Penton's SpeedNews Brings 30th Annual Commercial Aviation Industry Suppliers Conference to Los Angeles, March 7-9, 2016

Feb 17, 2016, 09:00 ET from Penton

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 17, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Suppliers to the commercial aviation industry will gather in the Los Angeles area on March 7-9, 2016 for the 30th Annual Commercial Aviation Industry Suppliers Conference, presented by Penton's SpeedNews.  The Conference will unite equipment manufacturers, material suppliers, aviation analysts, financial institutions, and marketing executives at the Beverly Wilshire in Beverly Hills, CA.  To register for the event, visit

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At the Conference, held in conjunction with the SpeedNews 6th Annual Aerospace Raw Materials & Manufacturers Supply Chain Conference, aircraft and engine manufacturers will present status reports on their programs; financial analysts will offer delivery and retirement forecasts, and review the current economic status of the industry; and marketing, MRO and operations experts will address maintenance and subcontractor issues.

The event will also mark the presentation of the Second Annual Gilbert W. Speed Award, recognizing an individual who demonstrates outstanding leadership and collaboration across the global aerospace & defense supply chain.  The award honors the legacy of the man who founded SpeedNews, the aviation industry's newsletter of record, in 1979 and established its annual suppliers conference in 1987.  David P. Storch, Chairman & CEO of AAR, was the award's inaugural winner in 2015.

Speakers include representatives from:

Alderman & Company
Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Research
Boeing Commercial Airplanes
Bombardier Commercial Aircraft 
Canaccord Genuity 
CFM International
DVB Bank
ESG Aviation Services
Fortune Aviation Services
GE Aviation
ICF International
Jet Information Services
Liberty Hall Capital Partners
The Lundquist Group
MF Aviation Consulting
Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation America
Pratt & Whitney
Raymond Valeika Consultants
Teal Group
TransDigm Group
TriMas Aerospace
Universal Asset Management
Walsh Aviation

Sponsors include Accurus Aerospace, Moss Adams, Valence Surface Technologies, Verify, CIRCOR Aerospace & Defense, TriMas Aerospace, Nycote Laboratories, Engine Lease Finance, PCC Aerostructures, Eastman Aviation Solutions, Exostar, CFM International, Monroe Union County Economic Development, Alabama, and CIT. 

Information on registration, promotional and advertising opportunities is available at or by calling +1-424-465-6501.  On Twitter, follow @speednewsconf.  For information about all SpeedNews events, 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 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,, Air Charter Guide, Air Transport World,, Aviation Week Intelligence Network, Business & Commercial Aviation, ShowNews, SpeedNews, Fleet and MRO forecasts, global maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) tradeshows and aerospace & defense conferences.

Penton is an innovative information services company that empowers nearly 20 million business decision makers in markets that drive more than 12 trillion dollars in purchases each year. Our products inform with rich industry insights and workflow tools; engage through dynamic events, education and networking; and advance business with powerful marketing services programs. Penton is the way smart businesses buy, sell and grow.

Headquartered in New York, Penton is privately owned by MidOcean Partners and Wasserstein & Co., LP. For more information, visit or follow us on Twitter @PentonNow.

Joanna Speed