Meet us at NBAA 2017

Visit PacMin at Booth #C9537!

Meet with Pacmin at NBAA-BACE 2017 from October 10 to October 12.

We will be exhibiting at booth C9537 in the Central Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center.

Let's Set a Date

Maximize your time and call or email us to set up a 1:1 meeting with us at our booth. Or, we can meet at yours. Exhibit Hall is open 9am to 4pm each day*.

See our world class aviation models and CGI rendering capabilities. PacMin will be exhibiting its new Turnkey Exhibit Solutions.

* Exhibit Hall hours vary each day. For more information about NBAA, visit the NBAA organizers website at www.nbaa.org.

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