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Partner Insider Exhibitor Newsletter
May 2013
For information on all programs please contact us at or call 800.236.1025

AirVenture 2013
AirVenture 2013 - Are You Ready? Less than 80 days until it kicks off!

Important Exhibitor Deadlines

EAA Gathering of Eagles Important Show Advertising Deadlines
  • Sport Aviation Monthly Magazine: July deadline, May 20; August deadline, June 20
  • AirVenture Today Daily Newspaper: Deadline July 5
  • AirVenture Commemorative Program: Deadline June 8
  • JumboTrons Digital Advertising: Deadline July 15
  • e-Hotline Newsletter: Deadline Monday each week
  • Banner Ads on Monthly deadline
Learn more about these opportunities >>

We Can Help! EAA's Advertising Team can help you meet your brand and show goals. Call Katrina Bradshaw,, 202-577-9292 or Sue Anderson,, 920-426-6127.

Partner Appreciation Party
The annual partner appreciation party will be on Sunday, July 28, 2013. 11am-3pm at the Partner Resource Center (PRC). Watch for more details and RSVP information.

NOTAM 2013 NOTAM Now Available Online
The NOTAM, which is in effect from 6am Friday, July 26, through noon Monday, August 5, outlines procedures for all aircraft that fly to Oshkosh for the event, as well as the aircraft that land and depart at nearby airports. Download the NOTAM today >>

EAA's Exhibitor Event Alcohol Policy
Alcoholic beverages and intoxicants - Exhibitor shall not use or bring to the AirVenture grounds any alcoholic beverages or any other intoxicants. There are situations where an exhibitor/sponsor may wish to hold a private function that includes alcoholic beverages after hours within its exhibit space or at another designated location, or where an aircraft manufacturer may wish to provide a hospitality event for its arriving aircraft owners. With written approval from EAA, permission will be granted based on the following requirements:
  • Insurance - In order to appropriately protect all, the exhibitor/sponsor must provide a valid certificate of insurance, with their written request, evidencing Commercial General Liability and Host Liquor Liability with limits not less than $1,000,000, which includes Experimental Aircraft Association, Inc., as an additional insured.
  • EAA reserves the right to check for proof of I.D., no one under the age of 21 will be allowed to consume alcoholic beverages for any reason.
  • Appropriately licensed and approved caterer must be utilized for any food and alcoholic beverage service. In addition, GES Exposition Services (800-475-2098) & Karl's Event Services (414-831-7025) must be used for any rentals for the party.
  • Alcoholic beverages may be restricted to wine, beer and select liquors only, due to state regulations and jurisdictional issues. This is due to AirVenture grounds being located within multiple townships and the City of Oshkosh.
  • All distribution of alcohol must be distributed by a licensed bartender to the exhibitor/sponsor's invited guests; no retail sales will be permitted.
  • Functions must be by invitation only with exhibit space or other designated location adequate to contain guests.
  • Set start and end times must be established and adhered to. Alcoholic beverage service may not begin before 5:00 P.M.
  • EAA reserves the right to monitor the function, and at any time discontinue alcoholic beverage service should it be warranted in EAA's sole judgment.
  • EAA recognizes and supports the desire of aircraft manufactures to host welcoming functions for their aircraft owners. For example, North 40 - Mass Arrival, Corporately Sponsored, Welcoming Functions. These events must follow the same requirements as listed above except that guests are not required to be contained to their corporate sponsor's exhibit space. These events will be held in designated areas within the North 40, in the parking area of the specific Mass Arrival aircraft. The consumption of alcoholic beverage may only take place within this area. EAA security personnel will be present during the function.

Recent Announcements
  • Chicago is back and presented by Ford Motor Company for the Monday night concert!
  • Disney's Planes will have a special preview showing hosted by Ford Motor Company in the Fly In Theater, Friday night.
  • Jetman makes his first public US flights at AirVenture 2013.
  • Aaron Tippin Will Fly Original Little Toot to Oshkosh.

Static Aircraft Display New Static Aircraft Display
Located on the north side of Wittman Field in front of Orion Flight Services, featuring aircraft manufacturers, suppliers and dealers. Private showings of planes will be held Wednesday through Saturday. Special benefits available for area exhibitors, including showcase flights. For more information, please contact Katrina Bradshaw at 202-577-9292 or via email at

Innovations Pavilion New Innovations Pavilion!
Now Accepting Exhibit Applications
EAA was built on innovation and this year we celebrate aviation innovation with the New Innovations Pavilion.
Read more or fill out an application >>

College Space is Limited!
Call TODAY for outdoor space
For more information on College Park, please contact us at 800.236.1025 or

Job Fair and College Mixer
Reach Students and Job Seekers at AirVenture!
The College Mixer will be held on Friday, August 2 from 6:00-8:30 p.m. The Job Fair is scheduled for Wednesday, July 31 tentatively from 1:00-4:00 p.m. We're now offering display tables to all AirVenture exhibitors during these two events. Find out more about the College Mixer and Job Fair >>

AirVenture and Year-Round Sponsorship Opportunities
Enhance your brand presence as an EAA sponsor. EAA offers countless unique ways to connect you're your target audience through sponsorship of venues, events and programs. For more information, contact Jeff Kaufman at, 920-426-6822 or Katrina Bradshaw at, 202-577-9292.

EAA Grounds Year-Round Event Opportunities
With more than 1600 acres and numerous indoor and outdoor event options, we can help you create a unique event experience throughout the year. Read more >>

Exhibit Update
Exhibit Booth Confirmations for AirVenture 2013 were sent out via email on Monday, February 11th. If you have not already reserved your exhibit space for 2013, please complete the exhibitor application and submit to, or visit our website for more details.

Press Conference Planning an AirVenture Press Conference?
Reach over 700 media channels who attend each year. Exhibitors and business partners who would like to be added to the official news conference and media event schedule should contact Dick Knapinski at or 920-426-6523 for more information.
Gathering of Eagles
EAA Gathering of Eagles Space is limited, reserve your table today!

Many prime opportunities are still available for your company. The event will be held on Thursday, August 1. Special thanks to these leading supporters:
  • Cessna Aircraft Company - Named Presenter
  • Socata - Skybox Balcony Host
  • Jeppesen - Grant Reception Host
If you are interested in growing participation in aviation through being a table host, patron, auction donor or purchasing tickets to this great event, visit us online or call Elissa Lines at 920-426-6101.
Meet a Staff Member
Susan Levitte Susan Levitte joined the EAA Business Development Team as Manager in the business Relations Marketing area about two months ago. Susan has worked for EAA for a year as Manager of Member Benefits Marketing and 6 months before that as Marketing Account Manager. Susan is a graduate from University of North Dakota with a major in Advertising. Previously, she worked at advertising agencies in Chicago, IL and Green Bay, WI.

Susan and her airline pilot husband enjoy the Lake Michigan beach they live near, as well as their Cessna 172, which Susan is learning to fly. She has attended AirVenture many years as a "civilian" and this will be her second as an EAA employee.

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