MIAMI, FL: July 16, 2019. The next biennial Air Cargo Americas expo and conference, presented by Miami International Airport (MIA), will be held on October 29 – 31 this year at the Miami Airport & Convention Center.
Organized by the World Trade Center Miami with sponsors including Amerijet International, Cargo Sprint, DHL Aviation, Miami-Dade Community College EIG- Watson School of Aviation and Turkish Cargo, the three-day show is designed to increase cargo growth and international business in the Americas.
The conference will include updates on the latest security and safety regulations and provide a forum on international aviation, maritime and logistics issues in the Western Hemisphere.
In 2017 there was over US$10 million in actual and projected sales reported by the exhibitors and over 5,800 international aviation and trade and logistics business executives from 30 countries visiting the exhibition.
Early-bird registration to attend the three-day tradeshow is free until July 31. Fore more information on exhibiting and sponsorship go to www.aircargoamericas.com.
MIA is Miami-Dade County’s leading economic engine and busiest gateway, generating nearly US$31 billion in annual business revenue. The airport continues to maintain its ranking as the busiest US gateway for international freight, setting a new record of 2.3 million total tons in 2018 – up 60,000 tons year-on-year.
Last month the Miami-Dade County Board of County Commissioners adopted a new capital improvement programme at MIA that will fund up to US$5 billion in airport-wide modernization projects over the next five to 15 years. The airport expects passenger and cargo traffic to reach 77 million and more than four million tons respectively by 2040.