Atlanta, GA, October 21, 2010 – As the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) concluded its 63rd Annual Meeting & Convention, Association President and CEO Ed Bolen said the highly successful show reflects its continuing value, even as the industry continues to confront a turbulent marketplace.
“It has been a pretty challenging couple of years for business aviation,” Bolen said. “By almost any measure, our industry fell 25 to 40 percent over the past year. But even in this climate, the people and companies in business aviation continue to seek out effective venues for conducting business, sharing information and networking, which is why NBAA’s Convention remains a must-attend on the industry’s calendar.”
As examples of the strength of NBAA2010, Bolen cited:
Other Convention successes Bolen pointed to included:
“This year’s Convention clearly underscored two facts,” Bolen continued. “First, in spite of the challenges confronting business aviation in the past two years, people and companies are optimistic and forward-looking. Second, the Convention continues to be a key part of that forward-looking vision, serving as the premier venue for bringing the industry together and advancing its interests. Our thanks to everyone who helped make this year’s event a success.”
Review highlights at the NBAA2010 Online News Bureau page.
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Founded in 1947 and based in Washington, DC, the National Business Aviation Association, Inc. (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 8,000 companies and provides more than 100 products and services to the business aviation community, including the NBAA Annual Meeting & Convention, the world’s largest civil aviation trade show. Learn more about NBAA at www.nbaa.org.
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