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The International Aviation Womens Association (IAWA) is pleased to announce our first sponsors for the 23rd Annual Conference,

The International Aviation Womens Association (IAWA) is pleased to announce our first sponsors for the 23rd Annual Conference, which will be held in Paris at the Intercontinental Paris Le Grand Hotel on November 16-18th 2011.

The Boeing Company has generously confirmed their Diamond sponsorship. Boeing is
the world's leading aerospace company and the largest manufacturer of commercial
jetliners and military aircraft combined. Additionally, Boeing designs and manufactures
rotorcraft, electronic and defense systems, missiles, satellites, launch vehicles and
advanced information and communication systems.

GE Aviation is sponsoring the conference at the Platinum level. GE Aviation is a worldleading
provider of jet and turboprop engines, components and integrated systems for
commercial, military, business and general aviation aircraft. GE Aviation has a global
service network to support these offerings.

Sponsoring at the Platinum level as well is GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS), the
U.S. and Irish commercial aircraft financing and leasing business of GE, which has a
fleet of over 1,800 owned and managed aircraft with approximately 245 airlines in over
75 countries. GECAS offers a wide range of aircraft types and financing options,
including operating leases and secured debt financing, and also provides productivity
solutions including spare engine leasing, spare parts financing and management. GECAS,
a unit of GE Capital, has offices in 23 cities around the world.

Condon & Forsyth LLP has generously offered a Gold sponsorship. A preeminent
leader in the field of aviation law, Condon & Forsyth LLP has represented international
airlines and their insurers since the beginning of commercial aviation. Its partners have
served as lead counsel for airlines and manufacturers in litigation arising from numerous
air disasters.

Jackson Walker is also providing a Gold sponsorship. Jackson Walker is a full-service,
Texas-based law firm with a national presence and a global reach. For more than 50
years, Jackson Walker has maintained a substantial practice in aviation law, representing
aviation insurers, major airlines, business and general aviation clients, airports, and
manufacturers of aircraft, aircraft engines and component parts.

Another of our valued Gold sponsors is NBAA. Founded in 1947 and based in
Washington, DC, the National Business Aviation Association, Inc. (NBAA) is the
leading organization for companies that rely on general aviation aircraft to help make
their businesses more efficient, productive and successful. The Association represents
more than 8,000 Member Companies and provides more than 100 products and services
to the business aviation community, including the NBAA Annual Meeting & Convention,
the world's largest civil aviation trade show.

United Continental Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: UAL), also a Gold sponsor this year, is the
holding company for both United Airlines and Continental Airlines. Together with
United Express, Continental Express and Continental Connection, these airlines operate
an average of 5,820 flights a day to 373 airports on six continents from their hubs in
Chicago, Cleveland, Denver, Guam, Houston, Los Angeles, New York/Newark Liberty,
San Francisco, Tokyo and Washington, D.C. United and Continental are members of Star
Alliance, which offers 21,000 daily flights to 1,160 airports in 181 countries.

Submitted: 07/08/11
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