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Owners, Single-Pilots to Have Dedicated Pavilion at NBAA-BACE

For the first time, NBAA’s Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition (NBAA-BACE), which will take place in Las Vegas, NV, Oct. 12-14, will have a dedicated Owner/Single-Pilot Pavilion to champion this important segment of business aviation.

Located within the outdoor aircraft display at Henderson Executive Airport, the air-conditioned pavilion expresses the vibrancy of this community by showcasing owner and pilot associations and informing visitors of technological and operational advances tailored for single pilots.

The pavilion expresses the vibrancy of this community by showcasing owner and pilot associations.

Presentations, sponsored by some of business aviation’s most dynamic companies and thought leaders, will be hosted at the Owner/Single-Pilot Pavilion on Oct. 12-13 as a companion to NBAA’s Single-Pilot Safety Standdown, which will be held on Oct. 11, and the association’s National Safety Forum on Oct. 14.

“Owners and single pilots are a meaningful and relevant part of the business aviation sector. By bringing this community together at NBAA-BACE in a dedicated pavilion, we can showcase these growing groups and provide useful information regarding their operations,” said Andrew Broom, NBAA senior vice president of strategy, marketing and innovation.

“The 2021 NBAA-BACE event will be a historic and transformational event. By acknowledging and embracing a broader segment of our community, we can ensure that all of us prosper from business aviation’s continued success and growth,” Broom added.

Learn more about the Owner/Single-Pilot Pavilion.


Professional Members Get VIP Experience at NBAA-BACE


Professional members of NBAA will enjoy the VIP experience at NBAA-BACE. Benefits include:

  • Access to the NBAA Professional Lounge during show hours, where attendees can rest their legs, refuel with a beverage or snack, enjoy a massage chair and take advantage of free WiFi.
  • $20 in food vouchers for use at any convention center vendor.
  • $20 in Uber credit to help you get to and from the event.

To secure your VIP experience, become a Professional member for $195 to enjoy these perks, plus the NBAA-BACE member registration price. Existing NBAA members can secure VIP access by adding an Affiliated Professional Membership for $30.



NBAA looks forward to welcoming you back in-person at the NBAA Coffee Social! Stop by the NBAA booth (#4165) on Tuesday, Oct. 12 from 2-3 p.m. for a caffeinated pick-me-up and a sweet treat. Reconnect with peers and meet NBAA directors and staff. We’ll answer your questions, listen to your ideas for new benefits and receive feedback on your overall NBAA experience.


Professional Development

The following six professional development program (PDP) courses will be offered in conjunction with 2021 NBAA-BACE.

Aviation Security Awareness Training

This Oct. 10 course is designed for aviation personnel who want to learn more about personal protection and security awareness. Aviation Secure, Inc. will present scenarios that prepare travelers for real-life situations regarding aircraft and passenger security, risk management and assessment, hotel security and more.

HR in the Corporate Flight Department

This Oct. 11 course, presented by JetLaw, LLC, is designed to bring aviation managers and their corporate HR partners together to discuss hiring and retention challenges. The course is designed for aviation managers and senior employees, HR directors and employees wanting to learn more about aviation’s impact on HR.

Organizational Risk Management

This Oct. 11 course, presented by leading business aviation attorneys, will help participants better understand risks, mitigate risk exposure, more fully integrate the aviation operation into the company’s risk management strategy, and apply competencies at the enterprise level.

Aviation Leadership

Presented by Moore Life Leadership, this two-day course (Oct. 10-11) will increase personal leadership competencies and help attendees enhance their communication skills, create measurable personal and departmental goals, increase employee engagement and workplace diversity, and establish a personal leadership brand that will motivate and inspire team members.

Building and Leading Highly Effective Teams at Work

This two-day ServiceElements course (Oct. 10-11) is designed to provide participants with the skills needed to develop, lead and be a part of a highly effective team. Topics to be covered include organizational culture, strength-based team philosophy, recognizing personalities, conflict management, mutualism and emotional intelligence.

Management Fundamentals for Flight Departments

This two-day workshop (Oct. 15-16), presented by AeronomX, is designed to give managers key information about safe operations, regulatory compliance, basic management practices, budgeting and accounting, cost controls, vendor selection and tracking, records and reports, planning and other issues.

Review all of NBAA’s PDP course offerings.

Events Calendar


Tax, Regulatory & Risk Management Conference
Oct 10-11 | Las Vegas, NV

Oct. 12-14 | Las Vegas, NV


Schedulers & Dispatchers Conference
Jan. 18-21 | San Diego, CA


Regional Forum
Feb. 2 | Opa-locka, FL

Leadership Conference
Feb. 7-9 | Fort Worth, TX


International Operators Conference
March 14-16 | Los Angeles, CA

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