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Media Advisory: NBAA Business Aviation Regional Forum Returns to White Plains

Contacts: Dan Hubbard, (202) 783-9360, dhubbard@nbaa.org

Washington, DC, May 30, 2013 – The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) will highlight opportunities to expand the important economic contributions of business aviation activity at Westchester County Airport (HPN) to the White Plains, NY area, already estimated at more than $613 million annually for direct and secondary employment alone, at the Association’s day-long Business Aviation Regional Forum.

The NBAA Business Aviation Regional Forum at White Plains will take place at Panorama Flight Service at Westchester County Airport on Thursday, June 6, 2013. The event, previously held at Westchester County Airport in 2011 and at Teterboro Airport (TEB) in New Jersey in 2012, expects to draw about 1,900 attendees to hear updates from industry leaders, participate in discussions about important business aviation topics, and conduct business at a regional exhibition of the latest equipment and services for business aviation owners and operators. The Westchester Aviation Association is an active supporter of the upcoming White Plains event.

Exhibit space will feature more than 120 Exhibitors and nearly 30 aircraft on Static Display. The forum will begin with breakfast from 7:30 to 9:00 a.m., and the exhibit areas and aircraft on static display will be open from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

What: NBAA Business Aviation Regional Forum at Westchester County Airport (HPN)

When: Thursday, June 6, 2013, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Who:               

  • Ed Kammerer, Hinckley, Allen & Snyder LLP, and Jeff Agur, The Van Allen Group, present “Thinking Strategically About Your Aircraft Acquisition” (9:30 to 10:15 a.m.)
  • Ed Bolen, NBAA president and CEO, discusses “Business Aviation: A View From Washington, DC” (10:30 to 11:15 a.m.)
  • Keith Swirsky, GKG Law, offers “Key Considerations When Hiring or Switching Aircraft Management Companies” (11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.)
  • Steve Witowski, PRISM, presents “Safety Culture Trends in Business Aviation” (2:00 to 2:45 p.m.)

Where: Panorama Flight Services Inc., 67 Tower Road #T, Westchester County Airport, White Plains, NY, (914) 328-9800

Note: Media interested in attending must RSVP to David Fishman at david.fishman@fleishman.com

Website: Visit NBAA's White Plains Regional Forum page

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Founded in 1947 and based in Washington, DC, the National Business Aviation Association (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 9,000 companies and provides more than 100 products and services to the business aviation community, including the NBAA Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition, the world's largest civil aviation trade show. Learn more about NBAA at www.nbaa.org.

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