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Partner Insider Exhibitor Newsletter
August 2013
For information on all programs please contact us at
exhibits@eaa.org or call 800.236.1025

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AirVenture 2013 in Review
  • Safe-AirVenture saw no major accidents or incidents.
  • 821 exhibitors-Record setting. This is the highest number of exhibitors in AirVenture history.
  • 500,000+ attendees-roughly the same number of attendees as the 2012 AirVenture.
  • 10,000+ aircraft arriving at Whitman Regional Airport.
  • 2,335 showplanes - including 867 homebuilt aircraft, 858 vintage airplanes, 337 warbirds, 130 ultralights, 92 seaplanes, 27 aerobatic aircraft and 24 miscellaneous showplanes.
  • 2,115 registered International visitors from 64 nations, with Canada (562 visitors), Australia (257), and South Africa (187) the top three nations.
  • 914 registered media on site.
  • 15,000 people attended the premiere of Disney Planes movie at the EAA Ford Fly-In theater.
  • $2.6 Million+ is raised at the annual Gathering of Eagles dinner.
  • 1,000+ daily average visitors in the new College Park tent presented by American Airlines, with more than 1,000 attending the first annual EAA Job Fair and 300+ attending the second annual College Mixer presented by American Airlines and supported by Jeppesen and wargaming.net.
  • Membership sales exceed AirVenture goal.
  • Aviators Club was sold out the week before AirVenture.
  • 800+ women photographed for the annual WomenVenture picture-the most on record. 450+ attend the first ever WomenVenture power lunch at Theater in the Woods. 2,200 bright pink tee shirts are handed out to women who work in aviation, are pilots or are aspiring to become pilots, an increase from 1,500 shirts handed out in 2012.
AirVenture 2014
Get a Jump Start on Next Year's Show
  • SAVE MONEY - Reserve your exhibit space today and take advantage of 2013 pricing for the 2014 show. ENDS 10/31/2013.
  • SAVE MONEY - Reserve your exhibit space between 10/31/2013 and 12/31/2012 and save 2%.
  • BEAT THE RUSH - Reserve your special event and party locations today to avoid missing the prime locations for your fun and corporate meetings and events.
  • BEAT THE RUSH - Contact EAA today to lock in to any unique sponsorship opportunities for 2014.
  • AVOID THE HASSLE - Reserve space today for all of your advertising needs, both in print and online.
  • AVOID THE HASSLE - Lock your company into the EAA Job Fair today.
For more information contact exhibits@eaa.org or call 800.236.1025.

EAA Advertising Reach EAA Members Year Round
Our Advertising experts can help you find the right media mix for year round reach. With years of industry knowledge let them help you plan your entire year today.
  • EAA Sport Aviation Magazine - published 12 times a year.
  • Divisional Magazines - published 6-12 times a year.
  • Banner Ads - websites and ehotline.
Call Katrina Bradshaw, kbradshaw@eaa.org, 202-577-9292 or Sue Anderson, sanderson@eaa.org, 920-426-6127 today.

EAA Business Development Hits the Road
We Miss Seeing You Every Day With AirVenture Done!

EAA Business Development staff will be attending several shows this fall and winter. We would love to sit down and discuss exhibiting, sponsorship or advertising opportunities with you face to face! Please call your relationship manager or fulfillment coordinator to schedule a time to meet!

Reno Air Races: September 11-13. EAA will have a members and partners only chalet. Reno NV.

AOPA Summit: October 10-13. EAA will have an exhibit booth with meeting space. Fort Worth TX.

NBAA: October 22-24. EAA will have an exhibit booth with meeting space. Las Vegas NV.

ICAS: December 2-5. EAA will have an exhibit booth and will be attending sessions. Las Vegas NV.

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

Thank You
We really must say thank you to the following people, who made AirVenture 2013 a fantastic show.
  • Exhibitors, Advertisers, Sponsors and Donors.
  • Business Development 2013 Interns - Sadie, Justin, Brianna and Bao.
  • The Arcamuzi Family - no job is too big or dirty.
  • Donna Sisk for always remembering where the signs go and for her team of elves that get the job done.
  • EAA's own Larry Phillip and Kevin Loppnow for helping us get the odd jobs done and making us laugh.
  • Jeff Benedict and his EAA sign shop interns and volunteers - "sure, when do you need it".
  • Randy Halberg and his EAA print shop staff and volunteers - "print, mail, repeat".
  • Our families - thanks for eating frozen pizza all week and understanding when we need to hang up with you in the middle of a call.
340 days to go!

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