32nd Annual Commercial Aviation Industry Suppliers Conference
For the 32nd year, SpeedNews presents its Annual Commercial Aviation Industry Suppliers Conference in Beverly Hills, California, on March 12-14, 2018. This Conference will provide delegates – equipment manufacturers, material suppliers, aviation industry analysts, financial institutions, and marketing executives – with important updates about the commercial aviation industry. Aircraft and engine manufacturers will present status reports on product strategies and market developments. Industry experts will present production and delivery forecasts and review the current economic status of the industry. Supply chain management, maintenance and subcontractor issues will also be addressed.

A special rate is available for delegates who are also interested in attending the SpeedNews 8th Annual Aerospace Raw Materials & Manufacturers Supply Chain Conference on March 12, 2018 at the same venue. You will see the option to register for both Conferences within our online registration form.

For additional information, email Joanna Speed, Managing Director, or call +1-424-465-6501.

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Announcing the Fourth Annual Gilbert W. Speed Award

SpeedNews Conferences is honored to announce the winner of the Fourth Annual Gilbert W. Speed Award, which was presented on March 13, 2018 to Stephen Gill, Chairman & CEO of The Gill Corporation.

Nominees for the award demonstrate outstanding leadership and collaboration across the global aerospace and defense supply chain, and honor the legacy of the man, Gil Speed, who founded SpeedNews in 1979, the aviation industry's newsletter of record, and who established its annual suppliers Conference in 1987.

Previous award winners include: David P. Storch, Chairman & CEO of AAR; Scott A. Smith, President of AMI Metals; and Jim Downey, Co-Founder of EnCore Aerospace.


 Sponsors in 2018
 CIRCOR Aerospace  Exostar 2018
PCC Valence 
 Made in Alabama CFM International
CIT Bank   ICF
 Gold Level Advertisers in 2018
 AeroDynamic Advisory
CPI Aerostructures
 Silver Level Advertisers in 2018
 Aero Metals Alliance
Alderman & Company ARIES Manufacturing
Charleston Regional
Development Alliance
 DVB Bank Fairmont Consulting Group  LeFiell Manufacturing  Rolls-Royce 
 thyssenkrupp Aerospace VSMPO-TiRus
 Bronze Level Advertisers in 2018
 Eastman Chemical Company
Galleon (Shanghai) Consulting Co., Ltd. Haggard & Stocking Kellstrom Defense Aerospace
 Mesirow Financial  PacMin
Pratt & Whitney  MRO Business Today 
 SupplyChainBrain WHI Global

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