SW Aerotech Expo


7 October 2021


All day


Westbourne Close, Yeovil, Yeovil, BA20 2DD


Join us for the South West’s first major Aerospace and Advanced Engineering business to business networking event, post the lifting of Covid restrictions!

The event will bring together keynote speakers from across the aerospace and advanced engineering sectors and its networking zones will provide ample opportunities for businesses large and small to re-establish B2B networks.

The AeroTech Expo will attract a significant number of aerospace and advanced engineering industry professionals from across the Southwest and UK.

Attendees will be hearing from Industry experts who will give the latest industry insights into the plans for recovery in the aerospace sector together with the exciting prospects in the development of sustainable aviation. The event will also feature specialist networking zones with activities designed to meet key business needs. Thus, enabling the greatest interchange of ideas and networking.

The flagship exhibition will connect suppliers and technology providers face-to-face with the Aerospace and advanced engineering community, to facilitating business and knowledge exchange right there on the show floor. It is the perfect mechanism to support recovery and future grow plans!


Event Structure

Morning 9.30-12.30

The morning session will be focused on Speeches and panel sessions.

Speakers are being invited to inform the attendees of the following areas:

• Aerospace industry overview

• Developments in sustainable aviation

• Prospects for future UK aviation and VTOL programs


Afternoon 13.30-16.00

The afternoon session will be focused on networking sessions and prospects for business opportunities.

Speakers are being invited to run sessions on the following areas:

• Supply chain opportunity sessions (Aero, rail, space, defence)

• Specialised zones and talks:

  • Skills development
  • Digital Capabilities for SMEs
  • SC21- supply chain capability enhancement
  • DIT Support




We’re bringing back face to face support by providing specialist zones at out SW Aerotech Expo!

Video meetings are great, but we can get so much more with a face to face exchange from an industry export!

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Venue & Location

Located close to the Leonardo Helicopters Yeovil manufacturing centre. The Westland Conference centre has recently had significant investment and offers exhibitors and attendees an excellent environment for networking.

Check out the venue here: https://www.westlandsyeovil.co.uk



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Covid Statement

Please note that the event may be subject to Covid restrictions based on regulations advised by the UK Government.

In view of the ongoing threat of Covid, we are working with the venue to ensure the relevant safety measures are in place.

We recommend that all attendees endeavour to be double vaccinated, however if you have chosen not to we would recommend taking a lateral flow test a couple of days prior to event to protect other attendees.

We will not be refusing entry to anyone who is not vaccinated.

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