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NBAA Exhibitor Update
Wednesday, January 5, 2005

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].


NEXT LOTTERY DEADLINE FOR NBAA2005 EXHIBITORS IS FEB. 28
Priority One Exhibitors -- those with 2,000 or more net square feet of booth space -- have been placed through a lottery system for the NBAA 58th Annual Meeting & Convention (NBAA2005), to be held November 15, 16, 17, 2005, in New Orleans, LA. The next lottery deadline is February 28. The balance of Exhibitor prospects will receive the NBAA2005 Exhibitor Prospectus in the mail this month. The Exhibitor Prospectus also will be posted online shortly. The deadline for all Static Display Exhibitors to be placed in the lottery for space is February 18. For more information, contact NBAA's Marti Smith at (202) 783-9365 or [email protected].

LABACE2005 EXHIBITOR DETAILS ONLINE
This year's LABACE, the only Latin American exhibition to focus exclusively on business aviation, will be held March 31, April 1, 2, 2005, in São Paulo, Brazil. Exhibitors that have submitted applications to date have been placed. The LABACE2005 Preliminary Program is mailing now, and the Advance Program with more in-depth details about the LABACE Informational Sessions will be mailed by the end of this month. Review LABACE Exhibitor information online at:
http://www.labace.aero/exhibitors

EBACE2005 EXPECTED TO SELL OUT
EBACE2005, the only European exhibition to focus exclusively on business aviation, will be held May 18, 19, 20, 2005, in Geneva, Switzerland. Due to the overwhelming growth of this event, NBAA expects exhibit space to sell out this year, and all Exhibitors must be either NBAA Members or European Business Aviation Association (EBAA) members. Exhibitors that have submitted applications to date have been placed, and the latest EBACE2005 floorplan is available on the EBACE web site at http://www.ebace.aero/exhibitors/map-floor.php. The EBACE2005 Preliminary Program will mail in early January, and the Advance Program with more in-depth details about EBACE Informational Sessions will mail by the end of February. For more information, review EBACE Exhibitor information online at:
http://www.ebace.aero/exhibitors

FUTURE EBACE DATES ANNOUNCED
NBAA announces that the following EBACE dates have been confirmed with Geneva Palexpo, the world-class conference center located adjacent to Geneva International Airport:
- Wednesday, May 3, to Friday, May 5, 2006
- Tuesday, May 22, to Thursday, May 24, 2007
- Tuesday, May 20, to Thursday, May 22, 2008
- Tuesday, May 12, to Thursday, May 14, 2009
For more information about EBACE, visit the official web site at:
http://www.ebace.aero

ABACE2005 COMES TO SHANGHAI IN AUGUST
Modeled after successful NBAA-sponsored events in the United States, Europe and Latin America and following its Forum debut in Hong Kong in 2004, the Asian Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition (ABACE2005) will showcase business aviation products, services and aircraft on August 9, 10, 11, 2005, at the Shanghai New International Exhibition Center (SNIEC) and Hongqiao Airport in Shanghai. The ABACE Preliminary Program will mail to Members in early February. For more information, the ABACE2005 Exhibitor Prospectus may be downloaded in PDF format at:
http://www.abace.aero/exhibit

EXHIBIT SPACES STILL AVAILABLE FOR SCHEDULERS & DISPATCHERS CONFERENCE
Limited space is still available for the NBAA 16th Annual Schedulers & Dispatchers Conference, which will kick off with a Welcome Reception on February 13, followed by sessions from February 14 through 16 in Reno, NV. Currently, 251 Exhibitors are slated to participate, which already exceeds 2004's record total of 238. Last year marked NBAA's best attended Schedulers & Dispatchers Conference ever, with more than 1,450 Attendees, and a strong turnout is expected this year as well. For more information, contact NBAA's Dina Green at (202) 783-9357 or [email protected]. To download Exhibitor information, including a floorplan and application, visit the web at: http://www.nbaa.org/events/sdc/2005/expro.php

SPONSORSHIPS AVAILABLE AT SCHEDULERS & DISPATCHERS CONFERENCE
NBAA invites all Associate Members to participate in the many sponsorship opportunities offered at the NBAA 16th Annual Schedulers & Dispatchers Conference. NBAA will work with each Sponsor to provide the best possible recognition. here are three sponsorship levels: Silver, Gold and Platinum. With the Gold level, Sponsors receive two free badges into the Conference, and with the Platinum level, they receive four. Each Sponsoring Company will be listed in the official program, on signs at the Conference, and on the NBAA web site. If you are both a Sponsor and an Exhibitor, you will receive a special ribbon to display at your exhibit booth stating that you are a Conference Sponsor. For more information, contact NBAA's Dina Green at (202) 783-9357 or [email protected], or visit:
http://www.nbaa.org/events/sdc/2005/#sponsor

SIGN UP FOR THREE FORUMS BY FEB. 1 AND RECEIVE A DISCOUNT
Three NBAA Business Aviation Regional Forums are scheduled for 2005: April 21 at Republic Airport in Farmingdale, NY; July 7 at Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC) in San Jose, CA; and September 15 at Centennial Airport (APA) in Denver, CO. Exhibitors that sign up for all three Regional Forums by February 1 receive a discount. For details, contact NBAA's Andy Schweickert at (202) 783-9269 or [email protected], or download the 2005 Exhibitor Prospectus, which includes the Application for Space, at: http://www.nbaa.org/forums

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE AT 2005 REGIONAL FORUMS
Several sponsorship opportunities are available for the 2005 NBAA Business Aviation Regional Forums. Through sponsorship at these intimate events, companies can gain valuable exposure and reach regional customers. The following items are available to be sponsored only by NBAA Exhibitors: lunch, breakfast, cocktail reception, show bags, show programs, coffee and beverage bar. Prices range from $5,000 to $10,000 and are available for the entire 2005 Regional Forums season. For more information, contact Andy Schweickert at (202) 783-9269 or [email protected].