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AviaBelt Supported by ESA Supported by WFB Airbus Defence & Space OHB
24-26 Oct, 2017 | Bremen, Germany


Rene Born

“We wanted to take the opportunity to meet with the European Space Community. It has been very good for us, we have met a lot of suppliers from Europe and from the United States. We’ve made a lot of new contacts.”​

Rene Born, Senior Manager, Thales Alenia Space

Peter Bishop

“We are so confident about the future of this show, we have made the exceptional request for a five-year contract.”

Peter Bishop, CEO, Bishop GmbH

Matthew Davison

“We’re booked for 2017. We’ve had good results. It’s been a good chance to network and see what’s going on.”

Matthew Davison, European Sales Manager, Sonatest NDT

Martin Stade

“Our headquarters are in Bremen and it is very clear that we are part of the show; we have supported the event with all our efforts – with a stand, keynote speakers and sponsorship. If you are in space, this is the place to be right now.”

Martin Stade, Head of Corporate Communications, OHB SE

Sandor Woldendorp

“The people that we have talked to so far are really looking for something, so the discussions we’ve had have been really interesting.”

Sandor Woldendorp, Business Development Manager Space, Airborne Aerospace

Dr Jorn Burkert

“There are some interesting talks in the exhibition area, and a nice overview of what is going on in space.”

Dr Jorn Burkert, CEO, Aircraft Electrical System

Aziz Tahiri

“Very positive as far as the testing zone. It’s an opportunity for me to do some benchmarking and see the complementary skills these companies are offering.”

Aziz Tahiri, Technical Marketing Manager, ECA Group

Elias Hashem
“It’s our first time here and we’ll definitely do it again – we’ve already booked our stand for the next show!”

Elias Hashem, Head of Marketing and Proposal Management, DSI Digitale Signalverarbeitungssysteme & Informationstechnik GmbH

Niall Heffernan

“Overall in the show, there’s been a good level of traffic, so we’ve been very happy with that; we’ve hit our objectives in terms of numbers of leads that we were hoping to achieve from a show like this – and yes, it was definitely well worthwhile coming to the Space Tech Expo and it‘s probably something that we’ll look to do again in the future.”

Niall Heffernan, Space Project Manager, Curtiss-Wright

Robert Boehme

“We’ve been meeting with a lot of interesting people: experts from the space industry, but also CEOs from the company, which is really lovely. This is the reason why this exhibition is quite good because it’s very possible in this way, it’s quite easy to get in touch.”

Robert Boehme, Team Lead, CEO, Part-Time Scientists

Alberto Payaro

“The show has been very good... it was really active and lots of people interested in our products.”

Alberto Payaro, Sales Manager, Dolphi Tech

Michael Baba

“We’ve been meeting with a lot of purchasing and managing directors with engineering contacts – basically CDA’s products are best sold to an engineering community. The show has actually been fantastic. CDA has exhibited at the California version for the last three years, and when they were able to create this new show here in Europe we thought that would be a fantastic opportunity for us to pursue European leads that perhaps wouldn’t want to travel to the USA every year.”

Michael Baba, Sales and Marketing Manager, CDA InterCorp

Juergen Bosse

“We only do a show about every five years or so; after this kind of show I think we have that many leads we’ll be busy for two or three years – we might not show up in the next year, but maybe in two years’ time, because this show has been a great experience for us. Because it is very much a family-run business – it’s very good relations, everything is very well organised, everything arrived here seamlessly – so, thank you Smarter Shows!”

Juergen Bosse, Managing Director, Robo-Technology GmbH

Thorben Konemann
“From my point of view it’s a great experience, the fact that we met a lot of new customers here, and we hope that we can go on to new projects with them.“

Thorben Konemann, Scientific and Technical Director, ZARM Test Center

Nick Potts

“I think it’s very, very good, and I think it’s good that we’ve a decent European space exhibition, rather than just a conference. I’m sponsoring Space Tech Expo in Pasadena and I was the first person to sign up for 2017 here.”

Nick Potts, Managing Director, Printech Circuit Labs

Mark Becnel

“We were able to more intimately meet these other companies and figure out where the problems and the solutions are – without bumping shoulders with every single person. We had long conversations with almost every single person that we met, and that was fantastic.”

Mark Becnel, President, RadioBro Corporations

Bernhard Meyer

“It’s been very interesting and in fact it’s a completely new world to me. It’s the first time I’ve attended an aerospace event and I’ve learned about the super-cool instruments used in outer space and it’s been absolutely very interesting.”

Bernhard Meyer, Principal Systems Engineer, Uldima Consulting

Robert Simonovic

“Today’s show was a good opportunity to meet up together in this city of space – Bremen – where we have a lot of space industry. I’m from a local company here in Bremen, so for me it’s very convenient to come to this fair and meet the space community in the local town.”

Robert Simonovic, System Engineer – Space Propulsion, OHB System

Jorg Weber

“It’s very interesting to meet all these people and good to get a better overview of what’s happening in Europe and to see all the hardware that is pretty impressive.”

Jorg Weber, Propulsion Engineer, Airbus DS

Fabrizio Lazzari

“We’ve had good contact with OHB, Airbus and Thales Alenia and many others, and we are quite happy about it because this is the first time that we have tried to go outside Italy. We are in a good position in Italy but we want to explore European business and I think we have had very good results from this show.”

Fabrizio Lazzari, Managing Director, CBL Electronics

Lucia Cape

“We’ve had a lot of interest and follow up with people wanting to come to North Alabama and see for themselves what it’s like there, and we’re already planning to be back in 2017.”

Lucia Cape, Vice President, Economic Development, Chamber of Commerce of Huntsville/Madison County

Jan Spekker

“The expo is perfect. Meeting people from all over the world is glorious. I work for German television and it’s a real melting point here! OHB’s zero gravity flywheel was incredible! I felt like an astronaut flying around, getting stronger and stronger but it was very, very heavy! I’ve talked to a lot of different people and it’s really, really nice here, everyone is smiling and happy and this show is perfect for Bremen!”

Jan Spekker, Reporter, RTL TV

Melissa Molseed

“B2B Matchmaking has been really good – it was nice to do quick meetings with different companies that we’ve never worked with before, find out what they do and what they do in the industry – it was really cool. We definitely got a lot out of the meetings – we got lots of business cards and walked away with leads. It was really good talking to people and having that really quick but worthwhile interaction.”

Melissa Molseed, Delivery Consultant, ICP Search

Niall Heffernan
“We’ve been meeting with various people, a couple of the big companies – OHB, DLR – so that’s good for us because we want to be able to make contact with these big players in the European space market.”

Niall Heffernan, Space Project Manager, Curtiss-Wright

Nicholas Ganry

“Good audience, B2B meetings is also a good idea, we can have 20 minutes’ more discussion with other people. So it’s a good combination of technical presentation, exhibition and more activity.”

Nicholas Ganry, Product Marketing Manager, Atmel

Ludger Froebel

“I really like this mixture of small companies and large companies who are suppliers mixed with the conference. It’s a perfect way to integrate with the conference in-between, in which you can exchange, which is impressive. It’s a very good way to do it like that. I really appreciated the presentation style because it shows the agency’s opinion and the researchers’ opinion, which is very good.”

Ludger Froebel, Head of technology Partnerships and Fundraising, Airbus DS

Michael Conway

“I find today’s show actually very, very good. We’ve seen a wide distribution of companies that work in space and companies that we already supply to, but also a lot of companies that we haven’t seen before, so for us the first day, day one, has been very, very good.”

Michael Conway, Product Marketing Manager, Advanced Ceramic Products

Timo Stein

“It has been great to meet all these companies who like to do space and aeronautics, so it was a very important event to expand our network from our company. It was great to also have the chance to meet many people in person – this is very important to forge business relations and to establish contacts for future projects.”

Timo Stein, Physicist, Integrated Detector Electronics AS

Harry Van Hulten

“We spoke about the reusability of spacecraft – it was great to be in the session led by Eric Stallmer from Spaceflight Federation with representatives from ULA, Sierra Nevada and CNES who were really good, so we were like the new kid on the block. It was a really interesting presentation. The show experience has been extremely positive. I am very impressed with the representation of the industry here, getting to know most of the people and companies – they are all here, including all the leaders and engineers. I’m very impressed with the incredible turnout – I’m happy to be here."

Harry Van Hulten, Flight Test Director, XCOR

David Barnhart

“So far it has gone wonderfully here in terms of the logistics. I think everybody was interested and excited in the topic, it is a particularly topical subject at the moment. I think all the exhibits and businesses here are very excited and I think it’s very good for them to meet at a place like this from a business-to-business standpoint, which is interesting because it may translate to space commerce or space-to-space services eventually.”

David Barnhart, Director, USC of Space Engineering Research Center, University of Southern California (formerly Program Manager at DARPA)

Rob Staples

 “There have been some interesting sessions. I like today as it’s a good focus on small sats. There’s some good subsystems and equipment on the stands with good demonstrations and models. Yes, it’s a good show.”

Rob Staples, Head of Launch and Orbital Servicing, Surrey Satellite

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