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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 Helicopter Technology 2017 - 15/03/2017

Royal Danish Air Force Continue to Enhance Their Helicopter Fleet and Will Now Present at the Future Helicopter Technology Conference

Royal Danish Air Force will speak at Rome’s Future Helicopter Technology conference on 18-19 May 2017.

Future Helicopter Technology 2017 will deliver real insight and learning experiences through its expertly selected speakers, who have been recommended through extensive research and consultation carried out across the industry.

In recent news: "Safran Helicopter Engines has signed a seven-year contract with Denmark’s Defence Acquisition and Logistics Organization, to support 14 RTM 322-powered EH101 Merlin operated by the Royal Danish Air Force." * Source: Safran 2016

The Royal Danish Air Force continues to enhance their helicopter fleet, maintaining their status as one of the world leaders in helicopter technology. For this reason SMi is pleased to announce attendees of May’s Future Helicopter Technology conference will have the opportunity to hear from:

Colonel Henrik Kanstrup, Commander Helicopter Wing Karup, Royal Danish Air Force

Presenting: Helicopter Wing Karup: Ready to Deploy in Any Environment

  • Operational capabilities from the Artic to Afghanistan
  • Efficient search and rescue and surveillance capacity inside and outside national boundaries
  • The importance of joint exercises to face growing threats

A detailed agenda and full speaker line-up can be viewed on the website:

Event highlights:

  • More helicopter platforms represented than any other 2017 military event: NH90, TIGER, Sikorsky UH-60, Bell UH-1Y, CH-53E Super Stallion, Merlin Mk3
  • A detailed focus on Maritime Helicopter Optimisation with briefings from USMC, Royal Navy and Commander Italian Naval Aviation
  • Top military rotary commanders presenting from: Italy, Spain, Germany, Denmark and Belgium, giving you essential access to strategic and equipment decision makers
  • Key focuses include: updates from Europe, special operations and rapid deployment, fleet modernisation, naval helicopter perspectives, updates on global and strategic projects, next generation rotary development

The event will feature speakers from Germany, Spain, USMC, France, the Royal Navy, NATO, Belgium, Austria and OCCAR. Along with our host nation keynote speakers from the Italian Army, Air Force, Navy and Special Operations command.

SMi are delighted to offer reduced rates to Military, Government & Public Sector representatives. A £100 early bird booking discount is also valid until the 31st March 2017, delegates can register on the event website.

Future Helicopter Technology 2017

Rome, Italy

18-19 May 2017

For sponsorship enquiries, contact Sadia Malick on: +44 (0) 207 827 6748,

For media enquiries, contact Shannon Cargan on +44 20 7827 6138 or

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