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NBAA Exhibitor Update #10-01
January 2010

NBAA Exhibitor Update is the National Business Aviation Association's monthly e-newsletter providing the latest news, announcements and deadlines related to Association events, as well as information about NBAA activities and Member benefits. Subscribe for free or review the archives at

Busy Exhibit Floor at Schedulers & Dispatchers This Week
More than 330 Exhibitors are displaying their products and services at this week's NBAA 21st Annual Schedulers & Dispatchers (S&D) Conference, being held from January 27 to 29 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, TX. As NBAA's largest seminar and the most important event for those responsible for coordinating the use of business aircraft, this event provides instruction, training and exhibits designed to benefit schedulers and dispatchers of every experience level. For the first time ever, this event is being held in conjunction with NATA's FBO Leadership Conference (which was held January 25 and 26), to provide an additional educational opportunity for NBAA Members. For full details, visit:

Act Now to Exhibit at EBACE2010 This May in Geneva
The European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE) will mark its 10th anniversary from May 4 to 6 in Geneva, Switzerland, and exhibit space bookings are already ahead of where they were this time last year. Plan now to attend and exhibit at the premier annual meeting place for the European business aviation community, which will bring together operators, regulators and decision-makers from Europe, North Africa, India, Russia and the Middle East. Exhibitors will come face-to-face with customers in the European market to cultivate existing relationships and build new ones. An Exhibitor Service Kit for both Geneva Palexpo and the Static Display of Aircraft will be available to all Exhibitors who are paid in full at the beginning of February. For more information about indoor exhibits, contact NBAA's Linda Peters at; for more information about Static Display exhibits, contact NBAA's Joe Hart at; or visit:

EBACE2010 Advertising and Sponsorship Opportunities
EBACE2010 offers companies in the business aviation industry unmatched opportunities to reach Europe's buyers of aviation products and services with advertising and sponsorship options designed to fit within any marketing budget. Advertising options include listings in the EBACE2010 Show Guide & Directory of Exhibiting Companies and banner ads on the EBACE2010 site. Potential sponsorships include tote bags, floor plans, shuttle bus signage, special programs to celebrate this milestone event in European business aviation history, and more. Learn more at:

Gain Exposure to Local Markets: Exhibit at Upcoming Regional Forums
Studies have shown that companies using aircraft for business purposes generate jobs, local investment and economic activity in the towns where they operate. NBAA's Business Aviation Regional Forums are designed to meet the needs of these local businesses by providing a venue for exchanging information about specific airport policies, environmental protocols, safety and security proposals, taxation and other issues. For companies interested in targeting a local market, NBAA is hosting upcoming Regional Forums at general aviation airports located in Van Nuys, CA on March 11; Teterboro, NJ on June 10; and Chicago, IL on September 9. Exhibitors for the Van Nuys event can sign up online at:

Nominations for NBAA Meritorious Service and Doswell Awards Due Mar. 8
NBAA is now accepting nominations for its two most prestigious awards, the Meritorious Service to Aviation Award and the John P. "Jack" Doswell Award. The Meritorious Service Award recognizes those individuals who have made significant lifelong contributions to aviation. The Doswell Award honors lifelong individual achievement in support of the aims, goals and objectives of business aviation. NBAA Members are strongly encouraged to submit nominations for both awards. The 2010 award recipients will be officially recognized at the NBAA 63rd Annual Meeting & Convention in Atlanta, GA. For more information and nomination guidelines, visit:

Maintenance Management Conference Attendee Registration Now Online
Online registration is now available for the 25th anniversary celebration of NBAA's Maintenance Management Conference, to be held April 6 to 8 at the Sheraton San Diego Hotel and Marina in California. Themed “Increasing Value Through Proper Asset Management,” this conference is business aviation's single dedicated venue for individuals responsible for managing the maintenance function, from managing personnel to aircraft maintenance management and facility management. This event also provides NBAA Associate Members an opportunity to meet individuals from various-sized flight departments throughout the world who are directly responsible for the maintenance of aircraft. For exhibit and sponsorship opportunities, contact NBAA's Dina Green at or visit:

Exhibit and Sponsorship Opportunities Available at CASS in May
Founded by Flight Safety Foundation (FSF) in 1955 and co-sponsored by NBAA since 1998, the Corporate Aviation Safety Seminar (CASS) is recognized as the premier forum for the discussion and exchange of safety information for business aviation operations. At the 55th Annual Corporate Aviation Safety Seminar, to be held from May 11 to 13 in Tucson, AZ, participants will find the right blend of technical presentations, informal discussion, personal interaction and exhibits. Last year more than 400 business aviation specialists emerged from the seminar with new knowledge and ideas. Exhibitor and sponsorship opportunities are available to give companies visibility at this event. Direct exhibit questions to NBAA's Sandy Wirtz at; direct sponsorship questions to FSF's Ann Hill at For more information or to register online, visit:

Take Advantage of 2010 Publication and Web Site Advertising Opportunities
In addition to an extensive event sponsorship program, the Association offers several publication and web site advertising opportunities for companies wishing to share their message with NBAA Members. Advertising rates and information are available for, the premier online destination for the business aviation community; Business Aviation Insider, the official Member publication of NBAA mailed to more than 19,000 Member Company employees; NBAA Update, an e-newsletter reaching more than 23,000 industry readers every week; and the NBAA Show Guide & Directory of Exhibiting Companies for several events, including EBACE2010 and the NBAA Annual Meeting & Convention. For more information and to download 2010 rate cards, visit:

Access NBAA's Membership to Effectively Grow Your Business
As an NBAA Associate Member, exclusive year-round access to NBAA's operating Member Companies is your best source for potential new customers and business. And because NBAA Members tend to turn to other Members for the vendors and suppliers they need to make their business and flight operation more successful – it's essential you're doing everything possible to effectively reach these qualified prospects. To help facilitate that process, NBAA makes its Membership mailing list available for rental, with special discounted pricing for Associate Members. You can cater the list to best target your ideal customer – by aircraft type, job function, geographic region and more. Plus, there is already a proven track record that this audience is responsive to direct mail, as NBAA continues to use mailed acquisition campaigns as one of the most successful channels for growing our own Membership database. Purchase your customized list today by contacting Santo Scrimenti at (703) 706-0390 or, or learn more at:

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18th Annual Leadership Conference
February 24–25, 2010, San Diego, CA

Business Aviation Regional Forum
March 11, 2010, Van Nuys, CA

37th Annual International Operators Conference
March 29–April 1, 2010, New Orleans, LA

25th Annual Maintenance Management Conference
April 6–8, 2010, San Diego, CA

10th Annual European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE2010)
May 4–6, 2010, Geneva, Switzerland

55th Annual Corporate Aviation Safety Seminar
May 11–13, 2010, Tucson, AZ

Business Aviation Regional Forum
June 10, 2010, Teterboro, NJ

15th Annual Flight Attendants Conference
June 24–26, 2010, San Diego, CA

Business Aviation Regional Forum
September 9, 2010, Chicago, IL

19th Annual Tax, Regulatory & Risk Management Conference
October 17–18, 2010, Atlanta, GA

63rd Annual Meeting & Convention (NBAA2010)
October 19–21, 2010, Atlanta, GA

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General Information

Donna Raphael
Administrative Assistant
Tel: +1 (202) 478-7760


Linda A. Peters
Vice President, Exhibits
Tel: +1 (202) 783-9368

Margie Morgan
Manager, Exhibits
Tel: +1 (202) 783-9369

Static Displays

Joe Hart
Senior Manager, Regional Forums & Static Displays
Tel: +1 (202) 783-9456

Marketing, Publication & Show Guide Listings

Maureen C. Cameron
Director of Marketing, Conventions, Seminars & Forums
Tel: +1 (202) 783-9453

Press Conference Scheduling, Show Guide Advertising

Kirby Konz
Advertising & Sponsorship Coordinator
Tel: +1 (202) 478-7772

Show Guide Advertising Sales

Steve Champness
Advertising Sales Representative (East of the Mississippi)
Tel: +1 (800) 878-7555

Melissa Murphy
Advertising Sales Representative (West of the Mississippi)
Tel: +1 (785) 856-5111

Meeting Rooms & Education Sessions

Sandy Wirtz
Director, Seminars
Tel: +1 (202) 783-9366

Dina E. Green
Director, Registration, Meetings & Seminar Exhibits
Tel: +1 (202) 783-9357

NBAA/CAN Charity Benefit Sales, Housing, Hospitality Suites & Sponsorships

Cheryl Padilla
Director, Conventions
Tel: +1 (202) 737-4484


Stacey Dunn Turner
Assistant Manager, Conventions, Seminars & Forums Registration
Tel: +1 (202) 783-9351

Overall Coordination

Kathleen M. Blouin
Senior Vice President, Conventions, Seminars & Forums
Tel: +1 (202) 783-9364

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EBACE2010, Europe’s Flagship Business Aviation Event

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