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November 12 - 13, 2020|Online virtual conference, EST/UTC-5 Time Zone


Collaborate. Redefine. Sustain.

The Americas’ leading online virtual conference for airport stakeholders. Share expertise and forge partnerships with 200+ airport leaders, airlines, regulators and investors or upgrade to a GAD World Pass.
The GAD Win-Win Offer

It’s not often we see offers that are truly a win-win. But we know these are unique times and so we want to do our part for the GAD community….. 

  • Win number 1 - book a ticket by October 30 for just £399 for the 2020 virtual event
  • Win number 2 - save £400 on your physical event ticket in 2021

The leading forum for strategic airport development and investment in the Americas

Delivered differently in 2020
Delivered differently in 2020

With restrictions still in place following the global pandemic, we're unable to bring the GAD community together in person this year. We'll therefore be running the conference virtually in 2020, guaranteeing a safe, social environment that is accessible to all.

Every aspect of the program has been reassessed to suit a virtual setting, ensuring your digital experience delivers maximum value. Expect networking, peer interaction, a socially engaged digital experience with meetings able to be scheduled to accommodate all time zones.

Engage with speakers in real-time through Q&A, audience polling and chat features and consume content at a time that suits you.

All for just £399!

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Upgrade to a GAD World pass
Upgrade to a GAD World pass

This year you can upgrade your GAD Americas ticket to include access to the GAD World program and community too. 

Join in the European and Asian sessions live from November 11 - 13 on Central European Time or watch them on demand. 

You'll have access to 550+ airport operators, investors, airlines, regulators, policy makers and financiers from 50+ countries.

Simply upgrade your pass for an extra £100 to access both GAD Americas and GAD World!

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Learn from the best
Learn from the best

GAD Americas bring together experts recognized for their experience in developing world class airport businesses. 

Now is the time to tap into the expertise of your peers, and find out how the industry is getting through the crisis.

Find out how strategy and best practice is changing to sustain airport businesses and re-build plans for a future return to growth. 

Hear from 70+ speakers from companies including Airport Group, JetBlue, the FAA, Americas Airlines, ANAC, LaGuardia Gateway Partners and many more... 

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World-class airport strategy and finance
World-class airport strategy and finance

GAD is the only forum dedicated to the strategy and finance behind world class airports. 

The conference program identifies the major trends shaping airport businesses around the world. Airport stakeholders share best practice strategy to support growth and deliver ROI from infrastructure projects. 

...and all delivered digitally. See more information here. 

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Where the whole market comes together
Where the whole market comes together

The GAD Americas community is a unique mix of stakeholders in the airport sector. 

It's the only forum where you can connect with global airport operators and executives, talk strategy with government representatives, regulators, financiers and expert aviation advisors. 

With senior representatives from all sides of the table, it's a learning and networking opportunity not to be missed! 

Those already booked on to join us this November include AMP Capital, Denver International Airport, Mayer Brown LLP, Munich Airport International, The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey and more...

Who attends?
Connect with industry movers and shakers
Connect with industry movers and shakers

In times of such unprecedented change, staying connected is more important than ever. As such, we've made networking the heart of our digital platform. Create personalized profiles, send messages, arrange virtual meetings, and interact with speakers and fellow attendees in live chat, Q&A and polls.

Plus, by going digital we're extending our reach more than ever before - welcoming community members that may otherwise not be able to make the journey to attend in person.

Networking opportunities

The numbers that matter

Senior decision makers
are airport operators and airports
are investors

GAD World Audience stats

Anyone booking a GAD World ticket gets access to GAD World and GAD Americas.

airport operators, investors, airlines, regulators, policy makers and financiers
countries represented
are investors

VIP tickets for Airport C-Suite, Airlines and City Mayors

The GAD Americas VIP program enables airlines, airport CEOs/CFOs and City Mayors to register for free as our VIP guests. We also have a number of tickets available for other government representatives bringing airport concessions to market.

For more information get in touch with Vasso Stefanou on

Upgrade to a GAD World pass

Watch the video to see why you should upgrade your GAD Americas ticket to include access to the GAD World program and community too!

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Stand out from the crowd

We'll provide you the platform to connect with global airport development leaders.

Whether you want to get your voice heard, get your brand seen or meet the people that matter to you - we can help.

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GAD Americas is a CPE and CPD certified event. Continuing Professional Credits (CPE) will be provided in accordance with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA). All credits will be provided following the conclusion of the conference. Attendees can request a CPD/CPE certificate after attending the event.

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