Why Exhibit at ABACE?

ABACE brings buyers and sellers together as the region’s largest event dedicated to showcasing business aviation products and services. If your profession involves business aviation, you won’t want to miss the Asian Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition (ABACE), returning to Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport and the Shanghai Hawker Pacific Business Aviation Service Centre in Shanghai, China, April 12–14, 2016.

ABACE is the region’s largest event dedicated to showcasing business aviation products and services to thousands of the region’s top business leaders, entrepreneurs, wealth creators and other purchase decision-makers. In partnership with the Shanghai Airport Authority (SAA) and co-hosted by the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) and the Asian Business Aviation Association (AsBAA), the event serves not just as a premiere marketplace for connecting buyers and sellers in Shanghai, but as a catalyst for growing the industry across the Asian region.

ABACE Facts & Statistics

Attendees’ Job Functions

Attendees' Job Functions

ABACE2015 was a record-setting event on all fronts.

  • 183 exhibitors from 19 countries, including 81 exhibitors from Asia
  • Over 8,500 attendees from 51 countries around the world
  • 75% came from China
  • 7% came from other countries in Asia
  • 12% came from North America
  • 6% came from other regions

Top Five Reasons Attendees Come to ABACE

  • See the latest products and services
  • Keep up to date on general industry trends/issues
  • Network with vendors and colleagues
  • Get technical information/specifics
  • Learn if business aviation is right for their company

ABACE Profile

  • 38 aircraft on display at Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport
  • All major business aircraft manufacturers were represented
  • 16 aircraft-side chalets offered an opportunity for representatives with exhibiting companies to meet with customers in close proximity to their aircraft or in a morespacious environment
  • 10 education sessions provided attendees a wealth of information on safety and what is needed to purchase, own, operate and maintain a business aircraft

Since 2012, ABACE has been the most important business aviation event in Asia and has included attendance by high-level government officials from the U.S., China and elsewhere, including:

  • Jiaxiang Li, minister of the Civil Aviation Authority of China
  • Xia Xinghua, deputy administrator of the Civil Aviation Authority of China
  • Gary Locke, U.S. ambassador to China
  • Roberto Kobeh Gonzalez, president of the Council of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO)
  • Jiang Ping, vice mayor of Shanghai
  • Nianzu Wu, chairman of the Shanghai Airport Authority
  • U.S. FAA Administrator Michael Huerta
  • Wang Zhiqing, deputy director of the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC)
  • Susan Kurland, assistant secretary for aviation and international affairs at the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT)
  • Li Durun, chairman of the Shanghai Airport Authority (SAA)