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SMi Group Ltd

Global Event Producing Company

The SMi Group is a highly Professional, Independent and Global event producing company that specialises in Business to Business Conferences, Workshops, Masterclasses and Training. We create and deliver events within Defence, Security, Energy, Utilities, Finance and Pharmaceutical sectors.

Our aim is to provide you with the highest Quality Events in Defence, Security, Energy, Utilities, Finance and Pharmaceutical sectors, which are timely, relevant and important to you and your company!

We pride ourselves on being connected to the best and most Knowledgeable Expert speakers in your business sector. We believe in bringing you together with your peers in order to Learn, Engage, Share and Network with the very best. We hold events in over 30 major cities throughout the world including London, Paris, Singapore and have welcomed over 200k participants from 80 countries to our events.

We are Experts in knowing Experts and have been bringing you this Expertise since 1993!

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Military Airlift and Air-to-Air Refuelling 2016 - 18/11/2016

Last chance to register for Military Airlift and Air-to-Air Refuelling 2016

Registration for Military Airlift and Air-to-Air Refuelling 2016 is closing in two weeks

With just 2 weeks to go, this is the last chance to secure attendance for the highly anticipated, 17th annual Military Airlift and Air-to-Air Refuelling conference taking place in Florence on the 29th and 30th November 2016.

Recent confirmed attendees include 17 Italian Air Force Officers. Limited seats remaining, the event includes an international line-up of senior military, multinational commands and expert industry speakers who will provide a comprehensive overview of strategic and tactical airlifts in Europe. As well as participate in discussions on interoperability enhancement and how emerging technology will impact next-generation airlift capabilities.  Download the brochure to view this year's full conference agenda.

Who is attending?
Job Titles:

  • Air Forces Division Manager
  • Airlift Programme Management Office
  • Airworthiness Manager
  • Assistant Capability Manager
  • Assistant Head Defence Supply Chain Operations
  • Business Development & Marketing
  • Chief Of Staff, Air Mobility Command
  • Chief Resources Support Branch
  • Commander
  • Commanding Officer
  • Commercial Director 
  • Consultant
  • Contract Manager
  • Director Government & Defence
  • Director International Business
  • Director of Defence Programs
  • Director, Derivative Fleet Support and Sustainment
  • Director, C2ISR and Mobility Platforms
  • Division Chief, Logistics Operations
  • Fixed Wing Officer
  • Global Business Manager
  • Government Team Manager
  • Head of Defence & Space Marketing
  • Head of Services Sales
  • Head of Transportation
  • Tanker Support Program Manager
  • L&M Transport Marketing Manager
  • Manager, Strategic Studies
  • Marketing and Sales Director
  • Military Account Director
  • President
  • Regional Director
  • Regional Marketing Manager
  • Regional Sales Manager
  • Senior Advisor
  • Strategic Marketing Manager
  • Strategy Analysis Manager
  • Strategy Integration Senior Staff
  • Technical Services and Engineering
  • Vice Commander
  • Vice President Military Sales Europe


  • Air Tanker LTD
  • Airbus Defence and Space
  • Airbus Military
  • ANTONOV Company
  • Boeing
  • EDA
  • Embraer
  • EU Military Staff
  • European Air Transport Command
  • European Defence Agency
  • Heavy Airlift Wing
  • Hi Fly
  • Italian Air Force
  • JBTC
  • Jeppesen
  • Leonardo
  • Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company
  • Marshall Aerospace Defence
  • MCCE
  • Mindef
  • NATO
  • NATO TIDE Sprint
  • Northstar
  • Omni Air International
  • RAF
  • RAF Brize Norton
  • Royal Norwegian Air Force
  • Skytech Inc
  • TLD America
  • TLD Group
  • UK MoD
  • US Air Force Europe
  • US Transportation Command
  • Volga Dnepr Unique Air Cargo
  • Volga-Dnepr
  • Volga-Dnepr Airlines
  • Volga-Dnepr UK Ltd
  • World Food Programme
  • World Fuel Services Europe Limited

And many more. Visit the SMi’s Download Centre to view the full list of Military Airlift and Air-to-Air Refuelling 2016 attendees by organisation, job title and country.

Plus the two day conference will be followed by a site visit to the Pisa Air Force base, hosted by the Italian Air Force.

Proudly sponsored by: Boeing (Gold Sponsor), Airbus Defence and Space, Antonov, Glasgow Prestwick Airport, HiFly, JBTC, Jetex, Leonardo, Northstar Engineering, TLD, Volga-Dnepr, World Fuel Services. Last few exhibitor stands available. To enquire, please contact Sadia Malick on +44 (0) 207 827 6748 or email

For more information on the available presentations or next conference, visit the website at:

For media enquiries, contact Shannon Cargan on +44 20 7827 6138 or

Military Airlift and Air-to-Air Refuelling 2016
29-30 November 2016
Florence, Italy

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