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NBAA Exhibitor Update #07-13 July 2013

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Published monthly, NBAA Exhibitor Update provides the latest news and announcements for NBAA exhibitors, sponsors and advertisers, as well as information about NBAA activities and Member benefits. Subscribe for free or review the archives.

NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS

Don’t Miss Business Aviation’s Biggest Annual Marketplace
About 25,000 attendees, including business leaders, entrepreneurs, prospective operators and other decision-makers, will be on hand at NBAA’s 2013 Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA2013) to see the latest products available in business aviation. The show takes place in Las Vegas from Oct. 22 to 24 at the Las Vegas Convention Center and nearby Henderson Executive Airport (HND), and the Convention’s exhibit halls will feature products from the major airframe and avionics manufacturers, service providers and others. The Henderson Airport Static Display will include the largest side-by-side display of business aircraft in the world. Don’t miss your chance to be part of the most important business aviation event in the world, and the fifth-largest tradeshow in the United States.  Reserve exhibit space today.

NBAA2013 Exhibitors, Register Your Booth Staff Now
Now’s the time to make sure you and your company representatives are signed up to exhibit at NBAA’s 2013 Convention – registering online now will help you and your colleagues avoid long lines on site at the Las Vegas Convention Center. By registering ahead, you can also ensure that you and your colleagues have access to both the NBAA2013 exhibit floor, and the static display of aircraft at Henderson Airport. You can also purchase additional guest badges for customers and prospects while registering online.  Register now.

Reserve Housing for NBAA2013 Now, Get Preferred Rate
Exhibitors may now reserve their housing accommodations via a convenient online portal and take advantage of preferred rates at several premier Las Vegas hotel and resort destinations located within minutes of the Las Vegas Convention Center. Additional travel discounts are available from Enterprise Rent-A-Car and Delta Air Lines at the NBAA2013 Housing & Transportation website. These rates are only available on a first-come, first served basis, so make your travel arrangements today. Book your hotel now.

Exhibitors: NBAA Has Your 2013 Convention Media-Relations Resources
NBAA offers a variety of media relations resources for exhibitors at NBAA2013, to ensure their news reaches members of the press, Convention attendees and other important audience members. Ahead of the event, NBAA provides exhibitors access to a contact list for representatives with media organizations who have registered to attend and cover the show. Additionally, the Association provides accommodations for exhibitor press conferences, which are held on the show’s “Media Day” and also during the show days themselves. The rooms specially designated for exhibitor press conferences will be in close proximity to the NBAA Press Headquarters at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Schedule a press conference or learn more about press opportunities at NBAA2013.

Log In to the Exhibitor Service Center for All Your NBAA2013 Needs
The NBAA2013 Exhibitor Service Center is your one-stop shop for reminders, policies and procedures to support your NBAA2013 exhibit at the Las Vegas Convention Center and the static display of aircraft at Henderson Executive Airport. All confirmed NBAA2013 exhibitors are required to log in to the Exhibitor Service Center to complete the required forms for their exhibit. Additional references materials are also available. The Exhibitor Service Center includes NBAA2013 Show Guide exhibitor profile update, NBAA2013 exhibitor registration and downloadable show logos. Log in today.

Get Noticed: Advertising, Sponsorship Opportunities Still Available for NBAA2013
NBAA2013 represents the most productive and efficient opportunity for business aviation buyers and sellers to connect – all in one place, all at one time. Advertising and sponsorship opportunities at NBAA2013 will put your company's logo and message in front of thousands of business aviation professionals. Opportunities include advertising placements in the event’s show guide, website and mobile app, as well as numerous other opportunities. Learn more about NBAA2013 advertising and sponsorships.

Business Aviation Mobile App Now Available


Though ad closing dates for the printed edition have passed, NBAA is still accepting advertising in the digital web and mobile app editions of Business Aviation Insider's September/October issue, which will be distributed on-site at NBAA2013 in Las Vegas. Business Aviation Insider's digital edition and mobile app for iPad, iPhone and Android make it easier than ever before for industry professionals to access the magazine no matter where they are. Providing interactive features and easy swipe-and-pinch navigation, the app provides the content of the printed edition with added functionality, hyperlinks and multimedia content. Be the first to advertise in the mobile app or take premier digital-only positions in the web edition. Direct questions to insider@nbaa.org, or learn more about advertising in Business Aviation Insider.

Make Your Company’s Brand Part of a Golf Tournament for a Good Cause
Sponsorships are now available for this year's Chairman’s Charity Classic golf tournament, which will be held a day before the start of NBAA2013, on Monday, Oct. 21, at the Revere Golf Club in Henderson, NV. Contact NBAA today to discuss how a sponsorship can get your company’s brand included in an event that reaches an important consumer group and has raised nearly $500,000 for various charities since its founding. Learn more.


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, Coastville, PA-based SureFlight Aircraft Completions was just one of the more than 1,000 companies that exhibited at last year's Convention; company representatives said the event is the best way to showcase its services, and meet “everyone who is anybody in the industry,” all in one place, at a single, three-day event. Read more about why exhibiting at NBAA’s Convention is an effective investment.

NBAA2013 Program Schedule Now Online
Companies exhibiting at NBAA’s Convention often have representatives participating in the show’s education sessions and other programming events. Exhibitors can now review the schedule of NBAA2013 special events, exhibit hours and education sessions, including the complete list of Professional Development Program (PDP) sessions. This section will be continuously updated as speakers, education sessions and events are added to the agenda. Review the NBAA2013 program schedule.

Convention to Feature New Indoor Static Display of Aircraft
For the first time ever, this year’s NBAA Convention will feature an indoor static display of aircraft on the main exhibit floor inside the Las Vegas Convention Center. The new indoor display will provide attendees the valuable opportunity to examine between 10 and 15 light business airplanes and helicopters, just steps away from the show’s other indoor exhibits. While the Convention’s indoor static display will feature lighter aircraft, including piston singles, light turboprops and helicopters, attendees will still have access to the show’s traditional outdoor, airport-based static display of aircraft at Henderson Executive Airport, which will showcase a diverse variety of about 100 business aircraft. Learn more about the NBAA2013 indoor static display.

Legendary Astronaut, Aviation Mentor to Be Recognized at NBAA2013
Two acclaimed members of the aviation community will be honored this year at NBAA2013. Astronaut Gene Cernan, the “last man on the moon” and a frequent participant in NBAA events and programs, will receive the NBAA Meritorious Service to Aviation Award, which is the business aviation industry’s most distinguished honor. In addition, Peter Ingleton, director of liaison to the International Civil Aviation Organization for the International Business Aviation Council, will be honored with the NBAA John P. “Jack” Doswell Award recognizing exemplary service to the global business aviation community. Read more about this year's Doswell Award and Meritorious Service to Aviation Award.

NBAA Regional Forum - Denver, CO


Exhibit at NBAA’s Chicago Regional Forum, Sept. 12

The last NBAA Business Aviation Regional Forum of 2013 takes place on Sept. 12 at Landmark Aviation, Waukegan Regional Airport, Chicago/Waukegan, IL. Regional forums are day-long learning and networking venues designed to meet the needs of regional business aviation communities and provide an introduction to local leaders interested in learning more about the industry. The forums incorporate exhibits, static displays of aircraft and education sessions and to help address the issues of the day in the regions. Learn more about exhibiting in Chicago.

Grow Your Business: Exhibit at Schedulers/Dispatchers Conference
Increase exposure for your products and services by exhibiting at the 25th NBAA Schedulers & Dispatchers Conference, from Jan. 14 to 17, 2014, in New Orleans, LA. 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 lottery deadline for exhibitor applications is Aug. 15. Review the S&D exhibitor information.

Numerous Marketing Opportunities Available at Schedulers Event
A wide range of sponsorship and advertising opportunities are available for companies of all types and sizes at NBAA’s Schedulers & Dispatchers Conference this January. High visibility advertising and sponsorship programs ensure that your company is seen by individuals who are directly responsible for procuring products and services for flight departments and on-demand charter operations throughout the world. Opportunities include directory and mobile app advertising, a variety of sponsorships and more. Learn more.

Update to a Premium Listing in NBAA’s Member Directory
NBAA now offers Premium Listings in the Products & Services section of the Association’s online Member Directory. With an upgraded listing, your company’s logo will appear at the top of each category – a prime location to ensure prospective customers can easily find your company. Also, you’ll get additional space to include a detailed description of your business, as well as a map of your location. NBAA’s Member Directory is the single most comprehensive source of business aviation resources in the industry, and it’s where Association Members go to find the vendors, suppliers, products and services they need to help their operations succeed. Update today for an annual fee of $249 and get maximum exposure to qualified buyers. Preview your enhanced listing or upgrade now.

Exhibit at NBAA's Schedulers & Dispatchers Conference

EVENTS FOR NBAA EXHIBITORS & SPONSORS

Business Aviation Regional Forum
Sept. 12, 2013, Chicago/Waukegan, IL


Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA2013)
Oct. 22–24, 2013, Las Vegas, NV


Schedulers & Dispatchers Conference
Jan. 14–17, 2014, New Orleans, LA


Leadership Conference
Feb. 19–20, 2014, Atlanta, GA


International Operators Conference
March 17–20, 2014, Tampa, FL


Review the Full NBAA Events Calendar

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