Avalon in 2013 will be a valuable opportunity for decision-makers to be informed and for exhibitors to connect with their customers.
The Australian International Airshow and Aerospace & Defence Exposition is the essential aviation, aerospace and defence event for the Asia Pacific.
Industry-only trade sessions will be held Tuesday to Thursday (all day) and Friday will be both a trade and public day. The exposition will open each day from 9am until 5pm
The public is not admitted during the industry-only trade sessions, which are restricted to accredited industry, defence and government professionals
The show will open to the public on Friday 1 March (from 2pm to 9.30pm), Saturday 2 March and Sunday 3 March (from 8am to 6pm)
Associated industry and technology conferences, seminars and symposia will be held at Avalon and in Melbourne and Geelong during show week
A major Careers and Skills program for teachers, careers professionals and students will be conducted at Avalon during the event.
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