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NBAA Exhibitor Update #02-14 February 2014

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Make Plans for Your Company to Exhibit at NBAA2014 in Orlando
Don't miss your chance to exhibit at the world's largest and most important business aviation event – NBAA’s Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA2014) – set for Oct. 21 to 23 in Orlando, FL. The NBAA Convention is the place to be each year for everyone who's anyone in business aviation. NBAA2014 will be the can't-miss business aviation event of the year, and one of the largest trade shows in the U.S. Exhibit space is available indoors at the Orange County Convention Center, and on the static display at Orlando Executive Airport. The exhibitor priority lottery deadline is March 10, and for the first time, exhibitors who submit their applications and payments in full by that date will select their exhibit space through a live exhibit space lottery placement. Sign up today to showcase your aviation products and services at NBAA2014.

NBAA2014 Static Display to Feature the Latest and Greatest Business Aircraft
The NBAA2014 static display of aircraft brings together the world's most cutting-edge business aircraft in one venue. Held at Orlando Executive Airport and hosted by Showalter Flying Service, the NBAA2014 static display allows business aircraft buyers from around the globe to view nearly every make and model of business aircraft in person, side by side and all in one place. Reserve your static display space today.

Exhibit Space Still Available at ABACE2014 in Shanghai
The 2014 Asian Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition (ABACE2014) is set for April 15 to 17 in Shanghai, China, and exhibit space is still available on the conference floor and on the static display. 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. Sign up to exhibit at ABACE2014.


High-Profile Marketing Opportunities Still Available at ABACE2014
ABACE2014 offers exhibitors targeted advertising opportunities in the ABACE2014 Show Guide and Directory of Existing Companies and on the ABACE2014 website. Insertion orders must be received no later than March 1, and artwork must be received no later than March 8. In addition, a wide range of high-impact and low-cost sponsorship options are available, including a variety of branding signage, billboard banners, venue and custom sponsorship options at Shanghai Hawker Pacific Business Aviation Service Centre and at the static display on Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport. Learn more about advertising at ABACE2014 and sponsorship opportunities at the show.

ABACE2014 Exhibitor Service Center Supports Your Efforts
The ABACE2014 Exhibitor Service Center is where exhibitors have access to details, reminders, policies and procedures to support their ABACE exhibits. All confirmed exhibitors are required to log in to the Exhibitor Service Center to complete the required forms for their exhibit. Resources include the exhibitor company profile update for the ABACE2014 Show Guide, exhibitor service kit forms, exhibit staff registration and ABACE2014 logos. Sign up today for the Exhibitor Service Center.

Register and Make Visa Arrangements for ABACE2014 in Advance
Registration for exhibitors is now open for ABACE2014. Exhibitor badges are required for exhibitor access to the exhibit halls, chalets and static display of aircraft. Complimentary exhibitor badges are provided based on allotments associated with purchased exhibit space. Please note that ABACE exhibitors traveling from countries requiring Chinese visas to attend ABACE must have an invitation letter from authorities in China in order to obtain their visa. Only registered exhibitors and other registered attendees for ABACE2014 are eligible to request ABACE invitation letters. Fill out the Visa Invitation Letter Request form online, or register for ABACE2014.

Exhibitor Registration Now Open for EBACE2014
Exhibitor registration is now open for the European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE2014), set for May 20 to 22 in Geneva, and co-sponsored by NBAA and the European Business Aviation Association. Exhibitors are encouraged to register in advance for their EBACE2014 attendee badges to save time on site. Badges are required for access to the exhibit floor, as well as the static display at Geneva international Airport. Register for EBACE2014 today.

Act Now for EBACE2014 Advertising, Sponsorship Opportunities
EBACE is the premier event and annual meeting place for the European business aviation community. The convention brings together more than 12,000 attendees and nearly 400 exhibitors. A wide range of high-impact and low-cost sponsorship and advertising options are available to provide maximum visibility to this important audience. Options include the EBACE2014 Show Guide and Directory of Existing Companies, website and mobile app advertising, as well as signage and billboard banners. Learn more about EBACE2014 advertising and sponsorship opportunities.


Partnering With NBAA: Helping Business Aviation Do Business
Partnering with NBAA is a valuable business tool that many companies have found to be an essential part of their marketing programs. From the flight department to the board room, NBAA Members are business aviation. Through NBAA advertising and sponsorship opportunities, you’ll be well positioned to reach this powerful buying and flying audience. They’re a diverse group of professionals involved in all aspects of operations, including company owners, presidents, CEOs and aviation executives, flight department managers and aviation directors, chief pilots and more. Learn more about the wealth of opportunities that NBAA provides to promote your brand and share your company's message with targeted groups of business aviation decision makers all year long. View the 2014 NBAA Media Kit.

Increase Exposure for Your Products and Services at MMC2014
Join the decision makers and key influencers responsible for managing aircraft maintenance in Tampa, FL, April 22 to 24, at the 2014 NBAA Maintenance Management Conference (MMC2014). This unique industry event attracts directors of maintenance, flight department managers, maintenance technicians, aircraft owners/operators and chief pilots, who return year after year to gain valuable professional development, meet face-to-face with their vendors and suppliers, and get business done for the year ahead. 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 booth pricing and submit your MMC2014 exhibitor application.

Call for Proposals: 2015 Schedulers & Dispatchers Conference
Last month, NBAA's Schedulers & Dispatchers Conference (SDC2014) set an all-time record for registration, with more than 2,600 people signed up to attend. The annual conference is the premier educational and networking event for professionals responsible for coordinating the use of business aircraft. With next year's conference scheduled for Feb. 3 to 6, 2015, in San Jose, CA, the NBAA Schedulers & Dispatchers Committee has announced its call for education session proposals. The committee welcomes proposals for presentations on topics such as safety and risk management, maintenance, flight operations, airspace and airport access, aircraft ownership and career development. All proposals are due by Feb. 28. Review the SDC2015 call for proposals.

Get Involved in NBAA’s Air Mail Network
NBAA's Members-only social network provides another way for Members to interact with thousands of business aviation professionals, in a networking forum available 24/7. Take advantage of 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.

Rent a Customized NBAA Member Contact List
NBAA makes its master file of business aviation professionals available for list rental, with special discounted pricing for Associate Members. Target ideal customers by aircraft, job function, geographic region and more. Order a Member contact file.

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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

Business Aviation Regional Forum
June 26, 2014, Van Nuys, CA

Business Aviation Regional Forum
Sept. 18, 2014, Dallas, TX

Tax, Regulatory & Risk Management Conference
Oct. 19–20, 2014, Orlando, FL

Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA2014)
Oct. 22–24, 2014, Orlando, FL

Review the Full NBAA Events Calendar

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