Penton’s Aviation Week Presents 17th Annual MRO Europe Conference & Exhibition, October 7-9, 2014 in Madrid

NEW YORK – September 24, 2014 – As the European market begins to show signs of recovery, professionals in the region’s commercial aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) sector will gather for the 17th annual MRO Europe Conference & Exhibition, to be held October 7-9, 2014 at IFEMA in Madrid, Spain. The event is presented by Penton’s Aviation Week, the largest multimedia information and services provider to the global aviation, aerospace and defense industries.


Aviation Week MRO Europe Exhibition will enable 5,000+ industry professionals from 80+ countries to address the critical issues affecting the industry today, while connecting with existing customers, cultivating prospects, and developing business partnerships. The event features the industry’s largest exhibition floor, which will draw 400+ solution providers to communicate actionable solutions, build contacts and exchange ideas.


Aviation Week’s MRO Europe Conference includes a series of high-level discussions featuring industry leaders from the airlines and MRO supply chain. General sessions include an opening a keynote address by Temel Kotil, CEO, Turkish Airlines; a 10-year market forecast; overview of key trends; the status of the European MRO market; and changes in the MRO ecosystem. Tracks include Composites & Advanced Materials, Engineering & Maintenance, Finance & Leasing, Propulsion, Supply Chain & Logistics, and Technology. Additional scheduled speakers and a complete agenda are available at


Attendees can enhance their event experience by downloading the free Aviation Week MRO Europe App (, which features an appointment-setting tool, news, and social media, plus visit the new MRO Europe Information Exchange throughout the show ( for the latest headlines, press releases and more! Aviation Week will also host an MRO TweetUp at Aviation Week's Booth #1612 on Wednesday, October 8 from 3:30-4:30 p.m. (@aviationweek, @avweekevents, #MROE, #MROTweetUp).


Aviation Week’s MRO event series has a proven reputation as the leading force in bringing together airlines, MROs, suppliers, OEMs, regulators and industry experts as they define the global aviation industry. Events include MRO Middle East, MRO Latin America, MRO Asia, MRO Baltics, Eastern Europe, and Russia, MRO Europe, and MRO Americas.

Information is available at or by calling +1.646.395.3812. Discounts are available for qualified airlines, aircraft leasing personnel, government, military and media. For information about all Aviation Week events, visit


MRO Europe is produced by Aviation Week with Executive Sponsors AeroTurbine, Airbus, Chromalloy, GE Aviation, HEICO, Pratt & Whitney, Spirit Aerosystems, StandardAero, TES

Aviation Group, and UTC Aerospace Systems. Sponsors include AAR, AerSale, BAE Systems, Boeing, Bombardier, Embraer, Fokker, GA Telesis, Global Engine Maintenance, Lufthansa Technik, Moog, SR Technics, TAP Maintenance & Engineering, and VAS Aero Services. Supporting organizations include the Association of European Airlines, Airlines for America, IATA, and the Royal Aeronautical Society. Aviation Week & Space Technology is the event’s official publication. Air Transport Observer, Air Transport World, Airliner World, Asian Aviation, Aviation Maintenance,, Low-Fare & Regional Airlines, MRO Management, and SpeedNews are the event’s media partners.


About Aviation Week

Aviation Week, a division of Penton, is the largest multimedia information and services provider for the global aviation, aerospace and defense industries. 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.


About Penton

Penton drives performance for more than sixteen million professionals each and every day. They rely on us to deliver: Insights, information & workflow tools to inform critical business decisions; networking & community to engage them with industry peers & partners; and data & marketing services to advance their business performance & deliver ROI. They look to Penton to power the possibilities.


Penton is a growth company with a track-record of strong performance and success and is backed by its co-owners: MidOcean Partners and U.S. Equity Partners II, an investment fund sponsored by Wasserstein & Co., LP.

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Meredith Fortunato

Marketing Communications Manager

Aviation Week


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