#Oshbash 2017!

You've spent time on aviation social media, now come and hang out with your friends, fans and followers at this free meetup experience with some of the people who make aviation media come alive. Everyone on the field at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh is invited. This is networking in real life, and it's going to be a blast. Bring your business cards too, because you never know who might show up at #Oshbash.

Tues, July 25, 5:30 PM
Press Tent, EAA AirVenture

#Oshbash 2017 will focus on Entrepreneurship, and we welcome anyone with a business card to come and network with other #avgeeks who are in business now, or want to launch a start-up in the future. You may even meet Jim Irwin, President of Aircraft Spruce and Specialty Co. - his family is a great example of how hard work and ingenuity can grow a small shop into a large worldwide corporation. While the guest list is still being developed, we'll also plan to presenting some other interesting aviation entrepreneurs, some who are successful and also those with a dream to blast off and succeed. If you have a pitch for something you have started or want to start, email me using the button at the very bottom of this page.

Event Sponsors

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#Oshbash Social Media Meetup

We will be inviting aviation podcasters, new media creatives, print journalists, aviation social media rock stars, "A" list aerobatic performers, video producers and aviation radio personalities to #Oshbash 2017. But this event is for ANYONE who uses Facebook, Twitter, Reddit, Youtube, Snapchat or Instagram to tell their aviation story. Whether you post once a week, or spend the majority of your day as a professional on aviation social channels, you will be sure to find others who share your passion for aviation social media at this event. Come and put faces to names, and chat in "real-time" with no 140-character limit or need to shorten URLs.

Come for the networking, stay for the BACON!

This year, we will be offering a selection of incredible BACON JERKY flavors for your snacking enjoyment while attending #Oshbash. It will be a great way for #Avgeeks to get their bacon fix, without all the usual mess of actually cooking real bacon. This is the extremely popular Bacon Jerky from Pork Barrel BBQ, as seen on ABC's Beyond the [Shark] Tank television show!

The refreshments and Bacon Jerky Tasting for #Oshbash are being sponsored by Jim Irwin of Aircraft Spruce and Specialty.

The Venue

Tuesday, July 25, 5:30 - 7:30PM in the EAA Press Tent.
You'll find the Press Tent just east of the Media Center, which is only steps away to the NE from the FAA control tower. Basically go to the tower, and then walk outbound on about the 025 radial, and look for the big white tent full of #avgeeks. They are easy to spot...they're the people holding all the devices and smiling a little wider than everyone else.

Special Thanks

Venue: Experimental Aircraft Association/Dick Knapinski
Public Relations/Web Development Support: Celeste/Daniels Advertising & Design
Logistics and Stairs Truck Driver: Jen Niffer

Say Hello

Simply click the button below to email #Oshbash host Dan Pimentel, or hit him up on Twitter.