Recognizing Innovation

Airport Shark Tank

Do you think your company has a solution that can reinvent the way airports work? If the answer is yes, we invite you to sign up for the first Airport Shark Tank! This event is hosted by AAAE’s Airport Innovation Accelerator, and will be held at the Third Annual Airport Innovation Forum in Seattle, WA. This event will provide innovation entrepreneurs with an opportunity to voice their ideas and obtain feedback from this industry’s most valuable customers, our industry leaders. 


  • Participation is restricted to start-ups only (seed round – Series A/B).
  • Innovation product or solution is required to be developed and functional to be eligible.
  • Innovation product or solution must be specifically focused on the improvement of airport processes and operations.


Award Nomination Requirements

1. Fill out the Airport Shark Tank Application Form.
2. A maximum of 6 participants will be selected from the pool of applicants.
3. At the event, 10 min. will be allotted for each participant to present their business proposal to the judges, and for the judges to ask questions or make comments.
4. At the end of all presentations, the judge panel will make a decision based on the proposal’s viability and profitability.

Nomination Deadline: June 8

Disclaimer: Participation of this event does not guarantee any type of monetary compensation or award.