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Washington, DC, Sept. 16, 2021 – The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) today announced that renowned American comedian and Emmy-nominated actor Rob Riggle will be a Day One Keynote speaker at the 2021 NBAA Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE), taking place Oct. 12-14 in Las Vegas, NV.
Riggle is loved not only for his starring roles in shows like Saturday Night Live and Comedy Central’s The Daily Show, but also his performances in movies including Talladega Nights, 21 Jump Street, The Hangover and his groundbreaking appearances on FOX NFL Sunday. Riggle currently hosts his own show on the Discovery Channel, Rob Riggle: Global Investigator.
In addition to his acting and comedy career, Riggle spent 23 years in the U.S. Marine Corps. After joining the Marines at age 19, he was with Marine Training Unit 17, at ground zero on 9/11, removing rubble by hand as part of the search-and-rescue effort. He trained as a pilot and retired in 2013 from the Marine Corps Reserves as a lieutenant colonel. He also served nine years in active duty in Kosovo, Liberia, Albania and Afghanistan, earning 22 medals, including the Combat Action Ribbon.
“We’re honored to have somebody as inspiring and fun-loving as Rob Riggle on our stage to kick off NBAA-BACE,” said NBAA President and CEO Ed Bolen. “His high-energy charm is the perfect fit for our show.”
NBAA-BACE will take place in the new West Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC) and at nearby Henderson Executive Airport (HND). For more information about the event, and to register for online content, visit nbaa.org/bace.
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 nbaa.org.
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