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27-29 November 2018
Grand Elysée Hotel,

Where global airport leaders gather and airport investment happens

Develop airport assets. Finance growth. Unlock value.

Forge partnerships with 500+ members of the global airport development community at the world's leading airport development and finance event

Stand out from the crowd

Be the company people remember. Raise your profile and connect with 500+ influential players from across the globe. Email shahariar.zaman@knect365.com or call +1 646-895-7483 for more information.

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" 

Mar Beltran, Senior Director, Infrastructure, S&P Global Ratings

"I come to GAD every year because it's a great opportunity to catch up with the industry; meet friends and new acquaintances; to take the temperature of what's happening in the aviation business and to get some deeper knowledge"

Raymond Gray, Group CFO, DAA Plc

Key issues at GAD World 2017 and beyond:

The airport landscape according to ADP

Antonin Beurrier, Executive Director International, Groupe ADP sat down with Moira Goulmy, Senior Infrastructure Expert, McKinsey & Company, to discuss the airport landscape according to ADP.

Wider economic repercussions of Brexit for European airports

Raymond Gray, Group CFO, DAA PLC, spoke about what Brexit will mean for British and European airports, and the steps that need to be taken to make a smooth transition.

Why we shouldn't forget about small and regional airports

Francis Brangier, CEO, Egis Airport Operation, told us the challenges regional airports face.

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

The world's leading airport development 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.

Meet the GAD community

Join the GAD community of over 500 airport operators, investors, airlines, regulators, policy makers, sell-side project sponsors and financiers from around the world.

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.

The GAD 2017 networking experience

2017 special interest streams, round tables, boardroom sessions and social events. 

See the bigger picture

The 2017 agenda included macro industry insight from airlines, major airport groups, chief economists, politicians and Brexit experts, renowned academics, business innovators and disruptors

Dive into the detail

The 2017 agenda included expert-led sessions and discussion groups on the issues that matter most to your business, from concession models to digital strategy. 

The numbers that matter

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

Stand out from the crowd

500+ senior airport industry decision-makers from across the globe are waiting for you at GAD.

Forge new business relationships, share your experiences and position yourself as a go-to firm in your sector. 

Tell us your business goals and we'll help you achieve them.

Contact Shahariar Zaman on +1 646-895-74831 or at shahariar.zaman@knect365.com.

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