NBAA Announces Press Conference Schedule for NBAA 54th Annual Meeting and Convention

Contact: Cassandra Bosco

Washington, DC, September 6, 2001 – The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) announces its Press Conference schedule for the NBAA 54th Annual Meeting & Convention, which will be held September 18 to 20, 2001, at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans.

We anticipate an exciting, informative Annual Meeting & Convention,” noted NBAA President Jack Olcott. “With a record number of Exhibitors this year, we will have four concurrent Press Conference rooms for Exhibitor announcements.

Press Conferences begin at 8:00 a.m. on Monday, September 17, one day before the Convention officially opens.

We invite the media to attend the NBAA Kickoff Media Breakfast on Tuesday, September 18 at 8:00 a.m. in La Nouvelle Orleans Ballroom in the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center for some very special presentations.” Olcott added. “We’ll also be announcing the recipients of this year’s NBAA Gold Wing Awards for Journalism Excellence and NBAA Platinum Wing Award for Lifetime Achievement.

The NBAA Press Room, co-sponsored this year by Bombardier Aerospace and THALES Avionique, will open at 8:00 a.m. on Monday, September 17 in Ernest N. Morial Convention Center Room 345. For more information or to obtain press credentials, please contact NBAA at (202) 783-9454. Members of the press also may register via NBAA’s Web site at

NBAA represents the aviation interests of over 6,500 companies which own or operate general aviation aircraft as an aid to the conduct of their business, or are involved with business aviation. NBAA Member Companies earn annual revenues approaching $5 trillion — a number that is about half the gross domestic product — and employ more than 19 million people worldwide. The NBAA Annual Meeting & Convention is the world’s largest display of civil aviation products and services.