Defence Innovation Sustainability Space Future Flight Workforce
  • Friday, 26 July 2024
  • 09:00 - 17:30
  • Location: Hall 1, Inspire, Hall 1 (Upstairs via East Foyer), Innovate 1, Hall 1 (Upstairs), Innovate 2, Hall 1 (Upstairs), Space Zone Theatre, Aerospace Global News Theatre, Hall 4, Hall 3, To Be Confirmed

Addressing the industry’s workforce challenges at FIA’s Pioneers of Tomorrow 2024!


In a world where innovation knows no bounds, the aerospace industry stands at the forefront of technological advancements. For 75 years, Farnborough International Airshow (FIA) has been at the apex of aviation, welcoming the leaders in aerospace to showcase their innovative ideas and pioneer the future of the industry.

On the last day of the Airshow, Friday 26 July, FIA will open its doors to the public for Pioneers of Tomorrow, a dedicated STEM-focused event designed to inspire and engage the next generation of aerospace leaders with a commitment at heart to bridge the workforce gaps within the sector.

Pioneers of Tomorrow is more than just an event, it’s a gateway to new horizons and endless new possibilities. It’s a place where anyone, no matter their age or background, from aviation enthusiasts to newcomers to the exciting world of aerospace, can explore the industry and see their future take off, right at the Home of British Aviation.

This event is perfectly placed to fulfil the industry’s need for an engaged workforce, thus investing in the future of sustainability, growth and prosperity of businesses, communities and societies as a whole. Just like all sectors, aerospace continues to evolve at a rapid pace, requiring a pool of ever-growing talent with relevant skills and competencies. 

By participating in Pioneers in Tomorrow, exhibitors can fill their workplace vacancies by meeting graduates and career movers but also scope out long-term prospects and inspire the younger generations. 

Attendees can expect a wide range of activities and experiences, including:

  • Careers Hub: Access to a dedicated Careers Hub for one-on-one advice sessions, careers seminars and a live jobs board showcasing various opportunities available across the sector.
  • STEM Activities: Visitors can embark on an educational journey of discovery around the Airshow and get hands-on with a variety of interactive activities.
  • Inspirational Speakers: Today’s aerospace pioneers will take to the stage to share their experience of the industry and what it takes to push beyond the boundaries of aerospace in the modern world.
  • Innovation Showcase: highlighting the extraordinary work of the businesses from around the world who are driving the future of the industry.
  • Static and Flying Aircraft Display: Visitors can look up to the skies and explore the aircraft on the ground to get immersed into the pioneering spirit of aviation.
  • FIA2024 Trade Exhibition - Visitors are encouraged to explore the FIA2024 trade exhibition to discover the wonders of aerospace and network with the industry.

Get involved in Pioneers of Tomorrow to explore the wealth of innovation and development that is driving the future of the aerospace sector forward!

Under 21s and students in full-time education go FREE!

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