“This year’s show has had a LOT of foot traffic. We’ve also had a lot of media coverage. I think the quality of the show is much better this year.”
--Andrew Nelson, COO, XCOR Aerospace
“We found this a great opportunity to connect and network with most of the participants. We’ve had a very busy week we’ve arranged meetings every day”
--Ing. Alex Carrella, Product Manager Dynamic Environmental Testing, LMS International
“Space Tech Expo was conveniently located in the heart of Southern California’s spacecraft manufacturing industry compared to other ‘space’ events, which provides for a higher quality of attendees. We will definitely be coming back.”
--Bob Metz, Product Manager, Aerospace & Defense Division, PCB Piezotronics, Inc.
"We have found Space Tech Expo to be an extraordinary experience for the California Space Enterprise Center, the response at our exhibit is overwhelming! there are a lot of alliances that can be formed and we’ve actually formed several of those. We did several media interviews,including international news gatherers, and PBS, and almost a hundred people signed our e mail list for more info"
--Prof. Alan Tratner, California Space Enterprise Center
“I was fascinated by the mix of panels and speakers. There were the usual traditional panels with well-known senior industry and government officials and then there were more eclectic presenters – like MarsOne – that were pretty far outside the mainstream. I’m definitely going to come next year.”
--Leslie J. Kovacs, Director, Washington Operations, United Launch Alliance (ULA)
"It has been a very productive show for us. We were here to build new relationships and get other new accounts. We’ve done very well so far"
--Duane Wetherbee, Director of Operations & Sales, SpencerAircraft.com
"Because we had great experience and wonderful time at the event. We are already looking forward to participating again next year with plans to improve our booth"
--Connie Yokogawa , Operations Manager Ten Tech LLC Engineering Services
“We made a commitment to display our Lynx Spacecraft for the first time in full scale in the United States here and it’s turned out wonderfully...we had a lot of activity, a lot of great people, a lot of good questions and some very good business contacts”
--Andrew Nelson, Chief Operating Officer, XCOR AEROSPACE
“Congratulations on a very successful first edition of Spacecraft Technology Expo & Conference”
--Jose Mariano Lopez-Urdiales, Founder and CEO, zero2infinity SL
“We had success with the people that we have met, we think they are quality contacts and we have met a lot of people locally that we do business with here in the Southern California area”
--John Romero, VP, Martinez & Turek
"The Expo exceeded our expectations. There was a great deal to see and a great many people to talk with. It was a networker's paradise. And of course, I learned a tremendous amount about several fantastic new space activities, and a few I'd only heard about. I saw cool hardware and met the people actually doing the work. It was great. See you in Long Beach next year!"
--Bill Nye the Science Guy, CEO, The Planetary Society
“With prime contractors like SpaceX or Boeing, Raytheon, Northrop Grumman, a local show in Southern California allows engineers to get out of the office and interact”
--Mike MacBrair, Program Manager for Environmental Connectors Space & Launch, GLENAIR
“I originally thought the Expo would simply be a great place to pick up some interviews for our radio show and podcast. It turned out to be much more! We had lots of interested visitors at our Planetary Society booth, and many of these individuals became members of the Society. We look forward to being on the floor again next year.”
--Mat Kaplan, The Planetary Society, Planetary Radio Host and Producer
“ATK experienced outstanding support at the Spacecraft Technology Expo and found our attendance to be beneficial to our company."
--Jan Kunzler, ATK