SAE International and Cygnus Business Media Agree to Hold Concurrent Aviation Events

Sep 20, 2011, 11:30 ET from SAE International

WARRENDALE, Pa., Sept. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SAE International will hold its first-ever Aerospace and Defense Ground Support Equipment Conference concurrently with the Cygnus Aviation Expo in Las Vegas in March of 2012.

Under the agreement, SAE International will share space and coordinate with Cygnus in planning technical sessions and programs. SAE International attendees will receive access to the Cygnus Aviation Expo where they can view current product displays. SAE International and Cygnus will work together on marketing and promotional services for both events.

"We are delighted to be partnering with Cygnus Business Media," Patti Kreh, manager, engineering events, SAE International, said. "This truly is beneficial for both organizations. SAE International benefits from Cygnus' long-standing tradition of excellence and name recognition with its Aviation Expo. And we (SAE International) can provide cutting-edge technology content and expertise geared specifically toward aerospace professionals and organizations."

"The collaboration between the Cygnus Aviation Expo and SAE International is a win-win for attendees and exhibitors – for attendees in that a whole new track of ground support seminars will be offered and it is a win for exhibitors in that a new group of Department of Defense Ground Support leaders will attend the Conference and the Expo," said Ulrich 'Rick' Groth, Vice President, Aviation Group, Cygnus Business Media.

The SAE International Aerospace and Defense Ground Support Equipment Conference and Cygnus Aviation Expo will be held March 7-9, 2012 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas.

For more information about the agreement or the events, call 1-724-772-8522 or e-mail .

SAE International is a global association of more than 128,000 engineers and related technical experts in the aerospace, automotive and commercial-vehicle industries. SAE International's core competencies are life-long learning and voluntary consensus standards development. SAE International's charitable arm is the SAE Foundation, which supports many programs, including A World In Motion® and the Collegiate Design Series.

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Contact: Shawn Andreassi of SAE International, 1-724-772-8522 or

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