The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) has announced the resounding success of its Executive Summit, fulfilling its objective of uniting the global air cargo industry for discussions, debates, and networking. The event was hosted by Brussels Airport Company and took place at the iconic Skyhall venue in Brussels, Belgium.
With more than 300 delegates representing various segments of the air cargo industry, the event served as a platform for extensive discussions on topics vital to the global air cargo community. Key issues included trade and business challenges, airport and regulatory hurdles, the emergence of new opportunities, advancements in digital technology, workforce developments, transportation of precious cargo, sustainability efforts, and the overall outlook for the air cargo industry.
Over two and a half days, participants engaged in lively debates, knowledge-sharing sessions, and networking opportunities. In addition to informative discussions, the event featured an airport tour and the opportunity to enjoy Belgian hospitality.
The Executive Summit, a bi-annual conference, aims to address industry-wide issues that TIACA can incorporate into its ongoing work on behalf of the global air cargo industry. This year, there was a focus on involving university students and the next generation of leaders to ensure their voices are heard.
The event also featured the induction of the 2023 Hall of Fame honoree and celebrated sustainability achievements through the annual TIACA Sustainability Awards. LATAM Cargo was named the corporate winner, and Regent Craft was chosen as the start-up/small business category winner by the audience.
The next major global event is the Air Cargo Forum, scheduled to take place in Miami, Florida, from November 12 to 15.