2023 CBAA Convention & Exhibition - Sunwest Aviation
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2023 CBAA

2023 CBAA Convention & Exhibition


Sunwest Aviation had the distinct privilege of hosting the Canadian Business Aviation Association (CBAA)‘s Exhibit and Static Display at our Calgary based FBO. The event proved to be an outstanding success, further bolstering the momentum of growth within the Canadian Aviation Industry.

We were honored to play a pivotal role in this influential gathering, which brought together key stakeholders and industry leaders from across the country. Our state-of-the-art facilities provided a spectacular venue for showcasing the latest aircraft, cutting-edge technologies, and innovative solutions in business aviation.

We extend our heartfelt gratitude to all the attendees, exhibitors, and partners who made this event an unparalleled success. Here’s to a bright future filled with endless possibilities for Canada’s aviation sector!

CBAA 2023 Summary

Fly into the future with the CBAA and Sunwest Aviation at the 2023 CBAA Convention and Exhibition on July 11-13. The 2023 CBAA convention will feature exciting speakers, educational discussions, and world class aircraft, along with ample opportunities to enjoy Western Canadian hospitality while building relationships and strengthening Canada’s aviation Industry.

As the Diamond Sponsor, Sunwest Aviation will host the Exhibition and Static Display at our Calgary International Airport based headquarters. Stop by booth 212 to test out your golf skills and connect with the Sunwest Team.

Visit the CBAA’s official page to register and for up-to-date information: CBAA 2023 Convention – Canadian Business Aviation Association (cbaa-acaa.ca)

CBAA 2023 Schedule

Thursday, July 11 – Golf & Welcome Reception

7:00AM – 3:00PM – Annual Hope Golf Tournament at The Hamptons Golf Club.
6:00PM – 9:00PM – Welcome Reception at The Westin Calgary Airport Hotel.

Wednesday, July 12 – Speaker Sessions – The Westin Calgary Airport Hotel.

07:00AM – 08:00AM – Breakfast
08:00AM – 09:15AM – Opening Keynote – Leonard Brody, The Next 730 Days
09:30AM – 10:15AM – The Future of Sustainable Practices – Brian Ripsin, Shell Aviation; Kennedy Ricci, 4Air.
10:15AM – 10:45AM – Break.
10:45AM – 12:00PM – 2023 Business Aviation Outlook – Flying into the Future: Tracking and Understanding Changes in our Sector – Greg Johnson & Shaan Bhanji, FlyEasy Software.
12:00PM – 1:30PM – Luncheon, Award Presentation, and Keynote Speakers (Chris Miles, The Calgary Airport Authority, Jasraj Singh Hallan, MP, Government Update).
01:30PM – 02:15PM – The Future of Air Navigation – Anik Bertrand, Tony Rushton & Adam Dowling, NAV CANADA.
02:15PM – 03:15PM – Emerging Issues Today & Tomorrow: A conversation and call to action to create the Future of Business Aviation
03:15PM – 03:45PM – Break.
03:45PM – 04:30PM – Closing Keynote – Shawn Kanungo, Strategy in a World of Disruption.

Thursday, July 13 – Exhibition & Static Display – Sunwest Aviation
08:30AM – 10:00AM – Breakfast Plenary: Government & Agency Update
10:00AM – 04:00PM – Exhibit & Static Display.
10:00AM – 02:00PM Innovation Theatre Presentations:

  • 10:00AM – Shell Aviation Session
  • 10:30AM – Calgary Airport Authority
  • 10:45AM – Vancouver Airport Authority
  • 11:30AM – McMillan LLP – Luxury Tax
  • 01:30PM – Harvey Law Group