WHO: Jaan Albrecht, CEO of Star Alliance GbmH will be announced as the 2010 Tony Jannus Award recipient.
WHAT: The Tony Jannus Award is presented annually for outstanding achievement in the field of commercial aviation. The Tony Jannus Distinguished Aviation Society will also announce the winner of its annual Essay Contest, and the St. Petersburg Museum of History will present a plaque. The press conference will serve as the best venue for interviews and photo ops with the Award winners.
To close the press conference, the St. Petersburg Museum of History will be unveiling a plaque presented by American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics.
WHEN: 9:00 a.m.
WHERE: St. Petersburg Museum of History
Following the press conference, the Tony Jannus Distinguished Aviation Society with host its 47th Annual Luncheon and Award Dinner at the Tampa Airport Marriott and the Renaissance Vinoy Resort and Golf Club, respectively.
WHY: The Tony Jannus Distinguished Aviation Society Award is given annually to a deserving leader in the field of aviation. It also serves to promote and provide financial support to college students interested in perusing careers in aviation through their Scholar Awards program; the Society also recognizes a high school student for winning the Tony Jannus Statewide Essay contest.
RSVP: To confirm your attendance at the press conference, luncheon and/or reception, or to schedule interviews with Jaan Albrecht, please contact Patrick Harrison at 813-598-9169 or Patrick@ParadiseAdv.com, or Ledora Anderson Brown at 813-325-6578 or Ledora@ParadiseAdv.com. Other interviews will be arranged where possible if needed.