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.
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!
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.
Hear from 130+ of the the world's brightest minds in airport development and finance:
Deal of the quarter century
To celebrate 25 years of GAD, we're championing the best airport prviatisation deals since 1994. Now is your chance to choose the most innovative and impactful airport transactions. Here's the longlist:
- ADP for Combodia
- AMP for Luton Airport
- AviAlliance for Athens
- AviAlliance for Budapest
- Deutsche Bank for Venice
- Ferrovial for BAA
- FPAM for Toulouse
- GIP for Gatwick
- GMR for Delhi
- GVK for Navi Mumbai
- IFM for MAG
- IFM for Vienna
- Macquarie for Brussels
- Macquarie for Sydney
- Vinci for ANA
The numbers that matter
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. It's a great occasion - I look forward to it every year
I strongly recommend it if you work in the airport world
Aeroports De La Cote D'Azur
GAD World is definitely one of the best I have attended, both in terms of its content of the conference and the professional manner it was conducted.
Association of Private Airport Operators (APAO), India
GAD World was a great event which delivered beyond our expectations. The location was perfect and the set up was very good. All the speakers, panelists and interviewers did a great job. Looking forward to the next event!
Deputy CEO and Chief International Officer
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