IATA Events, the place where the air transport world meets

IATA conferences, exhibitions and industry meetings provide organizations active in air transport with an unmatchable arena for insight, discussion and cooperation on new technologies and industry-related issues that are shaping the future of air transport.

With more than 10,000 delegates attending 15 global and regional events covering all aspects of aviation along with 1,000 of sponsors and exhibitors per year, you will find an IATA Event that matches your interests and goals while building lasting business relationships.


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Found 15 events

Wings of Change Focus Africa (WOCFA)

- 2 - 3 July - Johannesburg, RSA

The IATA Wings of Change Focus Africa (WOCFA) is a major aviation event that brings together Africa's aviation leaders to discuss the opportunities and challenges of the aviation industry in the region.

  • Regulations & Law
  • Value of Aviation

Global People Forum

- 17 - 18 September - Geneva, Switzerland

The IATA Global People Forum brings together HR experts, industry specialists, and inspirational speakers sharing and shaping best practices for the aviation industry workforce.

  • Other

World Sustainability Symposium (WSS)

- 24 - 25 September - Miami, USA

The IATA World Sustainability Symposium is the only event specifically tailored for airline sustainability professionals.

  • Sustainability

Digital Cargo Conference

- 24 - 25 September - Geneva, Switzerland

The Digital Cargo Conference provides a platform for industry professionals with a stake in digital cargo to interact with each other and be informed about the latest developments.

  • Cargo

World Safety & Operations Conference (WSOC)

- 1 - 3 October - Marrakech, Morocco

IATA's World Safety and Operations Conference (WSOC) is the main vehicle to interact with the aviation industry on all issues related to safety, operations, and infrastructure.

  • Airline Operations
  • Safety

AirportIS Forum 2024

- 9 October - Manama, Bahrain

The IATA AirportIS Forum provides a unique platform for you to interact and exchange experience with fellow airport professionals, industry partners and the IATA team.

  • Airport Infrastructure
  • Data

WFS & WPS

- 30 - 31 October - Bangkok, Thailand

The World Financial Symposium (WFS) and World Passenger Symposium (WPS) focus on aviation financial management and customer experience.

  • Retailing & Finance
  • Regulations & Law
  • Passenger Experience
  • Security

Aviation Energy Forum (AEF)

- 12 - 14 November - Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

The Aviation Energy (AEF) forum covers Commercial and Technical Fuel, SAF, and other energy options that will contribute to aviation's 2050 net zero target.

  • Sustainability
  • Airline Operations

155th Slot Conference

- 19 - 22 November - Singapore, Singapore

The twice-yearly Slot Conference is a forum allowing airlines and airports to obtain the slots that will give them the best schedule to offer their customers

  • Slots

Wings of Change Europe (WOCE)

- 20 - 21 November - Rome, Italy

Wings of Change Europe (WOCE) is a major aviation event that brings together the key European and global aviation players to discuss, debate, and agree on the future, opportunities, and challenges of the aviation industry in the region.

  • Regulations & Law
  • Value of Aviation

Wings of Change Middle East (WOCME)

- 2 - 3 December - Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

IATA Wings of Change Middle East (WOCME) is an event that brings together aviation leaders to address opportunities and challenges in the regional aviation industry.

  • Regulations & Law
  • Value of Aviation

World Cargo Symposium (WCS)

- 15 - 17 April 2025 - Dubai, UAE

The World Cargo Symposium (WCS) is the largest and most prestigious air transport cargo event. The 2025 edition will take place in Dubai, UAE.

  • Cargo

Ground Handling Conference (IGHC)

- Nairobi, Kenya

The IATA Ground Handling Conference (IGHC) is the premier annual ground handling industry conference in the world. The 2025 edition will take place in Nairobi, Kenya.

  • Airport Infrastructure
  • Airline Operations
  • Ground Operations
  • Cargo

CNS Partnership Conference

- 13 - 15 May 2025 - Miami, USA

The CNS Partnership Conference brings together leaders and decision-makers of the industry to explore and influence the future development of air cargo in the USA.

  • Cargo
  • Ground Operations

156th Slot Conference

- 17 - 19 June 2025 - Vancouver, Canada

The twice-yearly Slot Conference is a forum allowing airlines and airports to obtain the slots that will give them the best schedule to offer their customers

  • Slots