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May 19-21, 2020|New York La Guardia Airport Marriott,New York

Identify opportunities. Unlock value. Maximize growth.

Join 200+ senior decision makers at the region's leading airport development and finance conference.

Forge partnerships and share expertise on airport investment, commercial strategy and development opportunities


Whether you want to get your voice heard in 2020, get your brand seen or meet the people that matter to you - we can help. Contact Sophie Milton on +44 (0)20 7017 6388 or email

The Americas' leading event focused on airport financing and development

Critical conversations. Diverse debates.

The 2019 agenda focused on:

- disruptors transforming the airport industry

- what the latest revisions of the FAA Act mean

- balancing risk and reward in airport projects

- how to maximize non-aeronautical revenue

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The leading lights in airport development

Gain insights from 60+ industry leaders and the disruptors that are shaping the future of the airport development and finance industry.

2019 speakers were from Vantage Airport Group, Allegiant Air, Meridiam, JetBlue, the FAA and many more... 

2019 speakers
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2019 highlights
Who attends?

You'll meet over 200 senior experts including CEOs and senior decision-makers from across the region.

This is your chance to meet and network with representatives of some of the most prominent airports, airlines, municipalities, investors and solutions providers from across the Americas and beyond.

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We help you meet the people who matter

GAD Americas gathers senior leaders from across the whole airport investment and finance community.

From an evening drinks reception, meetings and private events, leave Chicago with plenty of new contacts.

Arrange 1-2-1 meetings and exchange business cards with 200+ infrastructure professionals. 

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Connect directly with government officials

The 2019 event explained where airport development sits on the government agenda:

  • A keynote address from Commissioner Jamie Rhee, Chicago Department of Aviation
  • More representation from regional airport authorities across the USA
  • Senior local government representatives from individual states 
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GAD Americas 2019 event highlights

Find out why GAD Americas is the leading airport financing and development event.

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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.

Contact Sophie Milton on +44 (0)20 7017 6388 or email

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Infrastructure Project Finance Training

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

GAD's learning partner, IFF, offers a three-day course in London on qualitative and quantitative risk analysis, debt-sizing, documention and legal aspects. You can also choose distance learning or a tailored in-company solution.


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