Business Aviation Expo

About Your Hosts

Oakland County International Airport

Oakland County International Airport connects business travelers with destinations around the world. As Michigan's second busiest airport, it helps local businesses to prosper with a $175 million impact on the region. Its modern facilities include the first LEED-gold certified general aviation airport terminal in the United States. For more information, go to www.OakGov.com/airport. ​

Michigan Business Aviation Association

The Michigan Business Aviation Association links businesses and individuals with the common interest of working towards the preservation and development of an effective air transportation system in the state of Michigan. It is dedicated to the promotion and advocacy of the impact of air travel on Michigan's economy and ensuring sufficient funding to preserve, develop and assure safety at Michigan airports. For more information, go to www.MBAA.org.

Business Aviation Expo

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Join County Executive L. Brooks Patterson at the ​Oakland County International Airport on Thursday, September 22 for a business aviation expo hosted in conjunction with the Michigan Business Aviation Association. We are bringing together representatives from top aircraft manufacturers as well as charter flight, fractional ownership, and air freight companies.

Did you know that utilizing business aircraft helps enhance the operating or financial performance of the most successful companies? Or that business aviation reaches 10 times the number of U.S. airports as airlines? Talk to some of the most experienced operators and users in the country to find out how business aviation can make sense for your business.

The expo will be held at our modern LEED Gold-certified airport terminal. Tours of aircraft and some airport facilities will be available.


 

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Business Avi​​​ation Sessions 

Please pre-register for the workshop of your choice.

 12:30-1:30 | Getting Started in Business Aviation

​Brad Bruce (Pentastar) & Roger Salo (MBAA)

Learn about the basic attributes of business aircraft and the most prevalent methods to engage in their use – charter and ownership.​

 1:30 -2:30 | “Ins & Outs” of Fractional Ownership

Rick Nini (Corporate Eagle)

This session is a must attend for business leaders considering using business aviation to maximize efficiency and productivity for their company.  Will discuss benefits of business aviation, outline questions to ask when vetting a business aviation company, and explain the various fractional aircraft ownership opportunities and how to evaluate which is best for you and your company.​

 2:30 - 3:30 | Aircraft Transactions and Other Hot Topics


Cliff Maine (Barnes & Thornburg LLP)

Learn best practices, key negotiations, risk management issues and tax information about the acquisition or sale of your next aircraft and other hot topics.​

 3:30 - 4:30 | When Cash is King, Leasing May be the Answer


Greg Babcock (Global Jet Capital)

Understanding the fundamentals of aircraft leasing is important for business leaders. Leasing is a complex financial structure that involves cash, tax, and asset management. Learn why this topic may be important to your economic well being.​​

 

 

Bombardier Business Aircraft

Three families of high-performance business jets so versatile and innovative that they are as inspiring to those who build aircraft as they are to those who fly them.

 

 


 

Textron Aviation

Come see the Cessna TTx, King Air 350i and a Citation. We are your partner – from your very first phone call to your aircraft’s modifications – we stand by you. Textron Aviation service treats your aircraft with the level of care it was born with. After all, no one knows your aircraft better than the experts who built it.

 

 


 

Dassault Falcon Jet

The Falcon 7X tri-jet is the most technologically advanced business jet boasting the best digital flight control system, super high cruise speed and incredibly low fuel consumption with a whisper quiet executive cabin that can transport you all the way from Detroit to Tahiti non-stop.


 


 


 

Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation

Come see the Gulfstream G650ER, the farthest fastest flying aircraft in business aviation, alongside the jet that reinvented the super-midsize segment, the Gulfstream G280.

Confirmed Exhibitors

AirDocs | AllStar Chauffeured Services | Arrow Energy | Avfuel Corporation | CHI | Contact Aviation
Corporate Eagle | Corporate Flight | Cirrus Aircraft | DCT Aviation | Dassault Falcon | Duncan Aviation
Flight Safety | Hylant | JetLinx | LL Johns | McCredie Insurance Agency | MDOT - Office of Aeronautics
Michigan Aviation | Michigan Business Aviation Association | Morgan Stanley | Oakland Air
Oakland County Economic Development | Pass Charters | Pentastar Aviation | Pro Star Pilatus Center
Quality Resources | Royal Air Charter | Satcom Direct | Sidock Group | Unique One | Westfield Aviation

About Your Hosts​

Oakland County International Airport
Oakland County connects business travelers with destinations around the world as Michigan's second busiest airport, it helps local to prosper with a $175 million impact on the region. Its modern facilities include the first LEED-gold certified general aviation airport terminal in the United States. For more information, go to www.OakGov.com/airport.

Michigan Business Aviation Association
The Michigan Business Aviation Association links businesses and individuals with the common interest of working towards the preservation and development of an effective air transportation system in the state of Michigan. It is dedicated to the promotion and advocacy of the impact of air travel on Michigan's economy and ensuring sufficient funding to preserve, develop, and assure safety at Michigan airports. Fore more information, go to www.MiBAA.org.

Business Air Travel
Aircraft Ownership
Air Freight

September 22, 2016
11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. 

Oakland County International Airport

6500 Highland Road  | Waterford, MI

Questions?

(248) 666-3900
ocia@oakgov.com