Posted by Gene Hamacher | March 30, 2016
Read all about this event in the Coeur d’Alene Press article here.
The first annual I-90 Corridor Aerospace Expo and Spring Conference gave around 200 attendees a chance to Fly, Float and Drive (golf balls) at beautiful Lake Coeur d’Alene. Attendees also enjoyed great networking opportunities and heard from key industry and government speakers. The Inland Northwest Aerospace Consortium (INWAC), Idaho Aerospace Alliance (IDA) and the American Manufacturer Network (AMN) joined hands to present the I-90 Corridor Aerospace EXPO which included the INWAC Spring Conference. This event will continue to increase the visibility of the aerospace manufacturing capabilities of our region and focus on developing the supply chain through expanded business-to-business opportunities.
Leveraging the unique conference and recreational amenities of beautiful Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, the conference organizers invited high profile aerospace representatives and their families to spend a fun-filled Memorial Day weekend. Attendees sampled world-renown golfing, water-sports, aviation, resort and other outdoor activities before attending an information-filled conference and manufacturing EXPO.
This event was held May 31 – June 2, 2016 at the luxurious Coeur d’Alene Resort in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. It drew aerospace manufacturers, supply chain resource businesses, public service officials and educators from across the Pacific Northwest.
The Event Included:
- May 31 Evening Kickoff Reception with Gary P. Moreno of BMW Aerospace Division
- June 1 INWAC Spring Conference Session and Aerospace Exhibitors and Speakers
- June 2 Golf at Coeur d’Alene Resort Golf Course, Kodiak Floatplane Rides and Coeurd’Alene Lake Boat Cruises