EJOPA 2018 Convention - Nashville, TN May 16th-20th - Registration is open!

We are excited to announce that registration is now open for the EJOPA 2018 Convention, which will be held May 16th -20th in Nashville, TN. Whether you are a longtime member or someone researching stepping up to an Eclipse, come join us for educational seminars and to meet new and old friends!

Seminars include

  • ONE Aviation Management Report
  • Ask ONE Aviation Management Q&A
  • Eclipse Technical Report & Update
  • Ask Eclipse Engineering/Technical Q&A
  • Eclipse Engineering Encounter
  • Eclipse Training Update & Panel Discussion Q&A
  • Pratt & Whitney Update
  • Flying Air Force One
  • Textron Aviation Update
  • Eclipse in Jeopardy
  • Current Status Of The Light Jet Market
  • Insurance Update
  • Analysis of an Insurance Claim
  • Resurgent Aviation Solutions - New Products
  • EFB & Apps for Pilots (ForeFlight)
  • Creative Financing Alternatives for Your Jet
  • New Products & Features for your Eclipse Jet from Resurgent Aviation Solutions
  • New & Prospective Owner Q & A

Several Nights of Fun

Three nights of special dinners and receptions are planned during the event.

On Wednesday night a welcome reception will be hosted at the hotel.

Thursday evening guests will take the short walk for a private dinner at the Country Music Hall of Fame, one of the world's largest and most active popular music research centers and the world's largest repository of country music artifacts.

Friday night dinner features our popular live auction and gives everyone a chance to socialize.

Saturday night dinner is on your own. The hotel has multiple restaurants, or you can explore the spectacular local cuisine in Nashville.

Companions and Companions Training

If you plan on bringing a non-flying companion, Nashville offers your companion many areas to explore at their leisure. EJOPA will be offering a get-acquainted luncheon on Thursday.

We will also be offering the Eclipse Companion Training ground school and in-aircraft training in your plane. Having two people onboard who can fly, operate, and land the plane is a big bonus for safety. Norton Aviation will again be offering a companion training classroom session customized to the Eclipse. The focus will be the cockpit in general and the autopilot specifically.

In addition to the ground school, they will be offering a 1.5 hour flying session practicing pattern flying and emergency landings in your plane. These activities are designed to enable companions to be more comfortable in the flying environment. Don’t hesitate, sign up while registering!

EJOPA Insurance Program

By attending the conference you can qualify for insurance savings with the EJOPA Insurance Program

Resort - The Hilton Nashville Downtown

Stay in the heart of ‘Music City’ at Hilton Nashville Downtown. You’ll be treated to true Southern hospitality and premier accommodations. Dine in style at our four on-site restaurants. You’ll relish our central location in the midst of all there is to see and do in Nashville. Explore the history of country music, catch live performances and take in all the sights and sounds of the entertainment district, all near our Nashville hotel.

Hilton Nashville Downtown is an all-suite hotel with 330 chic, accommodating suites. Each suite has a coffeemaker, refrigerator and pullout sofa. Upgrade to an executive suite for turn-down service and guaranteed park views. Each guest can stay connected with WiFi.

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Airport - John C Tune Airport (KJWN)

This year’s airport choice for the annual convention is John C Tune Airport (KJWN). The airport is located in the western portion of the city of Nashville in Davidson County, Tennessee. It is owned by the Metropolitan Nashville Airport Authority.

The FBO is Contour Aviation. Conveniently located minutes away from Downtown Nashville, this newly renovated airport is just on the west side of Nashville and boasts the best GA alternative to BNA. Our FBO service professionals are prepared to meet your every need.

EJOPA will be providing transportation from Contour Aviation to the Hilton Nashville Downtown on Tuesday and Wednesday, May 15th & 16th from 11:00am to 7:00pm. If you arrive at any other times, you are responsible for your own transportation.

On Sunday, May 20th, EJOPA will again be providing transportation from the Hilton Nashville Downtown to Contour Aviation from 6:30am to 11:30am. Again, if you are departing at any other times than those above, you will be responsible for your own transportation. Rental cars are available at Contour Aviation, please contact them for pricing at 615.350.5000

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Frequently Asked Questions

Do I have to be a member to register?

You must be an EJOPA member to register. Click here to join before registering.

What does the registration fee cover?

The registration fee covers all food and non-alcoholic beverages from Wednesday night through Sunday morning. It also includes transportation to/from the airport and hotel, seminars, etc. You should not have any extra expenses except your room, tours and shopping.

Do I have to pay for my spouse or guests?

Yes - but we have a new lower rate for family members. The majority of the money spent on the EJOPA Convention is for food, therefore everyone must pay the registration fee.

Do I have to pay the full convention fee if only attending a portion of the convention?

It would be too difficult to come up with fees for just part of the convention. In addition, the sponsors pay a large portion of the total cost of the convention, which makes it even more difficult to come up with partial fees.

What if I have to cancel after registering?

If you cancel up to April 30th, you will receive a 100% refund. After April 30th, there are no refunds.

Do I need to rent a car for the convention?

Transportation is provided to/from the airport and hotel. If you are doing any activities on your own you may wish to rent a car through the FBO directly.

When is the best time to arrive & depart the convention?

You should arrive at the convention no later than Wednesday afternoon if you wish to make all the regular seminars, etc. The best time to depart is on Sunday between 6:30AM-12:00PM.

What is the dress code for the convention?

The dress code is “country - club casual” for every event.

Will my companion/guest have planned activities?

EJOPA and the Hilton Nashville Downtown will be offering many companion/guest activities. A companions get-acquainted luncheon is scheduled for Thursday, May 17th. The Hilton Nashville Downtown is located in the heart of Music City USA between 4th and 5th Avenues, opening to a beautifully landscaped three acre park. We will also be offering the Eclipse Companion Flying Course ground school and in-aircraft training in your plane.

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Vendor Registrations

Vendors can register online or download an offline vendor registration packet. Contact Bill Alberts Sr. @ 843-785-9358 with any questions.