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57th Annual Laureates Awards

Conceived more than 50 years ago, Aviation Week will recognize the extraordinary achievements of individuals and companies in the aerospace, aviation and defense arenas.

Attend this event to find out who the winners will be as the editors of Aviation Week honor those who epitomize the values and visions of the global aerospace industry in the following categories:

  • Aeronautics & Propulsion
  • Avionics & Systems
  • Business & General Aviation
  • Commercial Air Transport
  • Defense
  • Space

In addition, we will recognize outstanding individuals for:

  • The Philip J. Klass Award for Lifetime Achievement
  • Recognition of Tomorrow’s Leaders – Cadets from the armed forces
  • Aviation Week Heroism Award

Tomorrow's Leaders

The awards honor young men and women who have chosen career paths in the armed forces. This year’s honorees include:

Daniel John Eichner, Cadet Captain and Battalion Commander,
2nd Battalion, 3rd Regiment

Nicole Marie Garrett, Second Class Cadet Christopher James Shannon, Cadet First Class Christopher Kenneth Voss, Midshipman First Class


Awards will be presented at a black-tie reception in Washington, on March 6, 2014. All Laureate awards will be based on accomplishments from September 1, 2012- August 31, 2013. You are invited to submit your nominations according to the guidelines of nomination rules and regulations, with a firm deadline of Oct. 4, 2013.

Thursday, March 6, 2014
National Building Museum
401 F Street, NW
Washington, DC
Black Tie
Cocktails at 6:00pm, following by dinner and awards presentation at 6:45pm

Save the date and reserve your table and prepare to join us at the 2014 Laureate Awards. Join the companies and individuals who consistently set a high standard of excellence within the aviation and aerospace industry as they are honored by Aviation Week at the Andrew Mellon Auditorium in Washington, DC. See the 2013 Winners. 

If you have any Editorial questions, please contact Kyla Clark at +1.202 383 2314 or kyla.clark@aviationweek.com
For general questions, please contact Lydia Janow at +1-212-904-3225 or ljanow@aviationweek.com