|October 9th, 2014|
Good ideas and professional execution are the lifeblood of continuous improvement and long-term sustainability in the air show business. From marketing, sponsorship and hospitality to logistics, flight operations and volunteer management, a good idea – well executed -- can be the difference between success and failure, between making money and losing money, between long-term sustainability and a short-term failure.
Beginning this year, ICAS will recognize those kinds of ideas, developments, innovations and improvements with its ICAS Pinnacle Awards program.
Pinnacle Awards entries can be made in any area of air show operations and management. Whether it’s a new fundraising approach, an innovative solution to a nagging logistical challenge, a creative air show entertainment development or a new community partnership that changes the local dynamics for a long-established show, ICAS will recognize creative thinking, professional execution and demonstrable results. Each entry must be accompanied by a not-more-than-one page summary of the idea or program; all entries will be judged on the following criteria: principal purpose, innovation, feasibility, and project planning and documentation.
Award recipients will be recognized during an awards luncheon on Wednesday, December 10 during the ICAS Convention in Las Vegas. Entry deadline is Monday, November 17.
For information on the 2014 ICAS Pinnacle Awards and an entry form, please click here.
|September 25th, 2014|
The National Aeronautic Association announced today that Robert A. "Bob" Hoover will be the 2014 recipient of the prestigious Wright Brothers Memorial Trophy.
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|September 11th, 2014|
In accordance with Section 9, Paragraph B3a, the 2014 ICAS Nominating Committee comprised of Chairman Michael Goulian of Mike Goulian Airshows, Dan McLaren of Mach 1 Productions, Jim Peitz of Jim ... See More
|September 9th, 2014|
In recognition of the return of the ICAS Convention to the Rio All-Suites Hotel for the first time since 2008, the traditional opening reception on Monday, December 8 (sponsored once again this year ... See More
|August 21st, 2014|
The International Council of Air Shows (ICAS) Foundation announced today that it has inducted three new members into its Air Show Hall of Fame. Gene Soucy, Chuck Newcomb, and the AeroShell Aerobatic ... See More
|July 30th, 2014|
OSHKOSH, Wis. (July 30, 2014) — Fundraising began today for a trophy honoring the significant contributions of aviation legend and advocate Bob Hoover, known as “the greatest stick-and-rudder ... See More
|July 22nd, 2014|
The Blue Angels have announced the officers selected for the 2015 team. The squadron selected an executive officer, three F/A-18 demonstration pilots, an events coordination officer, two C-130 ... See More
|July 19th, 2014|
ICAS member and air show performer Michael Goulian was recently named as an AOPA Ambassador by the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association.
“Nobody conveys their passion and enthusiasm for flight ... See More
|July 17th, 2014|
In accordance with Section 9, Paragraph B of the ICAS Bylaws, ICAS Nominating Committee Chairman Michael Goulian requests that any member wishing to submit his or her name for consideration as a ... See More
|July 15th, 2014|
ICAS member and air show pilot Greg Koontz will be presented with the 2014 Bill Barber Award for Showmanship during a Tuesday, July 29 ceremony at EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. A longtime ... See More
|July 8th, 2014|
Nominations for the 2014 ICAS Foundation Air Show Hall of Fame are now open, according to Steve Oliver, Chairman of the 2014 Air Show Hall of Fame Selection Committee.
“This is an opportunity to ... See More
|May 12th, 2014|
From Brownsville, Kingsville, Louisville and Titusville to Los Angeles, Chino, Fort Worth and St. Louis, air shows throughout the country are reporting strong attendance. Whether big or small, ... See More