May Is Membership Month

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Member Benefit of the Day

In honor of the 2012 May Is Membership Month celebration, we are featuring a Benefit of the Day in the month of May!

Visit this page every day throughout the month to see a new Member Benefit revealed.

May 31
NBAA's Leadership Council

Who is in Charge of Business Aviation’s Future? You Are. No one can convey the essential nature of business aviation to local communities and the national economy better than the business aviation community itself. In order to facilitate policies and perceptions that promote the growth of business aviation, our industry must be an aggressive advocate in Washington and with the media. If we don’t take charge of our own destiny, others will. The Leadership Council significantly strengthens NBAA, allowing the Association to carry out its mission and facilitate policies and perceptions that promote the growth of business aviation. Made up of companies and individuals as diverse as the business aviation community itself, the Leadership Council offers an opportunity to become a leader in the industry. One hundred companies have already stepped up as leaders in our industry. Learn how your company can join them and become a Leadership Council Member today: www.nbaa.org/membership/leadership.
May 30
NBAA Annual Meeting & Convention

More important now than ever, the NBAA Annual Meeting & Convention provides a unique gathering place for Members to unite and address the significant challenges facing the industry today. Ranked as the fourth-largest U.S. trade show by Tradeshow Week, the Convention offers over 100 education sessions, 1,000 exhibitors, over 100 side-by-side aircraft at the Static Display and valuable networking opportunities with more than 25,000 of your peers – all at one time, all in one place – providing great efficiencies and savings for Members. NBAA’s Convention also features a Light Business Airplane Conference, with sessions specific to owner/operators and single pilots using their general aviation airplane for business, including a Single-Pilot Safety Standdown. Join us at NBAA2012 in Orlando, October 29 – November 1, 2012, where Members will save $200 on Registration! To learn more, visit www.nbaa.org/2012.
May 29
Learn Best Practices for Utilizing Independent Contractors

Are you looking for information on the use of independent contractors or temporary and part-time workers? To help NBAA Members understand the regulatory guidance surrounding use of contingent workers and to develop best practices, the NBAA Employment Issues Working Group and Aviation Insurance Committee created a publication specifically addressing this issue. Get your copy today!
May 28
NBAA Flying Safety Awards

NBAA’s Flying Safety Awards recognize Member Companies for exceptional achievement in maintaining safe flying operations. These annual awards are a testimony to the high degree of professionalism inherent in business aircraft operations, and a tribute to the skill of a company’s management, maintenance, pilot and support personnel teams. View past recipients, or apply for an award today.
May 27
Air Mail

NBAA’s Members-only e-mail listserv Air Mail instantly connects you with thousands of business aviation professionals, so you can get the answers you need 24/7. As a Member you can subscribe for free to any of the over thirty lists available, and start tapping into this shared wealth of knowledge and best practices across the industry. With lists specific to your job function and the type of aircraft you operate – ask any question, and get answers immediately. Subscribe to the Air Mail list of your choice today at www.nbaa.org/airmail.
May 26
NBAA Twitter Feed & Facebook Page

Stay connected with NBAA and join our community online. Follow us on Twitter - twitter.com/nbaa or become a fan on Facebook - facebook.com/NBAAfans. Find out the latest updates in our industry, network with other Members and join the conversation today!
May 25
NBAA Committees

Made up of committed, talented and knowledgeable volunteers, NBAA's Standing Committees work together on behalf of NBAA Members to promote business aviation access, operational excellence, professional development, safety and technical standards, and security. They also provide the Membership with valuable resources and best practices. Learn more about our Committees, or apply today: www.nbaa.org/committees.
May 24
NBAA Logo Usage

Members have access to the official "Member of NBAA" logo to display on their e-mails, web site, letterhead, business cards or other company materials. Displaying the NBAA logo is an ideal way to let customers and prospects know you are part of the NBAA network, while showing your support for the business aviation community. NBAA makes the official logo available in a variety of formats. Visit: www.nbaa.org/logos.
May 23
Reimbursement of Flight Expenses for Owner-Pilots Handbook

Pilots may be able to receive reimbursement for many business flights, but there are certain limitations you will need to comply with to avoid violating any FAA Regulations, or even your insurance coverage. NBAA’s “Reimbursement of Flight Expenses for Owner-Pilots Handbook” helps you understand the privileges & limitations involved in this process. To download your free copy today, visit: www.nbaa.org/admin/options/reimbursement.
May 22
NBAA Aeromedical Program

NBAA partners with Aviation Medicine Advisory Service (AMAS) to provide the Complete Aeromedical Services Program, which includes confidential e-mail and phone consultations with an AMAS physician, FAA waiver advocacy and case preparation, FAA follow-up reporting and renewal submission, corporate flight physiology and medical procedures review, and more. Members are eligible for an exclusive 10 percent discount, based on an annual per pilot fee. Get started today at www.nbaa.org/medical.
May 21
Exclusive Advertising & Exhibiting Opportunities!

As an NBAA Member you get access to exclusive exhibiting rights and advertising opportunities year-round. Meet your customers directly through unmatched networking opportunities at NBAA's Annual Meeting & Convention and other NBAA Conferences, Seminars and Regional Forums throughout the year. And showcase your products and services by targeting CEOs, aviation department managers, chief pilots and other decision-makers with exclusive ad placement opportunities in print and online. Learn more at http://www.nbaa.org/portals/exhibitors.
May 20
NBAA Conferences, Seminars, Forums & Professional Development Program (PDP)

Did you know that NBAA sponsors more than a dozen conferences, seminars, PDP courses, certification programs and educational events year-round? Located at convenient locations across the country, these educational opportunities are designed to increase your professional knowledge and advance your business aviation career. Through networking, shared best practices and industry-leading presentations, ensure you have the latest information and training you need to maximize your job performance. Find an educational session or event that suits your needs – visit www.nbaa.org/pdpt. Or for a list of all the PDP courses available, visit www.nbaa.org/pdp.
May 19
How to Use Your Airplane for Business

Should you be using your airplane for business travel? There are numerous potential benefits and opportunities to using a personal airplane for business travel – both for you and your company. NBAA’s “How to Use Your Airplane for Business” white paper will introduce you to these advantages and help you identify steps you can take to pursue this goal. To download your free copy today, visit www.nbaa.org/admin/policies/airplane-for-business.
May 18
IBAC Aircrew ID Card

Through the Association's membership in the International Business Aviation Council (IBAC), NBAA Members gain representation in the international business aviation community, and can get an IBAC Aircrew Identification Card for just $70. This helps airport officials identify business aircraft flight crews and expedite clearance and security procedures during international travel. Get yours today: www.ibac.org/aircrew-card.
May 17
Workers' Compensation

The NBAA Workers’ Compensation Insurance Program, managed by NationAir and underwritten by Phoenix Aviation Managers, provides high quality coverage at reduced rates. Policies cover all employees involved with a company’s flight operation, including pilots, maintenance technicians, flight attendants, flight department managers – even provisions for companies using contract crew members. Plus, participating companies now have the opportunity to earn a 20% dividend, with nearly $1 million in dividends paid out to date! To receive a quote, contact your current insurance broker or visit: www.nbaa.org/workerscomp.
May 16
Air Space Alerts

NBAA’s GA Desk at the FAA Air Traffic Control System Command Center distributes e-mail alerts about upcoming Temporary Flight Restrictions (TFRs) and other airspace issues that may have a significant impact on your flight operations. NBAA Members may subscribe for free to Airspace Alerts, which is one of NBAA’s Air Mail announcement lists. Learn more at www.nbaa.org/ops/airspace/alerts, or to start learning about these airspace issues in real-time, subscribe today at www.nbaa.org/airmail.
May 15
Business Aviation Insider
Are you receiving your copy? Provided exclusively to Members, NBAA’s award-winning bi-monthly publication is mailed right to your mailbox, including operational tips and tools, regulatory hot topics, featured Member profiles and the latest industry news affecting your business and flight operation. If you would like to subscribe for free, or know of a colleague that would benefit from receiving it, simply update your communications preferences in your My NBAA account, or send an e-mail with your name and contact information to subscriptions@nbaa.org to start receiving your copy. To access the latest issue online, visit www.nbaa.org/insider.
May 14
EBACE
What better day to feature EBACE than on the opening day of EBACE2012 - its 12th annual event. The European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE) is the premier event for the European business aviation community and a must-attend if you’re looking to expand your business globally. Hosted each year by NBAA and the European Business Aviation Association (EBAA), EBACE is a three-day event in Geneva Switzerland. This year’s exhibition, May 14 - 16, will bring together over 12,000 attendees, feature 500 Exhibiting Companies, a Static Display of over 60 aircraft, and a variety of Education Sessions – all conveniently located at the Geneva Palexpo. Plus, Members save $140 on registration! For more information about EBACE, visit www.ebace.aero.
May 13
No Plane No Gain

NBAA's No Plane No Gain advocacy campaign tells the true story about business aviation. Through this initiative we are able to aggressively educate policymakers and the media about the critical importance and positive impact our industry has on local communities, and to our nation's economy. NBAA has committed considerable resources to this fight, but we need your backing - now more than ever - to protect the future of this industry. Learn more and get involved today: www.nbaa.org/npng.
May 12
NBAA's Job Board

Whether you need to find a job or fill a job, NBAA can help. The Association's Business Aviation Jobs resource is designed to make it easier for business aviation professionals to find the newest available positions and gain greater exposure to hiring companies. In turn, companies are able to post openings to find the most qualified people in the industry. Start using this resource today at www.nbaa.org/jobs.
May 11
NBAA's Operations Service Group

Did you know that as a Member of NBAA, you can access our on-staff industry experts in NBAA’s Operations Service Group Help Desk to get your questions answered? With a single phone call or e-mail, Members have access to a designated staff person for real-time answers on technical and operational information, business aircraft ownership, FAA regulations, tax issues and much more. Contact the OSG today at (202) 783-9250 or info@nbaa.org.
May 10
NBAA Update

Distributed to more than 20,000 aviation professionals each week, NBAA Update is an e-newsletter providing a synopsis of the latest operational, regulatory and legislative news for the business aviation community, as well as information about NBAA activities, Member benefits and upcoming industry events. Subscribe today for free at: www.nbaa.org/update
May 9
Frontline Advocacy

NBAA is there to fight for all companies that rely on airplanes to run their business. We make your voice heard on the national and local levels to ensure your interests are protected, especially when new regulations are being formulated. We have proven success in educating advocates for business aviation through initiatives such as the No Plane No Gain advocacy campaign, telling the true story about the importance of our industry. But we cannot do it alone – we need your backing to protect the future of business aviation. Get involved and visit nbaa.org/action today.
May 8
ABACE

The Asian Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition (ABACE) is jointly sponsored by NBAA and the Asian Business Aviation Association (AsBAA), and is the perfect venue to grow your business in the Asian market. The potential for business aviation in Asia is enormous, and is only at the beginning of its evolution. The population, economic activity and need for transportation to cover the distances between business locations – in some cases, where no practical transportation alternative exists – is immense. ABACE2012 was a great success and we hope you'll join us next year for ABACE2013 in Shanghai, April 16-18. To learn more about the event, visit www.abace.aero.
May 7
Premium Listings

NBAA now offers premium listings in the Products & Services section of our Member Directory. With an upgraded listing, your company will receive prime placement in your category, along with your logo, description of your business and map of your location. Our Members rely on the Member Directory to find the vendors, products and services they need to help their operations succeed. Upgrade today for an annual fee of $249! Learn more: www.nbaa.org/premium.
May 6
NBAA's GA Desk

Did you know NBAA has a full-time General Aviation Desk at the FAA Air Traffic Control System Command Center? These GA Desk specialists act as business aviation representatives, participating in real-time national airspace flow-control, and affording a voice for our industry in the daily operations of the National Airspace System. With increased flight restrictions and the airspace more complicated than ever, turn to NBAA's GA Desk to help make your flight operation as smooth and efficient as possible. Members-only, this GA Desk subscription gives you daily access to your own dedicated team of NBAA staff so you can easily stay informed of the latest TFRs, avoid delays, plan the most effective route and resolve any time-critical issues. Learn more: http://www.nbaa.org/gadesk.
May 5
Products & Services Listing in NBAA's Member Directory

NBAA’s Member Directory is the most comprehensive source of business aviation resources in the industry, giving you access to thousands of professionals on a global scale. It’s where NBAA buyers go to find the products, services, vendors & suppliers they need to help their flight operation and business. You can even promote your company with a free listing in the Products & Services section to reach truly qualified buyers: www.nbaa.org/directory.
May 4
Members-Only Event Discounts

Did you know that NBAA Members receive a discount to ALL NBAA events? That means that the more events you attend, and the employees you send…the more you'll save. With average savings of $100 or more per event, it literally pays to be a Member! There are events throughout the year, with education sessions geared to all job functions, in convenient locations around the country. Find an upcoming event that's right for you: www.nbaa.org/events.
May 3
Scholarships

NBAA's Scholarship Program offers nearly $100,000 annually in cash awards as tuition reimbursement for enrolled students, and nearly the same amount in monetary and training awards for working professionals in business aviation, including pilots, maintenance professionals, schedulers, dispatchers, flight attendants and flight technicians. Help advance your career and apply for an NBAA Scholarship today: www.nbaa.org/scholarships.
May 2
Shipping Program

NBAA has teamed up with PartnerShip® to offer exclusive shipping discounts to all NBAA Members, regardless of size or Member type. NBAA Members that enroll will receive significant discounts on every FedEx shipment sent OR received, for small packages up to large LTL freight shipments. It's free to participate in this Members-only program, and there are no minimum shipping requirements or obligations. To enroll and start saving today, visit www.nbaa.org/shipping.
May 1
Access to Company Membership

Take Advantage of Your Company's NBAA Membership. Did you know that every employee of a Member Company has access to Member benefits and services? So if your company is an NBAA Member, you too can take advantage of these valuable resources for your flight operation and business as well. Create your log-in, and immediately access exclusive benefits such as Air Mail, the Member Directory and all of the Members-only tools available on our web site. Create your free online account today at www.nbaa.org/password.

Not a Member? Join NBAA today! Or for more information about NBAA, and the benefits it can provide you and your company, please contact NBAA Member Services at membership@nbaa.org or call (202) 783-9280.