Trade Mission to Washington – Deadline: 3rd August 2018

Subject: Join the 4th Annual UK Cyber Trade Mission to Washington DC, 5-6 September, 2018
Date: 5-6 September, 2018
Location: Washington DC
For the last 3 years, DIT has supported a successful UK cyber trade mission to Washington DC for UK companies interested in tapping into the $15bn US federal government cyber security market.
For 2018, there are a few remaining places to join this year’s mission to DC where participating companies will have the opportunity to:
  • Attend and exhibit in the dedicated UK Cyber Innovation Zone on 6th September at the 9th annual Billington Cyber Security Summit – the largest annual summit in DC focused on cybersecurity for the US federal government.
  • Network with senior US government cyber officials and industry professionals at an exclusive reception on the evening of 6th at the British Ambassador’s residence where General Paul Nakasone, the newly appointed Director of the NSA and Head of US Cyber Command, will speak.
  • Attend an exclusive pre-summit dinner on the evening of the 5th September at the Canadian Embassy for Billington Summit speakers and sponsors.
  • Take part in a planned day of additional pre-summit activities at the British Embassyon 5th September. Subject to demand,  DIT will arrange a full day of sessions to engage UK cyber companies with senior leaders from US federal government, including for example US Cyber Command, the US Department of Homeland Security and the US Department of Defence, as well as leading DC-based tech investors and industry experts on strategic selling to the US public and private sectors.  
For further details of the opportunity and costs to exhibit at the Billington CybersecuritySummit on 6th September, see this flyer. Enquiries about exhibiting at the Billington Cybersecurity Summit should be addressed to Peggy Holland at
For further details of the opportunity and costs to participate in a separate day of meetings and introductions at the British Embassy arranged by DIT on 5th September, see this flyerExpressions of interest to attend the additional day of activities at the British Embassy should be addressed to Matt Malarkey at DIT by no later than 3rd August,

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