AIAA Awards Gala


John F. Kennedy Center, Washington DC | Courtesy of the Kennedy Center.

This year’s AIAA Awards Gala will take place on 18 May 2023 from 1730 – 2100 hrs ET USA at The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in the prestigious Terrace Theater.

The AIAA Awards Gala is an extraordinary evening of recognition to celebrate individuals who have made tremendous achievements during their careers and continue to shape the aerospace industry. This free-flowing event includes networking with industry leaders and government officials, delicious cocktails, dinner stations, photo booths, rocket displays, and more! It’s truly a one-of-a-kind event you won’t want to miss.

Tickets will become available January 2023.

For more information contact:

Attire: Formal (black tie optional), or military equivalent

For any other questions, please contact AIAA Customer Service: 800.639.2422 (U.S. based) or 703.264.7500 (International) or via email.

Corporate Partners

Lockheed Martin
The Boeing Company

Please Note: This event is an external rental presented in coordination with the Kennedy Center Campus Rentals Office and is not produced by the Kennedy Center.

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AIAA Awards Gala winners
AIAA Awards Gala attendees
 Gala Photo Albums

Are you interested in celebrating the industry luminaries at the AIAA Awards Gala, please contact:

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 2022 AIAA Awards Gala Supporters
Corporate Partners

Lockheed Martin Corporation