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#SercoInSpace Q4 European event attendance recap

16/12/2022 – Noordwijk – The Netherlands 

This past quarter has been very exciting for our #SercoInSpace commercial teams in Europe, as we got the chance to attend several insightful industry events and exhibitions. Since Sapienza Consulting became a Serco company over the summer, we had the chance to join forces with their commercial team and share event attendance and stands together.

Here is a recap of all events we have attended over the past few months:

Space-Comm Expo 2022

What: The UK’s largest exhibition focused on the commercial future of space for business, defence, and aerospace.

When: 7-8 September 2022

Where: Farnborough International Exhibition and Conference Centre, Farnborough, The UK

Our team had two stands at the event. One stand was dedicated to our ECLIPSE Software Suite and one stand was dedicated to the rest of the Serco offerings in Europe.

See the event’s page here.

IAC – 73rd International Astronautical Congress

What: Annual meeting of the actors in the discipline of space hosted by the International Astronautical Federation consisting of plenary sessions, lectures and meetings. It is attended by the agency heads and senior executives of the world’s space agencies.

When: 18-22 September 2022

Where: Paris Convention Centre, Paris, France

We were delighted to be amongst the 9300+ delegates and get a glimpse of the latest scientific and technical innovations from all over the world.

See the event’s page here.

ESA Industry Space Days 2022

What: ESA’s Industry Space Days (ISD) event fosters cooperation and the sharing of ideas and expertise through partnerships within the space sector. Its focus is to increase the involvement of SMEs in space activities.

When: 28-29 September 2022

Where: ESTEC, Noordwijk, the Nethelands

Our Serco and Sapienza Consulting teams had a joint stand and had the chance to attend industry keynotes and panel discussions as well as connect with prospective clients through 1-on-1 meetings.

See the event’s page here.

EU Space Week

What: The go-to event for Europe’s space community jointly organised by the European Commission and the EU Agency for the Space Programme (EUSPA).

When: 03-06 October 2022

Where: Hybrid eventVýstaviště Prague Exhibition Centre, Prague, Czech Republic and online

Our team was represented by our Strategic Account Development Director Frederique Berenbach and Serco Head of Sales Gianmaria Giaconia.

See the event’s page here.

Space Tech Expo Europe

What: Europe’s largest B2B event for the space industry, showcasing the latest from technical designers, sub-system suppliers, manufacturers and components through the systems integrators for civil, military, and commercial space.

When: 15-17 November 2022

Where: Messe Bremen, Bremen, Germany

The event was attended by both Serco and Sapienza Consulting’s teams at a joint stand and offered a great chance for connecting with existing and prospective clients.

See the event’s page here.

All in all, this last quarter has been a fruitful one in terms of our teams attending most of the key industry conferences, maintaining a strategic overview of the ever-evolving European space landscape, and establishing new connections with customers and peers. We are expecting a busy and exciting year ahead, full of opportunities for attending more exciting space events and further expanding our network within the buzzing space industry.

Next on the list:

15th European Space Conference – 24-15 January 2023 in Brussels

SpaceOps 2023 – 6-10 March 2023 in Dubai

Stay tuned!