Held under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President of the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, Chairman of Dubai Airports, Chairman and Chief Executive of Emirates Airline and Group

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DAY 1 HIGHLIGHTS

DAY 2 HIGHLIGHTS

AIRPORT SHOW IS HAPPENING NOW!

Opening Hours: 10:00 - 18:00

Entrance to the exhibition is free of charge for all professionals and trade visitors (above 18 years old).

Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Centre (DICEC)


Free car parking operates in a first-come, first-served basis. 

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EVENT HIGHLIGHTS

USE YOUR 'SMART' BADGE

Collect your Badge

Collect your Badge

Visitor badge collection is from 9:00 - 18:00 on May 7 - 9 at Za'abeel Halls 5 & 6.

Smart Badge

How to use your Smart Badge

With your smart badge, you can build your digital journey and receive digital information from exhibitors.

Easy to see what is relevant to you

Business Connect is the perfect tool to streamline your visit at this year’s event. Once registered, you will receive 10 recommendations by email based on your product of interest.

Exclusive access to the "Visitor Lounge" with matchmaking support from our dedicated team.

See you in Za'abeel Hall 5

Business Connect

BUILDING NETWORKS FOR A BETTER BUSINESS

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DISCOVER INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGIES

PREVIEW OF THE 18TH EDITION OF AIRPORT SHOW!

We are excited to once again be the meeting place for thousands of airport professionals and hundreds of regional and international solution providers. 

This year we have more pavilions including: China, Denmark, France, Germany, Netherlands, North America, Portugal, Switzerland and UK.

We also welcome new co-located events: Air Traffic Control Forum and Airport Security Middle East in addition to CAPA- Centre of Aviation Global Airport Leaders' Forum (GALF) and Women in Aviation General Assembly. 

CONFERENCES

Global Airport Leaders' Forum

Global Airport Leaders' Forum

7 MAY 2018 - Za'abeel Hall 6

Gain insights from keynotes and interactive panels focusing on today’s key issues:

  • “Smart airport” responses to IT and automation challenges
  • Opportunities in airport retailing
  • Enhancing the passenger experience
  • Airline-airport partnership opportunities
  • Airport privatisation and infrastructure financing
  • A-CDM and passenger communications
  • The rise of the Aerotropolis
  • Air Traffic Control

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Meet the speakers

ATC Conference

ATC Conference

8 May 2018 - Za'abeel Hall 6

This conference will provide a crucial networking and knowledge sharing opportunity for industry professionals delivering a safe and efficient air transport system today and in the future. It will provide a platform to encourage co-operation and collaboration across the region and between stakeholder groups.

Meet the speakers and view the full programme

Airport Security Middle East Conference

Airport Security Middle East Conference

8 May 2018 - Za'abeel Hall 4

Key topics that will be covered at the conference include:

  • The security journey - seamless, safe and efficient
  • Global airport security policies and partnerships
  • Automated threat detection in the new era of security
  • Challenges in adopting new technologies and processes
  • Cyber resilience in a data driven environment
  • Biometrics – will they define the future travel experience
  • Protecting against the Terror Threat: Case Study

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Women in Aviation General Assembly

Women in Aviation General Assembly

9 MAY 2018 - Za'abeel Hall 6

Key sessions at the event include:

  • Future growth indicators for aviation across the Middle East and Africa
  • Regional aerospace programmes and the job opportunities they offer
  • How will the region's commitment to space exploration improve the lives of future generations?
  • Creating an inclusive, non gender-biased work environment for your female colleagues
  • Will the first woman on Mars be an Arab?

Meet the speakers and view the full programme

Business Connect Live

Business Connect Live

9 MAY 2018 - Za'abeel Hall 4

Airport Show 2018 will hold series of seminars and workshops simultaneously held with the exhibition. It is an opportune time for project leaders to take part as speakers and maximize their participation to the event by presenting the new airport projects available in their region.

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Live Seminar Stage

Live Seminar Stage

7 - 9 MAY 2018 - Za'abeel Hall 6

Get inspired at this year’s event by attending our free to attend Live Seminar sessions on all 3 days of the event.

  • DAY 1 : Work in airport security or technology & IT? Learn about the latest in suspect tracking systems, how Wi-Fi can help give a better user experience and more
  • DAY 2 : If you work in ground handling or interested to know more about the future of circular runways these are the sessions for you
  • DAY 3 : Operational subjects will be a focus. Learn about the impact of big data and artificial intelligence, how to reduce energy demands and more

Meet the speakers and view the full programme

Airport Show Blog

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Testimonials
  • "We see the Airport Show as a strong platform to showcase our smart technologies, and at the same time, explore the latest offerings from across the world. We look forward to our participation next year as well."
    MICHAEL REICHLE
    CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER, SIEMENS POSTAL, PARCEL & AIRPORT LOGISTICS
  • "The Business Connect programme was useful in knowing potential suppliers in the Middle East market. During our participation in Airport Show we explored the latest technology, services related to the Aviation industry from different international companies."
    ADEL ABDUL AZIZ MALALAH
    CHIEF GOVERNMENT RELATION OFFICER, KUWAIT NATIONAL AVIATON SERVICES
  • "The Airport Show has been an excellent vehicle for helping to achieve ongoing brand-awareness. It is by participating at this event that allows your business to confirm your position as a credible supplier and partner in the Middle East’s Airports industry."
    ROMANO FIONDA, MBIFM
    HEAD OF AIRPORT SERVICES (MIDDLE EAST), COFELY BESIX AIRPORTS & LOGISTICS SERVICES
  • “Whether it is the latest scanning technologies, passenger experiences or robot baggage handlers, the region’s airports are investing in the latest technology and concepts to delight customers and stay ahead of the competition. This exciting time in the industry will be reflected at the Airport Show 2018."
    HIS HIGHNESS SHEIKH AHMED BIN SAEED AL MAKTOUM
    PATRON OF AIRPORT SHOW

 

Co-Located Events

  • ATC Forum
  • Airport Security Middle East
  • Women In Aviation General Assembly