FUELLING GROWTH

Why Attend?

CONNECT Route Development Forum is now in its 17th year. Each annual CONNECT event brings together over 600 aviation decision makers including more than 65 airlines and 250 represented airports to discuss current and future air transport links.
The events format is designed to deliver a total networking experience, blending formal and informal meeting opportunities for all delegates combined with our exclusive excursion programme to discover key elements of the Host destination. Our friendly and relaxed atmosphere creates a pressure free, highly productive environment to make business and build relationships.
The forum continues to grow and is attracting new territories each year, marking itself as a crucial event in the aviation calendar for generating new business.

One-To-One Meetings

Unlimited one-to-one meetings arranged pre-event, on-site meeting booking system, endless informal meeting opportunities during coffee breaks, lunch times and happy hours.

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Conference

Route development and industry briefings provide crucial industry analysis and updates, and airlines are also invited to give exclusive briefings to give full insight into company policy and show how to adapt to current demand.

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Informal Networking

Come along and join your industry colleagues after a day of productive meetings for one of our infamous evening events –a cocktail and dinner function in a prestigious venue with the best of local cuisine and entertainment.

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Destination discovery

Destination Discovery

Take the time to join one of our exclusive excursions to discover what Antalya has to offer. Experience sun-drenched landscapes and soak up unique culture & scenery with your industry colleagues. At CONNECT we are dedicated to offering an authentic experience, and opportunities to discover what this incredible destination has in store for visitors outside of hotels and conference venues.

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How Can CONNECT Help You Grow?

airlines

Airlines

Our events are beneficial to airlines who are looking to expand their routes. Our delegates include representatives from airports, tourism operators, ground handlers, aircraft manufacturers, data suppliers and consultancies – plus many more!

  • Develop new routes with new airports
  • Meet new potential suppliers and consulting partners
  • Form relationships with tourism associations
  • Access the latest insider industry news via our conference programme
  • Plan future business with existing partners and reinforce your relationships
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airports

Airports

Our events are beneficial to airports who are looking to raise their profile and establish new routes. Our delegates include representatives from airlines, tour operators, ground handlers, aircraft manufacturers, data suppliers, consultancies and many more!

  • Develop new routes
  • Raise awareness of your airport and region
  • Form relationships with tourism associations
  • High quality networking opportunities
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associations

Associations

Our events are beneficial to associations who want to bring new members on-board. Our delegates include representatives from airports, airlines, tour operators, ground handlers, aircraft manufacturers, data suppliers, consultancies and many more!

  • Increase member count through networking
  • Raise your association’s profile
  • Form relationships with airlines and airports
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consultants

Consultants

Our events are beneficial to consultants looking to gain new business from airlines and airports. Our delegates include representatives from airports, airlines, tour operators, ground handlers, aircraft manufacturers, data suppliers and many more!

  • Gain new business with airlines, airports and more through networking
  • Get fresh insight into the industry including challenges it faces
  • Raise awareness of your business with a stand at the event
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media

Media

Our events are beneficial to members of the press who can gain exclusive content and seek new advertisers. Our delegates include representatives from airports, airlines, tour operators, ground handlers, aircraft manufacturers, data suppliers, consultancies and many more!

  • Get exclusive interviews with the industry’s key figures
  • Be the first to get the scoop on the latest news in the industry
  • Identify and meet with potential advertisers
  • Establish new working relationships for future editorial content
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suppliers

Suppliers

Our events are beneficial to suppliers who can identify new opportunities to sell their services. Our delegates include representatives from airports, airlines, tour operators, ground handlers, consultancies and many more!

  • Raise awareness of your services to airlines and airports
  • Establish new working relationships with airlines for future contracts
  • Get one step ahead of your competitors with an event stand
  • Share insights and analytics with a targeted audience of delegates
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tour operators

Tour Operators

Our events are beneficial to tour operators who can spread the word about their tours and boost their profile. Our delegates include representatives from airports, airlines, ground handlers, aircraft manufacturers, data suppliers, consultancies and many more!

  • Increase awareness of your tours via industry networking
  • Secure meetings with widely-read industry press
  • High-quality networking opportunities
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Testimonials

Hear from delegates who have attended our past events