SEA - Supplier Excellence Alliance

STRATEGIC ALLIANCES                                                            SEA Customer Advisory Council

A|D|S is the trade organisation advancing UK AeroSpace, Defence and Security industries with Farnborough International Limited as a wholly-owned subsidiary. A|D|S also encompasses the British Aviation Group (BAG). It is formed from the merger of the Association of Police and Public Security Suppliers (APPSS), the Defence Manufacturers Association (DMA) and the Society of British Aerospace Companies (SBAC).

Aerospace Manufacturing and Design (AMD) is dedicated to serving the aerospace design, testing, and manufacturing industry. AMD’s BPA-audited circulation affirms that all 15,000+ subscribers are top management and decision makers within the aerospace industry.
AMD is committed to providing relevant, expert editorial content via print and electronic periodicals, e-Newsletters, websites, social media, and face-to-face events.

Agie Charmilles (GOLD SPONSOR)
GF Agie Charmilles is the world’s leading provider of machines, automation solutions and services to the tool and mold making industry and to manufacturers of precision components.  The products range from electric discharge machines, high-speed and high-performance Milling machines, including clamping and palletization systems, and 3D laser surface texturing machines, to services, spare parts and expendable parts, consumables and automation solutions.

Serving over 1.2 million professionals in 185 countries, AVIATION WEEK is the largest information and services provider to the global commercial, defense, maintenance/repair/overhaul (MRO), space and business aviation communities and plays a critical role in connecting industry professionals worldwide. Anchored by its flagship Aviation Week & Space Technology, AVIATION WEEK continues to grow and evolve its portfolio to meet the needs of the industry.

California Space Authority (CSA)
Governed by a statewide board of directors, the California Space Authority (CSA) is a nonprofit corporation representing the commercial, civil, and national defense/homeland security interests of California's diverse space enterprise community in all four domains: industry, government, academia, and workforce.

CT SBiR Office - Connecticut Innovations
Connecticut Innovations provides strategic capital and operational insight to push the frontiers of high-tech industries such as energy, biotechnology, information technology, and photonics. Connecticut Innovations’ vision is to drive vibrant, entrepreneurial technology-based economy into Connecticut, while growing Connecticut’s economy one company at a time.  The SBIR team facilitates commercialization by collaborating with industry, government and academia.

The Institute for Operational Excellence
The Institute for Operational Excellence is an educational organization that teaches the principles of operational excellence along with the methodology to achieve it.  The institute provides formal educational classes and host conferences for companies in order to share knowledge on true lean techniques that build operational excellence.  The mission of the institute is to teach companies where their lean journey will take them, and how to get there faster.

International Aerospace Quality Group (IAQG)
IAQG is a worldwide cooperative organization of prime aerospace industry companies which pool and exchange their experiences to jointly develop processes and standards for high quality products. aerospace companies working together.

National Defense Industry Association (NDIA)
The Vision of NDIA is to be America's leading Defense Industry association promoting National Security Mission. Advocating Cutting-edge technology and superior weapons, equipment, training, and support for the War-Fighter and First Responder. Promoting A vigorous, responsive, Government – Industry National Security Team. Providing A legal and ethical forum for exchange of information between Industry and Government on National Security issues. Our Motto is strength through Industry and Technology.

Pacific Northwest Aerospace Alliance (PNAA)
The Pacific Northwest Aerospace Alliance promotes the growth and success of the aerospace industry and the business climate in the Pacific Northwestern United States.  PNAA enhances its members' competitiveness through networking and education, as well as advocate for its members to government and industry.

Society of Manufacturing Engineers
The Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) is the world's leading resource Where Manufacturing Comes Together - both people and information - to advance manufacturing knowledge.

UAW-Labor Employment and Training Corporation
UAW-Labor Employment and Training Corporation (UAW-LETC) is a private non-profit public benefit corporation established by the United Automobile and Aerospace Workers International Union in 1984, for the purpose of providing employment and training services to youth, unemployed and incumbent workers, and the disadvantaged. The UAW-LETC has an operating agreement with the UAW International Union to develop programs on their behalf for federally, state and union-management funded employment and training programs. UAW-LETC is currently participating with SEA in a California Employment Training Panel subsidized program.

U.S. Mexico Chamber of Commerce
The United States-Mexico Chamber of Commerce is the leading binational business organization working to build mutually beneficial trade and investment relationships in the Americas. The organization's mission is to promote business between the United States and Mexico.

Vistage International
Vistage is the world’s leading chief executive organization. Vistage helps chief executives become better leaders, who make better decisions, and achieve better results. The organization has grown from a dozen businessmen in Wisconsin to 14,000 executives in 15 countries. Vistage is for chief executives of small to mid-sized businesses with annual revenue between $1 million and $1 billion. Vistage also offers a Key Executive program for senior managers who report to a CEO, and a Trusted Advisor program for professional service providers.