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26-29 November 2018
Grand Elysée Hotel,
Hamburg

Where global airport leaders gather and airport investment happens

Develop airport assets. Finance growth. Unlock value.

Meet 500+ airports, airlines, investors, financiers, governments and regulators at the world's leading airport development and finance event

The world's leading airport privatisation and finance event

Meet more airport CEOs than anywhere else

The largest annual gathering of airport leaders. 

Attracting 150+ global airport operators – with half of airports represented at CEO level.

The only conference for airport investors

The only event dedicated to investing in airports. 

Bringing together a unique community of strategic and financial investors in airport assets.

Why do 500+ airport leaders attend?

You can expect more tailored sessions including  deal-based roundtables, closed discussions and a new global regulatory breakfast briefing.

Keep up to speed with all the latest trends and see how your peers are tackling the industry's biggest challenges.


Identify partners, make new connections

GAD World gathers the whole airport investment and finance community together. 

Use the GAD networking app to identify and connect with new investment and business opportunities before arriving.

Look out for evening drinks receptions, closed door discussions, airport CEO lunches and more! 

Expert-led panels

A complete new approach for 2018. Now including focuses on Africa, China, LatAm , Eastern Europe and many more.

Diving deeper than before. Examine where the opportunities and challenges lie globally. Explore the latest airport concessions, the smart technology for airports, and the successful strategies that airport leaders are deploying.

Introduction to airport business and finance

A one-day introductory course, aimed at early and mid-career executives looking to learn from airport industry senior leaders. 

Gain a deeper understanding of airport economics, regulation, traffic forecasting, business planning, the airline/airport dynamic and ownership and investment models.


A look ahead to GAD World 2018


Join us in Hamburg to celebrate the 25th anniversary of GAD World! Here's a taste of what to expect ...

Deal of the quarter century

  • Malaysia Airports for Sabiha Gokcen International Airport
  • Ferrovial for Heathrow
  • AviAlliance for Athens 
  • Atlantia for Rome
  • GIP for Gatwick
  • GMR for Delhi 
  • GVK for Mumbai  
  • Vinci for ANA

The numbers that matter

500+
airport operators, investors, airlines, regulators, policy makers and financiers
50+
countries represented
33%
33% airport operators and investors

GAD World 2018 heads to Hamburg


"The city of Hamburg, Hamburg Airport, and AviAlliance are glad to host GAD World 2018 - and we are happy to welcome you!"

Holger Linkweiler, Managing Director, AviAlliance

Stand out from the crowd


We'll provide you the platform to connect with 500+ 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 Louie Damp on +44(0) 20 3377 3416 or at Louie.Damp@KNect365.com


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