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NBAA Exhibitor Update #06-07
July 19, 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 or to get in touch with an NBAA Staff member. Send your comments about NBAA Exhibitor Update to

News & Announcements
ABACE2007 Exhibitor Prospectus Available Online; Lottery Deadline Aug. 16
Asia opens for business aviation in 2007, with the Asian Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition (ABACE2007) coming to the AsiaWorld-Expo in Hong Kong on February 6 and 7, 2007, and the Japan Business Aviation Regional Forum coming to Nagoya International Airport on February 9, 2007. Help bring business aviation to Asia by exhibiting at the only business aviation events in Asia. Exhibitors are encouraged to submit their booth space applications and payment in full by the lottery deadline of August 16. For more information about exhibiting at either ABACE2007 or the Japan Regional Forum, or to download Exhibitor applications, visit the ABACE web site at:

NBAA2006 Returns to Orlando in Three Months
From October 17 to 19 in Orlando, FL, the NBAA 59th Annual Meeting & Convention (NBAA2006) will feature the products and services of more than 1,100 Exhibitors in nearly one million square feet of exhibit space at the Orange County Convention Center. In addition, more than 110 aircraft will be on display at Orlando Executive Airport (ORL), and a comprehensive schedule of Informational Sessions will address timely issues affecting the business aviation community. Registration, housing and travel arrangements all may be made in advance online. For more information about attending or exhibiting at NBAA2006, visit the official web site at:

Exhibitor Badge Registration and Mailing Service
NBAA is pleased to offer the convenience of online badge registration to NBAA2006 Exhibitors. All Exhibitors will receive a user ID and password to access the web-based registration system. Exhibitors are asked to register all personnel online by October 2. If the registration is completed online by October 2, NBAA will mail Exhibitor badges to one company representative. Badges are scheduled for mailing between August 1 and October 2. Badges not mailed can be collected at the registration area in Orlando; Exhibitor Registration is located in the South Concourse at the Orange County Convention Center. For more information about Exhibitor badges or online registration, visit:

Show Guide Advertising Insertion Orders Due. Aug. 4
The NBAA2006 Show Guide & Directory of Exhibiting Companies will be distributed to Attendees at the Convention with their credentials. The Show Guide is helpful in familiarizing visitors with the happenings at the year's most important international business aviation event and provides many advertising opportunities. Advertisers in the 2006 NBAA Directory of Member Companies, Aircraft & Personnel are eligible to receive a 15-percent discount on their advertisement in the NBAA2006 Show Guide. Insertion orders are due by August 4, and artwork is due no later than August 18. For more information, visit:

Update Show Guide Profiles Online Until Jul. 25
The NBAA2006 Show Guide & Directory of Exhibiting Companies will include a schedule of events, general information pertaining to the Convention and a listing of Convention Exhibitors. Exhibitors are listed alphabetically with their booth/space number and company profile, which includes company name, address, phone and fax numbers and a description of the company products or services. Exhibitors also are listed in the Buyer's Guide section, categorized by products and services. NBAA2006 Exhibitor representatives are invited to access the online Show Guide database and to enter or update their company information, if needed. The deadline for entering or updating information online is July 25. Review and update listings online at:

More Than 800 Attend Dulles Regional Forum
About 830 people attended NBAA's Business Aviation Regional Forum held June 8 at the Landmark Aviation facility on Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD). The event featured a well-attended keynote speech by NBAA President and CEO Ed Bolen, more than 50 Exhibitors, 20 static aircraft and several briefings of interest to the business aviation community. For further information about this event – including photos, opening session audio recordings and PowerPoint presentations – visit:

Following Dulles, NBAA Regional Forum Goes to Long Beach
NBAA's next Business Aviation Regional Forum will be held on November 16 at Long Beach Airport's (LGB's) AirFlite Aviation facility in California. In addition to approximately 60 Exhibitors and 30 static aircraft, this event will feature sessions about how to deal with FAA, NTSB and DOT investigations, international flight planning and business aviation state tax issues. To exhibit at this event or learn more, visit:

2007 Business Aviation Regional Forums Schedule Now Available
NBAA has updated the schedule for its 2007 Business Aviation Regional Forums as follows: January 25, Scottsdale, AZ; February 9, Nagoya, Japan; March 15, Fort Lauderdale, FL; April 26, White Plains, NY; and June 8, St. Louis, MO. NBAA's Regional Forums bring business aircraft owners, operators, manufacturers, customers and other industry personnel together for a one-day event at some of the best airports and FBOs in the nation and abroad. For more information, visit:

NBAA Releases Dates of 2007 Conferences
NBAA has announced the dates of its 2007 Conferences, which target various members of the business aviation flight department. The 2007 NBAA Conferences and their dates and locations are: 18th Annual Schedulers & Dispatchers Conference, January 21–24, Phoenix, AZ; Leadership Conference, February 21–22, San Diego, CA; 34th Annual International Operators Conference, March 26–29, San Diego, CA; Maintenance Management Conference, April 2–4, San Diego, CA; NBAA 12th Annual Flight Attendants Conference, June 29–30, San Diego, CA. NBAA Conferences provide many opportunities for corporate sponsorships; to learn more, contact NBAA's Dina Green at Conference details will be published as they become available on the NBAA web site at:

Regional Forums

Events for NBAA Exhibitors & Sponsors
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 21–24, 2007, Phoenix, AZ

NBAA Business Aviation Regional Forum
January 25, 2007, Scottsdale, AZ

February 6–7, 2007, Hong Kong

NBAA Business Aviation Regional Forum
February 9, 2007, Nagoya, Japan

NBAA Leadership Conference
February 21–22, 2007, San Diego, CA

NBAA Business Aviation Regional Forum
March 15, 2007, Fort Lauderdale, FL

NBAA 34th Annual International Operators Conference
March 26–29, 2007, San Diego, CA

NBAA Maintenance Management Conference
April 2–4, 2007, San Diego, CA

NBAA Business Aviation Regional Forum
April 26, 2007, White Plains, NY

May 22–24, 2007, Geneva, Switzerland

NBAA Business Aviation Regional Forum
June 8, 2007, St. Louis, MO

NBAA 12th Annual Flight Attendants Conference
June 29–30, 2007, San Diego, CA

NBAA 60th Annual Meeting & Convention
September 25–27, 2007, Atlanta, GA

Review the Full NBAA Events Calendar

Review Future NBAA Convention Dates


Contacts for NBAA Exhibitors & Sponsors
Kathleen Blouin
Senior Vice President, Conventions, Seminars & Forums
Tel: (202) 783-9364

Linda Peters
Vice President, Exhibits
Tel: (202) 783-9368

Olu Burrell
Assistant Manager, Registration & Data Entry
Tel: (202) 783-9351

Maureen Cameron
Marketing Manager, Conventions, Seminars & Forums
Tel: (202) 783-9453

Steve Champness
Advertising Sales Representative (East of the Mississippi)
Tel: (800) 878-7555

Dina Green
Senior Manager, Seminars
Tel: (202) 783-9357

Deb Hanson
Director, Housing & Special Events
Tel: (202) 737-4484

Joe Hart
Manager, Exhibits & Static Displays
Tel: (202) 783-9456

Margie Morgan
Assistant Manager, Exhibits
Tel: (202) 783-9369

Melissa Murphy
Advertising Sales Representative (West of the Mississippi)
Tel: (785) 856-5111

Donna Raphael
Administrative Assistant, Conventions, Seminars & Forums
Tel: (202) 478-7760

Jan Simmons-Kelliebrew
Manager, Registration
Tel: (202) 783-9283

Marti Smith
Director, Regional Forums & Static Displays
Tel: (202) 783-9365

Sandy Wirtz
Director, Seminars
Tel: (202) 783-9366

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