Each year, NATA offers over 20 professional and technical development workshops, conferences and other events for the aviation business community. Attendees have the opportunity to:

  • Enhance their knowledge and skill set
  • Gain access to aviation business experts and government officials
  • Meet NATA staff
  • Earn a certification upon successful completion of required online and in-person training (not applicable for all events)
  • Network and interact with fellow industry colleagues and business associates
  • Travel and experience events in major metropolitan cities
  • Minimize meal expenses, as continental breakfast and lunch are included in most event registration fees (confirmation letter details what is included upon registration)

Annual Meeting and Aviation Business Conference Highlights

Capitol Hill Meetings and Support NATA's Advocacy Efforts

Support the Association's advocacy efforts in-person with scheduled visits to elected representatives and through participation in a special can't miss event for contributors to NATA’s political action committee. Conference attendees who wish to meet with Members of Congress will be provided reference materials and guidance from NATA's Government Affairs staff leading up to the visits and onsite.

Annual Meeting

During the Aviation Business Conference, NATA executives and Board of Directors will provide the membership with an update on the activities of the association and its plans going forward.

Industry Excellence Awards Presentation and Luncheon

Each year, NATA presents awards to the exceptional individuals and companies that have helped to improve the general aviation industry. The recipients of these awards are chosen based upon NATA member-submitted nominations. During the ABC, NATA recognizes the winners of its Annual Industry Excellence Awards and AMT Employer Awards Program.

Interactive Conference App and Digital Q&A Format

Participate anonymously in session Q&As and utilize the conference app's features to network with other attendees, plan out your tracks, review speaker/exhibitor/sponsor profiles, obtain session documents, and more!

Exclusive President's Advisory Council Activities

President's Advisory Council members participate in exclusive group activities held in conjunction with the June conference. 

Optional Dinner for Seasoned and Future Aviation Business Leaders

Optional dinners to interact and network with NATA's Board of Directors and executive team, aviation business leaders and rising professionals (Board and Presidents Council Dinner and the Young Aviation Business Leaders Dinner).

Sponsor a Student

Help NATA encourage the next generation of aviation business leaders by sponsoring college students’ conference registration and attendance.