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NBAA Exhibitor Update #06-04
April 12, 2006

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 [email protected].


News & Announcements
More Than 1,200 Expected at Dallas Regional Forum This Week
More than 1,200 Attendees are expected to attend NBAA's Business Aviation Regional Forum tomorrow, April 13, at Dallas Love Field (DAL), where NBAA Senior Vice President, Government Affairs Lisa Piccione will be the keynote speaker for the opening session. Business Jet Center will host more than 80 Exhibitors, and over 25 static aircraft will be on display outside the hangar. Compelling informational sessions will focus on very light jets, aircraft acquisition, safety best practices and legislative priorities for the business aviation community. Exhibitors are invited to participate in NBAA's upcoming Regional Forums on June 8 at Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) in Virginia, and on November 16 at Long Beach Airport (LGB) in California. Learn more about NBAA Business Aviation Regional Forums online at:
http://www.nbaa.org/forums

EBACE2006 Exhibitor Count Surpasses Last Year's Total
Close to 9,000 people from Europe, the U.S., the Middle East and North Africa are expected to attend the 6th Annual European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE2006), which will be held May 3 through 5 in Geneva. To date, 288 Exhibiting Companies are slated to display their products and services in 1,206 3-meter by 3-meter booth spaces at Geneva Palexpo, and more than 45 state-of-the-art business aircraft will be on display at nearby Geneva International Airport. By comparison, last year, a record 7,667 Attendees viewed the products and services of 278 Exhibitors. At EBACE2006, Attendees will have the opportunity to speak directly with notable officials, including representatives from EASA, Eurocontrol, the European Commission and FAA. Learn more at:
http://www.ebace.aero

Sponsorships and Auction Items Still Available for Maintenance Event Next Week
NBAA is expecting a large turnout at its annual Maintenance Management Conference, to be held April 18 and 19 in Dallas. For maintenance professionals, this is the most important event that NBAA sponsors each year. An array of aviation products and services offered by 30 vendors will be on display in the sold-out exhibit hall. Pre-Conference events will be held April 17 and two additional seminars of interest to maintenance personnel will be offered on April 20. Though exhibit space is no longer available, other opportunities for companies wishing to participate in this event still remain, such as sponsorships. In addition, the Conference will feature a silent auction benefiting maintenance scholarships, and auction items are still being accepted. For more information, contact NBAA's Dina Green at [email protected] or visit:
http://www.nbaa.org/events/mmc/200604

LABACE2006 Preliminary Program Now Online
Thousands of business aviation vendors, industry leaders, owners and operators from the Americas and Africa will head to São Paulo, Brazil, on August 10, 11, 12, 2006, for the 4th Annual Latin American Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition (LABACE2006). New for 2006, the indoor exhibits will be situated in the Varig Engineering and Maintenance (VEM) hangar on Congonhas Airport, immediately adjacent to the Static Display of Aircraft. Top Latin American industry representatives, government leaders and consumers wishing to make major purchases for their growing business needs will be in attendance. For full details, view the LABACE2006 Preliminary Program, which is now available online. For more information or to exhibit, visit:
http://www.labace.aero

Sponsorship Opportunities Available for Flight Attendants Conference
The NBAA 11th Annual Flight Attendants Conference, slated for June 23 and 24 in Denver, CO, is designed to benefit corporate flight attendants, flight technicians and other flight department professionals. This Conference covers issues such as cabin safety and security, corporate aircraft passenger service, catering and professional development. Sponsorship opportunities are available for this event. For more information, contact NBAA's Dina Green at [email protected]. Hotel and registration fees are posted online at:
http://www.nbaa.org/events/fltatt/2006/

Exhibit at NBAA2006

Events for NBAA Exhibitors & Sponsors
NBAA Business Aviation Regional Forum
April 13, 2006, Dallas, TX

NBAA Maintenance Management Conference
April 17–19, 2006, Dallas, TX

EBACE2006
May 3–5, 2006, Geneva, Switzerland

FSF/NBAA 51st Annual Corporate Aviation Safety Seminar
May 9–11, 2006, Phoenix, AZ

NBAA Business Aviation Regional Forum
June 8, 2006, Washington, DC

NBAA 11th Annual Flight Attendants Conference
June 23–24, 2006, Denver, CO

LABACE2006
August 10–12, 2006, São Paulo, Brazil

NBAA 59th Annual Meeting & Convention
October 17–19, 2006, Orlando, FL

NBAA Business Aviation Regional Forum
November 16, 2006, Long Beach, CA

NBAA 18th Annual Schedulers & Dispatchers Conference
January 24–26, 2006, Phoenix, AZ

Review the Full NBAA Events Calendar
http://www.nbaa.org/events

Review Future NBAA Convention Dates
http://www.nbaa.org/events/date/

LABACE 2006

Contacts for NBAA Exhibitors & Sponsors
Kathleen M. Blouin
Senior Vice President, Conventions, Seminars & Forums
Tel: (202) 783-9364
E-mail: [email protected]

Linda A. Peters
Vice President, Exhibits
Tel: (202) 783-9368
E-mail: [email protected]

Olu Burrell
Assistant Manager, Registration & Data Entry
Tel: (202) 783-9351
E-mail: [email protected]

Maureen C. Cameron
Marketing Manager
Tel: (202) 783-9453
E-mail: [email protected]

Steve Champness
Advertising Sales Representative (East of the Mississippi)
Tel: (800) 878-7555
E-mail: [email protected]

Dina E. Green
Senior Manager, Seminars
Tel: (202) 783-9357
E-mail: [email protected]

Deborah A. "Deb" Hanson
Senior Manager, Housing & Special Events
Tel: (202) 737-4484
E-mail: [email protected]

Melissa Murphy
Advertising Sales Representative (West of the Mississippi)
Tel: (785) 856-5111
E-mail: [email protected]

Donna Raphael
Administrative Assistant
Tel: (202) 478-7760
E-mail: [email protected]

Margaret E. "Margie" Rowson
Assistant Manager, Exhibits
Tel: (202) 783-9369
E-mail: [email protected]

Andrew "Andy" Schweickert
Manager, Regional Forums & Static Displays
Tel: (202) 783-9269
E-mail: [email protected]

Jan Simmons-Kelliebrew
Manager, Registration
Tel: (202) 783-9283
E-mail: [email protected]

Martina A. "Marti" Smith
Director, Regional Forums & Static Displays
Tel: (202) 783-9365
E-mail: [email protected]

Saundra K. "Sandy" Wirtz
Director, Seminars
Tel: (202) 783-9366
E-mail: [email protected]

2006 Regional Forums

EBACE2006

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