About us

Specialist aerospace & defence conferences & exhibitions



Welcome to Tangent Link, a specialist UK based conference & exhibition organiser with a significant international presence.

The company enjoys an enviable reputation for delivering quality, highly researched & topical aerospace & defence events that draw influential key decision makers from the local & regional marketplaces – a prospective customer audience that we help tailor to meet your business objectives.

For further information, please download our corporate brochure.


Our service

Our service is simple – we connect businesses to international markets. We will help introduce you to business opportunities that are available now in new, emerging and even some ‘closed’ markets around the globe.

Our influential experience in successfully introducing our ‘customers to their customers’ marks us out as a serious contender for service provision when looking for business development & marketing opportunities to the international marketplace.

A specialist UK based conference & exhibition organiser that helps connect aerospace & defence businesses to international markets.

Creating the right business environment is our business

We believe that “people do business with people” and we are continually developing ways in which to generate the right environment for our clients to network effectively with their target customers.

Since our inception, Tangent Link has been constantly looking at ways in which to connect our clients to new markets. We see it as our role to identify new markets, where there is tangible demand for you to do business and achieve your required return on investment.

We respect that each of our clients is different

At Tangent Link we pride ourselves on working directly with our clients to provide the optimum solution for their individual needs and objectives.

Why are we different

Our reputation depends upon you achieving your goalsTangent Link’s experience in the aerospace and defence fields accumulated over 30 years is accompanied by a passion to see our customers succeed.

  • We are not just event organisers – we facilitate the connection between buyer and supplier
  • We pride ourselves on delivering high-quality matching (connecting business) services enabling you to find the opportunities available in the marketplace today
  • We view both our clients and your potential clients as our customers
  • Tangent Link has an expert team dedicated to identifying and sourcing your potential clients




Phil Guy_ Managing Director_Tangent Link

Phil Guy, Managing Director

Phil started his career in the Royal Navy and completed many tours of duty including the Falkland Islands and the Persian Gulf. Later Phil transferred to the Royal Australian Navy and in both careers he has worked in and had “hands on” operational experience with Electronic Warfare. After his navy career, Phil went on to develop a very successful consultancy company working closely  with the Australian Defence Force. He then returned to the UK and has developed strong links with prime UK, United States and Australian defence companies, as well as Universities and Government Organisations in Australia, UK and Canada.

The Managing Director of Tangent Link, Phil is a knowledge bank of experience and industry contacts that have enabled Tangent Link to become one of the leaders in international conference and event management and business development for defence companies.  Phil’s knowledge & expertise of the Australian and Asia Pacific region is a rare asset that money can’t buy and that provides a very real competitive edge to Tangent Links portfolio of aerospace & defence conferences and exhibitions.







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