Events remain the cornerstone of NGPA, and we host three main annual gatherings including our coastal flagship events, the Palm Springs Winter Warm-Up and Cape Cod Classic, in addition to the NGPA Industry Expo, which has quickly grown to the nation's second-largest career-oriented aviation exhibition.

In addition to numerous local chapter events, NGPA also participates in these worldwide events:

  • Women in Aviation
  • Organization of Black Aerospace Professionals
  • EAA AirVenture (Oshkosh, Wisconsin)
  • EBACE (Geneva, Switzerland)
  • Sun 'n Fun (Lakeland, Florida)
  • NBAA's Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition
  • AOPA (various fly-ins throughout the U.S.)
  • Pride celebrations and festivals (worldwide)

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Up In the Air Webinar Series

Welcome to NGPA’s NEW webinar series meant to explore the pandemic era challenges which are facing aviation companies across the industry. Join NGPA as we sit down and take a deep dive with leaders at companies across the spectrum in aviation to discuss how their teams are managing the current environment.

These webinars are meant to inform the aviation community of happenings across the industry. This is your chance to gain insight and perspective as well as an opportunity to ask questions to these industry leaders.

Our Up in the Air webinar series is FREE to attend. Check the schedule below and be sure to register for all that you are interested in. Please note, the below schedule is subject to change, please check back regularly for updates! 

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Student Conference

2021 NGPA Student Career Development Series 

This virtual NGPA webinar-conference aims to connect student NGPA members with industry professionals in all corners of aviation. By exploring various industry career pathways through the lens of those contributing to its resiliency, this two part webinar series hopes to inspire the next generation of aviation and aerospace professionals. Participants can expect memorable, impactful, and engaging discussions surveying career paths such as airline management, customer service, business aviation, varied professional pilot tracks, analyst and consulting engagement, and rewarding opportunities available through military service. Concluding a main discussion, participants will have the opportunity to further engage with speakers in virtual breakout rooms.

Additionally, students are presented with an opportunity to exercise interview preparation skills and networking strategies through a unique opportunity to participate in a development workshop presented by NGPA partner Cage Marshall Consulting. Offered during the April webinar event only, this workshop will engage those preparing to enter the job market with insights unique to the aviation industry and overview general productive employment search skills.

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Winter Warm-Up

Warm weather, a uniquely Southwest landscape, and miles of blue skies make Palm Springs the perfect spot for a mid-winter fly-in.

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NGPA Industry Expo

The NGPA Industry Expo is the second-largest pilot recruiting and aviation networking event in the U.S. The event features keynote speakers, hundreds of ATP-qualified active airline pilots seeking employment, aviation products and services, and educational seminars for both commercial, business/corporate, and general aviation pilots.

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Cape Cod Classic

In 1990, our first event was held in Provincetown, Mass., and included just a handful of gay pilots. Set against the classic backdrop of New England, the Cape Cod Classic has grown into our flagship East Coast event and is a member favorite!

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Check out our events calendar and see what's happening in your neck of the woods. If you have something to add, please let us know!

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