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MEDIA ADVISORY: GAMA to Host 2022 State of the Industry Press Conference

GAMA NEWS 22-4 For Immediate Release: Jan 19, 2022


Jan 19, 2022
Contact: Andre Castro

MEDIA ADVISORY: GAMA to Host 2022 State of the Industry Press Conference

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) will host its annual State of the Industry Press Conference on February 23, 2022, at 1:00 p.m. ET at the National Press Club, in Washington D.C. During this event, GAMA will announce the 2021 year-end aircraft shipment and billing numbers for the global general and business aviation industry, provide some industry updates and host a panel discussion with industry leaders on the issues important to general aviation.

WHAT: GAMA State of the Industry Press Conference and Panel Discussion
WHO: GAMA members, including:
Michael Amalfitano –  GAMA Chair; President and CEO of Embraer Executive Jets
Eric Hinson – GAMA Vice Chair;  CEO of SimCom International
Maria Della Posta – GAMA Communications Committee Chair; President of Pratt & Whitney Canada
Omer Bar-Yohay – Founder and Board Member of Eviation
Phil Straub – Executive Vice President, Managing Director – Aviation at Garmin International
Pete Bunce – GAMA President and CEO
WHEN: Wednesday, February 23, 2022, from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. ET
WHERE: The National Press Club, Ballroom
529 14th Street, NW, 13th Floor
Washington, DC 20045
REGISTER: To register visit –

Please note that by order of the Mayor of Washington, D.C., the National Press Club will be implementing the following COVID-19 safety protocols (subject to change):

  • VaxDC: Vaccination Entry Requirement – verification that patrons are vaccinated against COVID-19. Paper documentation or photo image will be required.
  • Indoor Mask Mandate – masks must be worn over the nose and mouth except while actively eating and drinking, presenting, or taking photos.

For additional information about the COVID-19 safety guidelines in place at the National Press Club, please visit

For those unable to attend in-person, a live video feed will be made available on GAMA’s YouTube page.

For additional information, please contact Andre Castro, GAMA Director of Communications, at





GAMA is an international trade association representing over 100 of the world’s leading manufacturers of general aviation airplanes and rotorcraft, engines, avionics, components and related services. GAMA’s members also operate repair stations, fixed based operations, pilot and maintenance training facilities and manage fleets of aircraft. For more information, visit GAMA’s website at

Communications Director:
Andre Castro:
General Aviation Manufacturers Association
Headquarters: (+1) 202-393-1500
European Office: (+32) 2 550-3900

GAMA exists to foster and advance the general welfare, safety, interests, and activities of the global business and general aviation industry. This includes promoting a better understanding of general aviation manufacturing, maintenance, repair, and overhaul and the important role these industry segments play in economic growth and opportunity, and in serving the critical transportation needs of communities, companies, and individuals worldwide.