WASHINGTON, DC (March 1, 2019)
– The Airport Minority Advisory Council (AMAC) and Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) are pleased to announce that
is now open for AMAC’s 35th Annual Airport Business Diversity Conference:
Transforming the Future of Airports.
The conference will be held at the JW Marriott in Downtown Los Angeles from August 20 – 23, 2019. This highly acclaimed conference is AMAC’s flagship event – serving as a hub for education, advocacy and networking opportunities that promote diversity and inclusion in airports.
“Creating a world-class airport experience for all size airports requires reimaging airport technology, security, construction and concessions,” said Deborah Flint, CEO, LAWA. “AMAC’s annual Airport Business Diversity Conference brings together a diverse array of leaders who are moving the aviation industry forward. Los Angeles World Airports is proud to host AMAC’s 2019 conference, a reflection of our mission to serve the world, connecting people, places and cultures.”
“We are proud to support diversity in the aviation industry and are excited about this opportunity to bring together airport operators, government officials, corporations and minority, women and disadvantaged business enterprises from around the country to Los Angeles,” said Krystal J. Brumfield, President & CEO, AMAC.
AMAC is the only national, non-profit trade association dedicated to advancing the full participation of minorities and women in employment and contracting opportunities throughout the aviation and aerospace industries. The 2019 conference will bring together more than 1,000 businesses, aviation professionals, government officials and individuals from around the country to hear from industry leaders on topics that include current trends in airport technology and innovation, public policy issues impacting the industry, best practices in construction, retail and guest experience and information on how to do business with airports. The programming addresses the diverse interests of the conference audience, presented by dynamic speakers who share AMAC’s mission and vision.
What: AMAC 35th Annual Airport Business Diversity Conference:
Transforming the Future of Airports
When: August 20 – 23, 2019
Where: JW Marriott (900 W Olympic Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90015)
About the Airport Minority Advisory Council (AMAC)
The Airport Minority Advisory Council (AMAC) is the only national, non-profit trade association dedicated to advance the full participation of minorities and women in employment and contracting opportunities throughout the aviation and aerospace industries. Since 1984, AMAC has been at the forefront of nearly every national policy initiative impacting the participation of disadvantaged businesses in airport contracting. AMAC works consistently with Congress, the federal government, aviation trade associations and others as a resource for information, education, and guidance on business and employment matters. For more information, visit
About Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA)
Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) is the City of Los Angeles department that owns and operates Los Angeles International (LAX) and Van Nuys (VNY) general aviation airports, as well as aviation-related property in Palmdale. Both play an integral role in helping to meet the Southern California regional demand for passenger, cargo and general aviation service. Both airports make a distinct contribution to the strength of the system as it provides a high level of safety, security and service for its customers, communities and stakeholders. More information can be found at
As a covered entity under Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City of Los Angeles does not discriminate on the basis of disability and, upon request, will provide reasonable accommodation to ensure equal access to its programs, services, and activities. Alternative formats in large print, braille, audio, and other forms (if possible) will be provided upon request.