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NBAA to Open 2007 Convention to Students and Local Business Aviation Community for Georgia's 'Aviation Day'

Contact: NBAA's Dan Hubbard at (202) 783-9360 or dhubbard@nbaa.org

WASHINGTON, DC, May 31, 2007 – The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) announced today that the Association will open the doors of its 60th Annual Meeting & Convention free of charge to college students and people in the local business aviation community on the event's third day – Thursday, September 27 – as part of Georgia Aviation Day.

NBAA's 2007 Convention, to be held from September 25 to 27 in Atlanta, GA, will serve as the site for commemorating significant milestones in aviation, including NBAA's 60th anniversary and Georgia's centennial of flight, marked by the 100th anniversary of aviator Ben Epps' flight over an open field in Athens, GA.

The NBAA 60th Annual Meeting & Convention will build on the successes of last year's event, which broke numerous records, with 33,088 Attendees, 1,140 Exhibitors, 5,235 10-foot by 10-foot booth spaces, 115 aircraft on Static Display and over 100 Information Sessions.

College students or members of Georgia's business aviation community with an interest in attending the NBAA Convention on September 27 should register. Online registration will be provided on the NBAA 60th Annual Meeting & Convention web site at www.nbaa.org/2007.

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Founded in 1947 and based in Washington, DC, the National Business Aviation Association, Inc. (NBAA) is the leading organization for companies that rely on general aviation aircraft to help make their businesses more efficient, productive and successful. The Association represents more than 8,000 companies and provides more than 100 products and services to the business aviation community, including the NBAA Annual Meeting & Convention, the world's largest civil aviation trade show. Learn more about NBAA at www.nbaa.org.

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