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Conference: Sept. 24-26, 2024
Exhibition: Sept. 25-26, 2024

MRO Asia-Pacific Awards 2024

The 5th MRO Asia-Pacific Awards 2024 featuring Asia Aerospace Leadership Networking will take place on Monday, 23 September 2024 in Singapore.

Embracing the dynamic spirit of innovation within the aviation and aerospace sector, the MRO Asia Pacific Awards 2024 will pay tribute to pioneers across eight categories, each symbolizing a distinct pillar of excellence. At the awards ceremony, evening of 23 September, exceptional industry achievements will be honoured.

The 2023 event last year attracted diverse and influential attendees, with 76% holding key positions such as C-suite, VP, Director, GM, or Head of Department. The primary focus was on MRO (38%), followed by Aerospace (21%) and Air Transport (19%). This dynamic mix guarantees a vibrant and well-rounded networking experience. Join us this year to connect with leaders, decision-makers, and industry experts across the aviation landscape.

How to register: Sign up for this event on the "Select Agenda" page when registering for the MRO Asia-Pacific.

MRO Asia-Pacific Awards – recognizing and honoring the exceptional accomplishments of MROs and industry professionals across the Asia-Pacific region.



Norbert Marx
Senior Advisor
Lao Ma AG

Norbert Marx, has spent his entire professional life in different fields of aviation in the US, Europe and Asia, including more than 17 years in China. He has held CEO / General Manager positions at Lufthansa Technik Tulsa, Jet Aviation Basel and at GAMECO. GAMECO is a JV of China Southern Airlines and CK Hutchison Whampoa, with headquarter in Guangzhou China. With over 7’000 employees, GAMECO provides base-, line- and component MRO for today’s Airbus, Boeing and Comac aircraft.

After his retirement from GAMECO in November 2022, Marx continues to be engaged in senior advisor functions for various organizations, including CKHH/Hutchison Whampoa, InterCulture Co. Ltd and Lao Ma AG, Switzerland. Marx received the “Lifetime Achievement Award” issued by Aviation Week Network during MRO Asia-Pacific in September 2023. He is living in Zurich, Switzerland.

Mike Stengel
Principal Advisory

Mike has held a life-long passion for aerospace since starting flying lessons at the age of 12 and becoming a commercial pilot when he was 19. At the University of Michigan, Mike studied Aerospace Engineering and entered the world of consulting with an internship at AeroStrategy, followed by an introduction to engine overhauls and maintenance programs at United Airlines’ San Francisco maintenance base. He began his full-time career at ICF International’s aerospace practice before transitioning to AeroDynamic in 2017. Mike has led or contributed to over 100 consulting engagements focused on business strategy, market analysis, & transaction advisory for clients across the aerospace industry. Mike also oversees AeroDynamic’s aftermarket-related intellectual property that spans several segments, including airline fleet plans, aircraft retirements and used/serviceable material, distribution, interior retrofits, parts and labor escalation trends, and freighter conversions. He is a frequent guest speaker at industry conferences, universities, and company events, and also serves on the board of the Aerospace Industry Association of Michigan (AIAM).

Stephen McDonnell
Head of Technical Transactions, Asia Pacific and Middle East

As Head of Technical Transactions, Asia-Pacific & Middle East for Avolon, Stephen leads a team of technical executives with responsibility for all maintenance, aircraft transition and deal management for a fleet of over 350 aircraft leased to over 70 Airline customers. With a background in powerplant engineering, Stephen has held Leasing, Airline and MRO roles over 20 years in Aviation.  

Jason Washburn    
Director, Marketing Services
Aviation Week Network

Expert Judge for the Award Category - Marketing Campaign of the Year


  • Asia MRO of the Year – Airframe
  • Asia MRO of the Year - Engine
  • Best Newcomer
  • Aftermarket Service Provider of the Year (NEW in 2024)
  • MRO Leadership of the Year
  • MRO Technology Achievement of the Year (NEW in 2024)
  • Sustainability Initiative of the Year
  • Marketing Campaign of the Year

Nominate deserving individuals and organizations for this prestigious award by utilizing our user-friendly nomination portal, which features 8 award categories. The nomination process is straightforward – simply register an account, select your chosen category(s), and save your nomination(s) for submission at a later time.


19:00 - 19:30 Welcome Drink Reception

19:30 - 19:45 Welcome Speech

19:45 - 20:00 Fireside Chat I

20:00 - 20:15 Fireside Chat II

20:15 - 20:30 Interactive Quiz Game

20:30 - 21:30 MRO Asia-Pacific Awards Ceremony & Gala Dinner

21:30 - 22:00 Networking Session