16 April 2024

EBACE2017 Special Report

| The European |

Anticipation Builds for EBACE2017: Europe’s Biggest Business Aviation Event

If you use an airplane for business, or are considering it, make sure you’re a part of the 2017 European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE2017). It’s the only European show dedicated solely to business aviation, and it brings together the latest aircraft and aviation equipment, top experts in the industry, and renowned figures in business and aviation. Sponsored by the European Business Aviation Association (EBAA) and the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA), EBACE2017 takes places in Geneva, Switzerland from 22 to 24 May. Register for EBACE2017.

Solar Impulse Chair Bertrand Piccard to Keynote EBACE2017 Opening General Session

Bertrand Piccard, chairman of the Solar Impulse project, adventurer, pioneer and the first to fly a solar-powered aircraft around the world, will motivate attendees at the 22 May Opening General Session of EBACE2017. Piccard, along with Solar Impulse’s co-founder Andre Borschberg, and their team, developed the first zero-fuel airplane capable of flying day or night. Solar Impulse 1 completed its first test flight in 2009, and conducted several long-distance flights before the Solar Impulse 2 completed a round-the-world solar flight in 2016. Learn more about Piccard and Solar Impulse.

Maltese Tourism Minister Edward Zammit Lewis to Share Perspective on Aviation at EBACE2017

Maltese Minister for Tourism Edward Zammit Lewis, whose country currently holds the presidency of the European Council, will share his perspectives on aviation in the European Union (EU) during the Opening General Session of EBACE2017 on 22 May. “There are a number of issues the Maltese presidency will need to tackle, not the least of which is BREXIT, which will obviously impact air transport in Europe,” said EBAA CEO Fabio Gamba. “BREXIT negotiations are expected to officially kick off in March, so this will fall under the Maltese presidency.” Read more about Lewis and EBACE2017.

Book Your Hotel Today for EBACE2017

MCI Suisse SA is the exclusive housing company for EBACE2017, and with a base of operations in Geneva, MCI has representatives to assist with attendees’ travel needs. Shuttle bus service to Geneva’s Palexpo center will be provided from some EBACE2017 hotels, while others will have shuttle service from the hotel to the public train station in downtown Geneva. The remaining EBACE2017 hotels, located close to either the downtown train station or Palexpo, will have no EBACE shuttle service. EBACE organizers urge attendees to book though MCI. Book your EBACE2017 hotel today.


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Quick links:

22–24 May 2017
Palexpo and Geneva International Airport Geneva, Switzerland
EBACE European Office
Brussels, Belgium
Tel: +32 2-318-2800
Email: info-eu@ebace.aero

EBACE U.S. Office
Washington, DC
Tel: +1 (202) 783-9000
Email: info@ebace.aero

About EBACE: Scheduled to take place from 22 to 24 May, at Geneva’s Palexpo, with a static display held at the adjacent Geneva International Airport, EBACE is the region’s largest show dedicated strictly to showcasing business aviation products and services to thousands of the region’s top business leaders, entrepreneurs and other purchase decision-makers. EBACE is jointly hosted each year by the European Business Aviation Association (EBAA), the leading association for business aviation in Europe, and the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA), the leading voice for the business aviation industry in the United States.

National Business Aviation Association
1200 G Street NW, Suite 1100
Washington, DC 20005

European Business Aviation Association
Avenue de Tervuren 13 a / Box 5
BE – 1040 Brussels

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