PBExpo 2018 - Aviation Tradeshow - Aerospace- Defense- Technology

PBExpo presented by PartsBase

Join the only interactive environment that integrates the aviation, aerospace and defense industries with technology and eCommerce solutions.

Bringing together buyers and sellers in the aviation, aerospace and defense supply chain is the ultimate goal of PartsBase. In addition to providing efficient ecommerce solutions for buying and selling aircraft parts, PartsBase understands face-to-face interaction is vital for building long-term business relationships. PBExpo expands the current virtual community into a live, interactive tradeshow.

PBExpo is not just another aviation tradeshow. It's a technology show for the aviation marketplace.

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PBExpo 2018 Highlights

Keynote: Amazon Web Services

Mark Fox, Senior Manager, Global Defense Programs

Thursday, May 17 | 12 PM

Mark Fox is the Senior Manager for Global Defense Programs for Amazon Web Services (AWS). He joined AWS in 2011 as a founding member of the AWS Public Sector organization where he built and then led the US DoD Sales organization. He is currently responsible for the strategy, sales support, business development and relationships with AWS Global Defense Agencies and Partners.

Prior to AWS, Mark served in various leadership roles across multiple IT disciplines to include: Physical Security (Sensormatic/ADT), Product Development (Parametric Technology Corporation), Business Intelligence/Analytics (Business Objects/SAP), AIS Systems (Savi Technology/Lockheed Martin) and now Commercial Cloud Computing with Amazon Web Services. Mark is a 2017 FCW Federal 100 award recipient which recognizes government and industry leaders who have played pivotal roles in the federal government IT community.

Mark is a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, and qualified as a Naval Surface Warfare Officer afloat during Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm aboard USS Gallery (FFG-26) and then served as an Instructor at the Naval Academy before joining industry. He lives in Loudoun County, VA with his wife and four daughters. He is an active supporter of many Veteran’s charities and coaches youth sports year round.


Seminar: PMA Overview presented by Patrick Markham

Vice President, Technical Sales | HEICO

Thursday, May 17 | 1:15 PM

Join Patrick Markham, Vice President of Technical Sales for HEICO, for this A to Z presentation about PMA. This important discussion will include a history of PMA and the industry, a delineation of PMA parts, safety and quality all enhanced with real life examples.


Keynote: William "Chip" Crane

Security Technical Specialist Leader North America | IBM

Wednesday, May 16 | 12 PM

When developing your cyber security posture, you need to assume that your company is already under attack. Today’s hackers are highly organized and pose a threat from inside and outside of your organization. Perimeter based defense is no longer adequate! Join William (Chip) Crane as he takes you through the growing security concerns and exposures that companies today face daily, using real life accounts from his time as a CIO.

Chip is the North American Security Executive for IBM and a noted industry speaker and expert whose "Security Strategy Whiteboard" presentation delivers a crisp, impactful overview of IBM's security portfolio. He is outstanding at combining his deep technical knowledge of security with an acute focus on business imperatives. Most importantly, he is responsible for driving programs that deliver sales results to IBM Business Partners across North America.

Keynote: Alex Hunter

Former Global Head of Online | Virgin Group

Thursday, May 17 | 8 AM

Alex Hunter is a branding and customer experience expert. Previously, Alex served as the global Head of Online for the Virgin Group, overseeing the Virgin brand's global digital strategy in it's entirety, as well as Sir Richard Branson's personal digital strategy.

Attend the Keynote presentation by Alex on the second day of PBExpo to learn more practical applications of branding, marketing, reputation and customer loyalty and how they all intersect with the digital world.

Keynote: Terry Jones

Founder, Travelocity.com | Founding Chairman, Kayak.com | Chairman, Wayblazer.ai

Wednesday, May 16 | 8:30 AM

Terry Jones is an author, venture capitalist and innovator. Beginning his career as a travel agent, Terry spent 24 years at American Airlines in marketing and information technology, capping his career as Chief Information Officer of its SABRE division. He has a proven track record of leading companies whose innovations have revolutionized an industry. His book, ON Innovation, has encouraged innovation and cultural change for readers worldwide.

Terry helps companies use tools and techniques he's developed to keep up with this rapidly changing world. His programs on innovation, leadership and customer relationships are always thought provoking and entertaining.

Join the kick-off keynote presentation during PBExpo to be inspired with ideas and concrete action items to implement in your company.

PBExpo Registration Open

Join the entire aviation and technology community at PBExpo 2018!

Attendees may register for an Exhibit Hall Only pass, which grants access into the exciting PBExpo Exhibit Hall for both days of the show. The Exhibit Hall and Seminars pass gives attendees access to the Exhibit Hall plus all of the educational seminars presented throughout the two days of the show. Both passes provide access to all of the Keynote presentations.

PartsBase members receive special discounts on PBExpo admission. Please contact your PartsBase representative for more information.Attendees may register for an Exhibit Hall Only pass which grants them access into the exciting PBExpo Exhibit Hall both days of the show. The Exhibit Halls and Seminars pass gives attendees access to the Exhibit Hall plus all of the educational seminars presented throughout the two days of the show. Both passes provide access to all of the Keynote presentations.

PartsBase Members receive special discounts on PBExpo admission, contact your PartsBase Representative for more information.



Exhibits Only: $50
Exhibit Hall and Seminars: $100


Exhibit Hall Only: $100
Exhibit Hall and Seminars: $150

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