Dates and locations announced for 2017 AEA Connect conferences

Registration now open for AEA Europe Connect in Amsterdam, April 10-11

LEE'S SUMMIT, MISSOURI, Dec. 23, 2016 -- The Aircraft Electronics Association unveiled the dates and locations for its 2017 AEA Connect conferences. The 2017 AEA Connect schedule is as follows:

April 10-11

Europe Connect (Amsterdam, The Netherlands)

Sept. 6-7

U.S. West Connect (Reno, Nevada)

Sept. 18-19

U.S. East Connect (Jacksonville, Florida)

Oct. 26-27

U.S. Central Connect (Kansas City, Missouri)

Nov. 8-9

South Pacific Connect (Cairns, Australia)


Canada Connect (TBA)


Latin America Connect (TBA)

The AEA annually hosts conferences in the U.S., Canada, Europe, Latin America and the South Pacific. The AEA Connect conferences offer a forum to see, hear and learn about all the new technology on the market, network with industry peers and discover best practices for the aviation repair station industry. Attendees and exhibitors gather for two days of regulatory and technical seminars, business management sessions and exhibits. 

For more information about the AEA Connect conferences, visit

The first AEA Connect conference takes place April 10-11 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, and registration is now available online at The Hilton Amsterdam will serve as the site for the event.

Advance registration for all AEA Connect conferences will be accepted online in early 2017.

The Canada Connect and Latin America Connect dates and locations will be finalized and announced in early 2017.


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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.