NEW YORK, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Penton's Aviation Week, the largest multimedia information and services provider to the global aviation, aerospace and defense industries, will hold its MRO Americas 2014 Conference & Exhibition www.aviationweek.com/events/mro on April 8-10 at the Phoenix Convention Center in Phoenix, AZ.
This annual event, the industry's largest, explores the future of aviation and defense maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) through a series of drill-down discussions and networking opportunities drawing nearly 10,000 industry and government professionals. The event also hosts an exhibition hall with more than 700 MRO product and service providers.
MRO Americas 2014 will present more than 100 speakers from airlines, regulators, suppliers and service counterparts, including Peggy Gilligan, Associate Administrator for Aviation Safety, FAA and Matthew Bromberg, President - Aftermarket, Pratt & Whitney, who will deliver the keynote addresses. The agenda includes intensive sessions and workshops covering all aspects of MRO including: Advanced Materials, Airline Operations, Avionics, Business Development, Engineering, Finance, GSE, Leasing, Logistics/Supply Chain, Propulsion, Purchasing and Technology. A dedicated forum for MRO Military will feature the sustainment leadership of the Department of Defense, military services, and depots along with industry participants.
During MRO Americas, Aviation Week editors will present the prestigious MRO Global Awards, honoring the world's top MRO and aftermarket companies, and Airlines for America will present its 47th Annual Nuts & Bolts Awards, recognizing exceptional service and contributions in the engineering and maintenance fields of the commercial aviation industry.
MRO Americas is the flagship of Aviation Week's MRO series, which has a proven reputation as the leading force in bringing together airlines, MROs, suppliers, OEMs, regulators and industry experts as they define the global aviation industry. Additional events include MRO Middle East, MRO Latin America, MRO Asia, MRO Europe, and MRO Eastern Europe, Baltics & Russia.
Information is available at www.aviationweek.com/events/mro or by calling +1.212.904.4682. On Twitter, follow @aviationweek, @avweekevents, #MROAM, #MROMIL Discounts are available for qualified airlines, aircraft leasing personnel, government, military and media. Download Aviation Week's MRO Americas Event App at www.aviationweek.com/eventapp. For information about all Aviation Week events, visit http://www.aviationweek.com/events.
MRO Americas is produced by Aviation Week in partnership with TeamSAI. Premier sponsors are Delta TechOps, Pratt & Whitney, and UTC Aerospace Systems. A complete listing of all sponsors and supporters is available at http://mroamericas.aviationweek.com/amer14/.
About Aviation Week
Aviation Week, a division of Penton, is the largest multimedia information and services provider for the global aviation, aerospace and defense industries. Industry professionals rely on Aviation Week for analysis, marketing and intelligence. Customers include the world's leading manufacturers, suppliers, airlines, business aviation operators, militaries, governments and other organizations that serve this global market. The product portfolio includes Aviation Week & Space Technology, AC-U-KWIK, Aircraft Blue Book, Airportdata.com, Air Charter Guide, Air Transport World, AviationWeek.com, Aviation Week Intelligence Network, Business & Commercial Aviation, ShowNews, SpeedNews, Fleet and MRO forecasts, global maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) tradeshows and aerospace & defense conferences.
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