Countdown to Grand Rapids

Join us for the 2020 ACI-NA Annual Conference & Exhibition September 12 – September 15, 2020, in Grand Rapids, and learn first-hand from aviation industry experts while cultivating new and existing relationships with more than 2,000 delegates from over 200 airports and airport authorities. Take advantage of our non-conflicting exhibition hours to discover new products and get immediate answers and solutions to issues facing your organization.

The ACI-NA Annual Conference and Exhibition brings together powerhouse thought leaders and airport industry innovators that are driving the industry forward.  See our speaker line up >>

Our 2020 agenda will explore the full range of issues impacting the North American airport industry today and tomorrow.  See the schedule at a glance >>

Take a deep dive into the latest trends and challenges facing the industry during one of our many committee specific workshops.  See the committee workshop schedule >>

The 2020 exhibit show floor – the largest airport trade show in the world – features more than 200 exhibitors showcasing innovative products and services.  See the exhibit floor plan >>

Thank you to our 2020 sponsors for their generous support.  Check out our 2020 conference sponsors and partners >>

Book early!  Special hotel rates expire DATE.  Book your hotel reservations today >>

Why Attend?

Any professional interested in learning about aviation trends or meeting industry leaders should plan to attend ACI-NA’s 2020 Annual Conference and Exhibition to:

  • Learn first-hand from aviation industry experts in pre-conference seminars, general sessions and concurrent educational sessions.
  • Keep up to date on new and emerging technologies.
  • Grow your professional network.
  • Get immediate answers and solutions to issues within your airport, authority or company by talking with peers and meeting with vendors on our expansive show floor.
  • Discover new products and solutions that can raise revenue and decrease expenses.
  • See the latest technology on display and visit your vendors all in one location.

Online Registration to Open Soon

Online registration will be made available soon.  In the meantime, be sure to mark September 12 – 15, 2020, on your calendar to avoid any scheduling conflicts.  See you in Grand Rapids!

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Hotel Information

Hotel information will be published soon.  Check back for more information as it becomes available.

2020 Speakers

Powerful thought leaders will be announced soon.  Check back for more speaker information as it becomes available.

New Ideas On Tap For 2020

We are hard at work creating a schedule full of innovative sessions, workshops and educational opportunities. We invite you to join your fellow aviation industry professionals in Grand Rapids at the 2020 ACI-NA Annual Conference & Exhibition. This event will provide many exciting networking events for you and your colleagues.  Plan now to connect with industry leaders, top-level decision makers, and other airport professionals from across the globe.

Schedules and agendas for individual committee workshops and meetings are currently being developed and will be posted soon.  Check back for updates.

Committee workshops and meetings are open to all registered attendees, unless otherwise noted.

Become an Exhibitor

Exhibiting at the ACI-NA Annual Conference & Exhibition allows you to showcase your products and services to over 2,000 airport professionals representing over 200 airports – all in one place at one time. Join your current and future airport clients at the largest and fastest growing airport show in North America.

For information about becoming an exhibitor, please contact Brad Lewis, Director of Exhibit Sales & Operations, at or 301-625-5123.

Getting to Grand Rapids has never been easier

Air service at Gerald R. Ford International Airport is provided by six airlines serving 32 major market destinations with 140 daily nonstop flights.


As Grand Rapids’ award-winning airport has grown, so have the conveniences and amenities available to you. GRR’s consolidated security checkpoint streamlines the passenger security screening process and provides all passengers access to a beautiful new post-security marketplace filled with new restaurants, retail shops, lounge area, and more.

GRR offers affordable on-site covered parking, just steps from the terminal. Doing business or waiting for your vacation to start? GRR’s upgraded, complimentary Wi-Fi keeps you connected, and their free charging stations keep you plugged in.

GRR’s newly renovated concourses are spacious, comfortable, and offer plenty of pre-flight tastes and treats. Grand Rapids is known as Beer City, U.S.A., and the airport reflects the West Michigan regional culture.

Registration & Payment Information

Please contact us at We are available Monday through Friday from 8:30 am – 5:00 pm EST if you need to reach us by phone at (202) 293-8500.

Sponsorship Information

Please contact Sponsorship at or 202-293-8500.

Meeting, Housing & Logistics Questions

Please contact us at We are available Monday through Friday from 8:30am – 5:00 pm EST if you need to reach us by phone at (202) 293-8500.

Exhibitor Information

Please contact Brad Lewis, Director of Exhibit Sales & Operations at or 301-625-5123.

Member Status & Benefits Information

Please contact member services at

Press Inquiries

Please contact Scott Elmore at

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