Upcoming Events

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February 3, 2023

Aeropodium 3rd Canadian Aviation Symposium

Toronto, Ontario

This international event will explore Canada’s latest commercial and business aviation developments. The conference sessions will provide a platform for high-level debate, exchange of ideas and information, and extensive networking opportunities for aviation executives from Canada and worldwide. It is a unique opportunity for all participants to participate in high-level debates, enhance their knowledge about the regional market, learn about regional infrastructure developments, and network with leading experts. Participating companies will represent aircraft operators and manufacturers, FBO operators, MROs, safety and security experts, financing companies, and sectors such as insurance, software technology, airport infrastructure and other areas that contribute to the development of aviation in Canada. Conference agenda to be announced. For more information, visit aeropodium.com.


March 1-3, 2023

2023 BC Tourism & Hospitality Conference

Prince George, BC

The Tourism Industry Association of BC and the BC Hotel Association are excited to bring you the third-annual BC Tourism & Hospitality Conference. In recognizing the importance of collaboration and partnership in facing challenges over the past few years, the two organizations have come together to put on the third-annual BC Tourism & Hospitality Conference. The 2023 conference will take place in Prince George, BC, from Wednesday, March 1, to Friday, March 3, 2023. Registration is now open. Start planning to connect with industry colleagues, Destination Management organizations, communities and government leaders. For more information, email Info@bctourismandhospitalityconference.com

April 16 – 18, 2023

Alberta Aviation Council Conference

Location: TBA

The Alberta Aviation Council is a catalyst for industry growth and the recognized voice of Alberta’s aerospace, airport and aviation interests. For more information, visit albertaaviationcouncil.com.

April 29-30, 2023

The Sky’s No Limit, Girls fly too

Abbotsford International Airport, Abbotsford, BC

The world’s largest Aviation, Aerospace, Marine & Defence diversity outreach event. Completely FREE for everyone! Volunteers needed, please visit www.girlsfly2.ca and volunteer yourself for the new April dates! Main event days volunteer areas include: Passenger/Volunteer Check-In, People/Traffic Control, Motorcycle Security, Helicopter Support Crew, General Help. In both Canada and the United States, only 6% of the professional pilot population are women—a statistic largely unchanged in the last 25 years. In Canada, only 2.3% of licensed Aircraft Maintenance Engineers are women. In the Canadian Armed Forces, women account for only 4% of the technical trades and less than 3% of the top command positions. Worldwide, women account for only 1.28% of the global seafarer force. That’s why the Achieve Anything Foundation, with the support of like-minded industry leaders, chooses an immersive, hands-on approach to improve gender diversity. Our events, projects & programs are always completely free for participants to prevent any barriers to participation. For more information, visit www.girlsfly2.ca.

June 5-7, 2023

British Columbia Aviation Council Conference

Prince George Airport, 4141 Airport Road, Prince George, BC

For more information, visit bcaviationcouncil.org

June 15-17, 2023

Canadian Aviation Association Convention

Toronto Pearson International Airport, 6301 Silver Dart Drive, Mississauga, ON

Aircraft Convention, Trade Show & Static Display. The Canadian Business Aviation Association’s (CBAA) mission is to represent and promote the Canadian business aviation community globally, advocating safety, security, and efficiency. For more information, visit cbaa-acaa.ca.

October 17-19, 2023

2023 NBAA Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition

Las Vegas, Nevada

Immerse yourself in the world of business aircraft—view fixed-wing aircraft of all sizes, from single-engine airplanes and turboprops to long-range jets. See today’s helicopters and tomorrow’s advanced air mobility (AAM) aircraft. NBAA-BACE is business aviation’s biggest and most productive event of the year. For more information, visit nbaa.org.