Exhibit and Sponsor


The Annual AAAE Conference & Exposition continues to be a valuable resource for me as it provides an efficient use of time to be able to meet with so many Sponsors and Exhibitors in one place at one time. I can’t think of a more efficient way to learn of new technologies and services that we can potentially use at our airports.
James E. Bennett, A.A.E.| Aviation Director | Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport

90 years of defining the future - The AIRPORT INDUSTRY’S LONGEST RUNNING TRADE SHOW in the world!

AAAE and the San Diego County Regional Airport Authority invite you to exhibit and sponsor at the airport industry’s premier conference and exposition.

The 90th Annual AAAE Conference & Exposition offers unparalleled opportunities to brand your company as the elite in your field. Your company will be seen by 2,000 airport and aviation professionals in attendance, plus pre and post conference coverage reaches airport professionals at 850 large, medium and small hub airports; FAA/DHS/TSA personnel; and policy makers on Capitol Hill! The most successful companies in airports today exhibit and sponsor every year because they understand that airports support the companies that support the airport industry.

Important Dates 

JANUARY 2, 2018
Freeman Service Kits Available

JANUARY 16, 2018
Opening of Exhibitor Personnel Registration

FEBRUARY 9, 2018
2018 Buyers’ Guide Deadline

MARCH 2, 2018
Innovation Theater Application Deadline
Advertising Deadline, Airport Magazine

MARCH 30, 2018
Pick 5 Deadline

APRIL 14, 2018
Set-up date and time: Saturday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

APRIL 15, 2018
Set-up date and time: Sunday, 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

APRIL 17, 2018
Hall closing date and time: Tuesday, 2:00 p.m.
Teardown date and time: Tuesday, 2:00 – 6:00 p.m.

Quick Facts

2,000 Airport and Aviation Professionals in attendance

Three (3) exhibitor personnel registrations per 10’ x 10’ (100 SqFt)

Exhibitor personnel registrations includes access to all sessions, meals and receptions Sunday– Tuesday

San Diego Convention Center
111 West Harbor Drive
San Diego, CA 92101
Halls G and H

Onsite Exhibit Registration
Opens Saturday April 14, 8:00 a.m.

Show Dates and Times
Sunday April 15, 5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Monday April 16, 8 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Tuesday April 17, 8 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Official show decorator/services provider: The Freeman Company