We may be able to register Military on short notice.

Registration closed (Please call with questions)

Dates:  February 21st-23rd, 2020

Location:  Dobbins Air Reserve Base (ARB), Marietta,

For the first time this CENTURY.......... ICAS is offering the Air Shows 101 Workshop at a regional event.

Date:  February 21st (Half Day)

*Read our FAQ section before registering.




  • Why should I attend the Summit?
    • It is an affordable option to access training opportunities nearby. Share your Best Practices and Areas of Improvement for the sustainment of the industry.
    • This is a great opportunity for regional networking.
    • It is also the first time this decade that ICAS is offering Air Shows 101 at a regional event and a perfect opportunity to get training for your air show staff closer to home.
    • This is an opportunity to come together to support one another regionally and discuss opportunities and resources that are mutually beneficial.
  • When does the Summit start?
    • The Air Shows 101 Seminar begins at 1:00 pm on Friday February 21st.
    • The Welcome Reception and Opening Remarks begin at 6:30 pm on Friday February 21st.
  • What time will we be done on Sunday?
    • We will be done at 11:00 am.
  • How will I gain access to Dobbins Air Reserve Base since I am a civilian?
    • After purchasing your ticket, email the following information for all people in your group and we will have you added to the Entry Authorization List that will be maintained at the front gate: Full Name, Date of Birth, Country of Citizenship, Driver’s License Number & State, License Plate Number and State, Make & Model of Car. Please provide for delegates and guests. 
    • Make sure you have proof of insurance when you access the base.
    • Please email all information to  No Later Than January 21st, 2020.
  • When will Early Bird pricing expire?
    • Early Bird pricing has been extended to the registration deadline (1/21 at midnight) thank to our generous sponsors.
  • Is there a discount if my organization purchases multiple tickets?
    • Yes, if you purchase 2 to 6 tickets, all will be at a $10 discount. They must be purchased together by the same organization / company. All tickets beyond 6 are purchased at the normal price.  Military tickets do not have a  multi-ticket discount as they are already heavily discounted.
  • What meals are included in the registration fee?
    • Friday: Dinner
    • Saturday: Breakfast, Lunch, & Dinner
    • Sunday: Breakfast
  • May I bring a guest?
    • Yes, Guest pricing is $105. It includes access to all meals and social events. It does not include access to the education and resource sessions.
  • Can Uber / Lyft / Taxi come on base?
    • No. They do not have access to the base. It is a short walk from the front gate to lodging (.2 miles & less than 5 minutes) .
  • Are rental cars allowed on base?
    • Yes. Registered attendees and registered guests will be on the Entry Authorization List at the main gate. Show a valid driver's license for entry.
  • What should I do if I have a food allergy or dietary requirement?
    • Email with the details no later than 2/16, so we can discuss options with the caterer.
  • Can I land my personal aircraft at the base?
    • If you already have Department of Defense (DoD) DD2401 Civil Permit that permits landing at all military airfields (or specifically lists Dobbins ARB), Yes. Email your landing permit and proof of insurance to We will email you the Hold Harmless form. Fuel and hangar are not available.  Bring your own tie down straps/ropes. Once all documents have been provided / approved, contact Dobbins ARB Operations at 678-655-4903 for a PPR number.
    • If you are an Active / Reserve / or Retired military member with an ID card, Yes. Email to obtain the required forms. Fuel and hangar are not available. Bring your own tie down straps/ropes. Once all documents have been provided / approved, contact Dobbins ARB Operations at 678-655-4903 for a PPR number.
    • If you do not already have a DoD approved 2401 Civil Permit, it is not permitted.
  • I am not a U.S. Citizen; may I attend the Summit?
    • Please email details to No Later Than December 16th, 2019) and we will coordinate with the base. Please email us before registering.
  • Can I stay in lodging on base?
    • Yes, we encourage staying on base as the price and convenience cannot be beat. The Conference Hall is adjacent to lodging.
    • Call 678-655-4745 and Dial 0 for reservations.
    • Provide Group Block Reference # 20890103144 when making reservations. (Military Attendees please include this Block # in DTS).
    • Rooms may not be available in the building next to the meeting hall if reserving after January 31st, 2020.
  • What type of rooms are available on base?
    • Suites are limited in number for $93/night (no tax). 
    • Rooms with a private bathroom and mini-kitchenette are $77/night (no tax). 
    • Smaller rooms with a shared bathroom are $68/night (no tax). If you choose this type of room, we recommend you book the adjoining room with a friend and provide the registration desk your names. The SECAS staff will assist in facilitating these requests. Think of these as economy, “No Frills” rooms.
    • All rooms have 1 Queen size bed.
    • Ask which building you will be in.  If assigned a room in Building 401, ask if there are any remaining rooms (of any type) in Buildings 800, 801, or 802.  Building 401 is the only one that is not adjacent to the meeting / dining location.  If you have any questions, please email us at  Our goal is to lodge everyone in 800, 801, and 802.
  • What time can I check into my room?
    • Check-in begins at 2:00 pm.
    • Early Check-in, beginning at 12:00 pm, will be accommodated as rooms become available. Otherwise, we are able to store your bags at the meeting hall next door to the lodging check-in building.
  • What time is check-out time?
    • Normally 11:00 am; however, SECAS has coordinated a late check-out of 12:00 pm. 
    • Later check-outs will incur additional fees. 
  • Where is lodging in relation to the meeting hall?
    • Buildings 800. 801, and 802 form a horseshoe and are adjacent to the meeting / dining location (Building 806 - Consolidated Club).
    • Building 401  will only be used in an overflow situation since it is just under a mile walk to the meeting location if you do not have a car.  
  • Will there be any social events?
    • Yes, there will be a "Welcome" event with opening remarks and Board Member introductions on Friday night.
    • Yes, there will be a dinner and social on Saturday night. 
  • What is the dress code?
    • Dress comfortably.
    • Most attendees will be in organizational polo shirts and jeans or khakis.
    • Some will be in flight suits.
    • Military will typically be in either flight suits or polo shirts.
    • There are not any events that require formal attire.
  • I have a large van or trailer. Are there any additional requirements for base access?
    • Yes, please email details to and we will coordinate the additional screening with Security Forces.
  • How do I become a Summit sponsor?
    • Sponsorship packages are sold out.  Thank you to all of our generous sponsors!
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