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NBAA Exhibitor Update #10-10
December 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

Exhibiting Opportunities at EBACE2011: Linking Communities and Economies
Hundreds of Exhibitors have already applied to exhibit at the 11th Annual European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition, the perfect venue for companies who want to showcase the essential role business aviation plays in supporting jobs, mobility and economic opportunity in Europe. To be held May 17 to 19 in Geneva, Switzerland, the three-day event will feature more than 400 Exhibiting Companies from around the world showcasing their products, services and aircraft at the Geneva Palexpo and Geneva International Airport. Surveys show that the top three reasons Attendees come to EBACE are to see the latest products and services, keep up to date on general industry trends and issues, and to visit companies whose products and services they use. Don't miss this outstanding opportunity to connect with the European business aviation community. Access Exhibitor information and applications at:

EBACE Housing Now Online
For the second consecutive year, HH Events has been selected as the exclusive housing company for EBACE. This Geneva-based company was chosen because of its long-standing relationships with local hotels and ability to obtain preferential hotel rates. Lock in your EBACE housing arrangements today at:

Share Your Message With European Audience in EBACE Show Guide
Distributed to Attendees with their credentials at EBACE, the EBACE Official Show Guide & Directory of Exhibiting Companies includes pertinent information relative to exhibits, meetings, shuttle bus schedules and other events. The Show Guide is helpful in familiarizing visitors with the happenings at Europe's most important business aviation event, and advertising opportunities are available in the print edition of the Show Guide, as well as on the EBACE web site. Insertion orders are due April 4 and artwork is due April 11. For more information, visit:

Additional Show Guide Listings Available to EBACE Exhibitors
Exhibitors are provided one complimentary listing in the EBACE Official Show Guide & Directory of Exhibiting Companies per booth or Static Display space reserved, and additional listings are available at a cost of $300 each. Exhibitors are listed alphabetically in both the print and online editions of the Show Guide with their booth and/or Static Display space number(s), company address, phone and fax numbers, web and e-mail addresses and a 50-word description of the company's products or services, as well as a maximum of five Buyer's Guide categories per Exhibitor. Request an Additional Listing for the Show Guide via the EBACE web site (under "EBACE Forms") at:

NBAA Welcomes Industry Veteran as Chief Representative in Asia
Longtime Asian business aviation leader Jason Liao has been named NBAA's chief representative in the region. Liao has held top positions with several major business aviation manufacturers, and also helped launch the region's preeminent industry organization. He will provide ongoing representation, consulting and other services in support of NBAA and its Members in the Asian region, including consultation on the forthcoming Asian Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition (ABACE) in Shanghai, China from February 28 to March 1, 2012. The event, which will be held annually beginning at the Shanghai Hawker Pacific Business Aviation Center on Hongqiao Airport, marks the much-anticipated return of the first and most successful trade show in Asia dedicated solely to business aviation. Learn more at:

Association to Support Hainan Rendez-Vous 2011
NBAA and China Rendez-Vous have announced that the two organizations will partner in the promotion of each other's upcoming events in the Asian region. Specifically, NBAA will promote Hainan Rendez-Vous 2011, which is organized by China Rendez-Vous, and is scheduled for April 1 to 4, 2011. The event, which will feature a display of business aircraft at Sanya Airport, will take place across a 16,000-square-foot exhibit area. In turn, China Rendez-Vous will promote the Asian Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition in 2012. Under the promotional partnership, the two organizations will provide visibility for each other's events in their print and online venues, and at both shows. Learn more at:

NBAA Regional Business Aviation Forums

2011 Regional Forum Exhibiting and Sponsorship Details Now Online
NBAA's Business Aviation Regional Forums are designed to meet the local needs of businesses by providing a venue for exchanging information about specific airport policies, environmental protocols, safety and security proposals, taxation and other issues. At the same time, these events offer opportunities to underscore the importance of the industry to local leaders in business and government. NBAA hosts several Regional Forums each year. The 2011 events will be held at Boca Raton Airport in Florida on February 17, Dallas Love Field Airport in Texas on April 14, Westchester County Airport in White Plains, NY on June 8 and San Jose International Airport in California on July 14. Learn more about exhibiting and sponsorship opportunities at each event by visiting:

S&D Exhibitor Service Center Gives Access to Essential Resources
As the biggest educational event for those who coordinate the use of business aircraft, the NBAA Schedulers & Dispatchers (S&D) Conference includes hundreds of exhibits from aviation products and services providers. The 2011 conference will be held February 9 to 11 at the Savannah International Trade & Convention Center in Georgia. Exhibit space is still available for this event. Registered companies may access an online Exhibitor Service Center to view details, reminders, policies and procedures to support their conference exhibits. The Exhibitor Service Center includes resources like the Show Program Exhibitor profile update, exhibit booth staff registration, Exhibitor Service Kit forms and more. For more information, visit:

Sponsorship Opportunities Still Available at S&D Conference
NBAA Member Companies are invited to become partners in sponsoring the 2011 Schedulers & Dispatchers Conference. A variety of special opportunity sponsorship options and levels are available to help companies reach this target audience of schedulers and dispatchers – key influencers and decision-making buyers of business aviation services. All sponsors receive special exhibit ribbons, complimentary conference badges and signage recognition with high visibility. Learn more at:

Illustrious Speakers to Be Featured at NBAA's 2011 Leadership Conference
U.S. Air Force Col. Mark Tillman (Ret.), who commanded Air Force One during 9/11, will be among the distinguished speakers at NBAA's 19th Annual Leadership Conference, to be held February 23 to 24, in San Diego, CA. Tillman will be joined by leadership expert and best-selling author Dr. Ken Blanchard, legendary aerobatic pilot Sean D. Tucker, and world-class mountaineer and businessman Chris Warner in leading sessions during the special two-day event for business aviation leaders. This conference is generously supported by sponsors. Learn how your company can get involved in the Leadership Conference by contacting NBAA's Katrina Bradshaw at (202) 577-9292 or, or visiting:

NBAA's Membership: Your Target Market
NBAA is the aviation community's leader in helping 8,000 Member Companies advance their business aviation goals. Those Member Companies represent both the operators flying business aircraft and the industry vendors and suppliers who help keep business aviation flying. Your company can partner with NBAA in several ways to maximize your marketing dollars and positively affect your bottom line. For an introduction to all the outstanding opportunities at NBAA – from exhibiting and event sponsorships to show guide, publication and web site advertising – contact NBAA's Katrina Bradshaw at (202) 577-9292 or, or visit the NBAA web site at:

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Aircraft Registration Conference
February 3–4, 2011, Naples, FL

22nd Annual Schedulers & Dispatchers Conference
February 9–11, 2011, Savannah, GA

Business Aviation Regional Forum
February 17, 2011, Boca Raton, FL

19th Annual Leadership Conference
February 23–24, 2011, San Diego, CA

38th Annual International Operators Conference
March 21–24, 2011, San Diego, CA

26th Annual Maintenance Management Conference
April 5–7, 2011, San Diego, CA

Business Aviation Regional Forum
April 14, 2011, Dallas, TX

56th Annual Corporate Aviation Safety Seminar
April 19–21, 2011, San Diego, CA

European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE2011)
May 17–19, 2011, Geneva, Switzerland

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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

Katrina Bradshaw
Vice President, Sales, Regional Forums & Static Displays
Tel: +1 (202) 577-9292

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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