Schedule-At-A-Glance

All events are at the Marriott Marquis Houston unless otherwise noted.

7:30am – 12:00pm Pre-Conference Training Registration
8:00am – 4:00pm Project LIFT
8:00am – 4:30pm Track I – DBE/ACDBE Certifiers Training
8:00am – 4:30pm Track II – DBE/ACDBE Program Administrators and Procurement Training
12:00pm – 1:30pm Combined Board Lunch
1:45pm – 3:15pm Trade Board Meeting
3:30pm – 5:00pm Foundation Board Meeting
5:00pm – 6:00pm Board Dinner – Offsite
6:30pm – 8:00pm Golf Pairing Reception
7:00am – 7:15am **** Bill Walker Memorial Golf Tournament Transportation ** Depart from Marriott **
7:30am – 12:00pm Pre-Conference Training Registration
8:00am – 4:30pm Track I – DBE/ACDBE Certifiers Training
8:00am – 4:30pm Track II – DBE/ACDBE Program Administrators Training
8:30am – 5:30pm Bill Walker Memorial Golf Tournament
12:00pm – 8:00pm Exhibitors Move In
4:00pm – 9:00pm General Registration
7:30pm – 9:00pm VIP Sponsor Reception (Invitation Only)
9:00pm – 11:00pm Private DBE/ACDBE Reception
7:00am – 5:00pm General Registration
7:30am – 9:00am Airport Directors/Commissioners VIP Breakfast
7:30am – 9:00am Exhibitors Breakfast
7:30am – 5:00pm Exhibit Hall
9:30am – 3:30pm Silent Auction
9:30am – 9:45am Conference Opening
9:45am – 11:00am Airport Director’s Forum 20/30
12:00pm – 1:45pm Father’s Day Jazz Brunch
2:00pm – 2:30pm New Member and First Time Conference Attendee Orientation
2:00pm – 5:00pm Business Matchmaking
2:30pm – 4:30pm Airport Director’s Roundtable – (Invitation Only)
2:30pm – 4:30pm Airport Commissioner’s Roundtable – (Invitation Only)
3:00pm – 3:45pm Exhibit Hall Mini-Session/Airport Outreach
5:00pm – 6:00pm Young Professionals Aviation Industry Career Panel Discussion
5:00pm – 7:00pm Reception
7:00pm – 9:00pm Welcome to Houston Reception & White Party
9:00pm – 12:00am Young Professionals Networking Party
7:00am – 6:00pm General Registration
7:00am – 8:45am SSP America Partner Breakfast
7:00am – 9:00am HMS Host Partner Breakfast
7:15am – 8:45am Hudson Partner Breakfast
7:30am – 8:45am Exhibitors Breakfast
7:30am – 8:45am DBELO and Supplier Diversity Leaders Breakfast
7:30am – 8:45am Paradies Lagardere Partner Breakfast
7:30am – 5:00pm Exhibit Hall
8:00am – 12:30pm Silent Auction
9:00am – 9:45am AMAC Business Meeting
9:50am – 10:35am FAA/USDOT
10:45am – 11:45am CEO Panel
12:00pm – 1:45pm Foundation and Catalyst Awards Luncheon
2:30pm – 3:30pm Workshop I, Workshop II, Workshop III
2:30pm – 4:30pm Workshop IV, Workshop V
3:30pm – 4:30pm Workshop VI, Workshop VII
4:30pm – 5:30pm AMAC Legislative Updates
5:00pm – 7:00pm Exhibitors Move Out
5:30pm – 7:30pm Media Partners Reception (Invitation Only)
6:30pm – 7:30pm 2018 Los Angeles Preview VIP Reception
7:30pm – 9:30pm 2018 Los Angeles Preview Reception
7:30am – 9:00am Celebrating Women in Aviation Breakfast
Must purchase ticket or table to attend.
9:30am – 10:30am Workshop I, Workshop II, Workshop III, Workshop IV, Workshop V, Workshop VI
10:45am – 11:45am Workshop VII, Workshop VIII, Workshop IX
3:00pm – 5:00pm Mobile Workshop Tours

* Ticketed Event-Not Included in Registration