FAVIA 225/2018 BFA Convention
General
Schedule
March 21-25, 2018
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Wednesday, March 21, 2018  Activity [location]
7:00 AM – 5:00 PM Ground School* [Innovation] 3rd Floor
7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
MOVED TO FRIDAY
Balloon Glow at SugarHouse Casino
Thursday, March 22, 2018  Activity [location]
7:00 AM – 5:00 PM Ground School* [Innovation] 3rd Floor
1:00 PM – 5:00 PM BFA Board Meeting [Owner’s Boardroom] 3rd Floor
1:30 PM – 5:00 PM Registration [Foyer near USS Olympia] 2nd Floor
2:00 PM – 4:00 PM Historic/Cultural Walking Tours
[Depart Hotel Lobby at 2:00 PM]
4:00 PM – 8:00 PM Trade Show [Columbus Ballrooms] 2nd Floor
5:00 PM – 6:00 PM Welcome Reception Honoring Montgolfier Award Recipients – Sponsored by RPS-IMC [Columbus Ballroom Foyer] 2nd Floor
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Registration [Foyer near USS Olympia] 2nd Floor
6:30 PM Pioneer’s Dinner [Admiral’s Quarters] 1st Floor
Friday, March 23, 2018  Activity [location]
7:00 AM Blanchard Reenactment Flight at SugarHouse Casino (Weather Permitting) [Lot A]
7:00 AM – 8:45 AM Registration [Foyer near USS Olympia] 2nd Floor
7:30 AM – 8:30 AM BFA Competition Division Meeting
[Owner’s Boardroom] 3rd Floor
8:00 AM – 9:00 AM Continental Breakfast [Discovery] 3rd Floor
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Trade Show [Columbus Ballrooms] 2nd Floor
9:00 AM – 12:25 PM Continuing Education Seminar Sessions
[Grand Ballrooms] 2nd Floor
9:00 AM – 9:55 AM Future Fliers Activities [USS New Jersey] 2nd Floor
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM Historic/Cultural Tours
[Depart Hotel Lobby at 10:00 AM]
12:25 PM – 2:00 PM Lunch on Your Own
1:30 PM – 2:00 PM Book Signings/DPE Services
[Columbus Ballroom Foyer] 2nd Floor
2:00 PM – 2:55 PM Future Fliers Activities [USS New Jersey] 2nd Floor
2:00 PM – 5:05 PM Continuing Education Seminar Sessions
[Grand Ballrooms] 2nd Floor
6:00 PM – 7:00 PM Reception sponsored by SugarHouse Casino
[SugarHouse Casino, North Entrance/Up Escalator]
7:00 PM – 8:00 PM Balloon Glow at SugarHouse Casino
(Weather Permitting) [Lot A]
Saturday, March 24, 2018  Activity [location]
7:00 AM Blanchard Reenactment Flight – Backup date – at SugarHouse Casino  (Weather Permitting) [Lot A]
8:00 AM – 9:00 AM Continental Breakfast
[Discovery & Innovation for Seating] 3rd Floor
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Trade Show [Columbus Ballrooms] 2nd Floor
9:00 AM – 9:55 AM Future Fliers Activities [USS Olympia] 2nd Floor
9:00 AM – 12:10 PM Continuing Education Seminar Sessions
[Grand Ballrooms] 2nd  Floor & [Discovery]  3rd Floor
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM Historic/Cultural Tours
[Depart Hotel Lobby at 10:00 AM]
12:10 PM – 1:45 PM Lunch on Your Own
1:45 PM – 3:45 PM Continuing Education Seminar Sessions
[Grand Ballrooms] 2nd  Floor & [Discovery]  3rd Floor
3:45 PM  – 4:30 PM Book Signings/DPE Services
[Columbus Ballroom Foyer] 2nd Floor
6:00 PM – 7:00 PM Grand Ball Gala Reception Sponsored by Kubicek Balloons and US Dealers
[Grand Ballroom Foyer] 2nd Floor
7:00 PM – 11:00 PM Grand Ball Gala [Grand Ballroom] 2nd Floor
Sunday, March 25, 2018  Activity [location]
9:30 AM Manufacturers Meet and Greet [Discovery] 3rd Floor

*Optional Ground School starts on March 21, 2018