I have been attending the AAAE Annual Conference for more than 45 years; I can truly say I have learned something from every one. The opportunity to network with peers and visit the exhibitors is always beneficial. I cannot tell you the number of capital project and equipment purchases that were 'born' in the exhibit hall.
William F. Marrison, A.A.E.| President | McGhee Tyson Airport

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Attendee Demographics

Attendees include upper and mid-level management from hundreds of airports in North America and from airports of all sizes. No other industry conference gathers such a wide variety of airport management. From the busiest passenger airport in the world, to airports that handle cargo only, to GA non-hub, the Annual AAAE Conference & Exposition brings them all to one place every year.

  • More than 250 airports of all sizes attend, as well as FAA, DHS and TSA personnel
  • 100% of attendees reported visiting the exhibit hall
  • 97% of attendees have buying power
  • 98% of attendees would recommend the conference to a friend or colleague

Attendee Job Functions

  • Management
  • Operations
  • Security/Safety
  • Concessions
  • Environmental
  • Finance
  • Legal
  • Marketing
  • Facilities/Maintenance
  • Terminal Manager
  • Airport Planning & Development