What''s on at Helitech Expo 2022

The UK's leading event for the rotorcraft industry!

Helitech Expo 2022 is taking place on the 7th & 8th of September, at the ExCeL in London, giving the opportunity to industry professionals to explore the latest cutting-edge technology and connect with experts from all corners of the rotorcraft sector.

Our esteemed list of keynote speakers is curated to give you the blueprint for success in the industry. They include… 


  • Civil

Matthias Klein, Head of Aviation Safety Management, Airbus Helicopters- ‘Focus on Aviation Safety & Quality – Looking at the Right Places’


  • AAM

David Stepnak, Executive Vice President and Chief Transformation Officer, Bristow- ‘AAM - Early Adoption to Gain Public Acceptance’

Matheu Parr, Customer Director, Rolls-Royce Electrical- ‘Pioneering electrical power and propulsion for advanced air mobility’

Colin Russell, Head of Safety, Lilium- ‘Starting safely - developing Advanced Air Mobility together, openly and collaboratively’


  • Emergency

Paul Watts, Head of Flight Operations, National Police Air Service- ‘Police Air Support - Future Service Model’

Andy Williamson, CEO, Air Ambulance Service- 'Maximising Air Assets for Greater Public Benefit'


  • Surveillance

Julia Jiggins, Head of Strategic Marketing for Aviation & Space, Thales UK- 'Accelerating the adoption of drone services at scale in the UK'


Our opening keynote speaker on the 7th of September is Matthias Klein from Airbus Helicopters. As Head of Aviation Safety Management, he will be discussing aviation safety and focusing on Airbus’ operational safety of helicopter operators and passengers, ‘Focus on Aviation Safety & Quality – Looking at the Right Places’. With the ever-changing conversations surrounding the shared airspace relating to the imminent rollout of UAVs, Matthias will take us through the strategy and approach for Airbus Helicopters. This thought-provoking session will give you the tips and tricks, for you to keep up to date with regulations and answer your industry questions. Stick around at Helitech to hear the Minister of Aviation, Maritime & Security  -  Department for TransportRobert Courts keynote speech. Laura Bowden, Global Marketing Manager at Air bp will be talking about sustainable aviation fuel and answering questions on supply, demand and its role in achieving industry net zero aims.

Held to recognise the innovators transforming the sector across the globe, Helitech Expo will also be presenting industry awards, a celebration of the innovations, services, and solutions that have made an outstanding impact on the world of VTOL over the past 12 months. This is an invaluable opportunity for our visitors to elevate their industry knowledge, and gain an upper hand on the competition. Each finalist will showcase their product or service to a panel of industry giants in front of a live audience, the awards make for an entertaining and educational break from the hustle and bustle of the show floor. All nominees will be announced 6 weeks prior to the event so make sure you keep your eye out for the companies breaking the boundaries of innovation.

As a truly informative platform, Helitech Expo will also provide seminars that will cover areas such as energy and utilities, forestry and agriculture, infrastructure and transportation, mining and aggregate public safety and emergency services, security, surveying and urban air mobility. By pulling together the industry experts to share their insights into the sector Helitech will give you over 50 hours of educational content in just two days, all alongside its sister show, DroneX Tradeshow & Conference.

Come and discover the latest advancements and stay ahead as the VTOL industry continues to adapt and diversify. This unparalleled opportunity to connect, add names to your contact book,  form career-long relationships, and learn is not one to be missed.

Your complimentary tickets will give you access to both events, so what are you waiting for? 

Get your ticket and join us there! https://bit.ly/3yYr8qZ


For more information on exhibiting and attending- https://www.helitech.co.uk/