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October 17, 2012

NBAA Convention Report
Industry Luminaries Always a Part
of NBAA’s Convention

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NBAA’s Convention always offers an opportunity for Attendees to spend time with aviation luminaries, and the tradition continues when Sean Tucker, a member of the National Aviation Hall of Fame, moderates an Oct. 31 session that includes a delegation from the Tuskegee Airmen, who will receive NBAA’s highest award, and George Lucas, who produced the Tuskegee Airmen movie, Red Tails. This weekly NBAA Convention Report provides news on this and other highlights for NBAA2012, the Association's flagship event and the world's biggest business aviation show. Register for NBAA2012 today.
New Industry Advocacy Resources

New Industry Advocacy Resources to Be Unveiled at NBAA2012
NBAA’s Convention will support industry mobilization with the introduction of new grassroots advocacy resources. On Monday, Oct. 29, Selena Shilad, executive director of the Alliance for Aviation Across America, will be joined by NBAA President and CEO Ed Bolen; Craig Fuller, president and CEO of the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association; Matt Zuccaro, Helicopter Association International president; and Niel Ritchie, executive director of the League of Rural Voters, to detail new tools for people to make the priorities of the general aviation industry known this election year. Get more details on the session and make plans to attend. Learn more.

Safety in Flight to Be Honored

At NBAA2012, Safety in Flight to Be Honored
NBAA will recognize four Member Companies for outstanding safe flying achievement during NBAA2012, as well as hundreds more companies that have collectively compiled thousands of hours of safe flying during the past year. Specifically, NBAA will recognize two companies for flying 60 years or more without an accident – NiSource Inc. and The Procter & Gamble Co. – and two other companies for flying 50 years or more without an accident – Hormel Foods Corporation and Muscatine Corporation. Learn more.

Corporate Angel Network

NBAA/CAN Soiree Auction Offers Great Items for a Great Cause
As part of each year’s Convention, NBAA and Corporate Angel Network team up for an evening event – the NBAA/CAN Soiree, “An Evening With Angels” – that includes an auction to raise funds in support of CAN, which arranges flights for cancer patients to and from treatment centers using available seats on business aircraft donated by NBAA Member Companies. This year’s Soiree is set for Wednesday, Oct. 31, from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. at The Peabody Orlando. To view a list of auction items and make plans to attend, visit the NBAA2012 Auction page.

Quick Facts
Oct. 30 – Nov. 1, 2012

Orange County Convention Center • Showalter Flying Service at Orlando Executive Airport (ORL) • Orlando, FL

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NBAA Member $220
Non-Member $420
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On-Site Registration
NBAA Member $315
Non-Member $515
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NBAA2012 Ceremony to Honor Tuskegee Airmen; Filmmaker George Lucas to Participate

Rep. John Mica to Keynote
at NBAA2012

NBAA2012: There’s an
App for That

Insurance Sessions Among Educational Offerings at NBAA2012

Podcast: Five Tips for Convention Goers

Electronics Pioneer, Business Aviator Crutchfield to Speak at NBAA2012

FAA Acting Administrator Huerta to Address NBAA2012

NBAA/CAn Soiree
NBAA2012 Coffee Social


About NBAA: 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 9,000 Member Companies of all sizes located across the country. NBAA 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.

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