Global Aerospace Opportunities Abound at Farnborough


By Jennifer Ferrero
Communications Consultant
Center of Excellence for Aerospace and Advanced Manufacturing

Our Executive Director, Mary Kaye Bredeson is attending the Farnborough International Air Show July 14-20 with a Washington state delegation led by Governor Inslee.

Bredeson has attended the bi-annual air show in the past and has made powerful associations with European businesses for the benefit of our community and technical colleges and for our aerospace industry.

Executive Director of Center of Excellence pictured in middle with red jacket.

Executive Director of Center of Excellence pictured in middle with red jacket.

The air show hosts thousands of worldwide guests for a week of immersion in:

  • Aerospace futures – education, STEM, academia, programs
  • Civil and commercial orders – product orders placed
  • Defense orders
  • Intelligent systems – robotics
  • Space exploration

Through Governor Inslee’s blog, he is sharing daily updates of activities.

Farnborough publishes an online version of a daily interactive magazine called FIRST, check it out.

The delegation from the Governor’s office is a part of Choose Washington, whose booth is pictured:

choose_wa_booth_farnborough

View a video just released from the Washington Department of Commerce regarding Washington’s key involvement in aviation.

Look for an update on outcomes when Bredeson returns from the air show.

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About COEAerospace

The Center of Excellence for Aerospace and Advanced Materials Manufacturing of Washington state is a conduit for collaboration and engagement between industry and K-12 and post secondary higher education. We work to develop the talent pipeline and economic infrastructure to facilitate continuous innovation and growth for aerospace and manufacturing in our state and beyond.
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