Business Aviation Events


Below are some of the important business aviation events in our industry. If you'd like to meet a member of the Gray Stone Advisors at one of these locations, please let us know!

NBAA Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition

NBAA BACE 2017 logoOctober 10-12, 2017 |  Las Vegas Convention Center


On October 10th, you're invited to join GSA's Principal, Jim Lara, for two special presentations: Elevating Your Operation and Defeating the Status Quo.

"Elevating your Operation"

Tuesday, Oct. 10, 10:30 a.m. to noon

Develop your flight operation to better serve the business. Experienced flight department managers will explain how to communicate department needs to the aircraft principal, detail strategies for staying compliant with regulatory changes and offer advice on implementing or enhancing Part 125 and 135 operations within your business.


 "Defeating the Status Quo in Your Organization"

Tuesday, Oct. 10, 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.

Transformational change might be perceived as uncomfortable, but it also might be required to “save” your business aviation organization. In this informative session, attendees will learn how to alter the status quo without creating chaos, and implement 12 actions steps to effect positive, transformational change.

Who Should Attend: Flight department leaders: aviation reporting executives, directors, managers and aspiring leaders.

What Attendees Will Learn:

  • Gain a high-level overview of how change management works by understanding the roles of participants (the players) during the process.
  • Review the 12 critical action steps needed to prepare for and lead the aviation department through sweeping change.
  • Learn to identify and establish an effective leader or change agent with the abilities to take on the transformation at the right place and right time, and ensure that the effort is sustainable and comes to fruition.
  • Review examples about under-performing bizav teams who’ve implemented change management strategies to effect trust among the team, alignment with corporate, and improved organizational communication.