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OBAP 46th

Annual Conference

Presented by

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It's time for ReYOUnion - OBAP’s 2022 Annual Conference. We’re excited to host you in sunny Phoenix, Arizona, for three days designed to help you reconnect with friends and colleagues, renew your commitment to personal and professional development and our organization’s mission, and restore in a scenic, relaxing environment surrounded by a supportive community that feels just like family. 

This year’s event includes a host of notable industry speakers, aerospace professional development workshops, networking opportunities, scholarship presentations, and a career exhibit hall with dozens of participating carriers and companies!

As you register, you’ll have the opportunity to customize your conference experience to ensure you make the most of your time in Phoenix. We can’t wait to see you face-to-face as we build community, create connections and celebrate our achievements. See you at the ReYOUnion!  

SAVE THE DATE

August 10th-12th, 2022

When:

August 10-12, 2022

Where:

PHOENIX, ARIZONA

When:

August 10-12, 2022

Welcome to ReYOUnion - OBAP’s 2022 Conference. We’re excited to host you in sunny Phoenix, Arizona, for three days designed to allow you to reconnect with friends and colleagues, renew your commitment to personal and professional development and our organization’s mission, and restore in a scenic, relaxing environment surrounded by a supportive community.

Where:

PHOENIX, ARIZONA

at the SHERATON GRAND AT WILD HORSE PASS

At Sheraton Grand at Wild Horse Pass, an authentic experience in the American Southwest awaits you. Situated in the foothills of the Sierra Estrella Mountain Range and alongside the Gila River, this stunning resort marries natural beauty with modern elegance and ensures a stay you wont soon forget

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Registration

ReYOUnion Registration Levels:

Basic Registration

Basic registration includes:

  • The ReYOUnion Welcome Reception
  • Session and exhibit hall access

Early Bird Registration - (ends July 15):
OBAP Member Basic: $400
Non-member Basic: $500

Standard Registration - (begins July 16):
OBAP Member Basic: $450
Non-member Basic: $550

Full Registration

Full registration includes:

  • Session and exhibit hall access
  • Continental breakfast Thursday and Friday
  • ReYOUnion Welcome Reception
  • Leadership Luncheon
  • Membership Celebration Luncheon
  • Wednesday grab ’n go lunch
  • ReYOUnion White Party
  • OBAP Awards Gala

Early Bird Registration - (ends July 15):
OBAP Member Full: $575
Non-member Full: $675

Standard Registration - (begins July 16):
OBAP Member Full: $625
Non-member Full: $725

Student Registration

Student registration is available only for students enrolled either full or part-time in a college or technical program. Enrollment will be verified at check-in.

Student registration includes:

  • Exhibit hall access
  • Student-track sessions
  • Student breakfast Thursday and Friday
  • ReYOUnion Welcome Reception
  • OBAP Awards Gala

Student Registration - $150

One-day Event Pass

One-day event pass includes session and exhibit hall access only and will be allocated as space is available on-site.

 

Enhance your Reyounion experience with these conference add-ons.

Official ReYOUnion T-shirt - $25

Raising Horizons Allyship Seminar  - $40
proceeds from this exclusive seminar support OBAP youth programming.

Sponsor a Student - $75 and up
Support the next generation of aerospace professionals. Sponsor registration for an OBAP Collegiate Student.

 

Meal Add-ons:

Continental Breakfast

Available from 7:30 - 8:30 AM ONLY. Schedule subject to change without notice.
Breakfast - Day 2 - $35
Breakfast - Day 3 - $35

Plated Lunches:

Leadership Luncheon - Day 1 - $75
Membership Celebration Luncheon - Day 2 - $75

 

Grab 'n Go Lunches:

Grab ‘n Go Lunch - Day 1 -  $55
Grab ‘n Go Lunch - Day 2 - $55
Grab ‘n Go Lunch - Day 3 - $45

Awards Gala - $160
Includes plated dinner and two complimentary beverage tickets.

Child Awards Gala - $55
For attendees 12 or younger only.

ReYOUnion White Party Admission - $60
Includes hors d'oeuvres and two complimentary beverage tickets.

ReYOUnion Welcome Reception Admission - $70
Includes dinner and one complimentary beverage ticket

 
 
 
 
 

Accomodations

ReYOUnion Host Hotel

Sheraton Grand at Wild Horse Pass - $115/night plus taxes and fees

There's something for every member of the family at the Sheraton Grand Resort at Wild Horse Pass. Splash around in one of our four pools with waterfalls and a 111-foot waterslide. Discover horseback riding at the Koli EquestrianCenter with lessons, trail rides, and outdoor events. For our younger guests, our Sheraton Adventure Club offers daily activities including exclusive Native American cultural programming. For a more active adventure, experience our tennis courts and extensive jogging/walking trails. Or enjoy a boat ride to Rawhide Ranch or Whirlwind Golf Club on the2 1/2-mile river that surrounds the resort.

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Agenda & Activities

ReYOUnion 2022 is your opportunity to build connections that will last a lifetime. During this three-day event you can:

  • Reconnect with friends and colleagues and build lifelong relationships
  • Renew your commitment to personal and professional development through engaging, educational sessions and one-on-one networking with top companies and carriers
  • Relax and restore in a scenic environment surrounded by a supportive community of peers

The following schedule of events is tentative and subject to change:

Tuesday, August 9, 2022

TimeEventDescription
12:00 - 5:00 PMSponsor/Exhibitor check-in and booth set-up 
4:00 - 7:00 PMRegistrant check-in 
   

Wednesday, August 10, 2022

TimeEventDescription
6:00 AM - 7:00 PMRegistrant check-in 
7:00 AM - 3:00 PMCollegiate Programming presented by FedExInspiring, interactive sessions for OBAP Collegiate Members.
8:30 AMNew Member OrientationWelcome to OBAP! If you're new to the organization or are simply looking for ways to get involved, this session, led by OBAP volunteers, is the perfect place to start!
9:00 AMExhibit Hall Opening and Opening AdressJoin OBAP leaders, sponsors, and exhibitors for the opening ceremony marking the beginning of the 2022 OBAP Annual Conference.
12:00 PMGrab 'n Go Lunch presented by JetBlueFlight just landed? No problem! Grab a bite and mix and mingle during an informal lunch presented by JetBlue.
2:00 PMDevelopment Session:
Pilot Hiring Prep 101: What you need to know to get the CJO
facilitated by Spitfire Elite and presented by Envoy Air
Spitfire Elite is led by a team of professionally-trained pilot interview coaches who have helped hundreds of pilots and industry professionals successfully navigate the most difficult interview processes at Fortune 500 companies. Join this interactive session to get the basics of what hiring personnel is looking for so you can stand ahead of the competition.
3:00 PMDevelopment Session:
Roots and Wings: Developing a Health and Wellness Plan for Life presented by SkyWest
In a high-stress career, managing your mental health is the key to wellness and success. This session will explore ways to identify emotions around stressful situations and provide resources to support mental health and wellness at every stage of life.
4:00 PMReYOUnion Welcome Reception presented by DeltaKick-off your ReYOUnion experience during this casual meet-and-greet. Connect with old friends and build new connections over small bites and beverages.
   

Thursday, August 11, 2022

TimeEventDescription
7:00 AMMorning Mindfulness and ManifestationRenew and restore during this guided mindfulness and manifestation session.
7:00 AM - 3:00 PMCollegiate Programming presented by FedExInspiring, interactive sessions for OBAP Collegiate Members.
7:30 - 8:30 AMContinental Breakfast 
8:30 AMNew Member OrientationWelcome to OBAP! If you're new to the organization or are simply looking for ways to get involved, this session, led by OBAP volunteers, is the perfect place to start!
8:00 AMDevelopment Session:
Speed Mentoring: Making Connections that Matter presented by SkyWest
Reaching your career goals requires a strong, supportive network. Join leadership, strategy, and organizational change coach, Robin Weinick to learn the tools you need to build powerful connections that will launch your career.
8:00 AM - 2:00 PMYouth Day presented by United Airlines and United Aviate AcademyPhoenix-area youth become Aviate cadets for the day and enjoy hands-on activities and exposure at the United Aviate Academy. Youth Day admission is by invitation only.
8:30 - 10:30Exhibit Hall Open 
10:30 AMGeneral Meeting presented by UPS 
12:00 PMLeadership Luncheon presented by FedExJoin FedEx and OBAP as we honor industry trailblazers during our 2022 Leadership Luncheon.
2:00 PMRaising Horizons Allyship Panel presented by PSA AirlinesBeing an ally is more than just a popular HR term. To be truly effective, Allyship requires leadership, meaningful engagement, long-term impact, and community support. This panel will be composed of a diverse group of speakers willing to share best practices, personal experiences, and suggestions with the audience on how to be the most effective ally in action.
2:00 - 5:00 PMExhibit Hall Open 
3:00 PMPortrait of a Leader: Developing Your Leadership Superpowers presented by Grandview AviationLeadership assessments are everywhere. The work of a strong leader, however, involves more than what an evaluation can highlight - it requires introspection and the ability to communicate about yourself in meaningful ways.

This workshop provides an opportunity for deep thinking about your beliefs and behaviors as a leader and a colleague. We’ll take an honest look at areas of growth for each participant, clarify personal values, and develop insights into how to best work with others. You’ll leave with a tool you can use to communicate the results with members of any team you’re a part of.
7:00 PMReYOUnion White Party presented by Endeavor AirAin't no party like an OBAP party! Put on your crisp whites and join old friends and new for the ReYOUnion White Party presented by Endeavor Air.
   

Friday, August 12, 2022

TimeEventDescription
7:00 AMHealth and Wellness session 
7:30 - 8:30 AMContinental Breakfast 
8:00 AM - 1:00 PMRegistrant check-in 
9:00 - 11:30 AMExhibit Hall Open 
8:00 AMLeadership Panel Discussion: Navigating the C-Suite presented by SouthwestEvery day you dedicate hours of your precious time to strive for success. You aren’t trying to just be good, but to be great – and that pursuit of greatness can be overwhelming and exhausting, especially in today’s chaotic world. But it doesn’t have to be this way.
Learn firsthand from industry-leading executives how to harness your highest potential and navigate corporate minefields to land the leadership role you’ve been working for.
12:00 PMMembership Celebration Luncheon presented by SouthwestOBAP members are the lifeblood of the organization. Join Southwest and OBAP as we celebrate OBAP excellence.
1:00 - 3:00 PMExhibit Hall Open 
7:30 PMOBAP Awards Gala presented by American AirlinesThe festivities continue during the OBAP Awards Gala presented by American Airlines. This formal celebration recognizes 46 years of OBAP history and salutes those leading the way into the future.
 
 
 
 
 

Sponsors & Exhibitors

The following sponsors and exhibitors will be on-site during ReYOUnion (list is subject to change without notice):

  • American Airlines
  • American Credit Union
  • Alaska Airlines
  • Delta Air Lines
  • Endeavor Air
  • FedEx Express
  • FlexJet
  • JetBlue Airlines
  • Southwest Airlines
  • United Airlines
  • UPS
  • U.S. Air Force
  • Wings Financial Credit Unition
  • Envoy Air
  • Frontier Airlines
  • JSX Airlines
  • PSA Airlines
  • XOJet
  • Allegiant Air
  • Airline Pilots Association
  • Air Wisconsin
  • Avelo Airlines
  • Breeze Airways
  • Connect Airlines
  • Coradine Aviation Systems
  • Executive Jet Management
  • FAA
  • GoJet Airlines
  • Grandview Aviation
  • Jet Edge
  • Lift Academy
  • Mesa Airlines
  • Mission Aviation Fellowship
  • National Gay Pilots Association
  • Professional Asian Pilots Association
  • Silver Airlines
  • SkyWest
  • Sun Country Airlines
  • Spitfire Elite
  • Prosoft Binders
  • Raven Career Development
  • Republic Airways
  • USA Jet Airlines
  • University of North Dakota Aerospace
  • West Michigan University
  • Women in Aviation International
 
 
 
 

Honors & Awards

We want to celebrate YOU during our 2022 annual conference. To apply for recognition, or nominate someone else, please complete the honors and awards form no later than July 10, 2022An active OBAP membership is required for recognition.

COVID Safety

Health and Safety:

An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present. COVID-19 is an extremely contagious disease that can lead to severe illness and death. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, senior citizens and guests with underlying medical conditions are especially vulnerable. Although the OBAP has instituted reasonable practices in an attempt to lessen or reduce the spread of COVID-19, OBAP cannot guarantee that you will never get exposed to the virus or get sick from it. By attending the 2022 ReYOUnion Annual Conference, you voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19.

The safety and well-being of our members, attendees, exhibitors, and sponsors is always our number one priority. Vaccination against COVID-19 is required and will be verified at check-in. Face masks are suggested indoors. Hand sanitizer will be available throughout the event and masks are available upon request at the registration desk. Attendees unable to produce proof of vaccination during check-in will not be granted event access and may forfeit registration fees.

 

Celebrating Our Sponsors

CHAMPION

LEGACY

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SUSTAINER

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DEVELOPER

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BOOSTER

CONNECTOR

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PATRON

SUPPORTER

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2022 Conference Exhibitors

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