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30 November - 2 December 2021
The circleZurich

30 November - 2 December 2021|The circle, Zurich

Uniting global airport leaders and investors for 28 years

Collaborate. Redefine. Sustain.

Connect with industry experts at the largest, most senior gathering of airport operators and investors.

Maximise your time at GAD World in 2021!

Reunite with the most senior gathering of airport operators and investors at GAD World and maximise your ROI by sponsoring the event. Get in touch with Joe at or call +44 (0) 20 8052 0424.

The world's leading airport privatisation and finance forum

A global agenda

GAD World is the only forum dedicated to airport investment, partnerships, finance and performance

In 2021 we are looking forward to coming together in Zurich to share expertise on how airport models are fairing in the current climate, what is the latest thinking on airport PPPs and ownership models, environmental concerns and best practice strategy for returning to growth.

Learn from the best brains in the business

The GAD World 100+ speaker faculty represents the 'who's who' of airport operator and investor community and brings together an an unrivalled pool of expertise in airport management, concession and financing models.

Don't miss this opportunity to tap into the best brains in the business and learn best practice from your peers. 

Join the GAD VIP community

GAD World is the most well established "who's who" gathering of global airport owners and operators, airport executives, investors, financiers, regulators, governments and authorities. GAD is the community hub and we are always looking for new members! 

We invite airline representatives, airport C-suite executives (CEOs, CFOs or equivalent) and regulatory authorities to attend as our guests. 

Your safety is our priority

Our number one priority is bringing the GAD community back to a face-to-face event safely.

We are working with local authorities, venue partners and suppliers and continually adapting to the latest guidelines and safety protocol.

And we know there's uncertainty in the world right now that may be delaying your decision to book your place. So click here to see how we're giving you extra flexibility and peace of mind when booking.

THE BEST OF GAD world 2019

Get a preview of what’s to come at GAD World 2021 by taking a look at the last time the community met in person.

100+ industry experts. Your 2020 speakers included:


The numbers that matter


industry experts


countries represented


of attendees are airport operators and investors

Book with confidence

We know there's uncertainty in the world right now. That's why we want to give you added flexibility and peace of mind when booking your place.

So if you book and pay by 8 October, you can cancel your place up to 14 days before the event, and receive a full refund.

Of course, if you prefer, you can send a colleague instead or transfer your booking onto another event.

And remember, 8 October is also when the best early booking discounts end.

Raymond Gray

Group CFO


I come to GAD every year - it's a great occasion. 

The GAD digital community

Keep up with the latest in project & infrastructure finance from our global network of experts all year round.

GAD content home

Discover new insights, interviews, and articles from our global network of airport development experts.

GAD eMagazines

Don't miss our eMagazines; featuring specialist articles and interviews only available to members of the GAD community.

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.

For more information get in touch with Joe at or call +44 (0) 20 8052 0424

Infrastructure Project Finance Training

Face-to-face, digital and bespoke in-company courses

GAD's learning partner, IFF, offers two, three and five day courses in London, virtual classroom courses, a postgraduate certificate distance learning programme and unique learning solutions tailored to your business needs.