Happy New Year! InterConnect Wiring knows that 2020 is going to be a fantastic year for the aerospace and defense industry, filled with many exciting trade shows and events we can’t wait to attend! Here are the top 9 trade shows for the first quarter that you won’t want to miss:
We will kick off the 2020 trade show season with MRO Latin America, which will take place January 22-23 in Cartagena, Colombia. MRO (which stands for Maintenance, Repair, and Overhaul) provides a world-class venue for industry professionals to exchange ideas and knowledge, share experiences, and debate issues relevant to aerospace engineering and maintenance communities. You can learn more about the event and register here.
The HAI Heli-Expo will take place January 27-30 in Anaheim, California. When you are not at Disneyland, head over to the Heli-Expo! This amazing expo hosts the global helicopter everyone who is “someone” in our industry will be there. You can learn more about Heli-Expo and register here.
The 7th annual Air Force Contracting Summit will take place January 30-31 in Destin, Florida. This summit is one of the top military contracting events of the year and will focus on providing attendees with information on all things US Air Force. Topics of discussion will include budget proposals, mission priorities, and contracting opportunities. The event will also host matchmaking sessions with the opportunity to meet one-on-one with representatives from government agencies, contracting services, and prime contractors, making it one of the most exciting networking opportunities you won’t want to miss! You can learn more about the summit and register here.
Our first event of February will be Asia’s largest aerospace and defense event, the Singapore Airshow! This conference will take place February 11-16 in Singapore and will host high-level government, military officials, and senior-level executives from around the world. Aerospace Industries Association (AIA) will be present at this year’s show. Be a part of this exciting event by registering here.
We are very excited to once again attend the WHMA Annual Wire Harness Conference, which will take place February 18-20 in Las Vegas, Nevada. For the past 26 years, this event has served as an opportunity to learn, share, and discover new approaches to many aspects of the wire harness industry. In addition to seeing the newest innovations in wiring technology, guests can also take part in peer-to-peer networking, best-practices roundtable discussions, and presentations about topics important to manufacturers, OEMs, and suppliers. Learn more about this annual conference and register to attend here.
AeroExpo will take place March 3-5 in Toluca, Mexico for their 17th convention. This international aviation trade show and conference is designed by entrepreneurs FOR entrepreneurs and hosts a large number of aviation experts from a variety of aeronautical disciplines. You can read more about AeroExpo and register by visiting their website.
The Global Aerospace Summit will take place in Abu Dhabi, UAE from March 17-19. The theme for this year’s event is Insight and Integration. Senior-level executives and officials from around the globe will come together to discuss data driven insights and how to integrate emerging knowledge in order to identify new opportunities and anticipate challenges. You can learn more and register for the summit here.
The NGAT Annual Conference will take place March 26-29 in Irving, Texas; just a short 35-minute drive from InterConnect Wiring! This organization represents and improves the National Guard of the United States and the National Guard of Texas. NGAT promotes national security while preserving the history and tradition of the Texas Military Forces. This will be the 61st annual NGAT Conference which will include a plethora of fun activities, including a golf tournament, 5K Fun Run/Walk, silent auction, wine tasting, and a welcome party with a delicious meal and games. It is sure to be a blast! You can register to attend here. Be sure to set aside an afternoon to head over to Fort Worth to visit InterConnect while in town. Call 817.377.9473 to set up a meeting and a personal tour of InterConnect’s new Lean Manufacturing Lines.
Fidae 2020 will carry us into April, taking place in Santiago, Chile as the leading aerospace and defense trade show in Latin America! Fidae will host hundreds of exhibitors from around the world and welcome over 100,000 professional guests to take part in this dynamic and influential marketplace with many networking and buying opportunities. You can learn more about Fidae and register for the conference here.
To see all of the conferences InterConnect Wiring will be attending this year, please visit our website’s media center. We hope to see you at some or all of them!