The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) today announced the cancellation of its 2020 Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE), which was scheduled to take place in Orlando, FL, October 6-8.
Citing concerns about safety in the midst of the COVID-19 global pandemic, NBAA President and CEO Ed Bolen released the following statement which both noted the cancellation of the annual convention and exhibit this coming October and the announcement of the 2021 event which will be held once again in Las Vegas, Nevada:
Dear NBAA Member:
I write to inform you that the COVID-19 pandemic has forced the cancellation of 2020 NBAA-BACE. A copy of our press release can be found at the bottom of this message.
As we know, business aviation has always been a close-knit community, with important events characterized not just by exciting new product introductions, but also an emphasis on bringing professionals together in support of our shared success. However, for the reasons set forth in the press release, NBAA is unable to move forward with 2020 NBAA-BACE.
On behalf of the NBAA Board of Directors, Advisory Council and association staff, we are most grateful for your continued understanding and support for NBAA’s work to support your company and others through valued events, critically needed advocacy work and daily flight support, especially during this unique and highly challenging moment.
We look forward to hosting you in next year in Las Vegas, Oct. 12-14, 2021, and we thank you again for your continuing support of NBAA and the business aviation community.
President and CEO
National Business Aviation Association
The press release referenced by Mr. Bolen provided the following details: