The Farnborough International Airshow is a week-long event that combines a major trade exhibition for the aerospace and defence industries with a public airshow. The event  will be July 11-17 at Farnborough Airport in Hampshire, England. The first four days of the airshow are dedicated exclusively to business and trade, with the final three days open to the public attendance.

Top 5 Reasons to attend:

1. The Major Event on the Aerospace Calendar

FIA’s reputation speaks for itself.  It provides the most diverse range of exhibitors from core sectors of the aerospace industry: Space, Civil, Military, Manufacturing Technology, Rotary and MRO. With over 1500 exhibitors from all over the world, it’s a very effective and efficient way to meeting with potential customers and suppliers. 

2. Innovative and Diverse Exhibition Showcases
FIA organisers have developed a number of features with the objective of allowing visitors and exhibitors even better networking opportunities in emerging sectors. The Space, UAS and Innovation Zones provide a platform to showcase the developing technology used within these sectors with company exhibits, product briefings, conferences and demonstrations. 

3. Exceptional Networking Opportunities

FIA’s exhibitor and visitor numbers alone make the event the perfect relationship building environment. Furthermore, Airshow organisers, have developed the perfect environment to facilitate your visit from meeting rooms and premium dining to the successful Meet-the- Buyer Programme and other conferences and events. 

4. Outstanding Social Programme Delivering Extended Networking Opportunities

The Welcome Reception is a real opportunity to meet people in an informal environment. With over 1000 industry professionals in attendance, a VIP guest list and keynote speeches from government and the trade, it’s the leading networking event of the show.

5. Flying and Static Aircraft Display

Mainframe manufacturers choose the Farnborough International Airshow to showcase their military and commercial aircraft. FIA has a strong history of firsts from the premier of the Vickers V-Bombers in 1951, the Concord flypast in 1971 to both the Airbus A380 and Boeing’s 787 Dreamliner both making their debut appearance at the FIA.

For more information visit the official event page.