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26-29 November 2018
Grand Elysée Hotel,

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.

See the bigger picture

The comprehensive programme covers the macro industry issues impacting on aviation as well as business critical issues for running a world class airport. 

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! 

Dive into the detail

The agenda includes expert-led sessions and discussions on the most airport development and finance pertinent topics.

Discover the latest developments on capacity constraints, smart technology for airports, concession and investment models, 2019 pipeline, sustainable business models and more ...

Introduction to Airport Business and Finance Seminar

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.

The numbers that matter

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

A look ahead to GAD World 2018

"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

A Look Back At GAD World 2017

"I love GAD - it's my favourite event of they year! I always get up-to-date with what's happening in the industry" 

It's high praise, but Mar Beltran, Senior Director at S&P Global Ratings is right. Watch the video to see why.

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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