Future dates and locations unveiled for upcoming AEA International Convention & Trade Shows

LEE'S SUMMIT, MISSOURI, Sept. 15, 2016 -- The Aircraft Electronics Association today unveiled the dates and locations for its annual AEA International Convention & Trade Show for the next several years.

Future AEA Conventions

2017 March 13-16 New Orleans, Louisiana
2018 March 26-29 Las Vegas, Nevada
2019 March 25-28 Palm Springs, California
2020 March 24-27 Nashville, Tennessee
2021 March 15-18 Dallas, Texas
2022 To be determined
2023 April 12-15 Orlando, Florida
2024 March 19-22 Dallas, Texas

The annual AEA International Convention & Trade Show is the largest gathering of general aviation avionics manufacturers, distributors and government-certified repair stations in the world. It also is the platform of choice for the introduction of new avionics products and services coming to the marketplace in the current year.

The event's primary focus is providing avionics professionals with educational and marketing opportunities between equipment manufacturers, distributors and government-certified repair stations. The general aviation avionics community knows the AEA Convention is a must-attend gathering for growing their businesses, training their technicians and meeting with their dealer network.

AEA New Orleans 2017

New Orleans, Louisiana, will play host to the AEA's 60th annual event at the New Orleans Convention Center. The Hilton New Orleans Riverside will serve as the headquarters hotel. The hotel is within walking distance of the New Orleans Convention Center -- site of all general sessions, training and exhibit hall. 

Sites for seven of the next eight years have been secured, with 2022 being the only year where the date and location is yet to be determined. 

To learn more about the AEA International Convention & Trade Show, visit www.aea.net/convention.


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Founded in 1957, the Aircraft Electronics Association represents nearly 1,300 member companies in more than 40 countries, including approved maintenance organizations specializing in maintenance, repair and installation of aircraft electronics systems in general aviation aircraft. The AEA membership also includes manufacturers of aircraft electronics equipment, instrument repair facilities, instrument manufacturers, airframe manufacturers, test equipment manufacturers, major distributors, engineers and educational institutions.