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Mary Matalin, James Carville to Keynote During NBAA2012
Best-selling co-authors and key players on the national political stage, Mary Matalin and James Carville will be the General Session keynote speakers on Day 2 of the NBAA 65th Annual Meeting & Convention (NBAA2012), to be held from October 30 to November 1 in Orlando, FL. With each having over 30 years of experience in politics, Matalin and Carville will provide an enlightening and entertaining look at today's most important political issues as well as a behind-the-scenes look at politics inside Washington. Attendees shouldn't miss the insights to be shared by these two insiders, who will be speaking at NBAA2012 just days before the presidential election. The Day 2 General Session is scheduled for Wednesday, October 31, at the Orange County Convention Center. Learn more about NBAA2012.

NBAA2012 Attendee Registration Now Online
The NBAA Annual Meeting & Convention is the eighth largest trade show in the U.S. and the largest business aviation event in the world. Attendees may now register online for NBAA2012, as well as for all pre- and post-Convention events, including NBAA's Tax, Regulatory & Risk Management Conference and several Professional Development Program (PDP) courses. Also available for advance registration is the NBAA/CAN Soiree, an Evening with Angels featuring Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, which benefits Corporate Angel Network. Discounted rates are available for NBAA Members. Register for NBAA2012 now.

Don't Wait to Secure Exhibit Space at NBAA2012
Act now to showcase your company's products and services at NBAA2012, the world's most important business aviation event. Thousands of Attendees, key operators, and government and industry leaders will spend time on the exhibit floor to conduct business and make buying decisions for the year ahead. Learn more about exhibiting at NBAA2012.

Sign Up for This Year's Chairman's Charity Classic
The NBAA 16th Annual Chairman's Charity Classic Golf Tournament will be held on Monday, October 29, at Grand Cypress Golf Club in Orlando, FL, in conjunction with NBAA2012. Proceeds will benefit NBAA Charities, which raises funds to support philanthropic organizations and initiatives that use general aviation airplanes for humanitarian purposes. Several sponsorships are now available. All sponsor packages include recognition on the sponsor banner at the course, and most packages also include player positions in the tournament. Learn more about NBAA's Chairman's Charity Classic.

View Convention Press Conference Schedule
NBAA's Convention is the year's most significant media event for the business aviation industry, bringing together business leaders, government officials, manufacturers, business aviation department personnel and others involved in nearly all aspects of business aviation. The NBAA2012 Press Conference Room Reservation Form is available online, enabling companies to schedule press conferences on Monday, October 29 (Press Day); Tuesday, October 30; and Wednesday, October 31, at the Orange County Convention Center and Orlando Executive Airport (ORL). Download forms and reserve press conference time.


Attendance, Enthusiasm High at NBAA's Teterboro Regional Forum
Business aviation plays a vital role in driving job creation and economic growth in New Jersey, NBAA President and CEO Ed Bolen told a record-setting crowd at NBAA's Regional Forum held June 7 at Teterboro Airport (TEB). Bolen highlighted the significance of the upcoming election and urged NBAA Members to know where their candidates stand on business aviation issues and take action on Election Day. The event at Teterboro shattered the record as the best-attended Regional Forum with 2,486 Attendees, more than 120 Exhibitors and 35 aircraft on display. Read more about the Teterboro Regional Forum.

Limited Sponsorships Available for Seattle Regional Forum
NBAA's next Business Aviation Regional Forum will take place in Seattle, WA on September 20, where indoor exhibits will showcase the latest products and services and an outdoor static display will feature the newest aircraft models. Education sessions will include topics such as aircraft transactions in an evolving market, a European aviation tax update, best practices for transitioning from paper to digital charts and more. The event provides an opportunity to underscore the importance of the industry to local leaders in business and government. Limited exhibit space is still available. Learn more about exhibit and sponsorship opportunities.

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Try Out NBAA's Business Aviation Jobs
Whether you need to find a job or fill a job, NBAA can help. The Association's Business Aviation Jobs resource is designed to make it easier for business aviation professionals to find the newest available positions and gain greater exposure to hiring companies. In turn, companies are able to post openings to NBAA's Business Aviation Jobs site to find the most qualified people in the industry to fill their positions. Employers can pay a small fee for a single, 30-day job posting and receive discounts for multiple postings. Start using the NBAA Jobs resource today.

NBAA Seeks Candidate for Manager, Static Displays
The Association currently has an open position for manager, static displays, who is responsible for assisting in the success of all NBAA Static Displays of Aircraft at the Annual Meeting & Convention, EBACE, ABACE and Regional Forums by managing planning and logistics for static aircraft exhibitions. NBAA is an equal opportunity employer. View the complete job description online.

NBAA Job Boards

Business Aviation Regional Forum
September 20, 2012, Seattle, WA

Tax, Regulatory & Risk Management Conference
October 28–29, 2012, Orlando, FL

16th Annual Chairman's Charity Classic Golf Tournament
October 29, 2012, Orlando, FL

NBAA/CAN Soiree, an Evening with Angels featuring Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons
October 2012, Orlando, FL

65th Annual Meeting & Convention (NBAA2012)
October 30–November 1, 2012, Orlando, FL

Review the Full NBAA Events Calendar

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General Information

Donna Raphael
Manager, Administrative Affairs
Tel: +1 (202) 478-7760

Conventions & Forums Exhibits

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

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

Static Displays

Joe Hart
Director, Static Displays
Tel: +1 (202) 783-9456

Event Marketing & Show Guide Listings

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

Event Sponsorship Sales & Show Guide Advertising

Melissa Murphy
Advertising Sales Representative
Tel: +1 (785) 856-5111

NBAA/CAN Soiree Sales, Housing & Hospitality Suites

Cheryl Padilla
Vice President, Conventions & Forums Administrative Affairs
Tel: +1 (202) 737-4484

Meeting Rooms & Education Sessions

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

Registration & Seminar Exhibits

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

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

Overall Coordination

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

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