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Annual Meeting & Convention

NBAA’s Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (BACE) is the world's largest civil aviation trade show, ranking among the top ten trade shows in the U.S. by Tradeshow Week 200 magazine, and serving as the premier event and annual meeting place for the business aviation community.

The exhibition brings together a global community of business leaders, government officials, manufacturers, aviation department personnel, single-pilot operations and all manner of people involved in nearly every aspect of business aviation. New business aircraft firms, avionics firms, handling organizations, fractional providers, charter/lease companies and previously titled aircraft resellers display their wares.

The show is a highly valued venue for buying and selling, networking and sharing information about industry issues, trends and best practices.

NBAA Convention typically features more than 1,000 exhibitors over 100 aircraft on display, and it draws about 26,000 attendees each year. Learn more.

Air Mail

NBAA Air Mail is the Association’s Members-only social network for collaboration and discussion on topics of interest to business aircraft operators. With Air Mail, Members have access to a network of business aviation professionals offering instant answers to questions, and sharing knowledge on topics from industry best-practices to airport and aircraft improvements; from air traffic control and navigation to fuel allocations, FBOs or any topic relevant to the group.  Air Mail includes more than 30 lists focused on specific business aviation careers and topics, such as Business Aircraft Pilots, Schedulers & Dispatchers, Fractional Ownership, Business Aviation Jobs and more. Thousands of subscribers use Air Mail to network and share the wealth of knowledge available within the business aviation community. Learn more about Air mail.

Regional Forums

NBAA Business Aviation Regional Forums offer Members the opportunity to network with peers at the local level throughout the year. Held in various cities throughout the country, these events feature informative briefings on timely topics, indoor exhibits and outdoor business aircraft displays. Exhibitors and Attendees can meet with sales prospects and colleagues who share concerns and ideas relative to their particular geographic region. Learn more about Regional Forums.

Member Directory

The NBAA Member Directory is the most comprehensive listing of aviation products, services and industry-contact information available anywhere. With more than 10,000 Members companies, this resource represents the largest concentration of buying power in business aviation today. This networking tool is available online, giving NBAA Members access to thousands of business aviation professionals on a global scale in real time, 24/7. View the Member Directory.

NBAA Standing Committees

Made up of committed, talented and knowledgeable volunteers, NBAA’s Standing Committees work together on behalf of NBAA Membership to promote business aviation safety, access, professional development, operational excellence and security. By participating on NBAA Standing Committees, business aviation professionals can make a big impact on the future of the industry and work closely with the community’s best and brightest. Learn more about NBAA’s Standing Committees.

NBAA Associate Member Advisory Council

The Associate Member Advisory Council (AMAC) comprises 18 representatives from NBAA Associate Member Companies. Representing six original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and other aviation services companies, the AMAC was established to serve as a bridge between the Associate and Business/Corporate Member segments as well as advise the NBAA Board of Directors on areas of interest to the Associate Members. Learn more about NBAA’s Associate Member Advisory Council.