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Mar
21
Wed
6:00 pm FAC Annual Networking Dinner 2018 @ Farnborough College of Technology
FAC Annual Networking Dinner 2018 @ Farnborough College of Technology
Mar 21 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
FAC Annual Networking Dinner 2018 @ Farnborough College of Technology
FAC is pleased to announce their Annual Networking Dinner which will be taking place in the newly refurbished Farnborough College of Technology. This year it takes place on 21st March 2018.   There will be[...]
Mar
22
Thu
9:00 am Doing Business in the USA – acce... @ Concorde Room
Doing Business in the USA – acce... @ Concorde Room
Mar 22 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Doing Business in the USA – accelerated growth for innovative UK companies @ Concorde Room | England | United Kingdom
The US Defence budget runs at around half a trillion dollars annually, and the US remains the worlds largest civil aerospace market. US prime contractors actively seek supply chains in the UK and innovative UK[...]
Apr
18
Wed
9:00 am Sales Training for Engineering B... @ Montgomery Room,
Sales Training for Engineering B... @ Montgomery Room,
Apr 18 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Aim Sales skills  are the single  most  undervalued and misunderstood  skills in business. Engineering businesses can dramatically improve their turnover  by implementing  effective sales techniques and a driven sales plan. This course will increase the[...]

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About FAC:

FAC (Farnborough Aerospace Consortium) is a business-winning trade association with national and international members. It is the longest 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.
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