Global Investment in Aviation Summit 2020

Event Information

  • Organiser: Strategic Marketing and Exhibitions
  • Start date: 27.01.2020
  • End date: 29.01.2020
  • Location: Hotel Grand Hyatt, Dubai
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After the acclaimed first edition of GIAS, the Global Investment in Aviation platform, an initiative of United Arab Emirates, General Civil Aviation Authority is returning next January 2020 at Hotel Grand Hyatt, Dubai.

More than 370 organizations were present at #GIAS19, between governments, public and private organizations, mature projects and start-ups, where more than 210 Billion USD in projects were presented to investors and partners.

Since its creation, GIAS was design to embrace and strengthen a true marketplace for promotion of a global and unified ecosystem that can unlock and soar funds enabling the aviation industry with a sustainable and continuous growth.

Event Profile

  • Master Class

    A meticulously designed platform where top-notch aviation investment experts take off with reference projects to present best investment practices, expert thoughts and analyses to institutional investors and project finance managers.

    This feature aims to provide participants valuable insights they will need to base their best investment decisions.

  • Main Summit

    World-renowned speakers and panellists present the most attractive sectors in aviation for sound investments as well as new solutions to bring in finance.

    Summit participants gain knowledge on industry trends and benefit from linked global opportunities relevant to their investment requirements and interests.

  • Intelak Incubator

    Intelak Incubator is a hub that inspires and develops startups to become part of the global aviation industry.

    Selected startups will gain exclusive access to work with industry experts and gain from the incubator program which includes workshops, mentorships and a space to pursue their brilliant ideas and visions.

  • Gala Dinner

    Gala Dinner will be attended by various personalities from the aviation industry, media, government institutions and ministries, investment and funding groups.

    The celebratory evening aims to honour industry luminaries for their contribution to the growth of global aviation, and to acknowledge the support of organizations for contributing to the success of the event.

  • Investor’s Hub

    An exclusive hub where top investment houses and investment corporations, development banks, insurance companies and sovereign wealth funds welcome official government representatives and project developers to explore potential investment partnership and agreement.

    The hub facilitates substantial advantages for investors who are keen to secure their investment interest on a particular aviation project.

  • Sponsored Events

    These events are attended by major investors, businessmen, entrepreneurs and are set in a relaxing environment that is favourable for conversations and for building lasting business relationships.

    The inclusive events provide participants the opportunity to further establish and expand their network.

  • Aviation Investment Destinations

    A special feature that allows participating countries to extensively present their investment opportunities and incentives to elicit investor confidence.

    Presenting countries gain long-term economic advantage by promoting their favourable investment climate which is a prerequisite for investors.

  • Breakout Sessions

    A country investment destination platform that is solely focused to enable investors and government delegates to initiate discussion and secure investment agreement and partnership.

    Participants gain maximum advantage from a speedier process to jumpstart agreement and collaboration on institutional investment projects.

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