2023 Conference News
‘Airports Leading the Way,’ NCAA Annual Conference Held in Pinehurst
By Scotty Malta
The beautiful Pinehurst Resort in Pinehurst, NC was the venue of the 2023 annual North Carolina Airports Association (NCAA) Conference.
The sold-out event with 473 delegates, 41 exhibitors, and 56 sponsors was themed “Airports – Leading the Way in Economic Development”. The conference committee, led by Conference Chair Edwin (Eddie) H. Madden, Jr., Columbus County Manager and NCAA Vice President, did an excellent job of providing a variety of interesting, appropriate, and timely topics and speakers to fill two informative and interactive days.
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The North Carolina Airports Association holds a conference each year, hosted by cities throughout the state. The conference includes a lively Golf Tournament, the ever-popular Opening Reception and two full days of informative sessions, discussion groups and professional exhibitors. The conference is attended by airport commissioners, executives and staff, as well as professionals serving the industry through engineering, consulting, products and more. Each year’s conference is supported by sponsors, exhibitors and advertisers and each of these contributors have an opportunity to present themselves to the Association through various events and exhibits. Make plans now to join us for the next conference!
The 2024 NCAA Annual Conference will be held
in beautiful Asheville, North Carolina at the Omni Grove Park Inn and Spa on April 3rd-5th, 2024. Golf will be on Wednesday with the opening reception Wednesday evening! Mark your calendars now and plan to attend!
Registration Now Open! Register to Attend – TO SPONSOR – TO EXHIBIT – TO ADVERSTISE!
2024 Conference Hotel Options
Omni Grove Park Inn – Asheville, NC
Embassy Suites by Hilton – Asheville Downtown
Book online with this weblink: https://www.hilton.com/en/book/reservation/deeplink/?ctyhocn=AVLESES&groupCode=CESA44&arrivaldate=2024-04-02&departuredate=2024-04-05&cid=OM,WW,HILTONLINK,EN,DirectLink&fromId=HILTONLINKDIRECT
Numerous sponsorship and advertising opportunities are available for this year’s show. Visit the Sponsors & Advertisers Page for details…
Presidential Diamond Sponsor
Talbert & Bright, Inc.
Presidential Plus Sponsor
Angel Plus Sponsor
ADB Safegate – DBT/AWI
Airport Lighting Company
Airport Monitoring Systems Ameriseal of Ohio Inc. – GRIP-FLEX
Bobbitt Construction, Inc.
Bolton & Menk, Inc.
Campbell Oil Company
Contech Engineered Solutions
D. S. Brown Company
EBCO Aviation Insurance, LLC
JBT AeroTech Corporation
Naturchem, Inc. dba Opterra Solutions, Inc.
NCDOT, Division of Aviation
NCDOT, Division of Aviation Mobile Command Center
Para-Port Doors LLC
Parrish and Partners. LLC
Pilot John International
RDM International, Inc.
Southeast Cement Promotion
Southeast Powerlift Hydraulic Doors, Inc.
SUMMIT Engineering, Laboratory and Testing, P.C.
The FOD Control Corporation
Thermal Imaging Radar
Titan Aviation Fuels
Utility Management Services
The annual conference provides an excellent forum for aviation professionals to gather and discuss the issues and challenges facing our industry in North Carolina. We also have a wide variety of exhibitors and sponsors available to discuss their services and products. If you have any questions about the NC Airports Association or the Annual Conference, please contact:
NC Airports Association
592 Isle of Pines Road
Mooresville, NC 28117
Phone: (828) 808-5502