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Networking Opportunities

A guide to your networking experience at GAD World 2017

Evening social events

Network with 500+ GAD World attendees at the informal evening receptions, a chance to meet old friends and make new contacts. 

The winner of the Deal of the Year Award will be presented at the reception on Tuesday 7 November. 

Enhance your delegate experience

Upgrade to a Business Class delegate package to raise your profile in the GAD community, rub shoulders with VIPs and enjoy some hospitality. 

The package includes access to the VIP drinks reception and speaker lounge, early sign-up for networking events, a reserved lunch table and seating in the conference room. 

GADConnect App

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.

New Boardroom Sessions

The boardroom sessions will facilitate discussion and the sharing of expertise between delegates. 

Led by host speakers and limited to 25 participants, these intimate forums will address challenging and controversial business issues. 

Held under Chatham House Rule, findings from the meetings will be drawn up and distributed to participants post conference. 

Airport CEO Lunch

Airport CEOs are invited to join their peers at an invitation only lunch, hosted by PA Consulting. 

This is a chance for airport executives to discuss day-to-day business challenges in an informal environment. 

Hosted Roundtables

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

Giving delegates the chance to meet key players in the industry and get their burning questions answered.