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Penton's SpeedNews To Present 4th Annual Aerospace Manufacturing Conference, May 3-4, 2016 in Charleston, SC

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Penton's SpeedNews will host its Fourth Annual Aerospace Manufacturing Conference in Charleston, South Carolina on May 3-4, 2016. The Conference will take place at the Belmond Charleston Place hotel. To register, visit

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"Our Aerospace Manufacturing Conference responds with a dynamic, face-to-face forum focused on helping industry professionals gain critical insights that can improve their operations. We started this event three years ago in Charleston, and we are excited to bring our event and delegates back to this region," said Joanna Speed, Managing Director, A&D Events, Penton Aviation.

"SpeedNews is a leading voice for our industry, and we're honored and proud that they have selected South Carolina once again for this important Conference for the aerospace industry. The industry is watching the growth in this region of North America, arguably the fastest-growing regional concentration of aerospace and aviation companies in the world," said Steve Townes, Chairman, SC Aerospace and CEO, Ranger Aerospace.

The SpeedNews Aerospace Manufacturing Conference will bring together the leaders of major manufacturers and suppliers in the aerospace industry's southeast region to discuss manufacturing capabilities and processes, best practices, advancements and innovations, automation, industry trends and best practices.

The Conference will focus on all key manufacturing aspects including: tooling, machining, equipment, components, electronics, advanced materials and manufacturing, engineering, and technological systems. It will cover what is really behind the hype of Internet of Things (IoT), a major theme across Penton impacting many industry sectors including aviation, Additive Manufacturing (AM) and Big Data and how the Auto and Aero industries learn from each other will also be a major topic across the agenda. 

Delegates will be updated with real examples of products and knowledge that will help and inspire them to improve the productivity and profitability for their own operations.

The SpeedNews Aerospace Manufacturing Conference will provide company presidents, vice presidents, directors, C-level executives, general managers, procurement, production, sales and marketing, R&D, engineers, investment, and quality control professionals, the opportunity to network and gain a full understanding of the aerospace manufacturing industry.

For more information, contact Joanna Speed at +1-424-465-6501 or On Twitter, follow @speednewsconf (  For information about all SpeedNews events, visit

Penton's Aviation Week Network is the largest multimedia information and services provider for the global aviation, aerospace and defense industries that has a database of 1.2 million professionals around the world.  Industry professionals rely on Aviation Week for analysis, marketing and intelligence.  Customers include the world's leading manufacturers, suppliers, airlines, business aviation operators, militaries, governments and other organizations that serve this global market.  The product portfolio includes Aviation Week & Space Technology, AC-U-KWIK, Aircraft Blue Book,, Air Charter Guide, Air Transport World,, Aviation Week Intelligence Network, Business & Commercial Aviation, ShowNews, SpeedNews, Fleet and MRO forecasts, global maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) tradeshows and aerospace & defense conferences.

Penton is an innovative information services company that empowers nearly 20 million business decision makers in markets that drive more than 12 trillion dollars in purchases each year. Our products inform with rich industry insights and workflow tools; engage through dynamic events, education and networking; and advance business with powerful marketing services programs. Penton is the way smart businesses buy, sell and grow.

Headquartered in New York, Penton is privately owned by MidOcean Partners and Wasserstein & Co., LP. For more information, visit or follow us on Twitter @PentonNow.

Joanna Speed