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Media Advisory: Deadline for NBAA Gold Wing Award Entries Is July 15

Contact: Dan Hubbard, (202) 783-9360, dhubbard@nbaa.org

Washington, DC, July 7, 2014 – Entries for the 2014 National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) Gold Wing Award for Journalism Excellence are due on Tuesday, July 15. This award program provides an opportunity for journalists to showcase their most important work, increase awareness of their publisher and demonstrate the true value of journalism and business aviation.

The NBAA Gold Wing Award for Journalism Excellence is presented annually for excellent, accurate and insightful reporting on issues related to business aviation, by trade or nontrade media. The award recognizes journalism's important role in reporting the significant contributions of business aviation to the national economy, with "business aviation" defined as the use of general aviation aircraft for business purposes. To be eligible, entrants may be either paid staff members or freelancers for the publisher. Entries should have appeared in print, online or on-air between July 1, 2013, and June 30, 2014.

The award recipient will receive a $1,000 honorarium at the 2014 NBAA Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition Media Kickoff Breakfast, to be held on Oct. 21 in Orlando, FL. Co-authors of a winning entry will share honorarium.

Entries may be single articles, features or a series on business aviation issues originally published in print or digital formats, including but not limited to magazine, newspaper, newsletter, blog, podcast and video entries.

To learn more, access the application or view past award recipients, visit the NBAA Gold Wing Award web page.

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Founded in 1947 and based in Washington, DC, the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) is the leading organization for companies that rely on general aviation aircraft to help make their businesses more efficient, productive and successful. The Association represents more than 10,000 companies and provides more than 100 products and services to the business aviation community, including the NBAA Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition, the world's largest civil aviation trade show. Learn more about NBAA at www.nbaa.org.

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