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CEPA EXPO 2014: Business Growth Through Aviation

The 5th Annual CEPA EXPO 2014 will be held at Prague Castle on November 19th and 20th. This new venue will provide an impressive backdrop for two days of panel discussions, networking and first class social events.

The objective of the 2014 convention is to concentrate on promoting the safe and economic growth of aviation in the CEPA region, for business aviation operators, scheduled carriers, suppliers and service providers. Industry leading experts will discuss the latest market activity and share their knowledge and experience during a highly focused programme.

Dagmar Grossmann

"CEPA EXPO is a bridge for aviation which connects East and West."

Dagmar Grossmann
Founder of CEPA EXPO

Roger Whyte

"CEPA Expo is well known for its excellent networking environment, dynamic use of technology and for holding entertaining social events."

Roger Whyte
Chairman of CEPA EXPO 2014

Program Highlights

  • Future compliance requirements for aircraft & operations
  • Current issues in CRM & latest safety solutions
  • Regulatory and legal developments
  • Operating cost control, fleet upgrading & charters
  • Advancements in electronic cockpit devices
  • Maintenance planning for aging aircraft
  • Insurance: East – West, differences and challenges

... and more

Venue

Prague Castle

CEPA EXPO 2014 will be held for the first time at the prestigious and dramatic Prague Castle.

The convention has been growing in popularity since its inception in 2009 and the new location has been chosen to build on the success of the previous four conventions.

News

Leading industry figures to speak at CEPA EXPO

Central European Private Aviation (CEPA) has confirmed that a number of leading Industry figures will make key note speeches at the fifth CEPA EXPO, which will be held in Prague on 19 – 20 November this year.

Peter Bunce, President and CEO of General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA), Doug Carr, Vice President, Regulatory & International Affairs at National Business Aviation Association (NBAA), Kurt H. Edwards, Director General International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) and Fabio Gamba, Chief Executive Officer, European Business Aviation Association (EBAA) will each take to the stage during the two day event being held for the first time in the auspicious surrounding of Prague Castle.

Commenting on the attendance of these key figures, CEPA Chairman, Roger Whyte said “I am particularly delighted that, this year, delegates of CEPA EXPO will get to hear from the organisations that represent and develop business aviation and are instrumental in formulating policy and regulation across the globe. The importance of the Central and Eastern European region to the industry as a whole has been recognised. GAMA, NBAA, IBAC and EBAA all have an important role to play in supporting continuing growth here.” Mr Whyte added, “These distinguished gentleman have vast experience of involvement at every level and in every aspect of business aviation Their contribution to the event will be enormous”.

Prague Castle announced as venue for 2014 CEPA Expo

CEPA (Central European Private Aviation) has announced that the 2014 CEPA Expo, the annual forum that focuses specifically on issues of aviation operations, growth and business development in Central and Eastern Europe, will be held for the first time at the prestigious and dramatic Prague Castle.

The convention, which will take place from 19th – 20th November, has been growing in popularity since its inception in 2009 and the new location has been chosen to build on the success of the previous four conventions. Prague Castle is one of the most historical and famous locations in the city and will provide a new and impressive backdrop for the conference which has firmly established itself as an important part of the industry calendar.

CEPA Chairman, Roger Whyte commented “CEPA Expo is a unique convention and we wanted a location that reflected how important the conference has become. The Expo is well known for its excellent networking environment, dynamic use of technology and for holding entertaining social events. The use of Prague Castle for the two day convention will further enhance the conference experience for the delegates and partners.” Mr Whyte added “The 2013 Expo saw a record number of people attending the convention and we are expecting that number to be exceeded again this year. Prague Castle will be a fitting venue for the biggest CEPA Expo yet”.

The objective of the 2014 conference is to concentrate on promoting the safe and economic growth of aviation in the CEPA region, for business aviation operators, scheduled carriers, suppliers and service providers. Leading experts will share their knowledge and experience on topics including safety management systems; cockpit resource management; operating cost control; maintenance planning and budgeting; aviation fuel purchasing; electronic cockpit devices; future compliance requirements for aircraft and operations; fleet upgrading; infrastructure expansion; regulatory and legal developments and financing.

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