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SMi Group Ltd

Global Event Producing Company

The SMi Group is a highly Professional, Independent and Global event producing company that specialises in Business to Business Conferences, Workshops, Masterclasses and Training. We create and deliver events within Defence, Security, Energy, Utilities, Finance and Pharmaceutical sectors.

Our aim is to provide you with the highest Quality Events in Defence, Security, Energy, Utilities, Finance and Pharmaceutical sectors, which are timely, relevant and important to you and your company!

We pride ourselves on being connected to the best and most Knowledgeable Expert speakers in your business sector. We believe in bringing you together with your peers in order to Learn, Engage, Share and Network with the very best. We hold events in over 30 major cities throughout the world including London, Paris, Singapore and have welcomed over 200k participants from 80 countries to our events.

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Future Armoured Vehicles Eastern Europe - 02/03/2016

Lockheed Martin and Rheinmetall Chempro will feature at Eastern Europe's Most Focused Armoured Vehicles Meeting

Future Armoured Vehicles Eastern Europe will return to Prague, Czech Republic on the 17th-18th May for its’ second year.

SMi Group is delighted to welcome Lockheed Martin as a new speaker and sponsor of Future Armoured Vehicles Eastern Europe 2016. In addition, participants will get the opportunity to network with leading industry representatives including Rheinmetall Chempro, the latest exhibitor of this year’s event.

For sponsorship and exhibition enquiries, please contact Justin Predescu on: +44 (0) 207 827 6130 or email

This high level meeting will bring together senior military leadership, project decision makers and technical experts alongside the vehicle manufacturers and cutting edge industry solution providers to collaborate on future endeavours that will enhance the security and stability of Eastern Europe and its neighbouring countries.


  • Learn how to do business in Eastern Europe from procurement and high level military decision makers from The Czech Republic, Estonia, Slovenia, Austria and Poland
  • Gain detailed insight into the Czech Armed Forces future armoured vehicle modernisation plans
  • Generate new leads through meeting new prospects from a variety of new countries and programmes
  • Educate the market on your company’s capability and make the business case for how they can solve your potential customer's challenges and requirements
  • Launch new products or services at Future Armoured Vehicles Eastern Europe 2016
  • Build your brand so your solutions are front of mind when your prospects are putting potential solution providers on their short list
  • Meet and network with active buyers while there is still a chance to influence their purchase decision! Having the Defence and Security Association of the Czech Republic (DSIA) as an official Partner gives you the opportunity to meet and partner with local industry

With the conference taking place in Prague, Czech Republic, the line-up features many key Czech speakers:

  • Daniel Kostoval Deputy Minister Head of the Armaments and Acquisition Division, Ministry of Defence Czech Republic
  • Colonel Pavel Lipka Commnader 7th Mechanised Brigade, Czech MoD
  • Brigadier General Jaromir Zuna Director of Support Division, Czech MoD
  • Tomas Dvoracek Deputy Director, National Armaments Office, National Armaments Office
  • Josef Kopecky Commander, Training Command - Military Academy, Czech MoD
  • Zdenek MIKULA Chief of Infantry Section, Development of Land Forces Department, Division of Capabilities Development and Planning, Czech MoD
  • Jan Kerdik Deputy Commander 73rd Tank Battalion, Czech MoD

For the full agenda breakdown with all speakers and their topics please visit the event website

For sponsorship enquiries contact Justin Predescu on: +44 (0) 207 827 6130 or email

For delegate enquiries contact James Hitchen on +44 (0) 207 827 6054 or email

For media enquiries contact Ina Luft on +44 (0) 207 827 6732 or email

Future Armoured Vehicles Eastern Europe
17th – 18th May 2016
Prague, Czech Republic
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Contact number: +44 20 7827 6054
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