General Information

The American Association of Airport Executives and the City of Chicago Department of Aviation invite you to the 14th Annual Airports Going Green® Conference to be held virtually on November 16-17, 2021. Sign-up for updates to be notified when registration opens and other highlights are announced.

Airports Going Green® (AGG) is the aviation industry’s leading forum on sustainability. Since its beginning, AGG has enjoyed international recognition from airports, airlines, industry associations, and government agencies. Conference attendees participate in key discussions with airport business partners, government leaders, and top-level speakers from around the world.

Who Should Attend?

  • Airport Executives, Board Members and Commissioners
  • Airport Sustainability, Customer Service, Innovation and Environmental experts
  • Airport Construction Professionals
  • Airport Concessionaires and Supply Chain Services (e.g. rental cars, facility management, cargo, etc.)
  • Airline Executives and Board Members
  • Airline Sustainability, Customer Service, Innovation and Environmental experts
  • Aviation Industry executives
  • Government officials responsible for Sustainability, Environment, Transportation and similar
  • Aviation Equipment Manufacturers
  • Academia in Aviation and/or Sustainability, Customer Service, Innovation and Environmental fields 
  • Media Professionals in the area of Aviation and/or Sustainability, Customer Service, Innovation, and Environmental Issues

Submit Your Nominations by October 22!

Airports Going Green brings together aviation leaders and innovators, providing national and international airport and airline perspectives on sustainability. This nomination form gives industry peers the opportunity to share why a project, program, or individual embraces and exemplifies sustainability leadership in the aviation industry. Nominees should demonstrate leadership, innovation, and enhancement of aviation sustainability ideals. View past award recipients here.

Airports Going Green is accepting nominations for 2021 awards in outstanding individual leadership; airport leadership; tenant, concession, or vendor project or program; sustainability program; and airline project or program. Please submit nomination forms to by October 22, 2021.

The winners will be announced during the Introductory Session on Wednesday, November 17, 2021.