Media Room

Media Room

The AOPA Aviation Summit provides a unique opportunity for journalists to gather valuable information about the latest on general aviation issues. You can learn about the latest in cutting-edge technology, take in more than 100 hours of seminars, check out the expansive Exhibit Hall with more than 400 exhibitor booths, see product demonstrations, and view the wide array of general aviation aircraft on display at Airportfest.

Media Credentials

Click here for Media Registration.

Journalists, qualified aviation bloggers, photographers, and television and radio crews attending the AOPA Aviation Summit for the express purpose of reporting on the event, along with freelance journalists on assignment for nationally recognized media outlets, may request media credentials.

Acceptance of your media credentials acknowledges that you understand and agree to all AOPA Aviation Summit media policies.

Press Conferences

Unless otherwise noted, press conferences will be held in Mesquite F of the Palm Springs Convention Center.

  • Thursday, October 11
10 a.m.-10:30 a.m. Tamarack Aerospace Group Active Winglets Upgrade for the Cirrus
10:45 a.m.-11:15 a.m. Flying Software Labs, LLC Next-Generation Flight School
11:30 a.m.-12 p.m. New Enhancements
12:30 p.m.-1 p.m. Vans Aircraft Company Update
1 p.m.-1:30 p.m. The Ninety-Nines Organization Update
1:45 p.m.-2:15 p.m. Lightspeed Aviation What’s New at Lightspeed Aviation
2:30 p.m.-3 p.m. FreeFlight Systems ADS-B Products and Current STC Competitions
3:15 p.m.-3:45 p.m. Aero & Marine Tax Professionals California Board of Equalization Is Chasing Non-California Residents
4 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Epic Aircraft  
  • Friday, October 12
10 a.m.-10:30 a.m. Varga Enterprises Certified Electronic Ignition
10:45 a.m.-11:15 a.m. New Products
11:30 a.m.-12 p.m. Mountain High Aviation Oxygen Systems Portable Oxygen System
12:30 p.m.-1 p.m. Aviation Design Revolutionizing General Aviation Interiors
1 p.m.-1:30 p.m. Spartech Polycast Polycast UV-SC UV Blocking and Solar Heat Control
1:45 p.m.-2:15 p.m. Starr Aviation Overview of Starr Aviation and Aircraft Insurance
2:30 p.m.-3 p.m. Lockheed Martin Lockheed Martin Flight Services to Announce Adverse Condition Alerting Service and Pilot Web Portal
3:15 p.m.-3:45 p.m. Scheme Designers Introduction
4 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Dog Is My CoPilot, Inc. Animal Rescue Flights Opportunities for Pilots

Refreshments for Registered Media Guests

Refreshments are available in the Media Room, Mesquite E of the Palm Springs Convention Center.

Registered media guests are invited to stop by for a light continental breakfast (Thursday through Saturday) and daily afternoon refreshments.

Displaying Your Publication

Table space for displaying your publication will be available in the Media Room. Media Room staff will replenish your supply as needed.

Media Room Equipment

AOPA will provide wireless connectivity in the Media Room for credentialed media.

Summit Sponsors

Night For Flight Sponsors

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