In 1990, our first event was held in Provincetown, Mass., and it included a handful of gay pilots. Communication was by telephone, and members were identified by having an airplane on their shirt. During that time, members risked losing their job or being discharged from the military if they were outed as gay.

This eventually evolved into a national organization, and we're excited to continue to celebrate that legacy at the 2018 Cape Cod Classic, which will be held from Sept. 13-16, 2018 in Provincetown, Mass.


Sponsors

Take advantage of exposure to thousands of people in our aviation community!

With an average salary of over $160,000, NGPA is an excellent opportunity for marketing exposure and mutually-beneficial corporate sponsorship. Partnerships with companies like yours are what the global LGBT aviation community needs to make aviation a safe, fun, and equal place.

If you would like more information, or would like to become a corporate sponsor, please contact NGPA President David Pettet.


WINGS FINANCIAL CREDIT UNION
The Cape Cod Dinner banquet is sponsored by Wings Financial Credit Union, a NGPA Diamond-level sponsor. Wings Financial Credit Union is a member-owned financial cooperative proving outstanding service and value to its 220,000 members worldwide. Wings ranks among the nation’s top 30 credit unions at $4.5 billion in assets and is the largest credit union in Minnesota.

Wings members enjoy some of the nation’s best savings and lending rates, convenient mobile and online access, over 60,000 surcharge free ATMs, and 17 branch locations throughout the Minneapolis-St. Paul metro area, plus offices in Atlanta, Detroit, Orlando and Seattle.

Founded in 1938, Wings membership has grown from serving the employees of a single airline to those working in the U.S. aviation industry nationwide as well as residents of the Minneapolis-St. Paul and Seattle-Tacoma metro areas. To learn more, visit wingsfinancial.com.

AIRCRAFT OWNERS AND PILOTS ASSOCIATION (AOPA)
The Queen and Princess of the Fleet Contest is sponsored by the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association, a NGPA Gold-level sponsor.

The AOPA team, operating out of offices in Frederick, Maryland, Washington, DC, and Wichita, Kansas, exists to protect and to grow the incredible privilege that they call general aviation. Whether it is through educating the public about the fun and the utility that aircraft can provide, preparing resources and training material to enhance the skills of pilots everywhere, or advocating for aviation within government agencies—it is their job to maintain the strength and vitality of the flying community. Their mission is to ensure that the sky remains within reach of everyone who dreams of becoming a pilot. Learn more at aopa.org.

BAREFOOT WINE
Wine selections at the Cape Cod Dinner Banquet are sponsored by Barefoot Wine, who who for more than 25 years has danced, poured wine and, most recently, celebrated marriage equality with the LGBT community. Barefoot wine looks back at the footprints we've made with the LGBT community with nothing but PRIDE. Learn more at www.barefootwine.com.

ENDEAVOR AIR
Transportation from the Provincetown Municipal Airport on Saturday, Sept. 15 is sponsored by Endeavor Air, a NGPA Platinum Sponsor. Learn more at www.endeavorair.com.

GIFFORD HOUSE INN
The Porchside Bar, Gifford House Inn, and Watership Inn are pleased to sponsor the 2018 Cape Cod Classic. Both the Gifford House Inn and their sister property, the Watership Inn, are offering a 10 percent discount to all NGPA members for the Cape Cod Classic weekend. Call 508.487.0688 or 508.487.0094 to book.

GOJET AIRLINES
Keynote speaker Captain Barrington Irving, who will present on Saturday, Sept. 15, is sponsored by GoJet Airlines, a NGPA Gold-level Sponsor. Learn more about GoJet at gojetairlines.com.

HARPOON/HARPOON HELPS
Local beer selections at the Cape Cod Dinner Banquet are graciously sponsored by Harpoon Brewery’s Harpoon Helps Program. Learn more at www.harpoonhelps.com.

PIEDMONT AIRLINES
The fourth annual NGPA 5K Race and Fun Run, which will be held on Sunday, Sept. 16, is sponsored by Piedmont Airlines, a NGPA Diamond-level sponsor. Learn more at piedmont-airlines.com.

PROVINCETOWN TOURISM FUND
The Provincetown Tourism Fund supports events that attracts visitors for the purpose of enhancing the economic base of Provincetown’s tourism industry, allowing the visitor to experience the many facets of Provincetown and promote re-visitation while being consistent with the culture and heritage of Provincetown. Learn more at provincetowntourismoffice.org.

TOTAL INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT
NGPA Flight Deck members will be treated to a special reception on Saturday, Sept. 15 sponsored in part by Total Investment Management, a NGPA Gold-level sponsor. Learn more at timgt.com.

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