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12 - 15 September 2023

Excel - London

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Space Hub


Space Hub

The Space Hub recognises the ever-growing dependency on the domain as global militaries creating dedicated branches for space operations. 

With the British Prime Minister's commitment of an additional £16.5billion for UK defence budgets and the launch of a new Space Command set to launch the country's first rocket by 2022, DSEI 2021 was aptly timed to provide a platform to share and discuss next generation technologies.

In Conversation With... Air Vice Marshal Harv Smyth OBE, DFC, the UK's first Director of Space

Check out our exclusive conversation with Air Vice Marshal Harv Smyth as part of our webinar series 'In Conversation With...'. This webinar breaks new ground and explores the Ministry of Defence's new Space Directorate and building a world beating space sector.

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AVM Harv Smyth

Integrated Space Showcase

The Integrated Space Showcase featured discussions developed in partnership with the UK Space Directorate.

The Showcase was designed to outline and launch the UK Space Directorate's National Innovation Programme, featuring an SME showcase and forward roadmap.


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DSEI Space Adviser 

Dr Michael Holden

Michael Holden

The appointment of Dr Holden as the first Space Adviser for DSEI cements the event’s position as the industry’s leading defence exhibition, and further expands its growth as a truly multi-domain event across the aerospace, land, naval, and cyber domains.

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THE UK Space Industry



*Figures taken from ‘Size & Health of UK Space Industry 2018’ (UK Space Agency, 2018)

Why Exhibit?

Why Exhibit

Present your capabilities
to senior military
procurement staff
and international
defence ministers.

Why Exhibit

Connect with the entire
supply chain and exhibit
alongside Primes and
Tier 1 companies to
accelerate growth.

Why Exhibit

Be part of a focalised
community dedicated
to addressing the future
of defence space and
technological drivers.

Why Exhibit

Hub exhibitors
benefit from a targeted
marketing campaign,
driving the right
visitors to your stand.

  • Exhibiting in the Space Hub helped draw people and encouraged relevant contacts.
    Bill Leach
    Head of Marketing, Events & Media
  • It's important to have a presence in the Space Hub at DSEI and support its expansion.
    Niall MacDougall
    Business Development Support, Thales Alenia Space UK

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