MEDIA ADVISORY: NBAA-BACE Sessions to Highlight Aviation Workforce Issues

Contact: Dan Hubbard, 202-783-9360,

Orlando, FL, Oct. 15, 2018 – The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) will shine a light on the industry’s efforts to attract and retain top talent, at this year’s NBAA Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE), taking place at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL on Oct. 16-18.

Sessions will examine strategies for retaining professionals in today’s business workforce, while also attracting the next generation of employees. Events include:

 Tuesday, Oct. 16

  7 a.m. No Plane, No Gain Media Kick-Off Breakfast, Exhibit Hall, Hall B

NBAA President and CEO Ed Bolen will host a discussion with his counterpart, General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) President and CEO Pete Bunce, regarding, among other topics, the two associations’ efforts regarding workforce issues.

 10:30 a.m. “Manager’s Nightmares: Workforce Retention” Room S331

 1:00 p.m. “YoPros: Changing the Face of Business Aviation”  Innovation Zone, Booth 694

  4:30 p.m. “Quick Ascent: Perspectives from Rising Industry Leaders” Innovation Zone

Wednesday, Oct. 17 

10:30 a.m.   Day 2 Keynote:  Top 40 Under 40 in Business Aviation: Exhibit Floor

1 p.m.           “Aviation Leadership for Women” Room S331

Thursday, Oct. 18

10:00 a.m.       Careers in Business Aviation Day: “Let Your Future Take Flight S331

Aerobatic pilot Anthony Oshinuga to headline event for high school and college students

Media interested in interviewing related speakers should inquire at the Press Headquarters, N220 E-G.