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Legislative Day & Annual Repair Symposium

Legislative Day and the Annual Repair Symposium are ARSA’s premier events, providing a regular venue for members and invited guests from around the world to network and discuss issues that matter to the repair station community. For three days in March, the association brings the aviation world to the nation’s capital.

2017 Gold Sponsors

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2017 Silver Sponsors

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2017 sponsorship opportunities still available – click the appropriate menu below to learn more and request yours.

2017 Event Information – Mar. 15-17 – Arlington, Virginia & Washington, D.C.

The 2017 Legislative Day and Annual Repair Symposium will be held March 15-17 at The Ritz-Carlton, Pentagon City in Arlington, Virginia (Click here to get it on your Outlook calendar). For more information, use the drop-down menus below.

To register, scroll down and complete the form on the bottom of this page. Registrations submitted before Jan. 1, 2017 will be invoiced at the same rate as 2016. After the new year, 2017 prices will go into effect.

Why is the event so valuable? See what 2014 attendees have to say (can’t see the video? Want to share it with someone else? Click here to view it in a new browser window)…

Event Schedule (Agenda Coming Soon)

March 15, 2017

7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Legislative Day
4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Symposium Registration Table Open
5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Ice Breaker Reception

March 16, 2017

7:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. Breakfast
8:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Welcome & “Opening Salvos”
12:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Lunch (with Special Guest Speaker)
2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Afternoon Plenary Sessions
5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Club Lounge Happy Hour

March 17, 2017

8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Breakfast & Annual Membership Meeting
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Breakout Sessions

Location & Hotel Accommodations

The 2017 Legislative Day and Annual Repair Symposium is hosted at The Ritz-Carlton, Pentagon City in Arlington, Virginia.

The Ritz-Carlton (Click for information)
1250 South Hayes Street
Arlington, VA 22202 United States

A block of rooms will be available for ARSA attendees at special prices. The registration code will be published here as soon as it is made available.

The Weston Award

The Leo Weston Award for Excellence in Government Service

First bestowed on Leo Weston himself in 2005, the Weston award honors an instrumental figure in ARSA’s birth by recognizing individuals who embody his commitment to the industry’s safety and success. The symposium provides a venue for association members and invited guests from around the world to network and discuss issues that matter to the aviation maintenance industry. It is the perfect time to respect the history of the repair station community and honor the good works of those who support it.

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Previous Years

Click Here to See What Happened in 2016

Pictures from previous events (click the year): 20162015, 2014, 2013

2017 Sponsorship Opportunities

The success of Legislative Day and the Annual Repair Symposium depends on the generous commitment of ARSA’s members and aviation community allies. 2017 sponsorships are now available at three different levels. Organizations interested in supporting the maintenance industry’s premier event should complete the form below or contact Vice President of Communications Brett Levanto (brett.levanto@arsa.org).

To complete the form, select the specific sponsorship or activity you are interested in, provide your information and click “Submit Sponsorship Request.” A copy of your submission will be emailed to you.

  • Sponsorship Selection


    To complete this form, please click the button next to the appropriate sponsorship level (platinum, gold, silver or supporter) and check the box next to the specific item within that level you would like to sponsor.

    For "Supporters" please indicate your level of monetary or in-kind support in the field provided.
    Platinum level sponsors receive:
    1. Notation in all publicity, marketing and periodicals (e.g., newsletters, ARSA staff email signatures, any advertisement material, specific email alerts to association contacts related to the event).
    2. Recognition in meeting materials and from the podium.
    3. Recognition in a specific "thank you" email sent to all ARSA contacts at the time of sponsorship.
    4. Three complimentary event registrations and all other registrations at early-bird pricing.
    5. Ten hours of free online training.
  • Make your selection...
    Gold level sponsors receive:
    1. Notation in all publicity, marketing and periodicals (e.g., newsletters, ARSA staff email signatures, any advertisement material, specific email alerts to association contacts related to the event).
    2. Recognition in meeting materials and from the podium.
    3. Recognition in a specific "thank you" email sent to all ARSA contacts at the time of sponsorship.
    4. Two complimentary event registrations.
  • Make your selection...
    Silver level sponsors receive:
    1. Notation in all publicity, marketing and periodicals (e.g., newsletters, ARSA staff email signatures, any advertisement material, specific email alerts to association contacts related to the event).
    2. Recognition in meeting materials and from the podium.
    3. One complimentary event registration.
  • Make your selection...
    Supporter receive:
    1. Notation in all publicity, marketing and periodicals (e.g., newsletters, ARSA staff email signatures, any advertisement material, specific email alerts to association contacts related to the event).
    2. Recognition in meeting materials and from the podium.
    3. One registration at early-bird pricing.
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2017 Legislative Day & Annual Repair Symposium
Registration Form

  • Spouses are invited to attend the Wednesday evening Ice Breaker and Thursday Club Lounge Happy Hour. Separate registration is required for spouse attendance at the general sessions or Legislative Day.
  • Dietary requirements? Special accommodation needed? Let us know!
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