Media Advisory: Deadline for NBAA Gold Wing Award Entries Is Sept. 22

Contact: Dan Hubbard, 202-431-5970,

Washington, DC, Sept. 13, 2023 – Entries for the 2023 National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) Gold Wing Award for Journalism Excellence are due on Friday, Sept. 22.

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 non-trade 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, 2022, and June 30, 2023.

All entries for this year’s Gold Wing Award must be submitted via the secure online application form by Sept. 22.

Winners will receive a $1,000 honorarium during the 2023 Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE), to be held from Oct. 17-19, in Las Vegas, NV. Co-authors of a winning entry will share honorarium.

Learn more about the NBAA Gold Wing Award and apply today.

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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 company and professional members and provides more than 100 products and services to the business aviation community, including the NBAA Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE), the world’s largest civil aviation trade show. Learn more about NBAA at

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