AIR CARE 2014

This conference is over and was great!   However we are archiving the conference information below for future reference.  Enjoy!

 

AIR CARE 2014 CONFERENCE

Friday and Saturday April 25-26, 2014

Wings Field and Blue Bell, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

 

Hosted by:

Angel Flight East

Come enjoy Air Care 2014, two great days with your charitable aviation friends and colleagues in beautiful Blue Bell (Philadelphia), PA!  Read about the main conference events and topics below.  And the final detailed conference schedule will be out soon so be sure you are on our Mailing List - use the link at the bottom of this page.   We do encourage you to make your hotel reservations and travel plans as soon as possible.
 

Hotel for ACA 2014 Conference

Normandy Farms Hotel & Conference Center http://normandyfarm.com/ will be the site of our 2014 conference.  A special ACA rate of $129.00 per night will be available from Thursday, April 24th thru Sunday, the 27th.  We strongly suggest you arrive on Thursday and join the early arrivers for Dinner and Drinks and an enjoyable day of local excursions on Friday.  Hotel block rate deadline is March 31 !

See the Hotel reservation information below for our discounted block room rates and event registration forms.

PLEASE MAKE YOUR RESERVATIONS AS SOON AS POSSIBLE
THE BLOCK OF ROOMS IS LIMITED!


CONFERENCE SCHEDULE & REGISTRATION FORM

THURSDAY, APRIL 24

Dinner and drinks for early arrivers– Tamarindo’s Mexican Restaurant  

FRIDAY, APRIL 25 

Special Excursions: The Angel Flight East team is happy to organize outings to local points of interest on Friday, April 25th, including:

  • The Tastes of Philadelphia:  Indulge in an authentic Philly Cheesesteak at the famous Geno’s or Pat’s ; check out the offerings at the famous Reading Terminal Marker
  • Philly Arts:  See the world famous Barnes collection and neighboring Museum of Art and Franklin Institute Science Musuem
  • Historic Philadelphia (1)  Downtown:  Visit Independence Mall and see the National Constitution Center, Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell
  • Historic Philadelphia  (2)  Valley Forge National Park

Please note your preferences on the Registration Form and we will make arrangements and provide details prior to the conference.  Other information regarding Philadelphia events and sights can be found at http://www.visitphilly.com/

Opening Reception:  In the evening visit with your friends and colleagues from public benefit flying organizations from across the country and enjoy refreshments and libations.

SATURDAY, APRIL 26

The theme of this year’s conference is Embracing the Future of Public Benefit Flying

In addition to VIP speakers welcoming us to Philadelphia and regaling us at the closing banquet, we will have speakers and panels covering a variety of topics, including:

  • Engaging the Millennial Generation
  • The Changing Landscape of Healthcare
  • The Future of Pilots and Airports
  • Technology and Social Media
  • An advanced web based scheduling system
  • And More!

There will also be a break-out session over lunch for current VPOIDS scheduling system users

SATURDAY EVENING

Cocktail Hour Hosted by Air Care Alliance:  Philadelphia Aviation Country Club

Closing Banquet:  Philadelphia Aviation Country Club, at the historic Wings Field, birthplace of AOPA
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GETTING THERE:

The Normandy Farms Hotel & Conference Center is located at 1401 Morris Road in beautiful Blue Bell, PA 19422

For those flying commercially:        

The following airports are all within an hour’s drive of the conference center and all have rental cars available:

Philadelphia International Airport – PHL (Philadelphia, PA)
    Alternate Ground Transportation:  The airport train is very convenient and goes right from the terminals to the 30th St. Station downtown where one can get a ticket and transfer to the R5 Lansdale/Doylestown line, and travel to Gywnedd Station.  The hotel van should be able to pick attendees up there.  The train ride through Philadelphia takes about an hour overall.
     The Tropiano Airport Shuttle is also available from PHL to the hotel. Call 215-616-8500215-616-8500.

Lehigh Valley International Airport - ABE (Allentown, PA)

Trenton Mercer Airport – TTN (Trenton, NJ)

New Castle Airport – ILG (Wilmington, DE)

For those flying privately:

Wings Field (KLOM) in Blue Bell, PA is only 4 miles from the conference center.

***Angel Flight East may be able to arrange ground transportation from Wings Field for those who need it.  Please send your arrival info to missions@angelflighteast.org


HOTEL - book by March 31 deadline for block discount.

Hotel reservations may be made by calling Normandy Farm at 215-616-8500215-616-8500 A deeply discounted room block is reserved under “Angel Flight East”.  PLEASE BOOK EARLY – ROOMS ARE LIMITED and block will be RELEASED at close of business March 31, 2014.


AIR CARE 2014 Registration Form - book by April 4 or email for late booking info and cost.

1) Print this form, complete it and send it to the address below;

2) Include your check payable to Air Care Alliance or pay via credit card/paypal as indicated below.


Registrant/Contact Name:                      Group and/or Affiliation(s):    

                                                                                                          

Phone:                                                   Email Address:                                                                    

Registrations must be received by April 4, 2014
Please list attendees below and check off activities in which they will participate.

Dinner at Tamarindo’s is your RSVP for Thursday's no host dinner (Order & Pay on own)       

 Attendee Name Email Address Thursday
Tamarindo’s
no host
Saturday
Conference
  $90
Saturday
Dinner
  $50
 
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THE FRIDAY RECEPTION is hosted

# __________ x  $90 per person REGISTRATION FEE =   $____________

# __________ x  $50 per person SATURDAY EVENING BANQUET = $______________

Grand Total $____________

I am paying by:     ____ check          _____ credit card/PayPal

Please indicate any activity that would be of interest for you and your group (please number in order of preference):

# _______ Tastes of Philadelphia to indulge in an authentic Philly Cheesesteak
                   at the famous Geno’s or  Pat’s

# _______ Philly Arts tour including Barnes collection

# _______ Historic Philadelphia  (1)  Downtown

# _______ Historic Philadelphia  (2)  Valley Forge National Park

Please mail this completed form and any payments to this address OR fax or pdf the form then mail any payment or pay using your credit card or PayPal account, below.

AIR CARE 2014 Registrar
c/o Angel Flight Soars
Dekalb-Peachtree Airport
2000 Airport Road, Ste 227
Atlanta, GA 30341

Or: FAX to 815-572-9192 or email PDF to mail@aircareall.org

You may be able to fold the form so the address shows in a window envelope 

Include your check payable to Air Care Alliance or Pay via Credit Card / PayPal here:
You may s
end Credit Card and payment information to PayPal using this button. 
For cards click on the "Don't Have a PayPal Account" link if card options do not appear:

Please indicate your name and group and Air Care 2014 when paying.


Provide any additional comments below or on other side of page.

Thank you!  If you have additional questions please contact us at mail@aircareall.org

Normandy Farms

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