Schedule of Events for the SCAA 2017 Annual Conference

Have you registered for the 2017 SCAA Annual Conference yet?  You don’t want to miss this Annual Conference, please see the jam-packed agenda with great education offered below! You will also find an attendees list online that is updated every Friday.  More to come soon on different education sessions and speakers… Click here to register online for the 2017 SCAA Annual...
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Hotel Room Reservation Deadline is by January 10, 2017 for the SCAA 2017 Annual Conference – BOOK TODAY!

The hotel room reservation deadline is by January 10th, 2017 for the Annual Conference so book your hotel room today! Book your Room at the Wild Dunes Charleston Island Resort today – click here Room Reservation Deadline is by January 10, 2017   Wild Dunes Resort Phone: (877) 624-3654 Group Name/Code: $142 plus tax Online Reservation Link: 2017 SC Aviation Booking Link Hotel Cancellation Policy: meeting attendee cancellations made less than 7 days prior to arrival will result in forfeiture of the deposit amount. Deposits for reservations cancelled more than 7 days before arrival will be refunded 100%....
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2017 SCAA Annual Meeting- Save the Date

Save the date for the 2017 SCAA Annual Meeting held on February 8 – 10 back at Wild Dunes.  More information to come soon online!  
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SCAA, take part in the excitement!

Have you signed up for the AMT Day Luncheon? We invite you to join us for an appreciation luncheon at the South Carolina Aeronautics Commission Hangar just a week from today! This luncheon is for all mechanics to show appreciation for the “faces behind safety.” Neil Baker with the FAA will be the luncheon speaker. This is a free event! May 24 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. 2553 Airport Blvd. West Columbia, SC 29170 RSVP today!  If you can sponsor/exhibit at this event, please call 1-877-359-7222. We are grateful for the support that makes events like these possible! June is around the corner…Plan to meet us in Greenwood at the 2016 Southeast Aviation Expo! June 25 – 26 Greenwood County Airport From great exhibitors, to pilot education sessions, to airshows, this weekend is designed for everyone. We count on our exhibitors to make this a great event. Sign up to exhibit at the 2016 SEAE today! SCAA Awards Scholarships The South Carolina Aviation Association SCAA scholarship program will provide limited assistance for South Carolina students who wish to pursue a career in the aviation industry. The objective of the scholarship fund is to promote the aviation industry in South Carolina. Scholarship funds will be provided up to a maximum of $500 for one semester of tuition and books. Funds will be paid to the institution for tuition and books only. It is the student’s responsibility to provide SCAA with appropriate bills and documentation for payment. No funds will be paid to the student directly. The Scholarship Committee of the SCAA will review all applications and make recommendations to the board of directors. Participating students must maintain an overall grade point average of 3.0 out of 4.0 or its equivalent.  In order to be eligible for the scholarship, students must be recommended by a member in good standing with SCAA. Requirements and qualifications may be added or deleted by the SCAA Board of Directors’ as they deem necessary. Students may reapply each year, but first time applicants will receive preferential consideration. Once an application has been received, it will remain on file and in contention until all funds have been expended. Applicants will receive letters of notification once his or her application has been either declined or approved. Download a scholarship application on SCAA’s website.   Nominate an honorable individual for the SCAA Hall of Fame… Established in 1991, the South Carolina Aviation Hall of Fame...
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SCAA’s Largest Conference

SCAA is getting ready to kick off its Annual Conference at the Wild Dunes Resort beginning Wednesday, February 11-13.  SCAA is excited about the great educational opportunities, including the Advanced and Fundamental Airport Management Course sponsored by the SC Aeronautics Commission. Make sure your name is on the below conference attendee list. See you there. SCAA Conf...
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SCAA Uses App for Onsite Conference Details

Download SCAA’s app for all the SCAA Annual Conference onsite information.  Instead of a printed conference program all information will be posted on the app or accessible on the SCAA website.  Search for SCAA in your app store (it is about the fifth SCAA down). Thank  you to Pace Pavement for sponsoring the conference app.  
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SCAA Annual Conference Activities

Click on the below link for an overview of the activities that will take place during the SCAA Annual Conference. The Conference will kick off with its Annual Golf Tournament, welcome reception and hangar party on the USS Yorktown.  This will be SCAA’s largest conference. Click here to see an overview of...
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Wild Dunes Resort Gate Pass

If you are driving to the Wild Dunes for the SCAA Annual Conference, you may print the attached gate pass and put in your car window for a quick entry into the resort. Guest Pass with Map
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Get In The Game

The Aerospace Industry in South Carolina continues to grow…make sure you are in the game.  Do you want to have an aerospace company locate on your airport.  Come find out how to position your airport to attract new industry. SCAA’s Friday, February 13 General Session will begin with the review of the South Carolina Aerospace Economic Impact Study. The review will help paint the landscape of how aerospace is growing in South Carolina.  A panel discussion will follow on what airports need to do to be considered for an aerospace company to locate on their airport. AeroImpact Fact...
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Conference Schedule

Take time to review the February 11-13 Conference Schedule and decide which sessions you plan to attend. Also, download SCAA’s app to have all the details at your fingertips. Schedule at a glance
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Aviation Management Consulting Group To Speak

Aviation Management Consulting Group will provide a three hour fundamentals and a four hour advanced airport management course at the SCAA Annual Conference on Thursday February 12. AMCG provides aviation management consulting services to airports, aviation businesses, and others and the firm specializes in the general aviation segment of the industry. AMCG is a dynamic consulting firm consisting of a team of highly qualified, experienced, knowledgeable, and results-oriented professionals who work in concert to maintain a company culture focused on meeting the needs of the client. AMCG is intimately familiar with the key federal and state laws and regulatory measures pertaining to the planning, development, operation, management, and funding of airports and aviation businesses. Additionally, AMCG will customize the fundamentals course for new airport personnel and commissioners, and will customize the advanced course for those who want to go beyond the fundamentals and take a deeper dive into more advanced topics. Topics covered will be the same for both groups, and will include: public leadership, public policy, administration, and relations,  aviation industry, airport organization,  airport planning, airport development, airport management,  airport operations, airport marketing and airport...
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Early Bird Conference Rate Ends January 1

Make sure you register for the SCAA Annual Conference before January 1 and receive the early bird rate.  Full registration will increase to $315 after January 1. Click here to access the page with the conference schedule and links to online registration. Also, make sure you make your room reservation at the Wild Dunes Resort before January 1.  Call 843-886-6000 and ask for SCAA’s room rate of...
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Conference Hotel Filling Up Fast

Be sure to make your hotel reservation for the SCAA Annual Conference February 11-13 at the Wild Dunes Resort in Charleston. The Association’s room block is filling up fast. Call 888-847-778-1876 and ask for SCAA’s rate of $137. ($147 village suites are also available.)  
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Conference Registration Online

Registration for the SCAA February 11-13, 2015 Annual Conference at Wild Dunes Resort in Charleston SC is available online at scaaonline.com. You can click here to register. You can also click on the below “2015 SCAA Brochure” to see the schedule of events as well as a registration form. 2015 SCAA Brochure A couple items to note: • Be sure to sign up for your one-on-one appointment with the FAA. • Be sure to indicate if you plan to attend either the Airport Management Fundamentals or Advanced Airport Management Course. • Call Wild Dunes at 888-778-1876 and ask for SCAA’s rate of...
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Make Hotel Reservations for SCAA Conference

Aviation is constantly changing, but the allure and excitement of aviation remains the same. SCAA’s February 11-13 Annual Conference at the Wild Dunes Resort will provide you with education that will help you prepare and excel with future changes as well as remind you of the fun of aviation.   Make your room reservation today by calling 888-778-1876 and ask for SCAA’s rate of $137. (Village Suite available for $147.) The room rate deadline is January 1, but it might sell out early so make your reservation today. • Aviation Management Consulting Group will provide a four-hour course on Advanced Airport Management, as well as a three-hour course on Basic Airport Management. The basic course will equip new commissioners and airport personnel with airport administration fundamentals, and the advanced course will drill down into the most up-to-date information and best practices in aviation administration. Sponsored by the SC Aeronautics Commission. • Breakout sessions will include ADS-B Update, iPads in the Cockpit, Charitable Flying Organizations, and Airspace and Obstruction issues. The SC Aeronautics Commission and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will provide industry updates. The FAA will also offer one-on-one appointments on Friday. • Learn the about the recent Economic Impact Study at the Friday General Session, and learn how your airport can get in the game, and be considered for the growing aerospace industry in South Carolina. •Register at scaaonline.com. Questions? Call...
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