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Register to Meet the Primes!

This year at Avalon Airshow 23, in conjunction with our friends at Hays and Michael Fairweather & Associates, BenchOn is running an event to help small to medium businesses better understand and connect with Australia's best Primes.

Being held from 0930 - 1200 on Thursday 2 March, 50 selected participants will hear a short presentation from each Prime, discussing their opportunities, programs, requirements and tips for suppliers to get involved. Participants will then have time for questions specific to each Prime. 

BenchOn will match up the capabilities of each selected participant, to the required capbilities of each Prime and will make appropriate connections with contact details to allow participants to set up their own meetings directly with the requested Primes.

With local, Australian Industry content being so important for all Defence programs, this FREE 'Meet the Primes' event will:

  • Help link small business capability into the Prime's supply chain,
  • Promote the capabilities required for some of Australia's biggest programs,
  • Provide small businesses the opportunities to get their questions answered by the right people, and
  • Kickstart those relationships that may become highly beneficial to both parties.

If you are an interested small or medium business, register at the bottom of the page now! 

Avalon Airshow Trade Visitor Registration

In addition to registering for this event below, you will still need to register for the Avalon Airshow itself to gain entry. 

Why are we doing this?

Giving SMEs and Primes the opportunity to meet, communicate and collaborate is key to Australia's successful delivery of vital projects. We are seeking to create a diverse ecosystem, to ensure our Sovereign Capability for years to come.

Tim Walmsley, CEO, BenchOn


Leverage your existing workforce, supply chain and supplier panels more effectively. Be better prepared for a resource-competitive future.

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Registrations are now Open!

If you are a small to medium business that is attending Avalon and you would like to register your interest in attending the Meet the Primes event, please fill out the form below.

We are limited to just 50 spots so the information you enter will be used to match your business to the needs of the Primes that are presenting and vice cersa. If you are successful, you will be notified by email.

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