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NBAA Exhibitor Update #03-13 March 2013

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Reserve Exhibit Space Today for NBAA2013
This year's NBAA Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA2013) returns to Las Vegas from Oct. 22 to 24, when the world of business aviation will converge on the Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC) and Henderson Executive Airport. The exhibit halls at the LVCC will feature all the major airframe manufacturers, along with exhibits showcasing the most up-to-date technology, products and services. The Static Display of Aircraft at Henderson Executive Airport will include the largest side-by-side display of business aircraft in the world. More than 25,000 Attendees, including business leaders, entrepreneurs, prospective operators and other decision makers, will be on hand to see the latest products available in business aviation. Don’t miss a chance to be part of the most important business aviation event in the world and the fifth largest tradeshow in the United States. Reserve exhibit space today.

Advertising, Sponsorship Opportunities Available for NBAA2013
NBAA2013 represents the most productive and efficient opportunity for business aviation buyers and sellers to connect – all in one place, all at one time. Advertising and sponsorship opportunities at NBAA2013 will put your company's logo and message in front of more than 25,000 members of the business aviation community. Opportunities include show guide, website and mobile app advertising, as well as numerous sponsorship openings. Learn more about advertising and sponsorship at NBAA2013.

Housing for NBAA2013 in Las Vegas Now Open
Housing reservations for NBAA2013 are now open. No prepayment is required when you book through Travel Planners, the official housing provider for NBAA2013, and there are no fees for changes or cancellations. Participating hotels include Aria, the Mirage, the Wynn and others. Book early to reserve the best rooms at NBAA2013.

Exhibit Space Still Available for ABACE2013
Showcase your aviation products and services at next month's Asian Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition (ABACE2013) in Shanghai, China, and meet buyers from around the world at the region’s premier business aviation event. ABACE, set for April 16 to 18, will be located at Shanghai Hawker Pacific Business Aviation Service Centre on Hongqiao International Airport, which will provide convenient access to exhibits in the 4,000-square-meter hangar, the 4,800-square-meter pavilion and the static display of aircraft outside on the expansive ramp. Learn more about exhibiting at ABACE2013.

ABACE2013 Sponsorships Available
A variety of sponsorship opportunities are available to provide maximum exposure to the expected 6,000 or more Attendees at ABACE. Learn more about ABACE sponsorship opportunities.

Go Online for ABACE2013 Registration and Visa Information
Online registration is available for those attending ABACE2013. Registration portals are provided for Attendees, Exhibitors and members of the press, enabling registrants to sign up ahead of the show for complete access throughout the three-day event, including the exhibit hall and exhibit pavilion, static aircraft and all official programming. The website also has guidance to obtain visas needed for attendance. Visit the ABACE website.


Exhibit at EBACE2013 to Reach Europe’s Business Aviation Community
This year's European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE2013) is set for May 21 to 23 in Geneva, Switzerland. Jointly hosted each year by NBAA and the European Business Aviation Association, EBACE is the premier annual meeting place for the European business aviation community. This three-day event features indoor exhibits, an outdoor static display and education sessions – all located at the Palexpo convention center and Geneva International Airport. Learn more about exhibiting at EBACE2013.

Promotional Opportunities Abound at EBACE; Show Guide Advertising Deadline Is April 12
There are several advertising platforms available to EBACE Exhibitors, including the EBACE Show Guide & Directory of Exhibiting Companies, which includes information relative to exhibits, meetings, social gatherings, shuttle bus schedules and other events; the official EBACE website; and an official EBACE mobile application for smartphones and iPads. Show Guide insertion orders are due by April 12. A variety of sponsorship opportunities are also available to provide maximum exposure to an anticipated 12,000 Attendees on-site. Promote your company's message at EBACE.

Registration Now Open for EBACE2013
Online registration is available for those attending EBACE2013. Registration portals are provided for Attendees, Exhibitors and members of the press, enabling registrants to sign up ahead of the show. Registration includes access to the exhibit hall and exhibit pavilion, static aircraft and all official programming. EBACE is a closed event for members of the European Business Aviation Association (EBAA) and the NBAA. Non-Member registration includes a three-month membership to both EBAA and NBAA. Visit the EBACE website.

MMC 2013

Maintenance Management Conference Brings the Marketplace to the Decision Maker
NBAA’s Maintenance Management Conference (MMC) is a unique event where nearly every Attendee is either a decision maker or key influencer for their organization. According to Brad Townsend, aircraft asset manager at a Mid-Atlantic Fortune 100 company, "If you don’t exhibit at this conference, you are missing out on the premier maintenance management event in the world. MMC brings the marketplace to the decision maker, which turns into instant return on investment for both parties." Townsend represents just one of the hundreds of qualified buyers who will be in Fort Worth, TX from April 30 to May 2. Apply today to exhibit.

Entrepreneur, Author, Leadership Expert to Keynote Maintenance Management Conference
The keynote address at NBAA's Maintenance Management Conference will be "The Enlightened Aviation Professional – Five Key Strategies to Elevate Your Career and Life," presented by Jim Garland, president and CEO of Sharp Details. With humor, lessons and action items Attendees can put to use, Garland will offer simple steps for taking one's professional and personal life to the next level. The conference offers an opportunity to network with peers, share best practices and meet face-to-face with vendors. Register now for the conference.

Exhibit at Next Business Aviation Regional Forum, June 6 in White Plains
The next NBAA Regional Forum takes place June 6 at Panorama Flight Service, Westchester County Airport in White Plains, NY. NBAA Business Aviation Regional Forums bring current and prospective business aircraft owners, operators, manufacturers, customers and other industry personnel together for a one-day event at the best airports and FBOs in the nation. The events provide education sessions, static aircraft and exhibits all in one location. Exhibitors and Attendees can meet with sales prospects and colleagues to share ideas relative to business aviation in their particular geographic regions. Learn more about exhibiting at the White Plains forum.

Looking for a Job? NBAA Can Help
NBAA’s Business Aviation Jobs resource is designed to make it easier for industry 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 this resource now.

Get Involved in NBAA’s Air Mail Network
Our Members-only social network provides another way for Members to interact with thousands of business aviation professionals, in a networking forum available 24/7. Sign up for NBAA’s Charter Availability Air Mail list, where Members can post charter availability announcements and other messages that are sales/marketing in nature. Sign up for Air Mail now.

White Plains Regional Forum

Asian Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition (ABACE2013)
April 16–18, 2013, Shanghai, China

Maintenance Management Conference
April 30 – May 2, 2013, Fort Worth, TX

Business Aviation Taxes Seminar
May 3, 2013, Washington, DC

European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE2013)
May 21–23, 2013, Geneva, Switzerland

Business Aviation Regional Forum
June 6, 2013, White Plains, NY

Flight Attendants/Flight Technicians Conference
June 21–22, 2013, Washington, DC

Business Aviation Regional Forum
July 11, 2013, Denver, CO

Business Aviation Regional Forum
Sept. 12, 2013, Chicago/Waukegan, IL

Tax, Regulatory & Risk Management Conference
Oct. 20–21, 2013, Las Vegas, NV

NBAA Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA2013)
Oct. 22–24, 2013, Las Vegas, NV

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General Information

Samantha Lohse
Administrative Assistant
Tel: +1 (202) 783-9365

Conventions & Forums Exhibits

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

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

Julia Oden
Coordinator, Exhibits
Tel: +1 (202) 783-9257

Evelyn Wu
Convention Manager in Asia
Tel: +86 139 1143 5293

Static Displays

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

Tyler Harper
Manager, Static Displays
Tel: +1 (202) 783-9258

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 & Sponsorships Sales Representative
Tel: +1 (785) 856-5111

Lara Kahn
Coordinator, Advertising & Sponsorships
Tel: +1 (202) 478-7773

NBAA/CAN Soiree Sales, Housing & Hospitality Suites

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

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

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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Founded in 1947 and based in Washington, DC, the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) is the leading organization for companies that rely on general aviation aircraft to help make their businesses more efficient, productive and successful. The Association represents 9,000 Member Companies of all sizes located across the country. NBAA provides more than 100 products and services to the business aviation community, including the NBAA Annual Meeting & Convention, the world's largest civil aviation trade show.

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