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NBAA Exhibitor Update
Wednesday, November 5, 2003

NBAA Exhibitor Update is the National Business Aviation Association's e-mail newsletter for NBAA Associate Members, covering the latest news, announcements and deadlines for Exhibitors and Sponsors at NBAA events. Click on the links below to find additional details on NBAA's web site at www.nbaa.org or to get in touch with an NBAA Staff member. Send your comments about NBAA Exhibitor Update to exupdate@nbaa.org.


NBAA2003 IN ORLANDO BREAKS RECORDS
The NBAA 56th Annual Meeting & Convention, held October 7, 8, 9 at the Orlando/Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL, closed with a total of 28,574 Attendees viewing the products and services of a record 1,068 Exhibiting Companies occupying nearly a million square feet of exhibit space. In addition, 111 aircraft were on Static Display at Orlando Executive Airport and 75 Informational Sessions were offered throughout the week. Learn more at:
http://www.nbaa.org/news/pr/2003/20031015-076.php

REGIONAL FORUM COMES TO ARIZONA'S SCOTTSDALE AIRPORT ON NOV. 13
The next NBAA Business Aviation Regional Forum will be held next week in Scottsdale, AZ on Thursday, November 13, at the Scottsdale Air Center on Scottsdale Airport (SDL), where hundreds of Attendees will view the offerings of 50 Exhibitors and 25 of the latest business aircraft on static display. This event also will feature a number of informational sessions and briefings for the business aviation community in the greater Phoenix metropolitan area. Session topics include: Business aviation initiatives, FAA regulatory update, security for business aviation operations, Arizona state aviation taxes, flight department management systems, regional update by the Arizona Business Aviation Association, Reduced Vertical Separation Minimums (RVSM), aging aircraft issues, and conducting effective pre-purchase evaluations. For more information and to review the agenda, visit:
http://www.nbaa.org/events/forums/20031113

EXHIBIT AND STATIC DISPLAY SPACE STILL AVAILABLE IN SCOTTSDALE
There are still a few indoor exhibit spaces as well as static display spaces available for the Scottsdale Business Aviation Regional Forum on November 13. Please contact NBAA's Suzanne Cole at (202) 783-9257 or scole@nbaa.org if you are interested in exhibiting at or sponsoring this event. Sponsors already onboard for this event include Rolls Royce, AVCARD and Universal Weather & Aviation, Inc. For complete information about the Forum, visit:
http://www.nbaa.org/events/forums/20031113

LABACE2004 PRIORITY LOTTERY DRAWING DEADLINE EXTENDED UNTIL NOV. 7
The Priority Lottery drawing deadline for LABACE2004 -- to be held April 15, 16, 17, 2004, in São Paulo, Brazil -- has been extended until this Friday, November 7. Failure to submit the LABACE2004 Exhibit Application/Contract accompanied by a deposit on or before the November 7 deadline will prevent your company from being included in the Lottery. Companies whose applications are received after November 7 will be placed only after those eligible for the Lottery have been assigned, booth space permitting. Direct questions about indoor space to NBAA's Linda Peters at (202) 783-9368 or lpeters@nbaa.org, or Marti Smith at (202) 783-9365 or msmith@nbaa.org. To download the LABACE2004 Exhibitor Prospectus and Exhibit Application/Contract, visit the LABACE web site at:
http://www.labace.aero/exhibitors

LABACE2004 STATIC DISPLAY APPLICATION/CONTRACT DUE NOV. 7
The Priority-One deadline for LABACE2004 Static Display space has been extended until this Friday, November 7. Space is limited so please respond as soon as possible. The cost of a 6-meter by 6-meter Static Display space is $750 and due with the Static Display of Aircraft Application/Contract. Direct questions about Static Display space to NBAA's Bill Miller at (202) 783-9269 or bmiller@nbaa.org. To download the LABACE2004 Static Display of Aircraft Application/Contract, visit:
http://www.labace.aero/exhibitors

EBACE2004 PRIORITY LOTTERY DRAWING DEADLINE IS NOV. 14
The Priority Lottery drawing for EBACE2004 -- to be held May 25, 26, 27, 2004, in Geneva, Switzerland -- is Friday, November 14. Note that failure to submit the application form accompanied by a deposit on or before the November 14 deadline will prevent your company from being included in the Lottery. Companies whose applications are received after the November 14 deadline will be placed once those eligible for the Lottery have been assigned, booth space permitting. Direct questions about indoor space to NBAA's Linda Peters at (202) 783-9368 or lpeters@nbaa.org, or Marti Smith at (202) 783-9365 or msmith@nbaa.org. To download the EBACE2004 Exhibitor Prospectus and Exhibit Application/Contract, visit the EBACE web site at:
http://www.ebace.aero/exhibitors

EBACE2004 STATIC DISPLAY CONTRACT DUE NOV. 14; SPECIAL OFFER FOR RESELLERS
The Priority-One deadline for EBACE2004 Static Display space is Friday, November 14. The cost of a 6-meter by 6-meter Static Display space is $625 and due with the Static Display of Aircraft Application/Contract. Note: For the first time, EBACE will welcome previously titled aircraft on the Static Display; there is no indoor booth requirement for aircraft resellers. This exception for aircraft resellers does not apply to any other type of Exhibitor. Direct questions about Static Display space to NBAA's Bill Miller at (202) 783-9269 or bmiller@nbaa.org. To download the EBACE2004 Static Display of Aircraft Application/Contract, visit:
http://www.ebace.aero/exhibitors

MAKE YOUR LABACE AND EBACE HOTEL RESERVATIONS NOW
Hotel rooms are still available at our special Show rates for both LABACE2004 in São Paulo, Brazil and EBACE2004 in Geneva, Switzerland. Fax your housing requests to NBAA's Deb Hanson at (202) 862-5552. Hanson also can be reached at tel: (202) 737-4484 or dhanson@nbaa.org. For more information or to book reservations online, visit the following web sites:
http://www.labacehousing.aero
http://www.ebacehousing.aero

DON'T MISS LABACE AND EBACE SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES
A limited number of sponsorship opportunities are still available for LABACE2004 and EBACE2004. Obtain more exposure for your company by becoming a Sponsor. For a complete list of sponsorships available, contact NBAA's Deb Hanson at (202) 737-4484 or dhanson@nbaa.org.

BOOTH SPACES AVAILABLE FOR SCHEDULERS & DISPATCHERS CONFERENCE
Booth spaces are still available for the NBAA 15th Annual Schedulers & Dispatchers Conference scheduled for January 11 to 14 at the Savannah International Trade & Convention Center in Savannah, GA. Exhibiting at this valuable event -- which last year registered more than 1,200 Attendees -- provides an opportunity to meet those individuals directly responsible for the scheduling and dispatching of aircraft from various-sized corporate flight departments throughout the world. To download the Schedulers & Dispatchers Exhibitor Prospectus, exhibit application and floorplan, visit:
http://www.nbaa.org/events/sdc/expro.php

PUT YOUR COMPANY'S NAME IN FRONT OF MORE THAN 1,200 SCHEDULERS
Sponsorship opportunities are still available for the NBAA 15th Annual Schedulers & Dispatchers Conference, to be held January 11 to 14 in Savannah, GA. Last year's event registered more than 1,200 Attendees, and similar numbers are anticipated this year. NBAA offers many levels of sponsorships, from Bronze to Platinum. For more information, contact NBAA's Linda Peters at (202) 783-9368 or lpeters@nbaa.org, or NBAA's Deb Hanson at (202) 737-4484 or dhanson@nbaa.org.

NBAA2004 EXHIBITOR PROSPECTUS TO MAIL BY JAN. 5, DISCOUNT DETAILS INCLUDED
The NBAA2004 Exhibitor Prospectus is being completed and will mail by Friday, January 5. The Priority-Lottery deadline for indoor booth space and the Priority-One deadline for Static Display space is Wednesday, February 18, so please plan accordingly. Note that if full payment is received by February 18, NBAA offers a $100 discount per 10-foot by 10-foot indoor booth space ordered. Also, for the first time, if full Static Display payment is received, NBAA will offer a $50 discount per 20-foot by 20-foot Static Display space reserved. For details, visit NBAA's web site in the coming months, at:
http://www.nbaa.org/conventions

MARK YOUR CALENDARS NOW FOR 2004 REGIONAL FORUM SERIES
NBAA has selected the following dates and locations for the 2004 Business Aviation Regional Forum series: March 10 in West Palm Beach, June 24 in Chicago, August 26 in Seattle and November 18 in Dallas/Fort Worth. In addition, Forums also are being planned for May in London and July in China. Complete Exhibitor information regarding the entire 2004 Forum series will be available in December, but mark your calendars for these events now. For more information, visit:
http://www.nbaa.org/forums