Benefits & Services

Benefits of Joining ADS Toulouse

ADS Toulouse membership offers a unique range of services to support its members in accessing the French market.

Aims and Objectives

To facilitate business development opportunities through value-added services responding to the ever changing economic situation

Championing the business interests of our members:

ADS Toulouse supports over 30 UK businesses operating in the aerospace, defence and space sectors.

ADS Toulouse membership benefits include:

> Focused business development opportunities

> A range of business support services

> A tailored events programme

> Intelligence gathering and monthly market reports

> Provision of offices and meeting rooms in Toulouse

Our membership ranges from SMEs to Tier 1s and OEMs.

Get valuable business development support

> Business development team

Our team offers you support on business development opportunities across sectors and within supply chains. We work closely with Procurement, Engineering, Programmes departments and competitiveness clusters to maximise the potential for you to access the French market. We can offer your business insight into the strategic landscape between the French leading global manufacturers and SMEs to help you stay ahead of developments and opportunities.

> Market Intelligence and web portal

ADS Toulouse issues a monthly market report with key information on the aerospace sector in France. Our dedicated web portal offers presentations, organisation charts and other documents related to your potential French customers. It is a one stop shop into opportunities to support your business.

Access our events programme

> Networking events: Industry briefings, conferences and company visits

We organise approximately six networking events per year either taking place in our office in Blagnac or on the company’s site. These events offer a unique opportunity to gain access to many senior decision makers and buyers across Procurement, Engineering and Programmes departments from French Aerospace OEMs & SMEs.

> ADS Toulouse Annual Event

Our ADS Toulouse annual event is a popular social occasion attended by senior representatives from the French and British aerospace industry as well as other key dignitaries. An informal Cocktail Dinatoire, it allows UK companies to network with key personalities from the French aerospace industry (Airbus, Tier 1 and all key actors of the supply chain).

> Participation at the main airshows

We attend the main airshows and trade shows such as Paris Le Bourget, Farnborough International Airshow, Aircraft Interiors Expo (AIX) and Aeromart Toulouse. We support our ADS Toulouse members with introductions and raising their profile.

Our Priorities

To further enhance the already established excellent relations with Airbus, Supply Chain, Key Aerospace and Defence players in France