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Canny Comms

Stand: 21
  • 2022
  • 2023
  • Yes
  • Marketing and Business Promotion
  • PR | Media
  • Research | Academia | Training
  • VR

Canny Comms (Canny) is a communications and marketing consultancy that specialises in defence and security. 

We are passionate about using our skills to support the military and its stakeholders. We do this by helping technical and complex organisations to successfully engage with their audiences to realise their goals. 

Uniquely, we have experts in science and technology in our team which combines expertise in communications and marketing, science and technology, and defence and security. This is boosted further thanks to our strategic partnership with technology consultancy Black Jellyfish. Our approach allows us to rapidly understand both complex technologies and operational requirements to shape and align messaging to audiences.

And we don’t just consult, we are a whole-service agency so we’ll be with you on the journey to engaging your audiences.Whether you need occasional advice, or for us to become a key part of your team, we can’t wait to help so please do get in touch or visit our stand at SDSC-UK.

Services include:

·        Strategy

·        Media relations

·        Public and community relations

·        Design (3D, 2D, animated or static)

·        Campaign content and copywriting

·        Social media

·        Videography, photography and augmented reality

·        Exhibitions and events

·        Websites

·        Bid writing

·        Business development


Canny is a keen supporter of the military community. We have been awarded the Silver Level Award for Military Covenant Employer Recognition Scheme. Our team includes veterans, reservists and military spouses.


The Lyle Building, Porton Science Park
Clewer Road
Porton Down
United Kingdom


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We work with Cyber Quarter, the Midlands Centre for Cyber Security/Univ of Wolverhampton, to ensure that our systems are safe, secure and robust. We are pleased to be rated in the top 10% of organisations for cyber security in the Aerospace and Defence & Security Industry. 

On occasion we are made aware of unscrupulous external actors who claim to hold data from exhibitions such as SDSC-UK. Please be advised that any person offering such data and purporting to be acting on behalf SDSC-UK is fraudulent. Any such perpetrators will be pursued by our sister company, Harrison Clark Rickerbys (hcr), a Top 100 law firm.

Our Security and IT experts advise that it is best not to respond to such emails as by doing so, you may be unwittingly verifying your own email address. If you have any concerns in this regard, please contact Anna Roby-Welford, Director, SDSC-UK