Membership Benefits



Regular Presentations and Discussion Forums: The subscription fee is annual, allowing DSMC member representatives to attend all the Council’s calendar events throughout the membership period.


Exclusive Defense, Space & Security Events: DSMC member-only invitations to exclusive Defense, Space & Security events.


Middle East-wide Membership with International Access: Membership in DSMC is by invitation only, and provides members with access to senior GCC and international colleagues. Specific inbound participation from members’ will be complemented by outbound opportunities, and as we expand our reach more opportunities will become available, entitling our members to benefit and broaden their international networks.


Focus Groups: The ability to tap into the thinking of DSMC members and to ‘brainstorm’ marketing, operational and logistical challenges is a very powerful asset.  Few, if any, organization can offer convenient and timely access to the finest thinking of the best Defense, Space & Security marketers ‘on demand’.  DSMC achieves this by routinely, strategically, and selectively offering its members’ access to the world’s leading experts. Our reputation and capacity to create such opportunities are unparalleled in the region.  DSMC acts as the organizer and facilitator of focus group events, working with our members to deliver valuable discussions, and ensuring the most pressing business needs are addressed.

Networking: With an extensive network, DSMC offers members’ the ability to pick up the phone and call other members’ to discuss marketing, budgeting and customer-related issues, in the spirit of mutual support and cooperation.


Relationship Brokering: DSMC routinely and regularly engages in corporate ‘match-making’, connecting members’ who express an interest in working together on joint promotions to achieve efficiencies and enable them to more quickly gain market share.


Association: Being a member of an invitation-only group, comprising the most prestigious Defense, Space, and Security product and services companies, and having immediate and personal access to decision makers.


Ability to Tap Members for Collaborations and Partnerships: DSMC members’ constantly seek out opportunities to work together for mutual benefit; DSMC strongly and actively supports such efforts.

Participation in Other Exclusive Initiatives: Including Knowledge Exchange, Joint Promotions, Off-Sites and Database Exchange.


Regular Access to Interested Media: DSMC constantly and routinely exploits opportunities to refer members’ to journalists looking for specific points of view on different industry groups and trends in the Defense, Space & Security market and among customers of Defense, Space & Security products and services.  This benefits the profile of our member companies.


“CEOs Only” Lunches and Off-sites:  Opportunities for ‘face time’ with senior decision makers in a less formal environment.  


Access to Member and Prospective Member List: An extensive list of names, and contact information available only to members’ for special member-targeted mailings and promotions. Member hosted events receive full RSVP list at conclusion of event.


Executive Retreats/Off-sites: Opportunities for DSMC members’ to build relationships, discuss current trends, and explore a wide range of collaborations.


Research: DSMC periodically conducts specific research projects exclusively for Members.


Access and Invitation to Chapter Events: Members’ will have access and invitations to other DSMC Chapter events, as well as published calendars of events and member lists, as we continue to grow.


Invitations to Member Events and Participation in Member Clubs: Opportunities to expose your business to a wide range of like-minded members within and outside the Middle East.

Coordination of Speaking Opportunities and Participation in Focus Groups: Always focused on the Defense, Space & Security market or Defense, Space & Security customers.


Benefits for DSMC Members:

  • Company logo displayed on DSMC website and marketing materials.

  • 10% discount off all DSMC’s Official Media Filming - corporate photography, event photography and corporate filming services.

  • 10% discount off all GLOBAL DEFENSE: Business Report sponsorship packages.

  • 15% discount off all DSMC Consulting and Advisory Board proposals and packages (when booking and confirmation made in advance).

  • 20% discount off DSMC Additional Business Services (on a case-by-case basis).

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