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The TAI 47th National Convention

August 9, 2018

| $375

Tuskegee Airmen, Inc. (TAI) makes it’s triennial visit to the bright lights of Las Vegas for the 47th Annual Convention under the theme “Excellence Overcomes All Obstacles”. This return to the
“Silver State” marks the 69th anniversary of the 332nd’s historic conventional (propeller) class triumph at the then-new United States Air Force’s first-ever Weapons Meet in 1949, as well as
celebrating the accomplishments of the Tuskegee Aviation Experience. In commemoration of this great milestone, a vast array of attendees – surviving Tuskegee Experience participants,
organizational members, military, and government personnel, as well as history enthusiasts and the general public, are all expected to attend to conduct business, network and engage in career
developing workshops and seminars, and celebrate the legacy of the Tuskegee Airmen.

General Sessions/Workshops: In addition to the annual meeting of the membership of TAI, there will be a series of skill-based (leadership/development training) sessions to discuss topics
facing organizational chapters and enhance internal management, processes and procedures.

Military Forums/Presentations: Concurrent with TAI functions and sessions, a series of targeted military forums and presentations are planned, relating to professional development and leadership as well as increasing minority participation in aviation, aerospace, and technology,

Special Events: Tuskegee Airmen, Inc. will host an array of special events during the convention with keynote speaker luncheons, multiple informational breakout sessions organized by topic
tracks, STEM-related youth activities, and corporate, military and vendor exhibits.

Exhibition Hall: Tuskegee Airmen, Inc. (TAI) will host an Exhibition Hall throughout the convention that will contain corporate, military, educational and informational exhibitors and
vendors displaying leading-edge capabilities, information, and merchandise. The Exhibition Hall will be open on Thursday, August 9 – 11, 2018 and remain open throughout each day of the

Grand Gala Banquet: The crowning event of the convention will be the Grand Gala held in the Capitol Ballroom. This formal multi-course dinner is attendee’s most-highly anticipated event
during which Tuskegee Airmen, Inc. honors individuals, organizations, and companies for their exemplary support of TAI and its goals and objectives. The gala also includes recognition of the
organization’s esteemed Brigadier General Noel F. Parrish Award and recently established Lemuel R. Custis Outstanding Service Award honorees.


August 9, 2018


TAI Convention 2018/REG


JW Marriott Las Vegas Resort and Spa
221 North Rampart Boulevard, Las Vegas, NV 89145 United States
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