Penton's Aviation Week Network Now Accepting Nominations for 2016 Program Excellence Awards

Jan 21, 2016, 09:00 ET from Penton

NEW YORK, Jan. 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Nominations are now being accepted for the 2016 Aviation Week Network Program Excellence Awards, held by Penton's Aviation Week Network, the largest multimedia information and services provider for the global aviation, aerospace and defense industries.  The awards honor global aerospace and defense programs and projects, their leaders and their teams for going beyond meeting requirements to exemplify the best in value creation, leadership, adapting to complexity and executing with excellence. 

Developed in 2004, the Aviation Week Network Program Excellence Awards were created in response to repeated concerns about the complexity and difficulty associated with managing and leading the aerospace and defense programs that make up the industry's work.  Entries will be judged by a panel of program management experts representing government agencies, academia and industry.

The winners will be featured in Aviation Week & Space Technology and at  Awards will be presented to finalists and winners at the annual Aviation Week Network Program Management Symposium and banquet on October 26, 2016 in Scottsdale, AZ, during the second annual AerospaceDefenseChain Conference, jointly produced by the Aviation Week Network and SpeedNews.  Nominations close February 10, 2016.    

To nominate a program, send the following information to Carole Hedden, Program Excellence editorial director for the Aviation Week Network, at

  • Name of Program
  • Program Leader(s) Name
  • Program Leader(s) Title
  • Program Leader(s) Email
  • Program Leader(s) Telephone Number

Aviation Week Network Program Excellence Awards sponsors include Boeing Defense, Space & Security, Elbit Systems of America, Honeywell Aerospace, Lockheed Martin Corp., Northrop Grumman Corp., and Rockwell Collins.  For more information, visit

Penton's Aviation Week Network is the largest multimedia information and services provider for the global aviation, aerospace and defense industries that has a database of 1.2 million professionals around the world.  Industry professionals rely on Aviation Week Network 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 Air Transport World, Aviation Week & Space Technology, AC-U-KWIK, Aircraft Blue Book,, Air Charter Guide,, 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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Elizabeth Sisk  
Director, Marketing Communications  
Aviation Week Network