Saint John 2018

NOTE: The Atlantic Flight Center, Hilton Saint John and Delta were NOT affected by the recent flooding in the area.


The Atlantic Flight Centre, Saint John Airport, and Hilton Saint John are thrilled to be hosting the 2018 COPA Convention & Tradeshow June 21-23, 2018 and wish to welcome all aviators, aviation enthusiasts and future enthusiasts to CYSJ.

This two-day event will include our Welcome Reception, Tradeshow Exhibit Hall, multiple breakout sessions, Airport Community Day, Annual General Meeting and Maritime Seafood Banquet.  This is a great opportunity to meet COPA members and network, but most importantly, to share in the excitement and enthusiasm for general aviation with the general public.

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Be sure to download the convention app, brought to you by Attendify, for all of the latest updates and event information delivered right to your smartphone. The app is available for both Apple and Android devices.

You can download the app by following these steps:

  • Open your App Store for either your iOS or Android device
  • Search for and download Attendify
  • Once the app is fully downloaded, search for COPA Convention and Tradeshow in the Attendify App

On this app you can chat with attendees, make your own custom schedule, and even use an interactive map to know with certainty where you need to be.

Paper programs will be available at the event.


Don’t Forget to Book Your Hotel Room

The Hilton is almost SOLD OUT!

Click here to book online at the Hilton!

If you call the hotel, do not forget to mention the group code COPA18, in order to get the best rate possible.
Phone: (506) 693-8484

The Delta also has availability for the upcoming convention.

Click here to book online at the Delta!

If you call the hotel, do not forget to mention the group code COPA, in order to get the best rate possible.

Phone: (506) 648-1981

Kelowna 2017

The 2017 Convention and Tradeshow in Kelowna, B.C. was a resounding success. Thanks to COPA Flight 36 (Kelowna Flying Club), and the work of the volunteer organizing committee for their hard work in putting on the event.

The beautiful Okanagan weather set the stage for a record attendance of:

  • 450 Delegates
  • 120 Aircraft
  • Almost 700 members of the public touring the static display area at the airport

Past Conventions

2007 Moncton NB
2008 St. Thomas ON
2009 Calgary AB
2010 Summerside PE
2011 Langley BC
2012 Hanover ON
2013 Dawson Creek BC
2014 Peterborough ON
2015 Lyncrest MB
2016 Yarmouth NS
2017 Kelowna BC