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
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!
MTB Aviation, Dubrovnik, Croatia
6-9 September 2017
MTB – ‘Meet the Buyer’ is a programme of one to one appointments between Senior Managers, Technical Purchasing Managers, Senior Officers, Analysts & Buyers from the global airline community, including Low-Cost, Emerging & Regional, together with Supplier Companies from all areas of the aviation industry. The 2017 edition of MTB Aviation takes place in Dubrovnik, Croatia.
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.
Regional Airports Development, Moscow, Russia
20-22 September 2017
The Regional Airports Development conference, taking place on 20 September 2017, is being held in order to thoroughly discuss the main issues of developing regional and commuter airports, improve the issues of state regulation, and exchange best practices in sustainable airport and airport systems development on a regional level. Primary topics of the conference are financing of regional airport infrastructure, up-to-date mechanisms of raising capital, professional preparation of public-private partnership projects, and creating investment projects in the area of airports.
On 21-22 September, AVIACENTER are hosting the 7th Regional Aviation of Russia and CIS conference. The conference is organissed in order to thoroughly discuss the main issues of developing regional aviation, perfecting regulatory framework, exchanging best practices between airlines, airports and other industry companies, on the level of power authorities and businesses. An extended business program of the conferences includes speeches, presentations, round tables on the latest trends in the development of regional air transportation and airports in the regions all over the world, presentations of regional aircraft and helicopters, presentations of regional aviation systems development methodologies, capital raising practices, and PPP project best practices.
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.
SETOPS Conference, London, UK
29 September 2017
On Friday 29 September, 2017 there is only one place to be if you want to get updated or educated on one of the top trends in business aviation right now – London’s Royal Aeronautical Society – for the second edition of SETops.
Opportunities, challenges, restrictions; the airfields they must open to help this sector flourish and grow; how they will fit in a market that continues to consolidate; who is going to finance and support them. All of this is on the agenda in our packed one-day event.
Speakers are coming from far and wide for our dedicated Single Engine Turboprop Operations conference, following on the success of last year’s gathering at London Oxford Airport.
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.
Accelerate: Aviation, London, UK
14-15 November 2017
Celebrating its 25th anniversary this November, Accelerate: Aviation 2017, brings together senior executives at airlines, airports and the wider aviation industry to discuss the business-critical opportunities, issues and solutions in this era of change. Through open discussion and debate on topics including passenger experience, evolving business models and politics, this conference is a must-attend in order to better understand the needs of the industry, and as such successfully prepare for the future in an ever-changing sky. Join 200+ attendees as they listen to 35+ senior speakers across 2 days packed with content!
Aviation Show MENASA, Dubai, UAE
28-29 November 2017
The Aviation Show MENASA is organised by the Terrapinn and will take place from 28 November to 29 November 2017 at The Ritz Carlton Dubai, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The conference will cover areas that will teach you how to grow your business through technology, customer experience and new revenue streams.
Over 300+ airlines and 30 airports are expected to attend from the Middle East, North & East Africa, Central Asia and the Subcontinent.
Innovative Aircraft Seating, Hamburg, Germany
4-7 December 2017
Taking place in Hamburg, this international event with special focus on latest trends and materials for aircraft seating will give the opportunity to share experience with new lightweight materials, as well as new cabin configurations.
The 8th International Conference Innovative Aircraft Seating 2017, produced by IQPC GmbH, will be held in Hamburg, Germany on 4 – 7 December, 2017 and will welcome experts from airlines, aircraft and seat manufacturers, major suppliers, designers, and academia to learn about the latest on design innovation and new ideas for improving comfort on board.
The conference offers 2 full conference days with insights from global leading experts, 4 interactive workshops, 1 site visit and in-depth and interactive networking opportunities to ensure participants gain lifetime value from the event.
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.
Operational Excellence in Airports, Singapore
30 January - 2 February 2018
Equip Global’s Operational Excellence for Airports Summit 2018 taking place from 30 January – 02 February 2018 has been tailored to bring together the high-profile decision makers from the airport operators around the world to provide a unique insight on how can you enhance operational excellence in your airport through topics focused around on daily operation matters, cost-efficient operations, business continuity plan, best practices on operate under extreme weather condition, how can you accommodate rising passenger number with existing equipment, advanced planning and forecasting to deploy your staff optimally, key considerations on partner/vendor selections and more!
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.
CONNECT, Tbilisi, Georgia
20-22 February 2018
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.
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!
Aviation Africa, Cairo, Egypt
17-18 April 2018
Aviation Africa, the exhibition and summit covering the full aviation and aerospace spectrum across the African continent, is to hold its third edition in Cairo on 17-18 April 2018, under the auspices of the Egyptian Ministry of Civil Aviation.
Under the theme ‘Building blocks for North African revival’ the two-day summit will focus on the key drivers to grow business and opportunities across North Africa. Alongside the summit will be an exhibition area featuring more than fifty exhibitors.
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