5:00pm until 7:00pm

Meet and greet in a casual atmosphere

Dress: Business Casual
Program is subject to change, but we are pleased to offer you an outline of presentations which includes two networking breaks and a one hour lunch break.


7:30am - 8:30am

CONFERENCE (w/ morning & afternoon breaks)

8:00am - 5:00pm


12:00pm - 1:00pm


6:00pm - 10:00pm

Dress: Business Casual


President, International Council of Air Shows

Topic: Top Ten Ideas for Air Show Professionals; a Perspective from the Home Office

Larry Schleser

USAF Air Combat Command

Topic: ACC Aerial Event Updates

Lieutenant Colonel Giuseppe “Joe” Stavale

Provost Marshal, Marine Corps Air Station Miramar
Miramar Air Show

Topic: Managing Security & Mitigating Risks for Air Shows


Aviation Safety Inspector, Federal Aviation Administration

Topic: 8900.1 Changes, FSDO Expectations of Air Show Organizations and Performers

John Collver

Professional Senior Warbird Peformer and ACE
Warbird Air Shows

Topic: Air Shows...the last 35 Years as I've seen it

Ed Downum

Air Show Eddie
Airshow 1 Consulting

Topic: Lessons Learned as an Event Organizer

Bill Cornick

Air Show Pilot, ACE
Master CFI & CFI-A

Topic: ACE Program Updates and Pending Changes


Business Owner, Aerobatic Pilot, Engineer and Author

Topic: Selling the Industry to Strangers


Air Show Pilot, Aeronautical Engineer, and A&P IA

Topic: How Air Show Producers Can Make Performers Happy

more to follow...

Boarding at 6pm

POC for the Cruise will be Ed Downum.
He will contact you 2 weeks prior for your menu selection.

Your Cruise Includes:
  3 Hour Yacht Cruise on the San Diego Bay
  3 Course seated dinner
  Boarding glass of Champagne or Sparkling Cider
  Complementary Coffee and Hot Tea
  DJ w/ Music and Dancing
  Bay views that change with each dinner course


Business casual to dressy casual attire is recommended. For men, slacks or khaki pants, and a collared shirt with or without a jacket; for women slacks or skirt, with a collared shirt, or dress. We request no jeans, shorts, tank tops, flip-flops, or gym shoes on these cruises.

You may find that some guests are dressed more formally, especially those celebrating special occasions. However, attire varies from comfortable shorts to the more formal. Bring along a light jacket or wrap as it may get a bit breezy on the outer decks.

What time do I board the ship?
Boarding time is usually 30 minutes prior to departure for all cruises. Please check your boarding time when making your reservation.

Is smoking allowed?
Smoking is allowed on the outside decks only with the exception of Harbor Tours, Sights & Sips, Barefoot Music Cruises, and Whale Watching Cruises. Please dispose of all refuse in proper receptacles. Do not throw anything into the water. Please help us keep our harbors clean.

Dress: Warm. San Diego will be beautful and warm by day, but turn cool and breezy by night. Bring a jacket.


1355 N. Harbor Dr. San Diego, 92101
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Enjoy all that this city has to offer from our San Diego bayfront hotel, conveniently located just minutes from everything. Wyndham San Diego Bayside offers newly enhanced accommodations with modern conveniences, like an activities and tours concierge, complimentary Wi-Fi and a poolside gym. Opposite San Diego Bay, this waterfront hotel is 0.9 miles from the Gaslamp Quarter, 3.4 miles from Balboa Park and 7 miles from SeaWorld San Diego.

The relaxed, airy rooms come with free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs with premium channels and coffeemakers. They also include desks, ergonomic chairs and furnished balconies, while suites add separate living areas and pull-out sofas.

There are 3 restaurants, including a steakhouse. Other amenities include an outdoor pool, a poolside gym and 27,000 sq ft of meeting space, plus a business center. There's a free airport shuttle. Segway and bike rentals are available.

Does Wyndham San Diego Bayside have parking fees?
Located on the waterfront, our San Diego hotel offers convenient guest parking for $29 a night and valet parking for $40 a day. Leave the car here and walk to the beach, downtown, restaurants, shopping, and the harbor, as well as the Cruise Ship Terminal and San Diego Convention Center. We also offer bike and Segway rentals so you can explore and get around town.

Does the hotel have an airport shuttle?
Yes we do. Wyndham San Diego Bayside offer a complimentary shuttle to San Diego International Airpiort. Our free shuttle goes to and from the airport daily, every 15 minutes from 5:00 am - 9:00 am, then every half hour from 9:00 am - 12 am.

Does the hotel offer breakfast?
Guests of the Wyndham San Diego Bayside can wake up to breakfast at Hazelwood's Deli & Cafe. Located in the Wyndham complex, Hazelwood's offers a menu of delicious breakfast foods with sweeping view of San Diego Bay. You can grab breakfast to go or enjoy it in bed with in-room dining starting at 5:00 am.

Does the hotel offer restaurants and bars?
Yes. The Wyndham San Diego Bayside complex offers wonderful dining experiences. Savor perfectly cooked steaks and seafood at Ruth's Chris Steakhouse, or enjoy American comfort food with beautiful bay views at Hazelwood's Bayside Cafe. You can also grab casual fare at the Lobby Grab -n- Go, or dine on your room's balcony overlooking the bay with in-room dining from 5:00 am to 11:00 pm.

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