The 2019 AOA Annual Conference, Exhibition & Awards Dinner is fast approaching. Book your place today to ensure you don't miss out!

Held at County Hall in London, it will take place on 28-29 November 2019 and we've got a great agenda planned.

The theme this year is Airports for a Changing World, and we will be looking at some of the dramatic events this year and how they are impacting aviation. We will also focus on the impact of the climate change protest, the new Government and their agenda for aviation as well as some of the upcoming technological developments that are planning to disrupt the sector.

With Ministers from across government, Chief Executives of airports, representatives from the wider aviation industry as well as other expert speakers confirmed, the discussions will be a great opportunity to get inspiration for your organisation, catch up with existing contacts (and capture new ones), whilst securing new business opportunities. 

The whole AOA team looks forward to seeing you and your guests at this year's event!

Moderated by

Mishal Husain

Broadcaster & Journalist

Our Speakers

 - New speakers confirmed daily -

Shai Weiss

CEO | Virgin Atlantic

Dr Adam Marshall

DG | British Chambers of Commerce

George Parker

Political Editor | Financial Times


Prof Penny Endersby

CEO | Met Office


Mark Swan

Head of ACOG

David Stanton

MD | Ontario Airports Investments

Robert Sinclair

Chief Executive | London City Airport

John Holland-Kaye

Chief Executive | Heathrow Airport

Stewart Wingate

Chief Executive | London Gatwick Airport

Andrew Cowan

Chief Executive | Manchester Airport

Deb Bowen-Rees

Chief Executive | Cardiff Airport

Derek Provan

Chief Executive | AGS Airports

Karen Smart

Managing Director | East Midlands Airport

Andrew Bell

Chief Executive | Regional & City

Nick Barton

CEO | Birmingham Airport

Graham Keddie

Managing Director | Belfast International Airport

Fredrick Kampfe

Swedish Aviation Industry Group

Morgan Foulkes

Deputy Director | ACI Europe

Jon Phillips

Director, Corporate Affairs | Global Infrastructure Investment Association

Ian Smyth

Director | UK Power Networks Services

 Baroness Randerson

Liberal Democrat Peer

Joanne Foley 

Director, Global Infrastructure | Willis Towers Watson

Nigel Addison Smith

Director | Nyras

 Stacey Peel

Global Aviation Security Lead | ARUP

Prof. Jason Lowe

Head of Climate Services | Met Office

Rosemary Gallant

Minister Counselor for Commercial Affairs | US Embassy, London

The Rt Hon Sir Patrick McLoughlin

Former Transport Secretary

Jim Fitzpatrick

Former Transport Minister

Dr Neville Hargreaves

VP, Waste to Fuels | Velocys

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Airport members (<3mppa)

£ 770

Full Price

excludes VAT


Airport & non-Airport members

£ 980

Full Price

excludes VAT


£ 1500

Full Price

excludes VAT

Awards Dinner only

£ 250

AOA Members only

excludes VAT

Our Venue

This year, the AOA Annual Conference returns to County Hall - an iconic building in the heart of Central London. 

Opened in 1922, County Hall was the centre of local government in London until the abolition of the GLC in 1986. Today, its enviable location on the Southbank of the River Thames and stunning views of Parliament makes it an ideal venue for our Annual Conference.

Within easy walking distance of a range of hotels and a stone's throw from Waterloo and Westminster Stations, County Hall provides an easy, hassle-free Conference experience.

Sponsorship & Exhibitor Opportunities
at the AOA Annual Conference & Awards Dinner 2019

  • Maximise brand exposure and networking opportunities with top executives from across the sector.
  • Participate and learn from discussions on hot industry topics by expert speakers.
  • Choose from a range of packages to suit your marketing budget and engagement strategy.

Click here to read our Sponsor and Exhibitor Prospectus

Please direct all enquires to Robert Adderley, AOA Events & Member Relations Officer | 020 7799 3171

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