Penton's Aviation Week Wins Five Aerospace Media Awards


[PRESSWIRE] FARNBOROUGH, England - 16.07.14 - Penton's Aviation Week, the largest multimedia information and services provider for the global aviation, aerospace and defense industries, received five honors at the Aerospace Media Awards on the eve of the Farnborough International Airshow. 

The Aerospace Media Awards, held in London at the historic Royal Aeronautical Society, honor individuals and publishers who have made significant contributions to aerospace publishing. Aviation Week scooped up five of the 10 awards presented at the dinner.

Aviation Week's recognized work includes:

Best International Publication: Aviation Week & Space Technology

Best Defense Publication: Aviation Week & Space Technology

Best Integrated Social Media: A team led by Rupa Haria, Director, Digital Content Strategy

Best In-Depth Feature: senior defense editors Amy Butler and Bill Sweetman, "Return Of The Penetrator (RQ-180)"

Best Technology Writer: Patrick Veillette, Contributing Editor, Business & Commercial Aviation

"These awards highlight the collective strength of Aviation Week's global team and our continued commitment to editorial excellence across all platforms," said Joseph C. Anselmo, Editor-in-Chief of Aviation Week & Space Technology.

During the Farnborough International Airshow, attendees and media representatives are invited to meet with Aviation Week editors at Chalet C29.

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About Aviation Week

Aviation Week, a division of Penton, is the largest multimedia information and services provider for the global aviation, aerospace and defense industries. Industry professionals rely on Aviation Week for analysis, marketing and intelligence. Customers include the world's leading manufacturers, suppliers, airlines, business aviation operators, militaries, governments and other organizations that serve this global market. The product portfolio includes Aviation Week & Space Technology, AC-U-KWIK, Aircraft Blue Book,, Air Charter Guide, Air Transport World,, Aviation Week Intelligence Network, Business & Commercial Aviation, ShowNews, SpeedNews, Fleet and MRO forecasts, global maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) tradeshows and aerospace & defense conferences.

About Penton

Penton drives performance for more than sixteen million professionals each and every day. They rely on us to deliver: Insights, information & workflow tools to inform critical business decisions; networking & community to engage them with industry peers & partners; and data & marketing services to advance their business performance & deliver ROI. They look to Penton to power the possibilities.

Penton is a growth company with a track-record of strong performance and success and is backed by its co-owners: MidOcean Partners and U.S. Equity Partners II, an investment fund sponsored by Wasserstein & Co., LP.

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Meredith Fortunato

Marketing Communications Manager

Aviation Week