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ARSA Strategic Leadership Conference

The Strategic Leadership Conference (SLC) provides industry leaders from around the world an informal setting to discuss important issues facing aviation maintenance. Federal agencies, elected leaders, customer representatives and industry partners are invited to share ideas, objectives and solutions to common issues.

2017 – Event Information

The 2017 SLC will be held Oct. 18-19, 2017 at the Washington Court Hotel in Washington, D.C. Stay tuned to this page for more information, including registration, sponsorship and other resources. 

The registration fee is $725.00. Registration includes participation in all substantive and networking activities, attendance at the Wednesday, Oct. 18 evening reception as well as breakfast, lunch and dinner on Thursday, Oct. 19. See the agenda for more details.

Use the menus below to learn more about the event, then complete the form to register. 

2017 SLC Agenda (Click Here)

 
 

Wednesday, October 18, 2017


Reception with the Administrator
Washington Court Hotel
Capitol Room
525 New Jersey Avenue, NW

Join industry and aviation policy community leaders for an evening of conversation and networking.  The FAA Administrator has been invited to share his agencies efforts to improve the quality of oversight and regulation.


Thursday, October 19, 2017 


Washington Court Hotel
Springwood Room
525 New Jersey Avenue, NW

 
8:00 a.m.–8:30 a.m. Breakfast

8:30 a.m.–9:15 a.m. Welcome & Setting the Stage

9:15 a.m.–9:45 a.m. Keynote Conversation
An airline industry leader talks about economic trends affecting airlines, air carrier policy priorities, how he’s positioned his organization for success in Washington, D.C.’s new policy environment and the best ways for business leaders to engage with government.


9:45 a.m.–10:45 a.m. Advocating for You
Panelists will provide an update on FAA reauthorization and repair station priorities, discuss how and why leading maintenance companies are getting engaged in the policy process, both on Capitol Hill and “back home.”


10:45 a.m.–11:15 a.m. Networking Break

11:15 a.m.–12:15 p.m. International Opportunities
Aviation is a global industry.  International aviation authorities must work together to ensure they can can support our sector’s continued growth, innovation and safety record. Hear what ARSA, regulators and industry members are doing to streamline and harmonize regulation and policy, and how industry can support those efforts. Panelists will also discuss emerging global market opportunities and how to manage them.


12:15 p.m.–1:30 p.m. Lunch with Special Guest

1:30 p.m.–5:00 p.m. Industry Meetings with Policymakers
Delegations of SLC attendees will fan out across the nation’s capital to meet with senior executive and legislative branch officials to build the maintenance industry’s visibility, promote ARSA policy objectives and gather information about policymaker priorities.


6:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m. Reception and Dinner
After a busy day, join senior industry colleagues for a relaxing evening of networking.


Sponsorship Opportunities

Industry organizations and allies may support the SLC by sponsoring at one of four different levels. Each level carries specific benefits in terms of event visibility and access. To apply for to support at a certain level, complete the registration form at the bottom of this page.

Platinum – $10,000

Notation in all publicity, marketing and periodicals (e.g., hotline, Dispatch, ARSA staff email signatures, any advertisement material, general email alerts to association contacts), recognition in meeting materials and from the podium, thank you email to all ARSA contacts, ten hours of free online training, two complimentary registrations.

At the Platinum Level, sponsors may select one of the following to specifically support:

  • Thursday Evening Reception & Dinner
  • Thursday Transportation to Executive and Legislative Offices
  • General Sponsorship (Nonspecific)

Gold – $5,000

Notation in all publicity, marketing and periodicals (e.g., hotline, Dispatch, ARSA staff email signatures, any advertisement material, general email alerts to association contacts), recognition in materials and from the podium, specific thank you email to all ARSA contacts, one complimentary registration.

At the Gold Level, sponsors may select one of the following to specifically support:

  • Wednesday Evening Reception
  • Thursday Morning Breakfast
  • Thursday Lunch with Special Guest Speaker
  • Thursday Keynote Address
  • Thursday Networking Break
  • Handout Materials
  • Nametag Lanyards
  • General Sponsorship (Nonspecific)

Silver – $2,500

Notation in all publicity, marketing, and periodicals (e.g., hotline, Dispatch, ARSA staff email signatures, any advertisement material, general email alerts to association contacts), recognition in materials and from the podium.


Supporter – $250-$2,500 (or equivalent in-kind support as appropriate)

Notation in all publicity, marketing, and periodicals (e.g., hotline, Dispatch, ARSA staff email signatures, any advertisement material, general email alerts to association contacts), recognition in materials and from the podium.

SLC Location & Hotel Accommodations

The 2017 SLC will be held in Washington, D.C. A block of rooms is available for event registrants at the Washington Court Hotel:

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Washington Court Hotel
525 New Jersey Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20001

To reserve your rooms for SLC, click here to go directly to the group reservation page.

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Click here to learn how to make the most of your trip.


2017 SLC Registration & Sponsorship Form

 

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