SDC2020 is the perfect place to stay up-to-date on the latest operational information critical to your job function, discover new vendors and suppliers in the growing exhibit hall and connect with over 2,900 fellow peers. Whether this is your first time joining us or you’re a seasoned SDC attendee, you’ll want to connect with this vibrant industry.


This year’s conference agenda was developed to encourage attendees to build up their resilience in the face of challenges. Not only will you hear from industry experts about the critical information you need to do your job well, but you’ll learn from an inspiring keynote speaker about the key to staying resilient both professionally and personally. Below is a sample of some of the high-quality education sessions offered at SDC2020.

Visit the Program Schedule for the full agenda of sessions and speakers.

The ABCs of active flights following, Fill your tank without busting the bank, For your eyes only: security in the 21st century, Put me in, coach! team building for aviation professionals


NBAA offers the ability to connect socially through email, Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn. This enables you to see who has registered for SDC2020, and let others know you will be attending or exhibiting. We encourage you to take advantage of this option to help spread the word to your contacts and colleagues in the industry and invite them to join you in Charlotte.


The best way to show your employer the value of your attendance at SDC2020 is to focus on specific, tangible information. NBAA has created a toolkit to help build your case to attend this can’t-miss event.

Get tips on how to:

  1. Directly connect your individual professional development to your organization’s goals
  2. Emphasize the benefits for the organization as a whole
  3. Make it easy on them


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