ADS runs a programme of free and discounted events throughout the year for all of our members to benefit from. This programme provides the opportunity to easily engage in a variety of activities at your own pace without the limitations of additional resources.

These events provide information, networking, business development and industry engagement opportunities.

We know that collaboration is key as you look to grow.

ADS types of events

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ADS events

We run free events for members throughout the year to help maximise the value of Membership giving members the opportunity to engage and participate in a variety of activities to assist.

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Member Forums

Forums take place at a member company, and typically include an industry update and the opportunity to network with peers. There are also a limited number of exhibition spaces available at these events

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ADS members reception are held up to four times a year and provide an opportunity to meet ADS teams to explore your membership, as well as to engage with fellow ADS members from across the industrial value chain

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A number of tailored, topical and sector specific briefings take place throughout the year. Our full schedule for these virtual and in-person opportunities can be found via our Events Schedule

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Non-ADS events

As an ADS Member you can take advantage of a select number of event discounts and free events which are being hosted by our network of partners, Member companies and stakeholders

Non ADS events

As an ADS Member you can take advantage of a select number of event discounts and free events which are being hosted by our network of partners, Member companies and stakeholders.

Full details and discount codes are available in the member offers & discounts section of the members area.

Astute Group – New Full Power Partnership Series for Defence, Military, & Aerospace Engineers

Series starts 19 June 2024 

Astute Group and SynQor, a proven partnership in defence
power solutions, announce The Full Power Partnership webinar series, designed to equip engineers with the knowledge and tools to overcome the unique power challenges faced in the defence sector.

Attendees will gain valuable insights into the latest advancements in military-grade power conversion technology and learn how these new technologies will benefit their current and future projects. They can also claim a free power technology consultation with Astute’s expert team – more details on the day.

“Astute Group’s deep understanding of the defence market and extensive network, combined with SynQor’s ‘Power Behind Strength’ approach, creates an unbeatable platform to engage with power engineers,” said Mark Shanley, Astute Group’s Sales & Marketing Director. “The title of this webinar series “Astute & SynQor: The Full Power Partnership” speaks of the depths of experience and the complete solutions on offer.

“Join us as we discuss the unique challenges in building deployable, mobile power solutions for land, air, and maritime projects, and the standards-compliant approaches to product selection.”

Power in Flight – Discover Aerospace Power Management Technology
📅19 June ⏰15:00

Real Sea Power On-board Power Technology for Naval and Maritime
📅26 June ⏰15:00

Real Sea Power On-board Power Technology for Naval and Maritime
📅3 July ⏰15:00

Find out more and register: Astute Group webinars | eWebinar


Vendigital – Strategies for Manufacturing Excellence in Challenging Markets Webinar Series.

27 June and 4 July 2024 

External pressures remain an enduring feature for manufacturers – whether in the form of inflation, regulation, fluctuations in supply chain or customer demand.

Navigating these challenges requires agility and informed decision-making. To help businesses respond to these challenges effectively, we’re excited to announce a series of live webinars – designed to equip leaders with the latest thinking and approaches to achieving manufacturing excellence in this environment.

These webinars are tailored for senior decision-makers and stakeholders and offer the opportunity to gain market intelligence, learn strategies for cost transformation and innovation and benefit from real world examples to highlight best practice:

Creating a competitive advantage in carbon and cost
📅27 June ⏰10:00-10:45
With panellists including Keith Thornhill, Head of Food and Beverage UK & Ireland at Siemens, Rhys Iley, Chairman of Pembrokeshire Creamery & Puffin Produce, and Sabine Sayer, Managing Consultant at Vendigital.

Robust inventory management: The key to thriving in uncertainty
📅4 July ⏰10:00-10:45
With panellists including Balaji Srimoolanathan, Director of Aerospace & Space at ADS Group Ltd and Programme Director of the The Aerospace Growth Partnership, Ebru Yildirimli, Associate Vice President of Advanced Analytics & AI at Siemens Advanta Consulting, and Jonathan Pacheco, Managing Consultant at Vendigital.

Find out more and register: Strategies for Manufacturing Excellence in Challenging Markets – Leadership Events – Vendigital