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NBAA Exhibitor Update #05-14 May 2014

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Last Chance to Book EBACE2014 Exhibit Space
The European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE2014) is taking place in Geneva, Switzerland from May 20 to 22. EBACE2014 is the ideal venue for companies to showcase their aviation products and services, and meet buyers from Europe and around the world. With about 500 exhibitors and nearly 50 aircraft on static display, there are only a few exhibit spaces remaining indoors at Palexpo and at the static display of aircraft on the adjacent Geneva International Airport. Book your company's space today.

EBACE2014 Exhibitors: Register Your Staff and Guests Today
Exhibitors at EBACE2014 may use their badge allotment for either exhibit staff or company guests. All attendees, including booth staff, are required to have exhibitor badges to access the Palexpo exhibit hall and static display of aircraft. Register prior to EBACE2014 to avoid long lines.

Download the EBACE2014 Mobile App and Get Ready for a Great Show
The free EBACE2014 mobile app allows exhibitors to prepare for the show and enhance their event experience in Geneva. It also will serve as a useful reference all year long. Available for iPad, iPhone, BlackBerry and Android devices, the app includes an exhibitor directory with booth location, descriptions, product and service categories, an interactive exhibit floor plan for Palexpo, a full schedule of education sessions with the ability to add them to your personal calendar and much more. Download the EBACE2014 mobile app.

Exhibitor Service Center Supports You During EBACE2014
The EBACE2014 Exhibitor Service Center is where exhibitors have access to details, reminders, policies and procedures to support their EBACE 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 printed EBACE2014 Show Guide, the mobile app company profile, exhibitor service kit forms, exhibit staff registration and show logos. Sign up for the EBACE2014 Exhibitor Service Center.


NBAA2014: Exhibit at the Industry’s Biggest Event of the Year

Take advantage of your chance to exhibit at the year’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, which is annually one of the largest trade shows in the country, is the place to be for everyone who's anyone in business aviation. Exhibit space is available indoors at the Orange County Convention Center and outdoors on the static display at Orlando Executive Airport. Sign up to showcase your aviation products and services at NBAA2014.

Media Relations Resources Available for NBAA2014 Exhibitors
NBAA2014 is the year’s most significant media event for the business aviation industry, and NBAA offers exhibitors a variety of media relations resources to help exhibitors increase visibility for their products and services. Exhibitors may reserve two press conference time slots, and these rooms are available on a limited basis and allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. Additionally, NBAA provides shelf space in the NBAA2014 press headquarters for exhibitor press materials on a first-come, first-served basis. Learn more about media opportunities at NBAA2014.

NBAA Exhibitors Eligible for Advertising Discount in Business Aviation Insider
NBAA is now accepting print, digital and mobile app advertising in the July/August, September/October and November/December issues of Business Aviation Insider. The readers of NBAA's bimonthly magazine are the same ones who attend NBAA's Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition – the industry professionals who make the key purchasing decisions for their companies about aircraft, equipment and services. NBAA2013 and NBAA2014 exhibitors who reserve space in the September/October Convention Issue by July 1 will receive a special discount. Direct inquiries to and review Business Aviation Insider advertising opportunities.

Reserve Housing Now for NBAA2014
Exhibitors can now book their hotel rooms for NBAA2014. No prepayment is required when booking through Travel Planners, the official housing provider for NBAA2014, and there are no fees for changes or cancellations. NBAA and Travel Planners have negotiated the guaranteed lowest rates at a hand-picked selection of hotels. Book early to reserve the best rooms at NBAA2014.

Advertise with NBAA

NBAA’s Business Aviation Regional Forum in Van Nuys, CA is only a few weeks away on June 26, and now is the time for exhibitors to register their booth staff and guests. NBAA is anticipating more than 1,500 attendees and recommends that exhibitors register staff and guests in advance to save time and avoid the lines when arriving at the airport. Register for the Van Nuys Regional Forum.

Exhibit Space Available at NBAA’s Dallas Regional Forum in September
NBAA’s popular Business Aviation Regional Forum is coming to Dallas, TX on Sept. 18. Regional forums bring current and prospective business aircraft owners, operators, manufacturers, customers and other industry personnel together for one-day events that feature exhibits, static displays of aircraft and education sessions. At the Dallas event, exhibitors can showcase aircraft of all sizes on the ramp at Dallas Love Field (DAL), as well as demonstrate products and services in the indoor exhibits at Business Jet Center. Sign up to exhibit at the Dallas Regional Forum.

ABACE2014: A Record-Setting Show on All Fronts
The 2014 Asian Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition (ABACE2014), which ran from April 15 to 17 in Shanghai, China, was one for the record books, on a variety of fronts. There were 187 exhibitors at ABACE2014, a nearly 20-percent jump from the 156 exhibitors that participated in the first ABACE in 2012. The number of aircraft on static display also increased since 2012 – with 38 this year versus 27 in 2012. ABACE2015 will take place from April 14 to 16, 2015. Read more about the record-setting ABACE2014.

MMC2014 Continues as Premier Event for Maintenance Professionals
NBAA’s 2014 Maintenance Management Conference (MMC2014), held last month in Tampa, FL, once again proved its value and staying power as the nation’s premier event focusing on business aviation maintenance. Nearly 750 attendees took part in the three-day event, which featured 140 exhibits in the Tampa Convention Center. MMC2014 also featured 20 well-attended education sessions, as well as a closing general session devoted to future changes coming to aviation. MMC2015 will be held in Portland, OR from May 5 to 7, 2015. Read more about MMC2014.

Members Save With NBAA’s Shipping Program
With FedEx announcing 2014 rate increases of almost 4 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.

EBACE2014 Mobile App


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

Schedulers & Dispatchers Conference (SDC2015)
Feb. 3–6, 2015, San Jose, CA

Leadership Conference
Feb. 24–26, 2015, Tucson, AZ

International Operators Conference (IOC2015)
March 23–27, 2015, San Antonio, TX

Asian Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition (ABACE2015)
April 14–16, 2015, Shanghai, China

Maintenance Management Conference (MMC2015)
May 5–7, 2015, Portland, OR

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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