Aerion Taps SHS to Promote Development of New Supersonic Business Jet

March 15, 2010

WICHITA, Kan., March 15 /PRNewswire/ — Aerion Corporation, an advanced aeronautical engineering organization based in Reno, Nev., has named Sullivan Higdon & Sink (SHS) as its marketing communications agency of record.

“Aerion chose SHS as our agency of record because of their business aviation insights and borderless approach to communication,” said Brian Barents, vice-chairman of Aerion Corporation. “SHS is the agency to help us raise awareness of our work as we move toward making the dream of supersonic business aviation a reality.”

SHS will begin work immediately on a series of branding and media relations efforts designed to increase awareness of Aerion’s plans for the manufacture, sale and support of the world’s first supersonic business jet, currently in development.

“We’re pleased that Aerion will be joining SHS’s roster of leading aviation, aerospace and defense manufacturers and suppliers,” said Tom Bertels, SHS managing partner. “As supersonic travel by business jet becomes a reality, it’s an awesome time to partner with a forward-thinking company like Aerion.”

The Aerion account will be primarily managed from SHS’s Wichita, Kan., office with support from the agency’s Washington, D.C., office.

Aerion’s business was formerly handled by Texas-based Blake-Miller Communications. “We wish to thank Jeff Miller and his team for a long, successful relationship and send him our best as he takes on a new leadership position in corporate aviation,” said Barents.

About Aerion

Aerion Corporation of Reno, Nevada, was formed from an advanced engineering group in 2002 to reintroduce commercial supersonic flight. Aerion continues research the group began more than 20 years ago, with the current focus on the design of a practical and efficient supersonic business jet employing patented natural laminar flow technology. More information can be found at www.aerioncorp.com.

About SHS

SHS, with offices in Wichita, Kansas City and Washington, D.C., is nationally known for its business-to-business communications experience and has earned Agency of the Year and Creative Team of the Year honors from the Business Marketing Association. Follow SHS at www.wehatesheep.com or www.twitter.com/wehatesheep.

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