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Sep
10
Thu
10:00 am How to successfully manage Intel... @ Wellington Room, Rushmoor Borough Council
How to successfully manage Intel... @ Wellington Room, Rushmoor Borough Council
Sep 10 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
FAC Business Service Group presents: How to successfully manage Intellectual Property and Patents in the Aerospace Sector This two hour workshop includes a presentation by Emily Teesdale (Partner at Abel & Imray) on factors to be considered in successfully managing … Continue reading
Sep
14
Mon
9:00 am Digital Marketing for Engineerin... @ Montgomery Room
Digital Marketing for Engineerin... @ Montgomery Room
Sep 14 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Aim Aids your comprehension of digital marketing while helping you to understand how to increase sales and boost your web ranking on the internet for engineering businesses. This will reduce your marketing costs, increase customer engagement and reduce the cost … Continue reading
Sep
21
Mon
all-day Farnborough Air Show 2016 Awaren... @ The Concorde Room, Rushmoor Borough Council
Farnborough Air Show 2016 Awaren... @ The Concorde Room, Rushmoor Borough Council
Sep 21 all-day
FAC will present all the opportunities for members to have all the information they need to get the best out of exhibiting at the Farnborough Air Show. We will be showcasing the options available to you, over 60% of the … Continue reading

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About Us - Use 1

About FAC:

FAC (Farnborough Aerospace Consortium) is a business-winning trade association with national and international members. It is the largest and most established aerospace and defence trade body in the UK, providing support to some 300 companies located in southern England – the heart of the UK’s aerospace industry.

Through its unrivalled experience and expertise, FAC acts as an enabler for business between large primes and the supply chain, particularly Small to Medium Size Enterprises. It enables its members to become more competitive and increase their market share through facilitating local and international trading, technology transfer and development, sharing of best practice and training plus lobbying at national level on key issues facing the sector.

The FAC recognises the consequences and impact of globalisation. It is committed to the long-term strategic growth of the aerospace and defence sectors, ensuring the region continues to excel on a global scale.

Mission Statement

‘Enabling members to improve their business winning opportunities and capabilities’

FAC aims to make a significant contribution to sustaining a prosperous aerospace and defence industry in the UK by:

  • Being a leading aerospace and defence trade body
  • Supporting and championing the cause of the aerospace and defence industry
  • Providing a brokering service to help members win new business
  • Developing for all relevant sectors an effective contract winning and collaborative working mechanism to win and undertake work
  • Being recognised internationally as a key portal for investment and business winning aerospace and defence opportunities in the UK particularly for SMEs
  • Being recognised by academia and research establishments as a key route to the aerospace and defence industry
  • Being accepted by Government and the industry as the principal voice of SMEs in the aerospace and defence industries in the UK
  • Working with appropriate partners to establish an effective learning and skills programme to attract and retain people in the aerospace and defence industries and to develop the skills of the existing and future workforce.
  • Developing funding sources for FAC and its members including membership services, consultancy and winning and managing Government projects/initiatives
  • Establishing good communications with the media to promote the aerospace and defence industries.