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NBAA Exhibitor Update #11-07
July 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

Plan to Be There When NBAA Convention Returns to West Coast
Showcase your aviation products and services and meet buyers from around the world at the NBAA 64th Annual Meeting & Convention (NBAA2011), when America's premier business aviation event returns to Las Vegas and the West Coast from October 10 to 12. NBAA's Convention is the can't-miss event for companies that use aircraft to help their businesses grow. Exhibit space is available at the Las Vegas Convention Center and Henderson Executive Airport. Learn more about Exhibitor opportunities and view the latest list of Exhibitors via the regularly updated floor plan, online at:

NBAA2011 Exhibitor Service Center Now Online
The Exhibitor Service Center is now online for the convenience of those companies that will exhibit their products and services at NBAA2011. The Exhibitor Service Center site allows companies to access show policies and procedures, update their NBAA2011 Show Guide listings and more. A password is required to access the site. Visit the NBAA2011 Exhibitor Service Center and other resources at:

New Outdoor Static Display Area Is Unprecedented at NBAA Convention
At NBAA2011, for the first time ever at an NBAA Annual Meeting & Convention, aircraft will be displayed right outside the convention center, giving Attendees unprecedented access to aircraft directly adjacent to indoor exhibits and education sessions. The NBAA2011 Outdoor Static Display Area is reserved for real aircraft only (no mockups) and is being offered in addition to the full Static Display of Aircraft at Henderson Executive Airport. For full details and to take advantage of this exciting new option, visit:

NBAA2011 Show Guide Deadline Extended to Aug. 5
The deadline to submit company information online to be included in the print edition of the NBAA2011 Show Guide & Directory of Exhibiting Companies has been extended to August 5. Exhibitors must log on to the NBAA2011 Exhibitor Service Center to update their profiles for both the Show Guide and the online NBAA2011 Exhibitor Directory. Updates made after August 5 will appear only in the online Exhibitor Directory. Exhibitors are encouraged to log on to review their company information, even if the information in the online Exhibitor Directory appears to be correct, because logging in to the Show Guide database provides NBAA Show Management with a confirmation that the company profile has been approved. Exhibitors wishing to include listings for Co-Exhibitors should complete and return the Additional Listing request form. Access the secure Exhibitor Service Center at:

Don't Miss Show Guide Advertising Opportunities
Advertising in the NBAA2011 Show Guide & Directory of Exhibiting Companies is one of the best ways for companies to share their message with thousands of Attendees at NBAA2011 this October. This essential publication will be distributed to all Attendees with their credentials and contains pertinent information relative to exhibits, sessions, social gatherings, shuttle bus service and other show events. Insertion orders for advertising in the NBAA2011 Show Guide are due August 22, and artwork is due August 29. Direct questions to Review full details and download forms at:

Members Qualify for Discounted Rates at NBAA2011
Everything you need to know about this year's NBAA Annual Meeting & Convention is online, from registration information and exhibiting, advertising and sponsorship opportunities, to housing and transportation guidelines, NBAA/CAN Charity Benefit details, and the program schedule. Online registration is available for Exhibitors, Attendees and the press, and NBAA Members qualify for discounted registration rates. Learn more at:

Asian Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition (ABACE2012)

NBAA, Shanghai Airport Sign Exclusive, Long-Term Agreement for ABACE
NBAA and the Shanghai Airport Authority recently signed a five-year agreement guaranteeing the Asian Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition (ABACE) finds its home at the Shanghai Hongqiao Airport. The last ABACE was held four years ago and in the intervening time, numerous cities and countries have vied to host the next conference and exhibition. "At SAA, we're forward looking. By partnering with NBAA, we are bringing the premier aviation show to China. We see ABACE as a key component in our future plans," said Nianzu Wu, SAA chairman. Learn more at:

Exhibit at ABACE2012 to Reach Emerging Asian Market
ABACE2012 is where business aviation's top vendors, industry leaders and experts from around the world will come together with an emerging Asian market that is eager for information and products. Thousands of Attendees are expected for this show, where more than 100 Exhibitors will display the latest airplanes, helicopters, aviation equipment and services. Exhibits will be displayed in Shanghai Hawker Pacific Business Aviation Service Centre's 4,000-square-meter hangar, with static aircraft outside on the expansive ramp. Act now to secure your spot. For the Exhibitor application/contract and a list of previous Exhibitors, visit:

For Latest ABACE News, Subscribe to Monthly Report
The ABACE Special Report is NBAA's monthly e-mail report designed to keep the industry continually updated about the 2012 show. Learn more or subscribe for free at:

Business Aviation Shows West Coast Dynamism in San Jose
In July, more than a thousand people came together for an all-day NBAA Business Aviation Regional Forum at Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC) to showcase the vitality of the business aviation industry, share best practices and network with their peers. Hosted by Atlantic Aviation and TWC/ACM Aviation, the event drew 1,131 Attendees, 75 Exhibitors and 17 aircraft on static display, and featured a student-mentoring event co-hosted by the Northern California Business Aviation Association. Inquire about the 2012 Regional Forum series at To review results from this event, including a safety session overview and photo gallery, visit:

NBAA/CAN Charity Benefit

Support Corporate Angel Network Through Charity Benefit
NBAA Members are cordially invited to attend the 2011 NBAA/CAN Charity Benefit with Live and Silent Auctions. The sole beneficiary of this event is Corporate Angel Network (CAN), a charitable organization that eases the burden of travel for cancer patients by arranging free flights to treatment centers using empty seats on business aircraft. Attending the Charity Benefit and participating in the Live and Silent Auctions are ideal ways for companies to show support for CAN. The event will be held the evening of Tuesday, October 11 at the Bellagio Hotel in Las Vegas, and this year's featured musical entertainment is the Beach Boys. Learn more, purchase tickets or donate auction items at:

Sponsorships Available for 15th Annual Chairman's Charity Classic
The NBAA 15th Annual Chairman's Charity Classic Golf Tournament will be held on Sunday, October 9, at Revere Golf Club in Henderson, NV, in conjunction with NBAA2011. All proceeds from the event will benefit NBAA Charities, which raises funds to support philanthropic organizations and initiatives that use general aviation airplanes for humanitarian purposes. With hundreds of golfers, this year's tournament will feature numerous quality sponsorships. All sponsorships include recognition on the sponsorship banner at the course, and most packages include player positions in the tournament. To reserve your sponsorship, contact NBAA's Benjamin Schwalen at or visit:

Reach Attendees at December's Cross-Border Issues Conference
Limited exhibiting and sponsorship opportunities are available at the NBAA/CBAA Cross-Border Issues Conference coming to Ontario, Canada on December 8 and 9. Now in its second year, this event is an ideal opportunity for companies to reach business aviation operators who are responsible for their company's purchasing decisions for aviation products and services. This interactive conference will address common border-crossing challenges for business aviation, and feature expert panel discussions with industry, government, operators and international service providers. Learn more at:

Get Noticed! Upgrade to a Premium Listing in NBAA's Member Directory
NBAA now offers Premium Listings in the Products & Services section of the Member Directory. With an upgraded listing, a company's logo appears at the top of each category – a prime location to attract prospective customers – and additional space includes a detailed description of the company's business. NBAA's Member Directory is the single most comprehensive source of business aviation resources in the industry, and it's where NBAA Members go to find the vendors, suppliers, products and services they need to help their operations succeed. Upgrade today for an annual fee of $249 and get maximum exposure to qualified buyers. Preview the enhanced listing or upgrade now at:

Chairman's Charity Classic Golf Tournament

15th Annual Chairman's Charity Classic Golf Tournament
October 9, 2011, Las Vegas, NV

64th Annual Meeting & Convention (NBAA2011)
October 10–12, 2011, Las Vegas, NV

NBAA/CAN Charity Benefit, With Live and Silent Auctions
October 11, 2011, Las Vegas, NV

Tax, Regulatory & Risk Management Conference
October 13–14, 2011, Las Vegas, NV

CBAA/NBAA Cross-Border Issues Conference
December 8–9, 2011, Mississauga, ON, Canada

23rd Annual Schedulers & Dispatchers Conference
January 15–18, 2012, San Diego, CA

20th Annual Leadership Conference
February 22–23, 2012, San Diego, CA

39th Annual International Operators Conference
March 12–15, 2012, San Diego, CA

Asian Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition (ABACE2012)
March 27–29, 2012, Shanghai, China

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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

Alesia Za Gara
Coordinator, Advertising and Sponsorships
Tel: +1 (202) 783-9258

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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