per day, from over 40 international destinations.
Travel Times from the Airports to ExCeL London
London City Airport - 5 mins (car or taxi); 15 mins by DLR
Gatwick - 1 hour 15 mins (car or taxi); 1 hour (public transport)
Stansted - 1 hour (car or taxi); 1 hour 10 mins (public transport)
Heathrow - 1 hour 20 mins (car or taxi); 1 hour 30 mins (public transport)
Luton - 1 hour 20 mins (car or taxi); 1 hour 40 mins (public transport)
Southend - 1 hour 10 mins (car or taxi); 1 hour 34 mins (public transport)
Travelling by Rail
As the Capital of the United Kingdom, London is connected by rail to all major cities in Great Britain. In addition Eurostar operate regular train services to Brussels and Paris operating from St Pancras International.
ExCeL has two entrances, the Jubilee Line is recommended as the quickest route to ExCeL London and the ICC. Alight at Canning Town and change onto a Beckton-bound DLR train, for the quick 2-stop journey to Custom House for ExCeL (West) or Prince Regent for ExCeL (East) and ICC London. For more information on times and routes please visit the TFL website.
Travelling by Tube
The Jubilee Line is recommended as the quickest route to ExCeL London and the ICC. Alight at Canning Town and change onto a Beckton-bound DLR train, for the quick 2-stop journey to Custom House for ExCeL (West) or Prince Regent for ExCeL (East) and ICC London.
You can pre order an Oyster card for your travel around London at Travel For London. Please make sure you tap in and out at Custom House and Prince Regent so you don't get over charged on for your journey.
Travel by Road
When driving to ExCeL London follow signs for Royal Docks, City Airport and ExCeL. There is easy access from the M25, M11, A406 and A13. For a map showing major local roads click here.
Please contact the AA for information on planning your journey and 24-hour live traffic reports, by calling on +44 (0) 906 888 4322.
For Sat Nav purposes, we recommend using postcode - E16 1DR.
ExCeL London offers on-site car parking for 3,700 cars.
Travelling by River and Cable Car
Thames Clippers are the leading commuter boat service on the River Thames. Departures are available from all major piers, including the O2, Greenwich, Canary Wharf, Tower Milennium, London Bridge City, Embankment, and the London Eye. DUring peak hours there is a departure every 20 minutes.
Fron the O2, take the Emirates Air Line Cable Car for the short journey across the Thsmes to ExCeL.
Please note if you are driving to ExCeL the car parking is at the West. If you have a badge you can enter at the West entrance. If you don't have a badge you will then need to get the DLR from Royal Victoria station two stops to Prince Regent station, here you will be able to collect your badge.
ExCeL London has been purposefully designed to allow unrestricted access for disabled visitors. Disabled toilets are provided throughout the venue. Telephones are located at levels suitable for wheelchair users. Disabled parking bays are available at all car parks. ExCeL London has a limited number of manual wheelchairs available for hire. The equipment is supplied, on a first come first serve basis, from the information desks located at the West and East, with a fully refundable deposit. For more detailed information please visit the ExCeL website.
‘Recent events have highlighted the need for an integrated and persistent security response across a wide spectrum of operations. The British Army is reconfiguring to meet the challenges of the contemporary security environment. An important part of this adjustment is establishing a close relationship with its industrial partners, seeking out innovative and relevant solutions as part of the DGP and exploiting mutually beneficial agendas to defeat those who threaten our security.’ Lt Gen Mark Poffley OBE, Commander Force Development and Capability, British Army
“DSEI 2015 enables us to highlight themes that will influence future UK air capability, and we will continue to pursue the excellent opportunity that DSEI 2015 provides to engage in high-level industry briefings and bilaterals.” Air Vice-Marshal Malcolm Brecht, Chief of Staff Air Capability
”The Joint Helicopter Command is very much looking forward to attending DSEI 15 and the Rotorcraft Strategic Conference. The event comes at a time when the Command is adjusting to face contemporary challenges after more than a decade of hard campaigning. The JHC’s Future Capability Strategy, which provides a roadmap for the development of Air Manoeuvre capability over the next three decades, will soon be implemented and DSEI provides a great opportunity to discuss emerging opportunities with our industrial partners." Air Cdre R D Mason OBE MA RAF
“Harris views DSEI as one of the premier defence exhibitions in the world, providing us a great opportunity to meet with European and other international customers, dealers and industrial partners in one location. Our participation in the U.S. Pavilion has never failed to attract high levels of attention from senior representatives of government and user organizations. Consequently, Harris highly values DSEI, and frequently takes advantage of this show to launch new products and showcase emerging technologies to our valued global customers.” Susan Lyne, Harris Corporation, Regional Managing Director, Europe
Tue 12th - 09:30 - 17:00
Wed 13th - 09:30 - 17:00
Thu 14th - 09:30 - 17:00
Fri 15th - 09:30 - 16:00