The best upcoming virtual and physical air cargo events

These virtual and physical air cargo events offer timely insight and expertise on the ever-evolving sector   

CNS Partnership Conference
When: August 29-31, 2021
Where: JW Marriott Turnberry, Miami

The CNS Partnership Conference is a key component of Cargo Network Services’ work. For the last 30 years it has brought together the leaders and decision-makers of the industry to explore and influence the future development of air cargo. This year the show is making even greater efforts to connect and support businesses post-pandemic. Register here

Air Cargo News Awards
When: September 16, 2021
Where: The Runnymede on Thames, London Heathrow

The 37th edition of the prestigious Air Cargo News Awards – the Oscars of the airfreight industry – returns in 2021 at The Runnymede on Thames Hotel, on September 16.

Join over 200 industry leading figures to honour and celebrate the companies that have invested in great customer service, operational excellence and innovative technologies. Register here

TIACA Executive Summit 2021
When: September 21-24, 2021
Where: San Francisco, USA

The TIACA Executive Summit offers two conference days with enough time for networking plus two days discovering the trendiest impulse generators in Silicon Valley. What can logistics learn from the innovation here, and how must supply chain management adapt in the future? Register here

17th Maintenance Cost Conference
When: 22-23 September, 2021
Where: Montreal, Canada

The Maintenance Cost Conference (MCC) offers an opportunity for airlines and stakeholders to meet, discuss strategic maintenance cost benefit initiatives, innovative solutions and proficient methodologies for optimising maintenance costs. In its 17th year, the interactive event combines a two-day industry meeting and a two-day conference featuring presentations and discussions left off from MCC 2020. Register here

World Cargo Symposium
When: October 12-14, 2021
Where: Hilton Bomonti, Istanbul

The 2021 WCS will be a hybrid edition of the conference with an in-person exhibition  and conference and virtual streaming of live key sessions, a virtual exhibition hall and a state-of-the-art virtual appointment tool to facilitate networking. In-person and remote attendees will have many opportunities to connect and share during the conference. Register here

When: October 19-21, 2021
Where: NEC Birmingham

Spanning three days, the Multimodal Exhibition encompasses exhibit stands, ground-breaking seminar sessions, and networking events, presenting excellent opportunities for community networking.  Register here

Aviation Fuel Forum

The bi-annual IATA Aviation Fuel Forum is the premier industry meeting for the world’s aviation fuel community, offering a platform for airlines, fuel suppliers and IATA Strategic Partners to discuss priorities and agree on actions to enhance efficiency and productivity.​​​​​​​​​​​​​

When: 9-10 November 2021

Where: TBC

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Sustainable Aviation Fuel Symposium

The IATA Sustainable Aviation Fuel Symposium November edition will build on themes and discussion from the past seven editions, including SAF technical and commercial progress, the political landscape including policy discussion, SAF initiatives from airlines, a comparison of industry roadmaps, emerging SAF technologies and how to tackle the challenges for more rapid commercial deployment.

When: 11 November 2021

Where: TBC

Register here

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