On 8th May 2012 representatives from Core attended Westminster for a Parliamentary Reception highlighting the special capabilities of Northern Ireland Defence and Security Companies hosted by Jeffrey Donaldson in collaboration with ADS.
Guests at the Reception included representatives from the Home Office and Serious Organised Crime Agency along with the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, the Minister of State for Northern Ireland, the Shadow Secretary of State for Northern Ireland and the Chair of the Defence Select Committee.
The reception included a welcome by Jeffery Donaldson MP, a member of the House of Commons Defence Select Committee, who stressed the importance of the companies present to the UK economy and the vital role the Defence and Security Industries have for growth. A short video promoting the companies attending was commissioned for the Reception and is available to view.
About ADS: ADS is the trade association advancing the UK Aerospace, Defence, Security and Space Industries. It represents over 900 companies from constituencies throughout the UK, including over 850 SMEs, and with Farnborough International Limited (FIL), which runs the Farnborough International Airshow, a wholly-owned subsidiary.