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NBAA Exhibitor Update #11-01
January 2011

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

ABACE2012 Web Site Features Videos, News and More
The web site for the 2012 Asian Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition (ABACE) is now available, featuring a video overview with NBAA President and CEO Ed Bolen. "The show will feature all of the latest aviation aircraft and products," Bolen says in the video. "In fact, we've already received strong endorsements from all of the major Exhibiting Companies." The show will be held from February 28 to March 1, 2012, at Shanghai's Hongqiao Airport. NBAA and the Asian Business Aviation Association (AsBAA) announced plans for ABACE2012 at NBAA's Convention last October. View the video and learn more at:

Reach Buyers From Europe and Around the World at EBACE2011
Exhibitor applications are still being accepted for EBACE2011, the eleventh consecutive European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition, taking place from May 17 to 19 in Geneva, Switzerland. Jointly hosted each year by NBAA and the European Business Aviation Association (EBAA), the leading association for business aviation in Europe, EBACE takes shape as a three-day event featuring exhibits, education sessions and an incredible Static Display of Aircraft, all located at the magnificent Geneva Palexpo and Geneva International Airport. New for 2011: the Static Display has expanded to include a "by appointment only" static aircraft ramp. EBACE is the perfect venue for companies to showcase the essential role business aviation plays in supporting jobs, mobility and economic opportunity in Europe. Learn more about exhibiting your aviation products and services at EBACE by visiting:

Gain Visibility 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, contact NBAA at, or visit:

Boca Raton Event Kicks Off 2011 Regional Forum Schedule
Sponsorship opportunities are still available for NBAA's 2011 Business Aviation Regional Forums, which 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. These events also offer an opportunity to underscore the importance of the industry to local leaders in business and government. NBAA will kick off its 2011 Regional Forum schedule at Boca Raton Airport in Florida on February 17, followed by events at Dallas Love Field Airport in Texas on April 14, Westchester County Airport in New York on June 8 and San Jose International Airport in California on July 14. Direct questions to or visit:

Make Plans to Exhibit at NBAA2011, When Business Aviation Returns to West Coast
NBAA's 64th Annual Meeting & Convention (NBAA2011) will mark the Association's return to the West Coast when the show comes to Las Vegas, NV, from October 10 to 12. Don't miss your chance to exhibit at the world's most important business aviation event, where key operators and industry leaders meet to conduct business, make buying decisions and set the stage for business aviation activity for the year ahead. Industry decision makers will spend time on the exhibit floor, meeting and interacting with Exhibitors, and playing a central role in the purchase process for their companies. Exhibitor information and applications will be available online in mid-January. In the meantime, review the results of last year's successful show in Atlanta, GA, at:

NBAA Hosting Site Visit in Vegas This Month
NBAA will host a site visit in Las Vegas on Tuesday, January 25 and Wednesday, January 26. The Association will provide tours of the convention center and the Static Display site on Tuesday and select hotel tours on Wednesday. Anyone interested in attending should contact NBAA's Linda Peters at (202) 783-9368 or

NBAA Business Aviation Regional Forums

New Sponsorships Available for NBAA's Aviation Conferences and Seminars
NBAA is pleased to present several new opportunities for sponsors in 2011. For companies wanting to target operators who need assistance with business aviation finance, taxes, transactional issues and regulations, NBAA's newest aviation conferences and seminars have several sponsorship options. These events include the Aircraft Registration Conference in Naples, FL on February 3–4; Business Aviation Tax Seminars in San Francisco, CA on June 3 and Las Vegas, NV on October 13–14; and the Business Aircraft Transactions Conference in New York, NY on June 9–10. These events join other sponsorship opportunities still available at the Schedulers & Dispatchers Conference, February 9–11; Leadership Conference, February 23–24; International Operators Conference, March 21–24; and Maintenance Management Conference, April 5–7. For more information, contact, or visit:

Space Almost Sold Out at Schedulers & Dispatchers Conference
Limited space is still available at the upcoming 22nd Annual Schedulers & Dispatchers Conference, the biggest annual educational event providing timely and valuable information on topics of interest to those responsible for coordinating the use of business aircraft. To be held at the Savannah International Trade & Convention Center in Georgia from February 9 to 11, the event will feature hundreds of exhibits from aviation products and services providers. Act now to secure your spot at this exciting conference. Learn more at:

Maintenance Management Conference Lottery Deadline Is Jan. 21
NBAA's Maintenance Management Conference gives Exhibitors an opportunity to meet individuals from various-sized flight departments throughout the world who are directly responsible for the maintenance of aircraft. This year, more than 100 exhibit spaces are available for companies to display products or services in support of the maintenance of business aircraft. The Priority-One Exhibitor application deadline is January 21, and space assignments will be determined by lottery drawing. Companies may also increase their visibility through sponsorships. Direct questions to NBAA's Dina Green at or visit:

CASS Exhibiting Details Coming Soon
Exhibiting information will be made available in the next few weeks for the 56th Annual Corporate Aviation Safety Seminar (CASS), to be held from April 19 to 21 at the Sheraton San Diego Hotel and Marina, in San Diego, CA. Presented by Flight Safety Foundation (FSF) and NBAA, CASS is recognized as the premier forum for the discussion and exchange of safety information for business aviation operations. The conference annually draws professionals in the following areas: corporate operations management, flight safety management, maintenance management, flight operations, regional airline management, insurance, instruction and research, aviation consulting, regulatory oversight management, and equipment manufacturing and design. Learn more at:

Share Your Message With NBAA Members in Business Aviation Insider
Business Aviation Insider, NBAA's award-winning bimonthly publication, provides authoritative information in the areas of safety and aircraft operations, legislative and regulatory advocacy, education and careers, networking and commerce – virtually every aspect of business aviation. Each issue of Business Aviation Insider features two exclusive sponsor advertisers entitled to a full-page print ad to convey their message directly to NBAA Members. The publication is delivered free of charge to more than 20,000 Member subscribers and is distributed to hundreds or thousands more at Association events across the country. For more information, contact NBAA at, or review rates and information online at:

New NBAA Update Banner Positions Offer Greater Visibility in 2011
NBAA Update, business aviation's "go-to" e-newsletter every week, recently unveiled a new design and enhancements to further strengthen its value to readers. This publication's readers are the decision makers in flight departments and corner offices – the owners and operators of business aircraft ranging from jets and helicopters to turboprops and piston aircraft. New and improved banner ad positions offer greater visibility than ever before to help advertisers reach companies of all sizes that need products and services to enable their business aviation operations. Act now to reserve premium positions in 2011. To advertise in NBAA Update, e-mail or visit:

Call for Nominations: NBAA's Two Highest Awards
The nominations period is open for two distinguished awards given annually by NBAA: the Meritorious Service to Aviation Award, which recognizes extraordinary lifelong professional contributions to aviation, and the John P. "Jack" Doswell Award, which honors high standards for lifelong individual achievement on behalf and in support of the aims, goals and objectives of business aviation. The deadline for nominations is February 25. For more information about eligibility and submissions, contact NBAA's Benjamin Schwalen at or visit:

Advertise in NBAA Update

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

Show Guide Advertising and Sponsorship Sales

Melissa Murphy
Advertising Sales Representative
Tel: +1 (830) 608-9888

Meeting Rooms & Education Sessions

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

NBAA/CAN Charity Benefit Sales, Housing & Hospitality Suites

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


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

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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