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NBAA's Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE) is the year's most significant media event for the business aviation industry. This event brings together business leaders, government officials, manufacturers, corporate aviation department personnel and all manner of people involved in nearly all aspects of business aviation.

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CBP Again Conducting Global Entry Interviews At NBAA-BACE
Aug. 15, 2017
For the fifth straight year, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) will be conducting Global Entry interviews at NBAAA-BACE. The program allows pre-approved travelers to enter the country through automatic kiosks at select airports. "We are very pleased to be working with CBP to provide this opportunity to our members," said Sarah Wolf, NBAA senior manager of security and facilitation. "Registration at NBAA-BACE makes the process even easier for those who are interested in registering for Global Entry membership."Learn more about Global Entry.

NBAA-BACE Report: Aug. 9, 2017
Aug. 9, 2017
In this NBAA-BACE Report you will learn why more about the CAN Fund an Angel Cocktail Reception, see a testimonial video that will explaining the value past year's attendees have found through this event, and you'll get important information regarding housing in Las Vegas. Read more.

Video: In Their Own Words – Why You Can't Miss NBAA-BACE
Aug. 8, 2017
Why is NBAA's convention the must-attend industry event of the year? Listen to what some past attendees had to say: "A lot of what we do isn't really taught anywhere, except here and so you come here to learn and make connections with people, so when you do need help back at the office you know who to call," said one attendee. "Being able to see each other and feed on each other's enthusiasm is a great charge in the battery once a year," commented another attendee. Watch the video with these and other comments from past attendees regarding the event's value. But don't just take their word for it – experience NBAA's convention for yourself. Watch the video.

Annual Corporate Angel Network Fundraising Event Gets New Look at NBAA-BACE
Aug. 3, 2017
Business aviation industry professionals looking to give back will have that opportunity at a "Fund an Angel" cocktail reception hosted by the Corporate Angel Network (CAN), and held in conjunction with NBAA-BACE. "With this year's format change, the new two-hour cocktail reception gives guests the opportunity to network with leaders in the industry and support an important humanitarian initiative, all before dinner," said CAN Executive Director Gina Russo. Learn more about the event in support of CAN. Read more.

NBAA-BACE Report: July 26, 2017
July 26, 2017
In this NBAA-BACE Report you will learn why should you attend the 2017 NBAA Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE). With 1,100 exhibits, close to 100 aircraft on static display and more opportunities for education and networking than any other show in the industry, NBAA-BACE is the year’s must-attend event for an expected 27,000 attendees. Read more.

NBAA Welcomes NASA Astronauts Mark and Scott Kelly to NBAA-BACE
July 26, 2017
American astronauts Mark and Scott Kelly will serve as keynote speakers at NBAA-BACE, headlining the event's second-day Opening General Session on Oct. 11. "We are honored to welcome Mark and Scott Kelly to NBAA-BACE," said NBAA President and CEO Ed Bolen. "Their stories are truly remarkable aspects of America's aviation and aerospace history." The identical twin brothers served with distinction as U.S. Navy aviators, and retired as decorated captains before joining NASA in 1996. Learn more about Mark and Scott Kelly.

NBAA-BACE to Feature More Interactive Education Sessions
July 25, 2017
A comprehensive array of timely education sessions will once again be offered at NBAA-BACE, with more interactive sessions featured this year. "When people look our education session agenda, they may see similar issues addressed year-to-year, but we take great pains to ensure that it's not the exact same content," said Mike Nichols, NBAA vice president of operational excellence and professional development. "The industry and the issues evolve, and there are different perspectives and nuances related to those issues we have on the education agenda that get highlighted." Read more about the NBAA-BACE education sessions.

Video: Meet with Helicopter Operators and Other Business Aviation Professionals at NBAA-BACE
July 25, 2017
NBAA members have long operated helicopters for business, and in recent years, there has been an increased focus on this segment of the market at NBAA-BACE. This includes a dedicated helicopter pavilion in the indoor static display, making it as efficient as possible for operators to find all of the products and services they need. View a video highlighting helicopters at NBAA-BACE.

NBAA-BACE Report: July 12, 2017
July 12, 2017
In the NBAA-BACE Report you will learn more about 2017 NBAA Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE), set for Oct. 10-12 in Las Vegas, NV, is one of the largest trade shows in the country. With more exhibits, more aircraft on static display and more opportunities for education and networking than any other industry event, NBAA-BACE is the must-attend event of the year for business aviation professionals. Read more.

NBAA-BACE Exhibit Floor Filling Up Fast, More Than 1,100 Vendors Expected
July 7, 2017
The NBAA-BACE exhibit floor will once again demonstrate the vast range of products and services in the business aviation industry, as more than 1,100 exhibitors meet with prospective customers at convention center. "The exhibit floor is an exciting place to be at each NBAA-BACE, but 2017's will be better than ever, with vendors displaying a wide range of products and services, an enhanced static display and stimulating education sessions in the Innovation Zone," said Linda Peters, NBAA's vice president of exhibits. Read more about the NBAA-BACE exhibit floor.

NBAA-BACE Static Displays Nearly Sold Out
June 28, 2017
With less than four months to go before the start of NBAA-BACE, organizers report that space is rapidly filling up throughout the show's two expansive static display areas. In addition to a wide range of fixed-wing aircraft on display at nearby Henderson Executive Airport (HND), more than a dozen light business aircraft and rotorcraft will also be featured at the indoor static display at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Read more about the NBAA-BACE static displays.

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NBAA Press Headquarters

A meeting place for business aviation's international press, the NBAA Press Headquarters provides a work and hospitality area for journalists to gather information, swap observations and network. The NBAA Press Headquarters will be located in the Las Vegas Convention Center and will open on Monday, Oct. 9, at 8 a.m. (one day before NBAA-BACE opens). Breakfast and lunch, as well as use of computers and office equipment, are provided to credentialed members of the press.

NBAA Press Contact

Dan Hubbard
Senior Vice President, Communications
Tel: (202) 783-9360

Media Partnerships

Courtney Oliveira
Senior Manager, Marketing
Tel: (202) 783-9256

2017 NBAA-BACE Sponsors

NBAA wishes to thank its generous sponsors for supporting NBAA-BACE.


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