BAN Announcement 12.15.2016

BAN Announcement 12.14.2016

Greetings fellow members!  Thank you all for making 2016 a great year for the Business Aviation Network.

goalsThis will be our final announcement for 2016.   In 2016 we saw increased memberships on our LinkedIn group as well as  increased membership on More important we are very pleased with the quality of the discourse and levels of participation on and LinkedIn.  If you are not yet a member of we encourage you to make it your new years resolution to become a member. is our Community HQ and central information and communication hub. allows our members to connect, network and communicate on a dynamic and robust web platform. Join  today and make 2017 the year you get connected to the business aviation community and establish yourself as a leader. Goals and objectives for 2017:

In 2017 we will build on the progress made in 2016 and hope to accomplish all the following task.

  • Double our membership! If you are not yet a member of you are missing out on a tremendous opportunity to engage with fellow business aviation professionals. We currently have 1200 registered members on Join us today!

  • The new year will see the roll-out of our new ad server.  The ad server will give you the opportunity to offer targeted ad space on If your target market is the Business Aviation industry there will be no better way to reach your audience then advertising on 

  • To stress test our new server, for a limited time, we will be offering free ad space to qualified members. Our media kit will be ready in January with further details.

  • Add more guest bloggers. Are you looking to raise your profile in the Business Aviation industry? Contributing a guest blog post on would be a great way to start. All guest blog post are exposed to all 40,000 members on LinkedIn and as well our 30,000 plus followers on social media.

  • Local groups and local group meetings. Local BAN networking events are an excellent opportunity to meet and greet your local BAN members at a fun informal networking event. If you are interested in organizing a local BAN networking event please contact

 Aviation Insight Blog:

Group member Paul Lafata has published a new blog post that offers some insight and analysis of aircraft operating cost.





 site user tip:

Tips ImagePrivacy settings: If you are a new member one of your first priorities should be to set your privacy settings to your likening. This will ensure that you are sharing only the information that you wish to share with the public or other group members.  You can set your privacy settings from your profile settings.  To view a quick video about how to change your privacy settings click here: Help-Desk

New features on

Docker menu - You may have noticed the black docker bar that appears at the top of every page. The docker bar follows you throughout the site and provides a quick and easy to navigate throughout the site, receive notifications, and manage your profile.

Pages -  We are in the  process of migrating all the directory entries to our new pages format. If you already have an entry in the old directory you do not need to do anything. Your entry will be migrated in the next few days.

Help-desk/Support forum-  Need help? or have questions about the any of the  features on Help is just a click away. Visit our Knowledge base and FAQ's to view helpful documentation about site features and functions. If you require additional assistance feel free to submit a support ticket.

Press releases, events, personal promotions and placements:

Keep our members up to date about you and your company. Send us your press releases, events, personal promotions and placements. Please submit all items to

In closing we hope all of you have had a successful and productive year and look forward to bigger and better things in 2017.


Bright Ibeawuchi -CEO/Community leader

Michael Flannelly - Group manager

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