NBAA's Successful 2010 Convention Demonstrates Show's Continued Value | Aero-News Network
Aero-News Network
RSS icon RSS feed
podcast icon MP3 podcast
Subscribe Aero-News e-mail Newsletter Subscribe

Airborne Unlimited -- Recent Daily Episodes

Episode Date

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Airborne On ANN

Airborne 01.16.17

Airborne 01.17.17

Airborne 01.18.17

Airborne 01.19.17

Airborne 01.20.17

Airborne Hi-Def On YouTube

Airborne 01.16.17

Airborne 01.17.17

Airborne 01.18.17

Airborne 01.19.17

Airborne 01.20.17

Fri, Oct 22, 2010

NBAA's Successful 2010 Convention Demonstrates Show's Continued Value

Attendee, Vendor Registration Topped 2009 By Five Percent

As the 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:

  • Participation by 1,083 Exhibitors, a number that tops the Exhibitor count for the 2009 show.
  • A sold-out Static Display of Aircraft, with 93 aircraft at DeKalb Peachtree Airport and a waiting list for participation.
  • Attendee registration at 24,206, up more than 5 percent for attendance at the close of the 2009 Convention.

Other Convention successes Bolen pointed to included:

  • Standing-room-only attendance at the show's Opening General Session, which featured addresses from leaders in government and business.
  • An inspirational first-ever second-day General Session at the show. The event was held to recognize the industry's work to provide relief to victims of the January 12 earthquake in Haiti, recognize five industry legends as FAA Wright Brothers Master Pilots, and honor American icon Arnold Palmer's long-standing industry advocacy with NBAA's Meritorious Service to Aviation Award.
  • A Charity Benefit that raised, through live and silent auctions, more than $220,000 to support the life-saving work of the Corporate Angel Network.
  • Strong industry support for plans announced this week by NBAA and the Asian Business Aviation Association for the re-introduction of the Asian Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition (ABACE) in Shanghai, China in 2012.

"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."

FMI: www.nbaa.org

Advertisement

More News

Airborne 01.19.17: $200K Drone Fine, Sandia IVSI TSO, 'Can't Close' KSMO

Also: MH370 Search Suspended, Supporting AUVSI, Sikorsky S-92, Challenger Astronaut, Stressed Pilots, JBA Aviation, Embraer E2 A settlement agreement has been reached between the F>[...]

Washington Special Flight Rules Modified For Trump Inauguration

Increased Flight Restrictions Will Be In Place Over Washington D.C. The planned 2017 Presidential Inauguration Festivities in Washington, DC are scheduled for January 20, 2017. At >[...]

Airborne 01.18.17: AirVenture 2017, King Schools Drone Test, Tico Warbirds

Also: Plastic Fuel, 747 Down, Great Lakes, Lily Suit, Neffenger Stepping Down, Coast Flt Training, Boeing-SpiceJet EAA-AirVenture is many things to many people, and not the least o>[...]

Airborne 01.19.17: $200K Drone Fine, Sandia IVSI TSO, 'Can't Close' KSMO

Also: MH370 Search Suspended, Supporting AUVSI, Sikorsky S-92, Challenger Astronaut, Stressed Pilots, JBA Aviation, Embraer E2 A settlement agreement has been reached between the F>[...]

U.S. Forest Service Releases 'Learning Review' From Helicopter Accident

Two Fatally Injured When The Aircraft Setting Controlled Burns Went Down In Mississippi A 90-page "Learning Review" has been released by the U.S. Forest Service analyzing an accide>[...]

blog comments powered by Disqus



Advertisement

Advertisement

Podcasts

Advertisement

© 2007 - 2017 Web Development & Design by Pauli Systems, LC