Conference: October 15-17, 2019
Exhibition: October 16-17, 2019

ExCeL London
London, UK

Where Tomorrow’s Leaders Meet Today’s

Aviation Week Network is dedicated to helping build and shape the future of tomorrow’s workforce in aviation. One of the greatest challenges our industry faces is getting students engaged.  Hands-on experiences, enthusiastic role models and clear connections to real-world applications and opportunities is the most effective strategy to engaging and developing a passionate workforce for tomorrow. Part of our initiative includes offering students and educators the opportunity to attend our MRO conferences and exhibitions.

The MRO Europe student program offers aviation and engineering students the unique opportunity to network with multiple industry organizations (and potential employers). This 3-day event is open to current undergrad and post-graduate students. Faculty members are also encouraged to attend. 


  • Free admission into the MRO Europe tradeshow. Access to hosted conference programming.  Use promotion code EDU2019 when you register for tradeshow access.

  • Access to the Go Live Demo Theater featuring
         — New technology demos
         — Student focused programming

  • With paid conference pass- access to all conference sessions including post-show link to presentations. Use promotion code STUDENT* for $99 USD rate to full conference.

* Valid student ID will eb required upon badge pick up.

Join us for three days of educational and professional immersion, plus a whole lot of fun.

Benefits for Students

  • Real-world experience
  • New technical and soft skills
         — See new technologies in action and learn about the latest industry developments from expert speakers
         — Experience the international flavor of the MRO community and connect with companies from all corners of the world
         — Get hands on with the products and services that are transforming the MRO industry
         — Gain exposure to different career fields and job opportunities available
         — Source companies for potential internship/employment opportunities
         — See your degree in action! Meet recent graduates who are now working in the aerospace industry  
  • Create industry networks early 
Benefits for Universities/Educators
  • Explore how you can develop courses to reflect real industry needs and requirements
  • Create career paths for your students
  • Strengthen ties to private industry
  • Explore private industry partnerships 
  • Deliver industry-ready graduates
  • Promote expertise


79% of young professionals (YPs) currently working in the industry would recommend aerospace and defense employers to their friends and relatives. Indeed, among university engineering students, 65% are considering careers in aerospace and defense. And as a nod to those data points, the voluntary-attrition level for the industry remains low at 5.9%, compared to other industries. – Aviation Week’s 2018 Workforce Summary  Download the full report.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Every business seeks to create a secure foundation for its future. Many have realized that establishing a link between the workforce of today and the workforce of tomorrow is one of the most effective methods of assuring future success. We hope you will join other businesses in being a Student Sponsor. 

Benefits of Sponsorship

  • Recognition of community involvement and support of continuing education and professional development
  • Recognition as a Student Sponsor on selected promotional materials, social media, direct mail, advertising media, and website page of event or program
  • Opportunity to host students for a 15 minute briefing on career opportunities within your company 
  • Feature on the Student Trail round the exhibition hall

For more information on sponsorship opportunities, please contact you Sales Representative.