The State Government, through Defence SA, is supporting industry participation in a number of key events aimed at creating new opportunities to grow the state’s defence industry.   

2020 Major Events Expression of Interest

The South Australian Government is seeking expressions of interest from companies who have a presence in South Australia to promote themselves at a number of events occurring in 2020. 

With a long and proud history of participation in major defence sector trade shows, the state government is planning to have a presence at a number of events in Australia and abroad. The below events are now open for expressions of interest:


Undersea Defence Technology (UDT)

Rotterdam, Netherlands, 26 - 28 May 2020

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Paris, France, 8 - 12 June 2020

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Land Forces

Brisbane, Australia, 1 - 3 September 2020



Paris, France, 20 - 23 October 2020


71st International Astronautical Congress

Dubai, UAE, 12 - 16 October 2020


Attending these events with the South Australian Government will provide you with the opportunity to forge new relationships with key defence industry and personnel, receive assistance in setting up introductions to your target customers, network with key industry players at ancillary events and receive exposure to VIP attendees whilst promoting your brand to an international audience.

Submit your Expression of Interest

Specific details of the South Australian Government's participation at the above events will be finalised based on industry interest and individual company requirements. If you are interested in promoting your company brand at these events please complete the form as soon as possible.

Please note that this is an expression of interest only and does not commit you to participating at the events. It is important that you take the time to respond as the level of interest for each event will inform planning of the final program for 2020.

The South Australian Government welcomes feedback and/or suggestions using your past experience at these events, with or without the South Australian Government, while we are in the early planning stages.

If you are interested in participating in any of these events, please express your interest by clicking the button below. 

For further information relating to upcoming events, please contact Nikki Salerno on 8463 7104, or email