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Penton’s Aviation Week appoints Access Group for Asia/Middle East/Africa growth & expansion

Penton’s Aviation Week (, the largest multimedia information and services provider for the global aviation, aerospace and defense industries, announced the appointment of Clive Richardson and Alison Weller, Managing Directors, Access Group, to represent and further develop the company’s business in Asia, the Middle East and Africa.

Aviation Week continues to expand and invest in the growing Asia and Middle East aviation and aerospace markets by providing events, media, data and analytics products and services.

The group has built a solid foundation of events and partnerships in the region, including MRO Asia, MRO Middle East and a 27-year partnership in China with the International Aviation Group and China Aviation News, co-producing magazines, websites, conferences and tradeshows.

Aviation Week’s media brands, including Aviation Week & Space Technology, Air Transport World and, reach an audience of 70,000 aviation and aerospace managers and executives in Asia/Pacific and the Middle East.

“We are now accelerating our development in the region by teaming with Access Group to further develop events and our information businesses as we continue to develop and build our brand in this vital market,” said Greg Hamilton, President, Aviation Week. “Clive Richardson and Alison Weller are simply the best and most experienced leaders in this marketplace, and together they bring a tremendous new energy to our development efforts by enhancing our business relationships and escalating our products to this region,” he added.

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