EAC - EUROPEAN AVIATION CONFERENCE 2013


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    IGOL – Interessengemeinschaft der Ostschweizer Luftfahrt

    Aviation interest community of Eastern Switzerland

    IGOL is a NGO/NPO with a long-standing tradition

  • to promote and develop aviation in Eastern Switzerland and the Rhine Valley
  • to support operators of airfields in all their efforts
  • to show commitment for the regional airport of St.Gallen-Altenrhein
  • to maintain an open information policy
  • to detect the interests of the population towards the political and economical bodies
  • to respect the requests of the environment
  • to coordinate the aspirations of like-minded organisations

    AIRSHOW ZIGERMEET 2013

  • Media responsability and partnership in cooperation with local Press.

    PR
  • Program booklet, media and radio advertisments. Website www.zigermeet

  • Sponsoring: Acquisition and accompaniment of companies

    Special Tasks:
  • VIP/Guests, SAAB Gripen-exposition, contributions to the flying and static display
  • Event Speaker

Recent Projects
Our Business Aviation Communication
Founded in 2011, AFAC specializes in marketing communications as well
as in external and internal corporate communications in the aviation industry

We commit a core team of professionals, with intensive aviation marketing and communications experience, to our clients’ businesses every day. We help companies communicate within the public sphere – with their customers and prospects, employees and vendor partners, stakeholders and shareholders. We assist them in transforming their brands and growing their businesses.

Our collective background in all aspects of aviation marketing and communication means we understand what we communicate about each aviation client’s brand. We understand how to say it, who we say it to and what various audiences to with our clients’ messages.

Our jobs as marketers and communicators go beyond business-to-business regimes to include expertise from consumer fields such as package goods, investment products, retail and commercial services – all the elements that our clients need to be more successful.

We offer a complete range of services from classic advertising to online marketing and social media, as well as PR and media relations. And because our clients are – often – on the leading edge of their industries, we keep ourselves just as sharp in terms of marcomm «technologies» whether it’s a mobile phone app or a flash mob.

These commitments come with a «client promise» to build long-term, mutually beneficial relationships with you because you trust us to use our knowledge, experience and creativity for effective brand communications.

  • Born: 1950
  • Founder & chairman of a mid-sized advertising agency
  • Extensive experience in marketing/advertising for B2B and B2C
  • Co-founder and shareholder of «Classic Air» (vintage airline, operating DC-3s) and «Horizon Swiss Flight Academy» (largest swiss FTO)
  • Swiss Air Force pilot (1972-75, ground attack aircraft and helicopter)
  • ATPL multi-engine turboprop and jet aircraft
  • CPLH (helicopter), single- and twin-engine turbine
  • Born: 1947
  • Long-term banking career in investment and private banking
  • Organizing committee member of various air shows
  • Speaker and media relations at various air shows
  • President of several associations to support the aviation business
  • Manager Hunter Flying Group
  • Co-founder of «Aviasuisse»
  • Parachute-License and PPL
  • Swiss army colonel (Intelligence officer, ret.)
  • Member of SAJ (Swiss Aviation Journalists)
  • Born: 1976
  • Dr.oec.HSG in Global Key Account Management
  • Research Fellow at the Institute for International Management, University of St. Gallen
  • Head of strategy and co-owner of a mid-sized advertising agency
  • Consultant for customer management strategies and value creation
  • Various scientific publications related to value creation, innovation management and key account management

Core Team
AFAC is managed by a core team which can count on support of a small range
of highly experienced professionals (military commercial, business and private civil
aviation, maintenance, aviation publishing, aviation law and aviation organizations).
Peter Thoma
Chairman and Senior Consultant
Felix Meier
Senior Consultant
Dr. Axel Thoma
Chief Strategist
Peter Thoma
Chairman and Senior Consultant
  • Born: 1950
  • Founder & chairman of a mid-sized advertising agency
  • Extensive experience in marketing/advertising for B2B and B2C
  • Co-founder and shareholder of «Classic Air» (vintage airline, operating DC-3s) and «Horizon Swiss Flight Academy» (largest swiss FTO)
  • Swiss Air Force pilot (1972-75, ground attack aircraft and helicopter)
  • ATPL multi-engine turboprop and jet aircraft
  • CPLH (helicopter), single- and twin-engine turbine
Felix Meier
Senior Consultant
  • Born: 1947
  • Long-term banking career in investment and private banking
  • Organizing committee member of various air shows
  • Speaker and media relations at various air shows
  • President of several associations to support the aviation business
  • Manager Hunter Flying Group
  • Co-founder of «Aviasuisse»
  • Parachute-License and PPL
  • Swiss army colonel (Intelligence officer, ret.)
  • Member of SAJ (Swiss Aviation Journalists)
Axel Thoma
Chief Strategist
  • Born: 1976
  • Dr.oec.HSG in Global Key Account Management
  • Research Fellow at the Institute for International Management, University of St. Gallen
  • Head of strategy and co-owner of a mid-sized advertising agency
  • Consultant for customer management strategies and value creation
  • Various scientific publications related to value creation, innovation management and key account management

The AFAC Network
swiss aerospace cluster is the industry network for knowledge and technology transfer of the Swiss aviation and aerospace, satellite navigation and supply industry.

AFAC is official preferred partner of «swiss aerospace cluster»
The HSG-Center for Aviation Competence supplies consultation projects, studies, reports and research to aviation companies and companies that operate in the aviation industry.

AFAC collaborates closely with CFAC as scientific partner
Services
Development of strategies
Marketing / communications Key account management Business plans
Communications
Branding and positioning Internal and external communications Cross media solutions
Public Relations
Media relations Government relations
Consulting, Assistance
Customized crash seminars Press conferences and press releases
Crisis communication
Concepts Checklists
Events, fairs & exhibitions
Planning, organization, execution Ghost-writing Speaker-services, key note speakers
Have a Good Flight.
AFAC - Agency for Aviation Communication AG
Baarerstrasse 79 - CH-6300 Zug

www.afac.aero - peter.thoma@afac.aero