NBAA Convention a Resounding Success for the Business Aviation Industry

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Las Vegas, NV, Oct. 24, 2013 – The National Business Aviation Association’s (NBAA’s) 2013 Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA2013) concluded today, marking three days filled with robust exhibitor and attendee participation, a number of news-making announcements from products and services providers, and other exciting show features.

“Any way you look at it, this year’s show was a success,” said NBAA President and CEO Ed Bolen. “The energy and enthusiasm among exhibitors and attendees has demonstrated once again the tremendous value the industry continues to place on this event as a premier national and international business aviation venue.”

NBAA2013, which took place from Oct. 22 to 24, featured a packed show floor, with about 1,100 exhibitors displaying the latest products and services in two exhibit halls. A sold-out static display of aircraft at Henderson Executive Airport featured 83 fixed-wing aircraft of all types and sizes, while an all-new indoor static display of aircraft at the Las Vegas Convention Center featured 12 more light business airplanes and helicopters.

The show closed with 25,425 people in attendance, which included representation from all 50 U.S. states and more than 90 countries around the world. Read more about the NBAA Convention’s continuing role as an international business aviation event.

Bolen noted that, in addition to being a success by the numbers, other aspects of the show pointed to its strength and value, including:

“The business aviation community’s resilience and the resourcefulness was as much on display this year as ever,” Bolen said. “We are delighted by the excitement that surrounded this year’s Convention, and we are already looking forward to next year’s show in Orlando, FL, from Oct. 21 to 23, 2014,” Bolen concluded.

View Convention highlights in the NBAA2013 Online News Bureau.

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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 9,000 companies and provides more than 100 products and services to the business aviation community, including the NBAA Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition, the world’s largest civil aviation trade show. Learn more about NBAA at

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