Press Conference Schedule for NBAA 53rd Annual Meeting and Convention

Contact: Cassandra Bosco

Washington, DC, September 25, 2000 – The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) announces its Press Conference schedule for the NBAA 53rd Annual Meeting & Convention, which will be held October 10 through 12, 2000, 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 exhibit booth spaces sold for this year, we will have four concurrent press conference rooms for Exhibitor announcements.

Press Conferences begin at 8:00 a.m. on Monday, October 9, one day before the Convention officially opens.

We invite the media to attend the NBAA Kickoff Media Breakfast on Tuesday, October 10 at 7:15 a.m. in Room 293 of the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center for some very special presentations. We’ll also be announcing the recipients of this year’s Gold Wing Awards for Journalism Excellence and Platinum Wing Award for Lifetime Achievement,” added Olcott.

The NBAA Press Room, co-sponsored this year by Bombardier Aerospace, Business Aircraft and SEXTANT, will open at 8:00 a.m. on Monday, October 9 in Ernest N. Morial Convention Center Room 343. For more information or to obtain press credentials, please contact NBAA at (202) 783-9000. Members of the press also may register via NBAA’s Web site at

NBAA represents the aviation interests of over 6,200 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.