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GAD World

GAD World lands in Barcelona in November 2023!

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7 - 9 November 2023
Hotel ArtsBarcelona

Uniting global airport stakeholders since 1994

The largest & most senior gathering of major global public and private airport operators, investors, financiers and industry experts.

GAD World 2022 took place in Amsterdam in November and was a great reunion of over 300 members of the global airport investment and development community. Please get in touch if you would like to participate in any way. We look forward to seeing you again next year!

The world's leading airport privatisation and finance forum

Tackling the industry's biggest challenges

Key strategic priorities on this year's agenda include:

  • Delivering decarbonisation
  • Building resilience back into the business
  • Evaluating the new landscape for airport investment & finance
  • Super-charging revenue to make up deficits
  • Navigating regulatory developments
  • Future opportunities: digitalisation, automation, AAM

Make the connections that count

With 350+ attendees from all round the boardroom table under one roof, don't miss this chance to meet:

  • Airport operators, public and private
  • Investors and funds
  • Banks, Financiers & Multilaterals
  • Ministerial representatives from infrastructure, transport, finance & PPP departments
  • Regulators & Civil Aviation Authorities
  • Aviation market experts & business strategista

Make up for missed networking

GAD is the only forum that brings together public and private, investors with projects, airports and experts - it's where partnerships are forged, deals and done and contracts are signed. 

The GAD agenda is build around facilitating networking and making sure you meet the right people, with interactive features and an award winning networking app.

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.

The numbers that matter

The No.1

industry event


countries represented


of attendees are airport operators and investors

Tom Ruth

President & CEO

Edmonton International Airport

There is tremendous value in attending GAD. It is my favourite conference for learning about the macro-level trends in aviation from a financing perspective, and so many fantastic networking opportunities

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