This conference is primarily supported by our Suppliers and it is
imperative that we, as Airline participants, engage in all of the
programs. The knowledge you will gain from the breakout sessions and
the new contacts you will make with both Airline and Supplier
participants will prove to be rewarding and useful.
Airline status (gratis/free registration) at the ACPC, you must work
solely and exclusively for the airline as an airline employee in a
purchasing and/or repair sourcing capacity and not for the MRO,
Technic/Engineering, or Tech Ops division. ACPC
Airline attendees may not be a third party contractor or partner
and/or be employed by an airline in a position whose primary
function is to sell surplus or offer services to other airlines or
suppliers. Leasing companies with 50 or more owned aircraft,
who agree to the guidelines listed below
and are approved by the ACPC Board will receive Airline status
Participation in any Supplier sponsored event or invitation for 24
hours on Sunday, 24 hours on Monday and on Tuesday until 3 pm,
August 21 – August 23, 2016 is in direct conflict with the ACPC Airline
Rules and Guidelines. This conflict could result in the offending
Airline’s attendees being disqualified from receiving the benefit of
a free/gratis registration ($995 .00 USD value) to future ACPC
conferences. Airlines are free to participate in Supplier sponsored
invitations all day on Friday 8/19, all day on Saturday 8/20, except
between 5:00PM to 6:45 PM on Saturday 8/20, when your presence is requested at the
Welcome Reception. It is also permissible to accept a Supplier
invitation on Tuesday, August 23d after 3 pm.
Only one Spouse/Guest is permitted per airline attendee and you are
required to pay the social registration fee of $500.00. There will
be no onsite/walk-up registrations accepted at the conference.
Please refer to the ACPC Rules and Guidelines posted on
The following is a list of expectations for which we need all
Airline participants to hold one another accountable.
Registration Fees for qualified Airline representatives are gratis
in exchange for Airline participation in the events outlined below
(at a minimum).
Airline participants must be at the Airline Round Tables on time
and agree to staff the tables on both days for the duration of the
round table meetings.
Airlines with four or less attendees are required to host a minimum
of one Round Table on both days of the Airline Round Tables.
Airlines with five or more attendees are required to host a minimum
of two Round Tables on both days of the Airline Round Tables.
nine or more attendees are required to host a minimum
of three Round Tables on both days of the Airline Round Tables.
during the Welcome Reception of the conference on Saturday from 5:00
to 6:45 pm.
"Airline Only" Luncheon held on
Sunday of the conference.
strongly encouraged to attend Business Breakout Sessions when time
1. While hosting your
Airline Round Table, you will meet more suppliers during the five
sessions of Round Table appointments than you might see in your
office in an entire year.
2. Complimentary luncheon
and dinner functions sponsored by the ACPC help defray your overall
conference expenses, offer additional networking opportunities and
provide insight from Monday’s and Tuesday's Luncheon and Keynote Speakers.
A private "Airline's Only" luncheon highlighted with a relevant
airline industry speaker and plenty of "airline to airline"
Meet & Greet in the
Hospitality Suite sessions for airlines and suppliers. An
opportunity to network in a casual and relaxed atmosphere.
Friday, Saturday evening after the Welcome Reception and Tuesday
afternoon after the luncheon are free times and do not require
attendance at the conference venues. Please check the conference
agenda to participate in scheduled ACPC venues at their respective
Thank you in advance for reviewing these guidelines to ensure both
the Airlines and Suppliers greatly benefit from this premier event.