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.
Earlier this year, Christopher Pyne was announced as the inaugural Minister for defence Industry in the Turnbull Government, the first time the portfolio was split between two senior ministers with seats at the Cabinet table. He spoke with ADM Editor Katherine Ziesing about the challenges of the role and the multi-billion investment in the ADF.