As the National Business Aviation Association’s Senior Vice President for Events, Chris Strong is responsible for all aspects of planning, implementation and promotion of NBAA’s annual Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (BACE) in the United States, as well as NBAA’s international shows in Europe (EBACE) and Asia (ABACE).  Chris’ team additionally runs a series of nine conferences and regional forums annually.  Having begun his career with the National Association of Manufacturers, Chris has three decades of trade association experience, including marketing and brand strategy, membership acquisition and retention and membership database management.