HMG Aerospace is a proud media partner with major industry events throughout the aviation calendar. Hover over the listings below for more information on each event.
To find out how your event can be listed on the HMG Aerospace calendar or if you are interested in discussing a media partnership with one of our media titles, please contact Marketing and Communications Manager Ross McSweeny.
- Blue – Events partnered with Inflight (covering the IFEC and cabin technology sectors)
- Red – Events partnered with LARA (covering low-fare and regional airlines)
- Turquoise – Events partnered with Regional Gateway (covering regional and low-fare airports)
- Grey – Events partnered with multiple brands
- Black – Other industry events not directly partnered with our brands
IATA AGM, Cancun, Mexico
4-6 June 2017
The IATA Annual General Meeting (AGM) and World Air Transport Summit is the world’s largest gathering of airline leaders.
The British-Irish Airports Expo, Birmingham, UK
7-8 June 2017
With almost 150 exhibitors, our launch show in 2016 was by some distance the largest ever airport industry exhibition staged in Britain or Ireland, where industry suppliers and service providers of all sizes showcased their latest solutions and concepts. We have moved to a significantly larger hall at the Birmingham NEC for 2017 and expect the show to grow beyond 200+ exhibitors. Our vehicle display area will also increase in size and move inside the venue to offer attendees a display of the latest airport vehicles on the market, whatever the weather!
GCA Summit, Arlington, USA
7-9 June 2017
The Global Connected Aircraft Summit provides airlines, operators, integrators, and technology vendors complete connected solutions – from ground to air and from nose to tail. The fourth annual event connects business, technology, and industry perspectives and goes beyond just in-flight entertainment, to include operations, communications and technologies that impacts the aircraft.
Paris Air Show, France
19-25 June 2017
The International Paris Air Show is organised by the SIAE, a subsidiary of GIFAS, the French Aerospace Industries Association. The 52nd show will take place at the Le Bourget Parc des Expositions from 19 to 25 June 2017, and once again will bring together all the players in this global industry around the latest technological innovations. The first four days of the show will be reserved for trade visitors, followed by three days open to the general public.
EAA Airventure, Oshkosh, USA
24-30 July 2017
The airplanes bring us together. The people keep us coming back. Meet new friends, reconnect with old ones, and discover the spirit of Oshkosh each summer at EAA AirVenture.
SMART Airports & Regions, Charlotte, USA
2-4 August 2017
The annual SMART Airports & Regions conference and exhibition will explore the catalytic effect and critical success factors covering the economic development ecosystem of SMART Airports and the Regions they serve, integrate and connect with.
Air Carriers Purchasing Conference. San Diego, USA
26-29 August 2017
The ACPC brings together buyers and sellers of aviation related goods and services. The ACPC offers members a fair and level environment to network in various business and social agendas.
Aviation Festival Europe, London, UK
6-8 September 2017
Now in its 14th year the Aviation Festival brings together the most innovative airlines and airports to discuss all aspects of customer experience management. No matter where your interest lies – low cost carriers, full service carriers, passenger experience, IT systems, retail or loyalty – we have content, networking and new partners for you!
SmartPlane, Paris, France
11 September 2017
SmartPlane will bring together 150 key players and top-level decision makers from the global IFEC value chain: commercial airlines, business jet operators, service providers, satellite operators, and equipment and aircraft manufacturers. With a high concentration of executives, you can be sure that you will be meeting with the most influential people in the business.
Airport 2017, Vienna, Austria
12-13 September 2017
International Airport Review is pleased to announce the introduction of Airport 2017. This year, we will bring together the crucial themes of Airport IT, Airport Security and our two new streams, Airport Disaster & Crisis Management and Airport & Nuclear Security. Hosted in Vienna on 12-13 September 2017, Airport 2017 will bring together CIOs, Airport Directors and Heads of Operations for two days of invaluable insight, content and open debate.
World Routes, Barcelona, Spain
23-26 September 2016
World Routes provides an unrivalled platform for route development professionals to discuss, develop and plan route strategy. provides an efficient cost and time-saving platform for organisations wishing to develop and expand their route networks.
RAA Annual Convention, Palm Beach, USA
24-27 September 2017
Whether it’s playing golf with industry peers, learning about RAA’s efforts to recruit the next generation of aviation professionals, participating in educational sessions or networking with potential customers, there is no shortage of opportunities at #RAA17 for you to join in!
IFSA, Long Beach, USA
September 25-27 2017
The International Flight Services Association is a global professional association created to serve the needs and interests of airline and railway personnel, inflight and rail caterers and suppliers responsible for providing onboard services on regularly scheduled travel routes. IFSA’s membership is dedicated to the advancement of the art and science of the multi-billion dollar inflight and railway onboard services industry. Each year IFSA holds an annual Conference and Expo that promotes professional development, networking, and the opportunity to interact with the top inflight and onboard food services professionals in the industry.
APEX Expo, Long Beach, USA
25-28 September 2017
Thousands of aviation professionals from the Airline Passenger Experience Association (APEX) representing more than 100 airlines and over 150 vendors – all committed to improving the airline passenger experience – will be in attendance at the APEX EXPO.
MRO Europe, London, UK
3-5 October 2017
Be part of Europe’s leading conference and exhibition where airlines, MROs, suppliers, OEMs, regulators, lessors, and industry experts converge to explore and define the aviation maintenance industry.
NBAA-BACE, Las Vegas, USA
10-12 October 2017
Join 27,000 industry professionals for the three most important days of business aviation in the year. Ranked as the sixth largest trade show in the United States, the NBAA Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE) will be held Oct. 10-12, 2017, in Las Vegas, NV, bringing together current and prospective aircraft owners, manufacturers and customers into one meeting place to get critical work accomplished.
InterAirport Europe, Munich, Germany
10-13 October 2017
InterAirport Europe is the first choice for airport operators when it comes to sourcing the latest airport equipment, technology and services for ground handling, terminal operations, airport IT and airport design. With its international audience of industry professionals from airports, airlines, air cargo carriers and aviation support the exhibition offers suppliers to the airport sector a unique marketing platform.
ERA General Assembly, Athens, Greece
17-19 October 2017
The annual member’s only event from the European Regions Airlines Association.
IATA World Passenger Symposium, Barcelona, Spain
24-26 October 2017
WPS is a unique event that drives the passenger agenda forward with representatives of the entire air travel value chain under one roof.
MRO Asia-Pacific, Singapore
30 October - 3 November
EATS, Berlin, Germany
31 October - 1 November
The European Airline Training Symposium (EATS) is the leading aviation training event for Europe, the Middle East and Africa. This annual conference and tradeshow specialising in aviation training and simulation brings together the industry’s leading professionals to promote safety and share best practice in pilot and cabin crew training.
Inflight Asia-Pacific, Singapore
1-2 November 2017
Bringing IFEC thought-leaders, suppliers and innovators together. Join us in Singapore in 2017 for a brand new regional expansion of the Inflight event series. In association with MRO Asia-Pacific, the popular Pavilion, Workshop and Awards format invites IFEC and cabin technology professionals to view the latest product innovations, debate topical issues, and celebrate industry successes from across the Asia-Pacific region.
Dubai Airshow, UAE
12-16 November 2017
The Dubai Airshow began life in 1986 as Arab Air. Since then the show has grown and evolved to become one of the largest and most important aerospace events in the world.
The Future of Air Transport, London, UK
14-15 November 2017
The future passenger, Brexit, terror threats, capacity and state aid have all hit the headlines in recent months. Questions are being asked over their effects on strategies at the highest level across aviation. The Future of Air Transport will bring together leaders from the top global airlines to explore the latest opportunities, challenges and solutions in this age of industry change
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AIME, Dubai, UAE
23-24 January 2018
AIME is a two-day exhibition and conference providing the ideal platform for interiors suppliers, providers and buyers to network and establish new relationships in the Middle East. Co-located with MRO Middle East, AIME is a must-attend event delivering the latest innovations in aircraft interiors. AIME is held at Dubai World Trade Centre. As the Middle East’s only aircraft interiors event, AIME 2018 will feature around 300 exhibitors and hundreds of airline attendees from 100+ airlines from all over the world.
MRO Middle East, Dubai, UAE
23-24 January 2018
MRO Middle East, co-located with Aircraft Interiors Middle East, is the Gulf region’s leading conference and trade show for commercial aircraft maintenance. This is the one opportunity you have in this region to discover the crucial issues impacting the MRO industry today and to engage colleagues, customers, peers, and competitors from all segments of the business. Network with the people that are fostering growth in the region, developing cutting-edge technology, and pushing the MRO industry forward.
Inflight Middle East, Dubai
23-24 January 2018
Annual Global Airfinance Conference, Dublin, Ireland
23-25 January 2018
In 2018, the premium event for aviation finance returns to the Convention Centre in Dublin.
The 15th route development forum that works for airlines, airports and industry stakeholders. Not just another aviation event, CONNECT delivers a focused and productive platform for aviation decision makers to meet, discuss and shape their future networks across Europe.
6-11 February 2018
Every two years, high-level government and military delegations, as well as senior corporate executives around the world attend the Singapore Airshow to forge partnerships and seal deals in this region. As Asia’s largest Airshow, this is the place to be for leading aerospace companies and budding players eager to make their mark in the international aerospace and defence market!
MRO Latin America, Panama City, Panama
14-15 February 2018
The future continues to look optimistic for the Latin American region in terms of fleet growth and modernization. With new aircraft that are equipped with latest technology entering into service, maintenance organizations for all these operators are facing the need to upgrade their capabilities to support and accommodate these new capabilities. The recent economic instabilities of the region are forcing airlines to adjust and change their maintenance and purchasing strategies. Airlines and suppliers must come together to figure out solutions tailored specifically for this market.The future continues to look optimistic for the Latin American region in terms of fleet growth and modernization. With new aircraft that are equipped with latest technology entering into service, maintenance organizations for all these operators are facing the need to upgrade their capabilities to support and accommodate these new capabilities. The recent economic instabilities of the region are forcing airlines to adjust and change their maintenance and purchasing strategies. Airlines and suppliers must come together to figure out solutions tailored specifically for this market.
Aviation Festival Asia, Singapore
27-28 February 2018
For the past 13 years, Aviation Festival Asia has established itself as a must-attend event for Asian low cost carriers and their partners. In 2018, the Aviation Festival will host over 2,000 attendees, 1,000 airline and airport representatives, 150 speakers and 100 exhibition booths. The festival will take place over two days with over 150 presentations taking place, 24 roundtable debates and loads of networking.
Routes Asia, Brisbane, Australia
18-20 March 2018
Routes Asia brings together leading airlines, airports and stakeholders to discuss air service to, from and within Asia-Pacific. The 2018 event will be hosted by a consortium comprising Brisbane Airport Corporation, Brisbane Marketing, Tourism Australia, Tourism Events Queensland and Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre.
Passenger Terminal Expo, Stockholm, Sweden
20-22 March 2018
The Passenger Terminal CONFERENCE has firmly established itself as the most highly regarded airport conference in the world. It’s an exceptional opportunity to see industry leaders share their innovations, knowledge and insight through a comprehensive and diverse range of conferences and panel discussions. Attracting 1,650+ senior airport, airline, aviation authority, government and related business executives from all over the world, it is THE place where attendees gather to pool information, address concerns, discuss solutions and exchange ideas for the future development of the world’s airports.
Passenger Experience Conference, Hamburg, Germany
9 April 2018
Attend the leading global conference and networking forum discussing the strategic issues surrounding cabin innovation, consumer expectations and strategies for profitability within the cabin.
Crystal Cabin Award, Hamburg, Germany
10 April 2018
The Crystal Cabin Award is the only international award for excellence in aircraft interior innovation, donated by the Senate of the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg and released by the Crystal Cabin Award Association. This unique honour for outstanding cabin products and concepts was presented for the first time ever on April 17th, 2007 during the Aircraft Interiors Expo in Hamburg. The Crystal Cabin Award’s main intention is to initiate a significant improvement in passenger comfort.
AIX Expo, Hamburg, Germany
10-12 April 2018
Aircraft Interiors Expo is the world’s leading event for airlines and the supply chain to source the latest innovations, technologies and products for the cabin interiors, inflight entertainment and passenger comfort industries.
WTCE, Hamburg, Germany
10-12 April 2018
WTCE is the leading global event for the travel catering, onboard retail and passenger comfort industries. Showcasing the latest onboard products and services to an international audience of airline buyers and rail operators.
MRO Americas, Orlando, USA
10-12 April 2018
MRO Americas connects customers, clients and colleagues from across the aviation aftermarket sector. This 360° networking and learning experience incorporates drill down and informative conference sessions with an unparalleled exhibition floor providing numerous social and business opportunities. The event delivers a comprehensive mix of innovative products, technologies, offerings and services. MRO Americas is where the industry comes together, year after year, to engage, develop, discuss and grow!
ABACE, Shanghai, China
17-19 April 2017
Join thousands of top business aviation leaders, entrepreneurs, and other purchase decision-makers for the Asian Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition (ABACE2018). This is the perfect venue for investors considering aviation as a business opportunity; companies thinking of using an aircraft for business; and flight departments who have long used aircraft as a valuable business tool.
WATS, Orlando, USA
17-19 April 2018
WATS 2018 will bring together the global aviation training community and deliver five independent and impartial conference streams alongside the sector’s biggest tradeshow.
ERA Regional Airlines Conference, Vienna, Austria
18-19 April 2018
The next ERA Regional Airline Conference will take place in Vienna on 18-19 April 2018.
Routes Europe, Bilbao, Spain
22-24 April 2018
Routes Europe is the largest regional Routes event and an essential forum for all companies with an aviation focus, looking to conduct business to, from and within the European region.
APEX Multimedia Market, Paris, France
23-25 April 2018
Further information to follow.
Aviation Festival Americas, Miami, USA
Executives from full service and LCC airlines will gather at Aviation Festival Americas for two days of expert content and unmatched networking opportunities. From new business and revenue models to new technologies, airline executives will learn all they need to know about revenue in one place. With attendance by executives from carriers around the globe like United Airlines, Spirit Airlines, Norwegian Air, AeroMexico, and WestJet this event covers the hottest topics in the commercial aviation industry through 6 focuses: Low Cost, Aviation Strategy, Air Experience, Aviation IT, Aviation Marketing, and Aviation Interiors.
SITA IT Summit
Further information will follow.
ACI Regional Airports' Conference, Naples, Italy
14-16 May 2018
Further information will follow.
EBACE, Geneva, Switzerland
29-31 May 2018
AP&M Europe, London, UK
30-31 May 2018