MAST Asia nominated for prestigious award

Sat 15 Aug 2015 @ 11:00

British Chamber of Commerce in Japan

Once again MAST Communications (owner and organiser of the MAST Asia event series) has been independently nominated for British Chamber of Commerce in Japan (BCCJ) Business of the year Award.

The BCCJ awards recognise achievements in bringing Japanese authorities/businesses together with their international counterparts. The awards evening will take place on November 13th at Tokyo's top ranking Palace Hotel.

MAST Communications will support any MAST Asia sponsor, exhibitor or delegate (2015 or 2017) wishing to join the MAST table(s) at the glitzy awards evening of networking, food and entertainment with a 50% contribution to the price of their place to join the evening.


Industry consultants/investors set sights on MAST Europe 2016

Sat 15 Aug 2015 @ 11:00

This year's tenth anniversary MAST trade-show could see the addition of a new category of exhibitors in the hall - investors.

MAST has a proven ability to unite the defence contractors with both their naval operators/technologists customers and procurement specialists, but also innovative companies and SMEs, many of whom are seeking funding or M&A’s opportunities. Not surprisingly then, MAST Europe 2016 has been put on some well know investor/consultancy firms ‘watch lists’.

With the MAST offices have now receiving many enquiries to support MAST Europe 2016 as a 'strategic sponsor' or otherwise as exhibitors. SMEs or other companies looking for help finding business partners in the defence sector should consider exhibition space at the fourteenth MAST trade-show with product briefings.


Diary dates – MAST Asia 2017

Wed 12 Aug 2015 @ 11:00

Following direct requests to the organisers from the international authorities/navies, exhibitors, sponsors, delegates and VIPs that supported the first MAST Asia (Japan’s first ever international defence trade-show and conference), the dates and venue for the next edition have been secured.

We are therefore delighted to announce the following information:

MAST Asia 2017
17th to 19th May 2017
Makuhari Messe, Tokyo, Japan

Further details will follow in future eNews.

Prospective exhibitors should contact the MAST sales team now to secure their best location in the hall.

Prospective conference authors will receive the Call for Papers in due course.


Cyber Security experts sought for MAST conference

Fri 7 Aug 2015 @ 11:00

Following the addition of Cyber to the domains covered by the MAST conference sessions (previously Undersea, Surface, Air & Space), the MAST Technical Conference Committee is actively seeking presenters with particular expertise in the Cyberspace field.

The call for papers is now live:


MAST Europe 2016 to boast most comprehensive VIP/Hosted buyer programme

Fri 7 Aug 2015 @ 11:00

Building upon the bespoke “match-making” programme which united top level VIPs with MAST participants/exhibitors this year in Japan, VIP invitations for MAST 2016 will be sent to Chiefs of Navy, Deputy Chiefs of Navy, procurement officials and senior scientists in government ministries from a broader scope of countries than previously.

In particular, MAST participants can expect operators and senior-level technologists from: Australia, Bahrain, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Denmark, France, Germany, India, Japan, Kuwait, Malaysia, Norway, Oman, Philippines, Poland, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Sweden, Thailand, Turkey, UAE, UK, USA, Vietnam (…and of course The Netherlands)


Special Savings for Earlybird Exhibitors

Fri 7 Aug 2015 @ 11:00

Dutch Naval jack

Companies booking exhibition space or sponsorships for the tenth anniversary edition of MAST (next June in Amsterdam) are being given a substantial discounts.

Two stages of “earlybird” reservations allow prospective exhibitors reserving space/sponsorhip(s) to save up to a huge 20%!!!

Interested organisations should contact their appropriate MAST sale contact now: