Air Cargo Forum 2018 set to host hundreds of business meetings thanks to CargoLinX

TIACA’s online networking tool goes live as Associations representing hundreds of companies announce Board meetings at the 2018 Air Cargo Forum

Miami, Florida, USA, Wednesday 10th October 2018 – Hundreds of business meetings are set to take place at next week’s Air Cargo Forum in Toronto, Canada after TIACA went live with its online scheduler CargoLinX.

The speed networking tool relaunched this week and allows visitors to book up to thirty 25-minute meetings in advance of attending the three-day event, which takes place from 16th to 18th October at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre.

Associations representing hundreds of supply chain companies have also announced plans to hold Board meetings at next week’s ACF, which is co-located with the Canadian International Freight Forwarders Association (CIFFA)’s 70th anniversary conference.

“TIACA is the only Association to represent every segment of the air cargo supply chain, making the Air Cargo Forum the perfect platform for meeting new suppliers, networking with industry leaders, and learning from the experts,” said Vladimir Zubkov, Secretary General, TIACA.

“Our new vision and mission launched earlier this year has seen us strengthen our global scope and we are working more closely than ever with new associations and partners representing the full global supply chain spectrum, to see how we can learn from one another and grow.”

The associations holding Board meetings at next week’s ACF include CIFFA, the Airforwarders Association (AfA), the Animal Transport Association (ATA), the Freight Management Association, and the Canadian Association of Importers and Exporters.

Other partners of this year’s event include the Mexican freight forwarders’ association AMACARGA, the Federation of National Associations of Cargo Agents and International Logistical Operators of Latin America and the Caribbean (ALACAT), Americas Alliance, Airports Council International, the African Airlines Association (AFRAA), and Neutral Air Partner.

The Canadian Chamber of Commerce, the Toronto Regional Board of Trade, the Ontario Chamber of Commerce, and AGUNSA have also given their backing to the event.

At the 2016 ACF in Paris, France, 653 one-to-one business meetings were organised via CargoLinX, from 26 companies.

For more information about CargoLinX or to register or exhibit at TIACA’s 29th ACF visit www.tiaca.org, or contact Warren Jones, TIACA Executive Director at wjones@tiaca.org or Kenneth Gibson, Manager of Accounts and Business Development, at kgibson@tiaca.org, or call +1 786 265 7011.

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About TIACA

The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) represents, supports, informs, and connects every element of the global air freight supply chain.

TIACA lobbies governments and regulators, provides valuable networking opportunities, organizes and hosts leading industry events, and gives guidance, advice, and specialist career development training for members.

We champion every size of business and help shape the policy which affects all our members, providing a unifying voice for the industry, working for global standards, and raising the profile of air cargo.

TIACA is a not-for-profit trade association representing aircraft manufacturers, airports, all-cargo airlines, combination carriers, consultants, Customs brokers, educational institutions, equipment manufacturers, general sales agents, ground handlers, freight forwarders, integrators, IT systems providers, logistics companies, road carriers, shippers and screening technology developers.

TIACA’s Air Cargo Forum is a biennial event bringing together thousands of airfreight decision makers and supply chain operators from across the globe.

The 2018 event will take place in Toronto, Canada from 16th to 18th October and is co-located with the Canadian International Freight Forwarders Association (CIFFA)’s 70th anniversary conference.

For more information on the 2018 Air Cargo Forum, contact Warren Jones, Executive Director, TIACA on +1 786 265 7011 or email at wjones@tiaca.org, or Kenneth Gibson, Accounts and Business Development Manager, by emailing kgibson@tiaca.org or visit tiaca.org

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