"Host your conference or meeting in Winnipeg and tap into the strength of our developed key sectors for partnerships, opportunities, and insights."
Take your meeting to new heights when you land your next aerospace convention in Winnipeg, located in the centre of North America. The city is an aerospace centre of excellence – we’ve got the ecosystem, talent and knowledge to draw on, positioning your meeting to really take off.
When you choose to meet in an aerospace hub, you get insider access and local resources to elevate your event. Winnipeg is the place to see innovation in action with facility tours and local experts easily available to enhance conference programming.
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Capitalize on Winnipeg’s local expertise in the aerospace sector with leadership and new developments in four key areas:
Cold weather testing
Our cold winters makes for cool technology testing facilities in Winnipeg and northern Manitoba used by GE, Rolls Royce and Pratt & Whitney.
At 800,000 sq ft, Boeing’s largest Canadian composite manufacturing presence is right here in Winnipeg.
Maintenance repair and overhaul excellence
StandardAero, now the world’s largest independent aerospace MRO provider, started in Winnipeg in 1911 as Standard Machine Works and still has it’s largest campus here.
Winnipeg rises above the rest thanks in part to Magellan, who designs and manufactures satellites and satellite buses, as well as supports research and talent for Manitoba’s growing space industry.
“Our Winnipeg aerospace campus is core to our history and key to the future of our success at StandardAero. The strong work ethic, family culture and local support for training and growing our workforce is outstanding. We are proud to be a leading employer in Winnipeg and look forward to our continued bright future in this fine community.”
Russell Ford, Chairman and CEO, StandardAero
Winnipeg’s landed a number of aerospace conferences both past and future:
2004 - National Meeting
Air Transport Association of Canada
2011 - Annual General Meeting & Forum
Canadian Council for Aerospace and Aviation
2005 - Western Aerospace Conference
Aerospace Industries Association of Canada
2022 - WiSEE: International Conference on Wireless for Space and Extreme Environments
International Electrical and Electronic Engineers
Did You Know?
Winnipeg is headquarters for NORAD – North American Aerospace Defense Command in Canada and has an active Royal Canadian Air Force squadron at 17 Wing Winnipeg.