2018 Annual Conference

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Save the Date 2018 OAA Annual Conference


Make Plans to Join us for the 2018 Annual Conference!

The OAA Annual Conference is held each spring. Participants represent a wide variety of positions and specialties within the Ohio aviation community. This is a very interactive and dynamic event where individuals attend to learn, network, and plan to take away valuable information that they can use in their current role.  The OAA Annual Conference is THE aviation conference for:

  • ŸAirport Management
  • ŸAviation Students
  • ŸFBOs
  • Direct Service Providers
  • Commercial Airports
  • ŸCounty Commissioners
  • ŸAirport Authority Boards
  • ŸConsultants

The agenda will be focused around how you can help "Up the Ante" for the future of Ohio aviation.  Hot topics such as mobility, connectivity and others will fill day.  In addition to a great agenda and set of speakers, bring your lucky gear along and have some post-banquet fun at our Casino Night! Play with some funny-money for great prizes!

When: April 10-11, 2018

Where: Hilton Columbus/Polaris (8700 Lyra Drive, Columbus 43240)

The 2017 conference had over 200 attendees; we are "Upping the Ante" for 2018 on the fun and learning so expect greater numbers this year! Are you interested in exhibiting or sponsorship opportunities? The opportunities will be announced soon!

Call for Abstracts and Presentations!

Are you interested in presenting your knowledge?  Click to download the Call for Abstracts details document and the Call for Abstracts Form to be submitted to OAA for consideration. Deadline is December 1, 2017. 

Call for Award Nominations!!! 

Nominations are now being accepted!  The OAA Award Ceremony is held annually at the Ohio Aviation Association Annual Conference. The OAA presents awards to OAA Members in the following categories:

- Airport of the Year
- Airport Manager of the Year
- Aviator of the Year
- Aviation Student of the Year
- Airport Business of the Year

For additional Award information, please click here.

Looking for the Scholarship Application?  Click here to be directed to our Norman J. Crabtree Scholarship page.