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NBAA Exhibitor Update
Wednesday, February 2, 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 exupdate@nbaa.org.


NBAA2005 LOTTERY DEADLINE IS FEB. 28; STATIC DISPLAY DEADLINE IS FEB. 18
The NBAA 58th Annual Meeting & Convention (NBAA2005) will be held November 15, 16, 17, 2005, in New Orleans, LA. More than 1,000 Exhibitors are expected to fill one million square feet of exhibit space at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, and 100 aircraft will be on Static Display at Lakefront Airport. The Lottery Deadline for Priority-Two and -Three Exhibitors is February 28, and the Static Display Lottery is February 18. NBAA will host an Exhibitor Advisory Subcommittee meeting in New Orleans the week of February 21 to gather input from Exhibitor representatives on this year's event. Plenty of opportunities are available for exhibiting, advertising and sponsorship at NBAA2005. For more information, visit the official NBAA2005 web site at:
http://www.nbaa.org/conventions/2005

NBAA2005 EXHIBITOR HOUSING NOW AVAILABLE
Housing for Exhibitors at NBAA2005 in New Orleans opened on Tuesday, February 1. Hotel rates have been negotiated by NBAA to give Exhibitors the lowest rates at official show hotels; no pre-payment for hotel reservations; immediate confirmations; the option to update or cancel hotel reservations online without fees or penalties; and descriptions, photos and maps to aid in choosing hotels. Book airline reservations online 24/7 through Travel Planners at (800) 221-3531 and select option 2 to get web-only fares and additional discounts of up to 20 percent. Download the Exhibitor Housing form online at:
http://www.nbaa.org/events/amc/2005/housing.php

SCHEDULERS & DISPATCHERS CONFERENCE EXHIBIT SPACE SOLD OUT
Exhibit space has sold out for the NBAA 16th Annual Schedulers & Dispatchers (S&D) Conference, to be held February 13 to 16 in Reno, NV. A total of 274 Exhibitors are confirmed for the event, which 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 high numbers are expected this year, too. Exhibitor Service Kits have been e-mailed to Exhibitors by Freeman Decorating Company. Exhibitors, if you have not received your copy of the kit yet, contact NBAA's Dina Green at (202) 783-9357 or dgreen@nbaa.org. For more information, visit:
http://www.nbaa.org/events/sdc/2005

LABACE2005 ADVANCE PROGRAM COMING SOON
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. Exhibitor Service Kits were sent to paid Exhibitors in late January, and the Advance Program will mail shortly. Review LABACE Exhibitor information online at:
http://www.labace.aero/exhibitors

EBACE2005 SPACE NEARLY SOLD OUT
EBACE2005, the only European exhibition to focus exclusively on business aviation, will be held May 18, 19, 20, 2005, in Geneva, Switzerland. Booth reservations are 28 percent ahead compared to the same period last year, and space is nearly sold out. The EBACE Preliminary Program will be mailed shortly, and an Advance Program with more in-depth detail about Informational Sessions will be distributed by the end of February. The latest EBACE2005 floorplan is available online at http://www.ebace.aero/exhibitors/map-floor.php. For more information, review EBACE Exhibitor information online at:
http://www.ebace.aero/exhibitors

ABACE2005 EXHIBITOR LOTTERY IS FEB. 10
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 Exhibitor Lottery is scheduled for February 10, and the Preliminary Program is scheduled to mail by end of February. For more information or to download the ABACE2005 Exhibitor Prospectus, visit: http://www.abace.aero/exhibit

MAINTENANCE MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE EXHIBITOR PROSPECTUS NOW ONLINE
From April 10 to 12 in Colorado Springs, CO, the NBAA Maintenance Management Conference will promote the theme, "Take Your Knowledge to New Heights." For the second time, exhibits will be offered at this business aviation maintenance-oriented event, which gives NBAA Associate Members an opportunity to meet individuals from various-sized corporate flight departments throughout the world who are directly responsible for the maintenance of aircraft. The Exhibitor Prospectus is available online at:
http://www.nbaa.org/events/mmc/200504