31st Annual Commercial Aviation Industry Suppliers Conference
For the 31st year, SpeedNews presents its Annual Commercial Aviation Industry Suppliers Conference in Beverly Hills, California, on March 13-15, 2017. This Conference is geared towards equipment manufacturers, material suppliers, aviation analysts, financial institutions, and marketing executives, all of whom will walk away with new knowledge about the industry. Aircraft and engine manufacturers will present status reports on their programs. Industry experts will offer delivery and retirement forecasts, and review the current economic status of the industry. Maintenance and subcontractor issues will also be addressed.

Please reach out to Joanna Speed by phone at +1-424-465-6501, or email if you have any questions about this Conference.

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Announcing the Third Annual Gilbert W. Speed Award to be presented at the 31st Annual Commercial Aviation Industry Suppliers Conference

The Gilbert W. Speed award recognizes an individual who demonstrates outstanding leadership and collaboration across the global aerospace & defense supply chain. Furthermore, the award honors the vision and values embodied by Gil Speed’s career in aerospace and as a leading publisher of information, media and event products designed to share knowledge, build relationships and improve the effectiveness of the industry. Submit your nomination now!

In 2016, the award was presented to Mr. Scott A. Smith, President of AMI Metals.


 Sponsors in 2016
 Accurus Aerospace
Moss Adams Valence
 CIRCOR Aerospace   Nycote Exostar   
 PCC  TriMas   ELFC Eastman 
 CFM International Monroe Union
Made in Alabama  CIT 
 Gold Level Advertisers in 2016
 Aero Metals Alliance Alderman & Co. ARIES Manufacturing Ascent Aerospace
 Standard Graphene thyssenkrupp Aerospace  Vulcanium
 Silver Level Advertisers in 2016  
 Aero-Spaces Aeronamic Alderman & Co. DVB Bank
 EPTAM Plastics Fairmont Consulting Group  Henkel ICF International 
 Kellstrom Defense LeFiell Manufacturing  LORD Corporation The Offshore Group 
 PacMin TBL Strategy  VSMPO-TiRus
 Bronze Level Advertisers in 2016
 Mesirow Financial
Pratt & Whitney