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  • Why Attend?
  • Professional Development
  • Summit Facts
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The annual Summit is the ONLY opportunity for the ENTIRE Army Aviation Community to gather in one place at one time focused solely on Army Aviation issues. There are opportunities to Network, be Recognized, have your Voice heard and Support our Soldiers and their Families.

  • NETWORK - Make connections and develop new contacts with face-to-face interaction! There are many opportunities each day for professional development!
  • RECOGNITION - Select Army Aviation individuals and units will be recognized at the Summit! The formal, black tie, Army Aviation Hall of Fame Induction Banquet is being held Thursday, April 26. New members will be inducted.
  • VOICEJoin thousands in the General Sessions to hear Leadership messages. Participate in Q&A in the Networking Exhibit Center. Stop by the AAAA Community Booth and let us know how we can make your membership experience even better!
  • SUPPORT - AAAA’s mission is to Support the U.S. Army Aviation Soldier and Family! Once again, the Soldier Café  will be made available to Soldiers and their Families. The Soldier Appreciation Dinner Concert featuring American Country Music Duo Big & Rich will close out the week on Friday, April 27- Casual and Fun!


  • Soldiers
  • Industry
  • Acquisition
  • R&D
  • Retired
  • Veterans
  • Maintenance
  • Logistics
  • Simulation
  • Special Operations
  • Training and Doctrine
  • U.S. Army Active Duty
  • U.S. Army National Guard
  • U.S. Army Reserve
  • Army Aviation Leadership
  • NATO holds their Helicopter Integrated Service Working Group (HISWG) meeting at the Summit!
18Summit AAAA Professional Development


Held each year, the Army Aviation Mission Solutions Summit is the largest Army Aviation exposition and professional development forum in the world. The Summit consists of informative presentations, deep dives, panel discussions on pertinent military and national securities subjects, workshops and important AAAA business meetings.

  • Attendees in recent years have included Army Aviation Branch Chief, Under Secretary of the Army.
  • Professional Forums held during 2-1/2 days are for soldiers, officers, NCOs, POs, Army Aviation family members and industry executives.
  • Outstanding Army Aviation individuals and units are recognized each year.

18Summit FactsSUMMIT FACTS

  • The 2018 Army Aviation Mission Solutions Summit will be held at the Gaylord Opryland Hotel and Convention Center April 25-27
  • 11 National Awards are presented during the Annual Summit to recognize Army Aviation’s outstanding individuals and units
  • New members of the Army Aviation Hall of Fame will be inducted on Thursday, April 26 at the Army Aviation Hall of Fame Induction Banquet
  • Over 300 Army & Industry exhibitors occupy more than 200,000 net square feet of exhibit space
  • Over 9,000 attendees expected
  • Warriors To The Workforce Hiring Event for transitioning Army Aviation Soldiers taking place April 26 and 27
  • On Friday, April 27, Informal Soldier Appreciation Dinner Concert featuring American Country Music Duo Big & Rich!
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See You in Nashville!
  • “It was my first Summit. This event is invaluable in understanding the Army’s future requirements for vertical lift”
  • “From the booths to the attendees to the venue, a very professional event! Well done!”
  • “GREAT location! Good Floor Plan. Thank you for another GREAT show!”
  • “Outstanding show as always! See you in 2018!”
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