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NBAA Exhibitor Update
Thursday, February 5, 2004
NBAA Exhibitor Update is the National Business Aviation Association's e-mail newsletter for NBAA Associate Members, covering the latest news, announcements and deadlines for Exhibitors and Sponsors at NBAA events. Click on the links below to find additional details on NBAA's web site at www.nbaa.org or to get in touch with an NBAA Staff member. Send your comments about NBAA Exhibitor Update to [email protected].
NBAA EXHIBITOR ADVISORY SUBCOMMITTEE SEES ECONOMY IMPROVING
The NBAA Conventions & Seminars Department held its annual Exhibitor Advisory Subcommittee (EAS) meeting on January 26, in Las Vegas, NV. NBAA relies on this important Subcommittee to provide feedback and advice to ensure that the NBAA Annual Meeting & Convention, EBACE, LABACE, Regional Forums and Seminars are the foremost showcases in the world for business aviation. At the meeting NBAA learned (1) Most EAS members concur that the 2004 economy is already better than 2003 and they forecast that business aircraft orders will show a year-to-year increase, and (2) they feel the NBAA Business Aviation Regional Forums are an excellent format, almost like a "mini-NBAA," to reach local operators at a low cost. For more information, contact NBAA's Marti Smith at (202) 783-9365 or [email protected].
EBACE2004 30 PERCENT AHEAD
As of February 2, EBACE2004, scheduled for May 25, 26, 27, in Geneva, Switzerland, already has sold 30 percent more exhibit space than EBACE2003. Launched in 2001, this year's event is positioned to set both exhibit and attendance records. EBACE Management estimates that more than 6,000 Attendees will view the business aviation products and services of approximately 300 Exhibitors located inside Geneva Palexpo. More than 30 aircraft are expected to be on Static Display at Geneva International Airport. If your company has not yet decided to be a part of this extraordinary event, it is not too late. For more information about indoor exhibits, contact EBACE USA's Marti Smith at (202) 783-9365 or [email protected], and for more information about Static Display exhibits, contact EBACE USA's Suzanne Cole at (202) 783-9257 or [email protected], or Joe Hart at (202) 783-9456 or [email protected]. Download applications/contracts, floorplans and more online at:
NBAA FORUM COMES TO WEST
PALM BEACH NEXT MONTH
NBAA will launch its 2004 Business Aviation Regional Forum series at Jet Aviation on Palm Beach International Airport (PBI), Wednesday, March 10. Essentially shortened versions of the NBAA Annual Meeting & Convention, Regional Forums bring together industry personnel at locations across the United States to address issues germane to that particular geographic region and to showcase products and services of Association Members. Forums feature indoor exhibits, a static display of aircraft and a full slate of informational sessions. NBAA is now accepting Exhibitor applications and Attendee registrations for the West Palm Beach event on March 10. Other 2004 Forums will be held in Chicago, IL on June 24; Hong Kong, China in July; Seattle, WA on August 26; and November 18 in Dallas/Fort Worth, TX. For more information, visit:
LABACE2004: BUILDING PARTNERSHIPS
ONE AIRCRAFT AT A TIME
LABACE Management is still accepting Exhibit and Static Display of Aircraft Applications/Contracts. In uncertain economic times, business aviation is a key solution for rapid recovery and sustained growth. Market your company's products and/or services at the 2nd Annual LABACE, April 15, 16, 17, in São Paulo, Brazil to over 3,000 highly-qualified Attendees at the only exhibition of its kind in Latin America focused exclusively on this important form of corporate transportation. For more information about indoor exhibits, contact LABACE USA's Marti Smith at (202) 783-9365 or [email protected], and for more information about Static Display exhibits, contact LABACE USA's Suzanne Cole at (202) 783-9257 or [email protected], or Joe Hart at (202) 783-9456 or [email protected]. Download applications/contracts and more online at:
EXHIBITOR PROSPECTUS NOW ONLINE; PRIORITY TWO DEADLINE FEB. 18
This October 12, 13, 14, the NBAA 57th Annual Meeting & Convention will head west to Las Vegas for the first time since 1998 and will feature more than 1,000 Exhibiting Companies at the Las Vegas Convention Center, approximately 135 aircraft on Static Display at Henderson Airport and over 75 Informational Sessions. The Association expects more than 30,000 people to attend, topping the all-time attendance record set in 1998. Exhibitor applications and deposits must be received by the Wednesday, February 18, deadline in order to be included in the Priority-Two Lottery drawing. If you have not yet received a printed copy of the NBAA Exhibitor Prospectus, contact NBAA's Marti Smith at (202) 783-9365 or [email protected], or visit the NBAA2004 web site at:
FOR NOMINATIONS: 2004 EUROPEAN BUSINESS AVIATION AWARDS
Created to honor individuals who have made a significant identifiable contribution to the advancement of business aviation in Europe, the European Business Aviation Award is presented each year to one or more individuals on the occasion of EBACE, the only European exhibition of its kind to focus exclusively on business aviation. This year nominations are due to EBACE's European or USA Offices by March 15. For more information about the nominations process and to review past recipients of this award, visit:
DIRECTORY OF EXHIBITING COMPANIES DEADLINES
A more streamlined and up-to-date EBACE Directory of Exhibiting Companies will debut at EBACE2004. Distributed to all Registrants on site with their credentials, the EBACE2004 Directory of Exhibiting Companies will include pertinent information relative to exhibits, meetings, social gatherings, shuttle bus schedules and other events. Several advertising opportunities are available, including cover positions and color and black-and-white full-page ads. The submission deadline for advertising in the EBACE2004 Directory of Exhibiting Companies is April 9, and all artwork must be received by April 19. Note that EBACE USA's Bill Miller is now the contact for Insertion Orders, artwork and payment. For more information about advertising in this important Attendee reference, contact EBACE Sales Representative Melissa Murphy at (785) 856-5111 or [email protected], or visit:
DIRECTORY OF EXHIBITING COMPANIES DISCOUNT AND DEADLINES
NBAA is pleased to offer all advertisers in the 2004 NBAA Directory of Member Companies, Aircraft & Personnel a 15-percent discount off an advertisement in the NBAA 57th Annual Meeting & Convention Official Directory of Exhibiting Companies. Distributed to each Registrant at the Convention with their credentials, the Directory includes pertinent information relative to exhibits, Informational Sessions, social gatherings, shuttle bus schedules and other events. The Directory is helpful in familiarizing visitors with the happenings at the year's most important international business aviation event and provides many advertising opportunities. For an advertisement to be considered, NBAA must receive a signed Insertion Order form before August 6, and artwork is due no later than August 20. For more information about advertising opportunities and contact information, visit:
MAKE YOUR LABACE AND EBACE HOTEL RESERVATIONS NOW
Hotel rooms are still available at our special Show rates for both LABACE2004 in São Paulo, Brazil and EBACE2004 in Geneva, Switzerland. Fax housing requests to Deb Hanson at (202) 862-5552. For more information, contact Hanson at tel: (202) 737-4484 or [email protected]. To book reservations online, visit the following web sites:
NBAA2004 HOUSING OPENS ON MARCH 15: GET YOUR FORMS IN AND
Mark your calendar: NBAA2004 Housing opens for both Exhibitors and Delegates on Monday, March 15. Superior Las Vegas hotels at great rates are included in the block of rooms reserved for NBAA Attendees. Book within the block and save time, energy and money. Note that the Paris Las Vegas is the Delegate Headquarters hotel and the Las Vegas Hilton is the Exhibitor Headquarters hotel. For more information about housing, contact NBAA's Deb Hanson at (202) 737-4484 or [email protected].
LABACE BANK WIRE TRANSFER CHANGES
Bank wire transfer details for payments on items related to LABACE2004 have changed. The new routing number is 026009593, the new swift code is BOFAUS33 and the contact telephone number at Bank America is (202) 624-4039, Attn: Ms. White. The 001921083574 account number remains unchanged. For more information, contact LABACE USA's Marti Smith at (202) 783-9365 or [email protected]. For bank wire transfers to the LABACE Latin American Office, contact Aurora Vezzelli at tel: +55-11-5032-2727; fax: +55-11-5031-1900, or [email protected].
EBACE BANK WIRE TRANSFER CHANGES
Bank wire transfer details for payments on items related to EBACE2004 have changed. The new routing number is 026009593, the new swift code is BOFAUS33 and the contact telephone number at Bank America is (202) 624-4039, Attn: Ms. White. The 001920681595 account number remains unchanged. For more information, contact EBACE USA's Marti Smith at (202) 783-9365 or [email protected].
NBAA ANNUAL MEETING & CONVENTION BANK WIRE TRANSFER
Bank wire transfer details for payments on items related to the NBAA Annual Meeting & Convention have changed. The new routing number is 026009593 and the new swift code is BOFAUS33. The 2404389 account number will remain the same. For more information, contact NBAA's Marti Smith at (202) 783-9365 or [email protected].