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NBAA Exhibitor Update #11-13 November 2013

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Published monthly, NBAA Exhibitor Update provides the latest news and announcements for NBAA exhibitors, sponsors and advertisers, as well as information about NBAA activities and Member benefits. Subscribe for free or review the archives.


ABACE Exhibitor Information Online, Sign Up Today
The 2014 Asian Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition (ABACE2014) is set for April 15 to 17 in Shanghai, China. ABACE is where the industry’s top vendors, leaders and experts from around the world come together to discuss the business aviation market in Asia. More than 150 exhibitors will display aircraft, equipment, products and services, and a variety of education sessions on topics of interest to the business aviation community will be presented. Thousands of attendees are expected to come out for the three-day event and see all the industry has to offer. Exhibit applications are still being accepted. Sign up to exhibit at ABACE2014.

Save the Date: EBACE2014 Priority Lottery Applications Due Dec. 13
The 2014 European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE2014), set for May 20 to 22 in Geneva, Switzerland, is the premier event and the annual meeting place for the European business aviation community. Showcase your aviation products and services at EBACE, and meet buyers from Europe and around the world. Exhibit space is available indoors at Palexpo and on the static display on the adjacent Geneva International Airport. Exhibitor information, including the online exhibitor application, is now online. The deadline for exhibitors to submit applications to be included in the online priority lottery placement is Dec. 13. Learn more about EBACE2014.

SDC2014 Exhibit Hall Is Expanding, Apply Now for Space
Now is the time to submit your exhibitor application for NBAA’s Schedulers & Dispatchers Conference (SDC2014), set for Jan. 14 to 17 in New Orleans, LA. This year’s conference is shaping up to be bigger and better than ever. The exhibit hall is expanding to accommodate more exhibitors, so you can display your latest product and service offerings to key decision makers. Exhibitors will have unmatched opportunities to meet new and existing customers and network with more than 2,500 professionals in the industry.  Submit your exhibitor application today.

Numerous Marketing Opportunities Available at Schedulers Event
A wide range of sponsorship and advertising opportunities are available for companies of all types and sizes at SDC2104. High visibility advertising and sponsorship programs ensure that your company is seen by individuals who are directly responsible for procuring products and services for flight departments and on-demand charter operations throughout the world. Opportunities include directory and mobile app advertising, a variety of sponsorships and more. Learn more about SDC2014.

Exhibit at NBAA's 2014 Business Aviation Regional Forums
NBAA's Business Aviation Regional Forums focus on helping exhibitors reach local business aviation communities around the U.S. by providing one-day events that feature exhibits, static displays of aircraft and education sessions. The 2014 regional forums will be held Jan. 30 in Boca Raton, FL; June 26 in Van Nuys, CA; and Sept. 18, Dallas, TX. Register to exhibit at all three forums by Dec. 16, 2013, to qualify for priority one lottery placement for all three forums - plus, a multi-show discount. Learn more about Business Aviation Regional Forums.

SDC2014 Exhibit

NBAA Convention a Resounding Success for the Business Aviation Industry
Last month's NBAA Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA2013), held from Oct. 22 to 24 in Las Vegas, NV, marked three days filled with robust exhibitor and attendee participation, a number of news-making announcements from products and services providers, and other exciting show features. The show floor was packed with 1,100 exhibitors displaying the latest products and services in two exhibit halls. A sold-out static display of aircraft at Henderson Executive Airport featured 83 fixed-wing aircraft of all types and sizes, while an all-new indoor static display of aircraft at the Las Vegas Convention Center featured 12 more light business airplanes and helicopters. Review NBAA2013 highlights.

NBAA2013 provided one of the most efficient ways for companies to make the most of their marketing dollars in a challenging economic climate. Exhibitors met face-to-face with colleagues and customers to cultivate existing relationships and build new ones. During the Convention, NBAA interviewed representatives at several companies of all sizes exhibiting at the event, who explained in their own words why NBAA2013 was a must-have on their calendar this year. Review the exhibitor profiles.

See Dozens of Planes and Convention Highlights in NBAA2013 Photo Galleries
Throughout all three days of NBAA2013, the Association posted photo galleries on a wide range of scenes from the Convention, from speakers and education sessions, to the exhibit booths and aircraft displays. Some of the most popular images feature the outdoor static display of aircraft at Henderson Executive Airport, where business aircraft buyers from around the globe evaluated a wide spectrum of aircraft options in person, and the first-ever indoor static display at the Las Vegas Convention Center, featuring light business airplanes and helicopters. View the NBAA2013 photo galleries.

Video Galleries Chronicle NBAA2013
View videos from NBAA2013 featuring highlights from each day of the show, and tributes to award winners, including Humanitarian Award recipient Harrison Ford and Meritorious Service to Aviation Award recipient Capt. Gene Cernan. Also watch the "Parade of Planes" from McCarran International Airport to the Las Vegas Convention Center for NBAA2013's indoor static display. View the NBAA2013 videos.

BAI Advertising Opportunities Available

Reserve Your Booth for the Industry's Premier Maintenance Event
Join those responsible for managing aircraft maintenance from across all aspects of business aviation at the 2014 NBAA Maintenance Management Conference (MMC2014), from April 22 to 24 in Tampa, FL. This unique industry event attracts directors of maintenance, flight department managers, maintenance technicians, aircraft owners/operators and chief pilots, who return year after year for valuable professional development. Take advantage of this business growth opportunity and become an exhibitor at MMC2014 to network with hundreds of aviation leaders and industry experts who shape the future of business aviation. Learn more about MMC2014.

Partner With NBAA: Download 2014 Media Kits and Rate Cards
NBAA provides a wealth of opportunities to promote your brand and share your company's message with targeted groups of business aviation decision makers all year long. From exhibiting and event sponsorships to publication advertising, consider partnering with NBAA in several ways to maximize your marketing dollars and positively affect your bottom line. NBAA's 2014 rate cards are available with advertising rates and information for print and online products like Business Aviation Insider, NBAA Update,, show guides and mobile apps for NBAA's biggest exhibitions and conferences. Direct questions to, or visit the Advertising Opportunities website.

Members Save With NBAA’s Shipping Program
With FedEx announcing rate increases of almost 6 percent, 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.

Members have access to the official "Member of NBAA" logo to display on their emails, website, letterhead, business cards or other company materials. Displaying the NBAA logo is an ideal way to let customers and prospects know they are part of the trusted NBAA network of vendors and suppliers, while showing their support. Review usage guidelines and download logos.

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Schedulers & Dispatchers Conference (SDC2014)
Jan. 14–17, 2014, New Orleans, LA

Business Aviation Regional Forum
Jan. 30, 2014, Boca Raton, FL

Business Aircraft Finance, Registration & Legal Conference
Feb. 5–7, 2014, St. Pete Beach, FL

Leadership Conference
Feb. 18–20, 2014, Atlanta, GA

International Operators Conference (IOC2014)
March 17–20, 2014, Tampa, FL

Asian Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition (ABACE2014)
April 15–17, 2014, Shanghai, China

Maintenance Management Conference (MMC2014)
April 22–24, 2014, Tampa, FL

European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE2014)
May 20–22, 2014, Geneva, Switzerland

Flight Attendants/Flight Technicians Conference
June 19–21, 2014, West Palm Beach, FL

Review the Full NBAA Events Calendar


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 10,000 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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