SOURCE: Aerospace Industries Association of Canada

Aerospace Industries Association of Canada

Canadian Aerospace Summit 2014

November 05, 2014 16:03 ET

AIAC Announces Speaker at Annual Aerospace Dinner

OTTAWA, ON--(Marketwired - November 05, 2014) - AIAC is pleased to announce that Dave Hemstad will speak at the Annual Aerospace Dinner on November 18 in Ottawa. Mr. Hemstad is a Canadian comedian who appears regularly on CBC's The Debaters and CTV's Comedy Now!

"The Annual Aerospace Dinner is a highlight of the Canadian Aerospace Summit and one of the premiere gatherings of the Canadian aerospace industry each year," said Jim Quick, President and CEO of AIAC. "We are delighted that Mr. Hemstad will be joining us this year, and we are confident that, as in previous years, the Dinner will be an entertaining evening and an opportunity to celebrate the many achievements of the Canadian aerospace industry."

Also featured at the Annual Aerospace Dinner is the announcement and presentation of the James C. Floyd Award, which is bestowed annually by the AIAC in recognition of outstanding aerospace achievement.

A ticketed event, the Annual Aerospace Dinner takes place during the Canadian Aerospace Summit, an annual conference and trade show that brings together Canadian and international companies of all sizes, government, and academia for two days in the nation's capital. Close to 1,000 participants -- primarily C-suite executives and government officials -- are expected to attend.

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AIAC is the national association representing Canada's aerospace manufacturing and services sector. As the world's fifth-largest aerospace industry, Canada's aerospace sector contributes nearly $28B to the economy in GDP, exports 80% of its output, and dedicates over 20% of its activity to research and development (R&D). Aerospace is responsible for the employment of 172,000 Canadians. AIAC represents the interests of over 700 aerospace companies across Canada.

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  • For information:
    Kristen VanderHoek
    Director of Communications
    Aerospace Industries Association of Canada
    613 232-4297 x225
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