Message from the President

Dear Members and Friends:

Registration is NOW OPEN for our 35th Annual Airport Business Diversity Conference: Transforming the Future of Airports hosted by the Los Angeles World Airports from August 20-23, 2019 at the JW Marriott! 

We encourage you to visit the conference website and explore ways you can get engaged. Those who have attended past AMAC conferences know this event is about networking, securing new opportunities and creating new partnerships.

We also urge you to communicate with us on Twitter by following and using the hashtag #AMAC2019, as well as following and interacting with @AMAC_ORG!


Krystal J. Brumfield 
President & CEO
Airport Minority Advisory Council (AMAC)
AMAC Academy Webinar: New Hire On-boarding

February 28, 2019 | Online Webinar
Join us for an online webinar powered by the AMAC Academy where we will discuss how to create an effective and efficient on-boarding process. We will also discuss what you need to do to positively impact your new hires to improve productivity, morale, and employee retention.

AMAC Leadership Summit on Capitol Hill

March 12, 2019 | Washington, DC
Join us for a one-day event filled with optimal networking and advocacy opportunities to voice your opinions to decision makers who can impact real change and help policymakers understand the challenges and opportunities of operating in the aviation industry.

AMAC Business Opportunity Summit

April 26 - 28, 2019 | Tampa, FL
The AMAC Business Opportunity Summit: Business by the Bay hosted by Tampa International Airport provides aviation leaders and entities the opportunity to cultivate new relationships and expand hyper-locally through the Southeast region.

35th Annual AMAC Airport Business Diversity Conference

August 20-23, 2019 | Los Angeles, CA
AMAC's Annual Airport Business Diversity Conference continues to unite over 1,000 aviation professionals for a highly acclaimed industry event - serving as a hub for education, advocacy and networking opportunities that promote diversity and inclusion in the aviation and aerospace industries.

Scholar Spotlight: Andrew Nguyen

"The AMAC Foundation Scholarship has allowed me to be at the door of opportunity, which is college and my dream of one day having a successful career as a Mechanical Engineer." 

HMSHost Wins 10-Year $418M Contract at Salt Lake City International Airport 

Global restaurateur HMSHost won a 10-year contract valued at approximately $418 million to deliver 12 new dining locations for the 25 million passengers who visit SLC every year.

Corliss Stone-Littles Covers American DBE Magazine

Corliss Stone-Littles graces the cover of  American DBE Magazine for its Winter 2019 Edition. Please join us in congratulating Corliss for her many accomplishments as an airport concessionaire.  

10th Annual FAA National Civil Rights Training Conference for Airports

These FREE sessions by Government and Industry experts will provide updates and hands-on training on civil rights requirements at airports.

ACRP Graduate Research Awards

The ACRP (Airport Cooperative Research Program) Graduate Research Award is intended to stimulate thought, discussion, and research by those who may become the future airport managers, operators, designers, and policy makers in aviation. 

Areas Appoints Ellison to a VP Role

Areas has appointed Valentina Ellison as Vice President of Business Development, responsible for growing Areas' presence in the U.S. airports and turnpikes. Ellison has a 10 year history with Areas, although she left the company briefly last year to join Marshall Retail Group.