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NBAA Exhibitor Update #07-14 July 2014

NBAA Exhibitor Update

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Book Your Exhibit Space for NBAA2014: Business Aviation's Biggest Event of the Year
Join NBAA for our 2014 Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA2014), Oct. 21 to 23 in Orlando, FL. The attendees that come to this convention represent some of your best business opportunities of the year: 84 percent of them have final say and/or recommend products for purchase; they spend an average of 10 hours visiting exhibits over 2.2 days; and 36 percent of them are first-time visitors. Showcase your aviation products and services, meet qualified buyers from more than 90 countries and get business done for the year ahead. Book your NBAA2014 exhibit space today.

NBAA's convention is an ideal marketing opportunity for companies of any size wanting to get their brand, products and services in front of thousands of potential customers. For example, California-based Corporate Air Parts, which sells, services and provides training on cabin safety systems, has exhibited at NBAA's convention for more than four years. "We come here to meet our manufacturers and vendors, many of whom are based in Florida," said Vice President and Co-Owner Jennifer Looy at last year's show. "It's a great venue to come together and discuss new ideas for products and training." Learn why it pays to exhibit at NBAA’s convention.

Deadline Extended for Advertising in NBAA's Convention Issue
NBAA has extended the insertion order deadline until Aug. 1 for advertising in the September/October "Convention Issue" of Business Aviation Insider magazine, which will be distributed to NBAA2014 attendees from multiple locations on-site in Orlando. The readers of NBAA's bimonthly magazine are the same ones who will attend NBAA2014 in Orlando – the industry professionals who make the key purchasing decisions for their companies about aircraft, equipment and services. Space is still available in the print, digital and mobile app editions, as well as opportunities to bundle purchases with NBAA website and e-newsletter advertising for the best value. NBAA2014 exhibitors should send inquiries to Learn more about Business Aviation Insider advertising opportunities.

Show Guide and Mobile App Advertising at NBAA2014
For NBAA2014 exhibitors looking for even more ways to gain exposure leading up to and during the convention, NBAA offers advertising opportunities in the NBAA2014 Show Guide & Directory of Exhibiting Companies, on the NBAA website and in the show mobile app. Distributed to convention attendees with their credentials, the NBAA2014 Show Guide includes pertinent information about exhibits, meetings, social gatherings and shuttle bus schedules, and it is helpful in familiarizing visitors with the happenings at business aviation's most important annual event. The Show Guide insertion deadline is Aug. 22, and the artwork deadline is Aug. 29. Official Show Guide, Mobile App and Website Advertising Form.

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Exhibitors: Take Advantage of Media Relations Resources Offered at NBAA2014
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.

Reserve Housing Today for NBAA2014
Exhibitors may 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 now to reserve the best rooms at NBAA2014.

Entertain Customers While Supporting a Good Cause at NBAA/CAN Soiree
Entertain your customers, network with industry peers, support Corporate Angel Network (CAN) and be treated to a private concert by Three Dog Night on Oct. 22 at the NBAA/CAN Soiree at the Hyatt Regency Orlando. At this special event, held in conjunction with NBAA, your participation makes a difference. Your attendance at the event, along with involvement in the live and silent auctions, will help CAN continue its efforts on behalf of cancer patients. Learn more about the NBAA/CAN Soiree and register.

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Dallas Regional Forum Exhibitors: Register Your Staff and Guests Today
Exhibitors at NBAA's Business Aviation Regional Forum, set for Sept. 18 in Dallas, TX, 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 exhibit hall and static display of aircraft. Register online prior to the Dallas forum to avoid lines on-site.

Build Your Business: Exhibit at SDC2015
Increase exposure for your products and services by exhibiting at NBAA's Schedulers & Dispatchers Conference (SDC2015), Feb. 3 to 6, 2015, in San Jose, CA. This is the premier event to meet the individuals who are directly responsible for the scheduling and dispatching of aircraft, as well as procuring services for flight departments and on-demand charter operations throughout the world. Regardless of your product or service offering, if schedulers and dispatchers are your target market – this is the best networking event of the year, and one that you cannot afford to miss. The exhibitor lottery deadline is Aug. 22. Submit your SDC2015 exhibitor application.

Save the Date for NBAA's 2015 Maintenance Management Conference
Maintenance technicians, directors of maintenance and owner-operators should make plans to exhibit at next year's NBAA Maintenance Management Conference (MMC2015), from May 5 to 7 in Portland, OR. This premiere event features the latest products and services in the industry, as well as high-quality programming. Reserve the date now, and for exhibitor and conference details, check to the MMC2015 web page.

Get Noticed – Upgrade to a Premium Listing in NBAA's Member Directory
NBAA offers premium listings in the Products & Services section of its Member Directory. With an upgraded listing, a company's logo appears at the top of each category – a prime location to be seen by prospective customers – and the company gets additional space to include a detailed description of its business, as well as a map of its location. NBAA's Member Directory is the single most comprehensive source of business aviation resources in the industry, and it's where Members go to find the vendors, suppliers, products and services they need to help their operations succeed. Upgrade for an annual fee of just $249 and get maximum exposure to these qualified buyers. Preview an enhanced listing or upgrade now.



Latin American Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition (LABACE2014)
Aug. 12–14, 2014, Sao Paulo, Brazil

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. 21–23, 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

European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE2015)
May 19–21, 2015, Geneva, Switzerland

Flight Attendants/Flight Technicians Conference
June 30–July 2, 2015, Tucson, AZ

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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