We are thrilled to provide informative and inspirational workshops, featuring presentations from leading industry and subject matter experts. This rich programming is designed to help you hone your leadership skills, get coveted insights, learn about new industry trends and challenges, gather best practices and provide you with actionable resources and tools to help improve your business.

We are offering three tracks  – Track 1: Concessions, Track 2:  Architecture, Engineering, and Construction (AEC), Track 3: Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)/Government – to optimize your workshop session experience.

Track 1 – Concessions

Organized by: Tonja Pastorelle, Pastorelle Marketing Group and Iris Messina, Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield

Join our exciting group of seasoned professionals as they share their experiences in the airport food, beverage, retail and service sectors. New entrants will enjoy the pre-conference Airport Concessions 101 training. During the main conference, this year’s topics are designed to engage conversations, provoke the imagination and promote interaction between speakers and attendees. Don’t miss the roundtables where we will take a deep dive into the subject of joint ventures from every angle.

Track 2 – Architecture, Engineering, and Construction (AEC)

Organized by: Linda Graves, Gilbane Construction and Tamika Dickerson, Jacobs

The Architecture, Engineering, and Construction (AEC) track will focus on construction-related services. Featured topics are designed to promote awareness and dialogue of key issues pertinent to owners, primes and DBEs involved in build out of aviation infrastructure and programs.

Track 3 – Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) / Government

Organized by: Gene Roth, Federal Aviation Administration, Office of Civil Rights

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) / Government track will focus on the implementation of the DBE/ACDBE, ADA/504 and Title VI programs. The workshop topics are designed to introduce these programs, their requirements and the latest guidance to help participants better implement the programs and answer questions.