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NBAA Exhibitor Update #05-13 May 2013

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EBACE2013 to Feature Sold-Out Static Display
The 2013 European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE2013) provides the best opportunity in Europe to conduct side-by-side comparisons of today’s business aircraft, all in one place, at one time. A sold-out Static Display of Aircraft will feature 55 aircraft of all types and configurations parked on the ramp at Geneva International Airport. Just steps from the aircraft display, EBACE2013 Attendees will have an opportunity to review the latest business aviation products and services from more than 400 Exhibitors located throughout three halls at Geneva Palexpo. Read more about EBACE2013.

EBACE Sponsorship and Advertising Opportunities Still Available
Advertising platforms are still 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, and the official EBACE website. A variety of sponsorship opportunities are also available to provide maximum exposure to about 12,000 Attendees on-site. Promote your company's message at EBACE2013.

Mobile Advertising Available for EBACE
An official mobile app for EBACE is available for the iPad, iPhone, Android, BlackBerry and any smartphone with web-enabled browser capability. The free EBACE app will allow Attendees to prepare for the show, enhance their event experience in Geneva and serve as a useful reference after EBACE. The app includes an Exhibitor directory with booth locations, an interactive exhibit floor plan for Palexpo, a full schedule of education sessions and links to the @EBACE Twitter feed. Learn more about advertising on the EBACE app.

There’s Still Time to Register for EBACE2013
Online registration remains available for EBACE2013, and registration portals are provided for Attendees, Exhibitors and members of the press. Registration includes access to the exhibit hall, static aircraft display and all official programming. EBACE is a closed event for members of NBAA and EBAA. Registration includes a three-month membership to both organizations. Register for EBACE.

NBAA's Maintenance Management Conference Attracts Record Number of Exhibitors, Attendees
NBAA’s 2013 Maintenance Management Conference, held from April 30 to May 2 in Fort Worth, TX, featured a sold-out hall with 140 exhibits, a 24-percent increase from last year’s tally of 113. More than 675 professionals involved in managing the maintenance of business aircraft attended this year’s event, up more than 15 percent from last year’s draw of 582. The conference brings together decision-makers and key influencers in business aviation maintenance, including maintenance directors, flight department managers, maintenance technicians, aircraft owners/operators and chief pilots. Learn more about the Maintenance Management Conference.


Exhibit Space Available for NBAA2013 in Las Vegas

NBAA’s 2013 Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA2013) will take place in Las Vegas from Oct. 22 to 24 in the Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC) and nearby 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 will include the largest side-by-side display of business aircraft in the world. About 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 now.

Advertising, Sponsorship Opportunities Open 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 about 25,000 members of the business aviation community. Opportunities include advertising placements in the event’s show guide, website and mobile app advertising, as well as numerous sponsorship openings. Learn more about advertising and sponsorship at NBAA2013.

Media Relations Resources Offered for NBAA2013 Exhibitors
NBAA offers a variety of media relations resources for NBAA2013 Exhibitors, to make sure their messages reach show Attendees and members of the industry press. NBAA provides shelf space for Exhibitors’ press materials in the NBAA Press Headquarters at the Las Vegas Convention Center on a first-come, first-served basis. Press conferences will be held at NBAA2013 on Monday, Oct. 21; Tuesday, Oct. 22; and Wednesday, Oct. 23, in specially designated conference rooms that will be in close proximity to the NBAA Press Headquarters at the convention center. Learn more about press opportunities at NBAA2013.

Housing Open for NBAA2013
Housing reservations for NBAA2013 are now open. No prepayment is required when booking 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.

White Planes Business Aviation Regional Forum

Exhibit at June 6 Business Aviation Regional Forum in White Plains, NY

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.

Regional Forums Set for Denver, Chicago; Reserve Exhibit Space Today
Exhibit space is available at NBAA Regional Forums set for July 11 in Denver, CO and Sept. 12 in Chicago/Waukegan, IL. One-day regional events incorporate exhibits, static displays of aircraft and education sessions not only to provide a local industry marketplace, but also to help introduce business aviation to local officials and prospective owners and operators, and to help address the issues of the day in the regions. Learn more about NBAA regional forums.

Advertising Opportunities Abound Through NBAA’s Business Aviation Insider Magazine
New for 2013, NBAA now offers a wide array of creative formats that companies can utilize to engage with their customers. At the center of the program is Business Aviation Insider, the official Member magazine of NBAA, which for the first time offers exciting new print and digital offerings for advertisers to showcase their products and services to a highly valued and influential audience of business aviation decision-makers. Advertisers in the print edition automatically have their message appear in the digital and mobile app editions. Additionally, NBAA's Market Access Program lets advertisers bundle their ad buy in Business Aviation Insider with placements in other NBAA publications for the best value. Learn more about advertising in Business Aviation Insider.

Members Save With NBAA’s Shipping Program
With FedEx announcing rate increases of almost 6 percent, in the coming year, companies can save even more with the NBAA Shipping Program. This free, Members-only program from NBAA and PartnerShip offers exclusive shipping discounts to all NBAA Members, regardless of size or Member type. NBAA Members that enroll will receive significant discounts on every FedEx shipment sent or received, for small packages up to large LTL freight shipments. There are no minimum shipping requirements or obligations. Enroll and start saving today.

Premium Listings

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 20–22, 2013, Washington, DC

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

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

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

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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 Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition, the world's largest civil aviation trade show.

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