Wings of Change Middle East (WOCME)

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
2 - 3 December

The IATA Wings of Change Middle East (WOCME) stands as a premier industry event in the region, where aviation leaders, regulators, and subject matter experts convene to deliberate on the pivotal issues and opportunities shaping air transport. Collaboratively, they forge a path for future actions to harness air transport's potential as a catalyst for economic and social advancement throughout the Middle East.

The inaugural edition of WOCME is going to take place on 2-3 December 2024, hosted in the vibrant city of Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

It will feature engaging plenary sessions, 1:1 interviews, and enlightening keynotes addressing critical facets of the industry.

Who attends?


  • Airlines/Airline Associations
  • Airports
  • Ground Handlers
  • Governments
  • Aircraft Manufacturers
  • Consultancy Firms
  • Law Firms
  • Solution Providers
  • Industry-specific Publications and Media

Why get involved?


Unlock business opportunities and expand your network! 

  • Gain premium brand exposure: Boost your brand with prime exposure at WOCME.
  • Cultivate excellent networking opportunities: Network effectively and foster valuable collaborations.
  • Showcase your Products and Services: Present your offerings to a targeted audience seeking your solutions.
  • Stay informed on market dynamics for strategic business development: Gain a competitive edge through insightful industry knowledge.
  • Learn firsthand about industry trends and priorities in the region: Acquire direct insights shaping your strategic approach.

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The WOCME 2024 program will be available soon.

Registration for WOCME 2024 will open soon.



Riyadh, a city steeped in history and poised for the future, is a dynamic hub blending tradition with modernity. As the capital and largest city in Saudi Arabia, Riyadh embodies a unique fusion of cultural heritage and progressive vision. Renowned for its striking architecture, bustling markets, and thriving business landscape, Riyadh offers an enticing backdrop for the first edition of the IATA Wings of Change Middle East. The city's rich historical sites and vibrant arts scene promise attendees an inspiring and engaging experience.

Delve into Riyadh's vibrant cultural tapestry, from exploring its historic landmarks to savoring the diverse culinary delights. Engage with the city's cutting-edge infrastructure and witness firsthand the innovative spirit that propels Riyadh into the future.

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Contact us to learn more about our Sponsorship & Exhibition opportunities, and secure your place at the IATA Wings of Change Middle East (WOCME) in Riyadh! We are open to customizing an offer based on your business needs. 

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Our Diversity & Inclusion Pledge


IATA believes that diversity of culture, gender, age, orientation, and experience boosts the success of the aviation industry. We actively encourage aviation professionals with diverse profiles to contribute to our events as speakers, panelists, facilitators, or in any other way.

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