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Networking Opportunities

Meet the people you want to meet

GAD social events

Meet old friends and make new contacts at the evening social receptions, a chance to relax and catch up with the latest news from your peers. 

The winner of the Deal of the Year Award will be presented at the Tuesday evening reception. 

Get the VIP treatment

Upgrade to a Business Class delegate package to raise your profile and enjoy VIP treatment.

The package includes access to exclusive pre-conference VIP drinks, speaker lounge, early sign-up for networking events, reserved conference and lunch seating. 

Make new connections

Use the GADConnect App to communicate with GAD World attendees before, during and after the event. Set up meetings in advance and plan your own GAD schedule.

GADConnect is live for 2 weeks before and 1 week post event and is accessible for all 2017 paid registrants and confirmed speakers.

Gain insider knowledge

The new boardroom sessions are designed to get people talking and sharing expertise. 

Limited to 25 participants and held under Chatham House Rule, these intimate discussion forums will draw on the experience of hosts and participants to tackle common airport business challenges

Airport CEO Lunch

Airport CEOs are invited to meet their international peers at this private lunch hosted by PA Consulting. 

By invitation only. 

Meet the speakers

During networking breaks, discussion roundtables will be hosted by speakers, VIPs and investors. 

This is your chance to put your question directly to our high profile speakers.