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Event Overview

FABA Conferences are back!

Join us for our in-person networking event hosted by Atlas Aviation at Peter O. Knight Airport (KTPF). This one-day event will feature speakers and panels covering key topics including Airport Lease Agreements and Illegal Charters, a Legislative Update from FABA's Lobbyist, and much more. Enjoy reconnecting with industry professionals and visiting the exhibitor booths in the hangar. Breakfast and Lunch will be included with registration. 

Sessions

Session 1: Airport Lease Agreements

Presented by Jeff Kohlman, Managing Principal of Aviation Management Consulting Group (AMCG). This session will provide important background information, industry best practices, and the do's and don'ts of lease agreement negotiations, compliance, and renewal from both the airport sponsor (lessor) and lessee perspectives.

Session 2: Illegal Charter Initiative

Presented by Timothy Obitts, President and CEO of the National Air Transportation Association (NATA).

Session 3: Legislative Update

Presented by Eric Prutsman, Attorney at Prutsman & Associates, P.A. and FABA's Legislative Lobbyist.  

Session 4: Legal Panel: Aircraft Lien Amendment, Tampa Ad Valorem Tax Litigation, and New FAA Filing Requirements

Presented by Richard L. Richards, Esq., is an attorney partner with the Richards Legal Group and serves as Past-President and Board Member of FABA; and Keri Dowling, Esq., President of Air Law Office, P.A. and FABA Board Director

Session 5: Current Events

Moderated by Jeff Kohlman, Managing Principal of Aviation Management Consulting Group (AMCG).

*Check back for more details on the Agenda and Sessions

Venue


Peter O. Knight Airport (KTPF) 

825 Severn Ave, Tampa, FL 33606

Peter O. Knight Airport is located in Tampa on Davis Islands, five minutes from downtown Tampa, museums, The Florida Aquarium, the Amalie Arena, the Tampa Convention Center and Port of Tampa cruise ship terminals. The airport’s operator offers a flight school and aerial tours of the Tampa Bay region. 

The networking event will be held in the Atlas Aviation hangar. There, participants will be able to visit exhibitor booths, participate in panels, and listen to speakers cover key Florida aviation topics

Hotel

Discounted hotel rates are available to attendees at the Tampa Marriott Water Street. Please contact us at membership@faba.aero for more information on booking your stay. 


 

COVID-19 Protocols

As we are prioritizing health and safety, we will be following local and State guidelines to protect our attendees from COVID-19. Our events are held in open air environments, there will be sanitizing stations throughout the venue, and we join with industry leaders such as NBAA and ask that all attendees be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. At this time we are not requiring attendees to wear masks but those who wish to wear masks are encouraged to do so.

Social


Let's get together and have some fun! FABA is excited to announce the return of our Golf Tournament, but with a twist! We will be hosting this event at Topgolf Tampa, where you can compete in a variety of golf games, enjoy a BBQ dinner, dessert, drinks, and not have to worry about driving a golf cart! This networking opportunity will take place on Sunday, January 30th, 2022, from 5 pm to 8 pm (the evening before our West Coast Conference) and is being generously sponsored by Signature Flight Support.

Register Now

Conference registration is $195 per attendee. Registration includes access to the event, breakfast and lunch. Register here:  Conference Registration

Hot Shots! FABA Topgolf Tournament registration is $60 per attendee. Registration includes 3 hours of game play, golf pro instruction, BBQ dinner, dessert, and drinks. Register here: Golf Registration

*note conference registration and Hot Shots! FABA Topgolf Tournament registration are separate

Become a Sponsor

Become a sponsor of the FABA West Coast Conference Sponsor and/or Hot Shots! FABA Topgolf Tournament bay sponsor. Sponsor levels are listed below. All sponsors will have the opportunity to provide marketing materials to be included in conference grab bags.

Platinum

$3,000

  • Complimentary exhibitor booth
  • One complimentary conference registration
  • Logos on all signage throughout the conference
  • Special mention at luncheon
  • Premium positioning feature on Conference page on FABA website
  • Premium logo feature on conference handouts

Gold

$2,000

  • One complimentary conference registration
  • Logos on all signage throughout the conference
  • Feature on conference page on FABA website
  • Logo feature on conference handouts

Silver

$1,250

  • One complimentary conference registration
  • Logo on conference page on FABA website
  • Logo feature on conference handouts

Exhibitor

$1,000

  • Exhibitor Booth
  • One Complimentary conference registration
  • Exhibitor listing on Conference page on FABA website

Breakfast Sponsor

$300 (2 available)

  • Logo placement on breakfast table
  • Special mention during opening remarks of conference

Lunch Sponsor

$500 (4 available)

  • Logo placement on lunch table (or signage near food trucks)
  • Special mention during lunch remarks

Topgolf Bay Sponsor

$400 (9 available)

  • Logo Placement on table within the golfing bay
  • Logo feature on conference website page

Contact us membership@faba.aero to become a sponsor.

Thank you to our Sponsors





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