NEW YORK, March 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Aviation Week will present the MRO Americas Conference & Exhibition, MRO Military and MRO Latin America on April 12-14, 2011 at the Miami Beach Convention Center in Florida. Leading executives, officials and professionals from all areas of the aviation and defense (A&D) maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) industry will attend to connect with existing and prospective customers, close business deals, learn about new technologies and services, and find out what the latest trends and developments are in this rapidly changing sector.
Now in its 16th year, MRO Americas and its co-located events offer unmatched editorial content and unique networking opportunities to the 6,000+ attendees. Last year, 91% of MRO exhibitors connected with prospects they hoped to meet, and three out of every four attendees agreed that the information gained at the conference is not available anywhere else. MRO Americas has a proven position as THE show continuously leading the airline and MRO industry forward, and MRO Military and MRO Latin America provide a deep-dive into topics relevant to these specific sectors. A sold-out, joint exhibition hall will host over 550 A&D product and services suppliers.
Keynote speakers at MRO Americas include J. Randolph Babbitt, administrator, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA); Barry Eccleston, president and CEO, Airbus Americas Inc.; and Wolfgang Mayrhuber, chairman of the Executive Board and CEO (retired), Deutsche Lufthansa AG. At MRO Military, the featured speakers are General Donald Hoffman, commander, US Air Force Materiel Command; John Johns, Dep. Under Sec Defense Materiel Readiness; and Rear Adm. Timothy Matthews, commander-Fleet Readiness Centers/NAVAIR, U.S. Navy. MRO Latin America attendees have the option to attend the MRO Americas keynotes, as well as specialized workshops and presentations from key executives like Ruy Amparo, vice president-MRO at Brazil's TAM Airlines.
Additional information and online registration are available at http://www.aviationweek.com/events or by calling +1-212-904-4682. On Twitter, follow @aviationweek or search for #MROAM. Discounted rates apply for MRO providers, airlines, government, military, media, and groups of three or more.
MRO Americas is produced by Aviation Week and Overhaul & Maintenance, in association with the Air Transport Association and TeamSAI. Gold sponsors include AAR Corp., Delta TechOps, Goodrich Corp., and Pratt & Whitney. The silver sponsors are Aerotech Holdings, AeroTurbine, Aviation Technical Services, Avio-Diepen, AvMat Aviation Materials Management, Inc., Barfield, Chromalloy, Fokker Services, HEICO Corp., PlaneTechs, Safran, Spirit AeroSystems, Triumph Group, Inc., and United Technical Operations. Bronze sponsors include Airbus, Associated Painters, Inc., Aveos, Bombardier, GA Telesis, GE Aviation, Lufthansa Technik, Oracle, Rockwell Collins, TIMCO Aviation Services, TRAX, TTF Aerospace, Turkish Technic Inc., and VAS Aero Services. Abu Dhabi Aircraft Technologies and SR Technics are the titanium sponsors. MRO Americas is supported by the Association of European Airlines, the International Air Transport Association, and the Miami Maintenance Management Council. Media sponsors include Airliners, Aviation Week & Space Technology, Cargo Facts, and Low Fare & Regional Airlines.
MRO Military is produced by Aviation Week, with media support from Aviation Week & Space Technology and Defense Technology International. The charter sponsor is Deloitte. Lockheed Martin is the gold sponsor. Siemens is the bronze sponsor. Northrop Grumman and Sikorsky Aerospace Services are the premier sponsors. MRO Latin America is produced by Aviation Week and Overhaul & Maintenance with assistance from media sponsors Airliners, AeroLatinNews, Aviation Week & Space Technology and Revista Aerea.
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