FAVIA 225/2018 BFA Convention
Preliminary Schedule
March 21-25, 2018
Philadelphia, PA
 

Wednesday, March 21, 2018
7:00 AM – 5:00 PM Ground School*
7:00 PM – 8:00 PM Balloon Glow at SugarHouse Casino
(Weather Permitting)
Thursday, March 22, 2018
7:00 AM – 5:00 PM Ground School*
2:00 PM – 4:00 PM Historic/Cultural Tours- 3 choices
3:00 – 5:00 PM & 6:00 – 8:00 PM Registration
4:00 PM – 8:00 PM Trade Show
5:00 PM – 6:00 PM Welcome Reception Honoring Montgolfier Award Recipients – Sponsored by RPS-IMC
6:30 PM Pioneer’s Dinner
Friday, March 23, 2018
7:00 AM Reenactment Flight (Weather Permitting)
7:00 AM – 8:45 AM Registration
8:00 AM – 9:00 AM Continental Breakfast
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Trade Show open
9:00 AM – 12:25 PM Continuing Education Seminar/Future Fliers
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM Historic/Cultural Tours-3 choices
12:25 PM – 2:00 PM Lunch
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Book Signings
2:00 PM – 5:05 PM Continuing Education Seminar/Future Fliers
6:00 PM – 7:00 PM Reception sponsored by and held at SugarHouse Casino
7:00 PM – 8:00 PM Balloon Glow Backup at SugarHouse Casino (Weather Permitting)
Saturday, March 24, 2018
7:00 AM Reenactment Flight- Back up date (Weather Permitting)
8:00 AM – 9:00 AM Continental Breakfast
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Trade Show open
9:00 AM – 12:25 PM Continuing Education Seminar/Future Fliers
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM Historic/Cultural Tours- 3 choices
12:10 PM – 1:45 PM Lunch
2:20 PM  – 3:45 PM Book Signings
1:45 PM – 3:45 PM Continuing Education Seminar/Future Fliers
6:00 PM – 7:00 PM Reception
7:00 PM – 11:00 PM Grand Ball Gala
Sunday, March 25, 2018
On your own, enjoy a trip to the Reading Terminal Market or any of Philadelphia’s exciting attractions.
9:30 AM – Manufacturers Meet and Greet
Registration information available at http://www.favia225.com

*Optional Ground School starts on March 21, 2018