Registration Opens for 2021 APEX EXPO


This year’s APEX EXPO will be the first in-person industry event of 2021. It is set to attract 3,000 aviation professionals including airline CEOs, executives, suppliers and decision-makers to connect, collaborate and innovate over three full days. Register now

After a year’s hiatus due to COVID-19, APEX EXPO will take place from October 19-21 at the Long Beach Convention Center in California. 

The event will begin with a Thought Leadership Conference on October 19. The morning will consist of breakout sessions followed by an afternoon sessions presented by airline CEOs and executives.

On October 20, the EXPO floor will open, and that evening there will be a networking event followed by the annual APEX/IFSA awards ceremony.

The ceremony will recognize specific achievements made during the past year. Nominations across eight categories, including Best Inflight Connectivity Innovation, Best Inflight Entertainment Innovation, Best Airport Innovation, Best Marketing Innovation, Best Cabin Innovation, Best Product or Service, Best Inflight Food or Beverage and Best Onboard Amenity, are open until July 30. Submit your nomination now

The 2022 Passenger Choice Awards, Four and Five Star Official Airline Ratings™ and more will also be announced during the course of the evening.  

APEX is taking extra steps to ensure the health and wellbeing of all attendees. Delegates at APEX EXPO will thereby be required to provide proof of vaccination or of a negative COVID-19 test as well as to comply with local and national COVID-19 rules and restrictions.

To be identified as being fully vaccinated, attendees must have received their second dose by October 3. A photo ID will be required in order for delegates to collect their badges. 

Additionally, the Long Beach Health Department will provide free vaccinations and complimentary on-site testing to all APEX EXPO attendees. Click here for more health and safety-related information.

Register now, visit the event schedule or find out more about becoming a sponsor or exhibitor at the event.