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2024 Michigan Airport Conference - Airports & Consultants

  • Wednesday, February 21, 2024
  • Thursday, February 22, 2024
  • Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center - East Lansing


(depends on selected options)

Base fee:
  • Registration code required.

This is the 33rd year the Michigan Airport Conference has been co-sponsored by the Michigan Association of Airport Executives (MAAE) and the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) Office of Aeronautics. It is designed to provide airport sponsors, managers, consultants, and others interested in airport management practices the opportunity to meet in an open forum to share information and ideas. The conference also provides a versatile medium to inform attendees regarding changes and opportunities available to airport communities. Vendors have the opportunity to display new equipment, products and processes, while consultants can interact with attendees and explain their particular areas of interest.


  • Member: $225 (on or before Feb. 1st) or $250 (after Feb. 1st)
  • Non-Member: $275 (on or before Feb. 1st) or $300 (after Feb. 1st)
  • Student or Honorary Member: Free
  • Airport Intern: $100
  • Department of Aeronautics: Free (registration code required)

The Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center (800-875-5090) has reserved a block of rooms at a group rate of $140 double (plus applicable taxes). To qualify for this rate, you must mention you are attending the Michigan Airport Conference, group code 2402MIASSN. The hotel will guarantee this rate through January 20, 2024. For online reservations:

Wednesday, February 21
7:30-8:30 am:  Check-in/Continental Breakfast

8:00-8:30 am:  Welcome/Housekeeping Items (MDOT/MAAE)

8:30-9:15 am:  FAA Detroit ADO & Region Update

9:15-10:15 am:  Sustainable Operations: Creating an Asset Management Plan for Small Airports

10:15-10:45 am:  Break with Exhibitors

10:45-11:30 am:  Environmental Sustainability: A Discussion on Wetlands

11:45-1:00 pm:  Lunch with Keynote Speaker 

1:00-2:00 pm:  Sustainable Funding: FAA Reauthorization

2:00-2:30 pm:  Aviation Resiliency and Security

2:30-3:00 pm: Break with Exhibitors

3:00-4:30 pm:  Roundtables – Air Carrier & General Aviation

5:00-6:00 pm:  Exhibitor Reception

Thursday, February 22
8:00-9:00 am:  Continental Breakfast

8:30-9:00 am:   MAAE General Membership Meeting

9:00-9:45 am:  MDOT Office of Aeronautics Update

9:45-10:15 am:  Fluorine Free Foam Plan Update

10:15-10:45 am: Michigan National Guard Aviation Initiatives

10:45-11:15 am: Break with Exhibitors

11:15-12:00 pm:  Sustainability in the Aviation Workforce

12:00-1:30 pm:   Lunch & Awards

1:30-3:00 pm:  Consultant Roundtable


The conference display area offers your company an excellent opportunity to promote and exhibit your products and/or services to a large, diverse group of individuals involved in the varied aspects of aviation. Time with exhibitors is scheduled to encourage attendees to visit the exhibit area. The Legislative Reception with exhibitors has proven to be a positive tool in providing vendors an additional opportunity to meet and mingle with conference attendees.  Please reference the exhibit booth layout and select three location preferences on the exhibitor registration form.  Booths will be reserved based on availability and layout is subject to change. Exhibitors can set up Tuesday, February 20, from 4-10 p.m. and tear-down begins Thursday, February 22, at 11:00 am.

If you would like to exhibit at the conference, click here to register.

Door prizes have proven to be a great advertising medium. If you have items you would like to donate, we would certainly appreciate your participation. Make the most of your company’s investment by participating as a conference sponsor. Sponsors provide an invaluable service to MAAE by supporting the learning and networking opportunities of the association. As a sponsor, your company will receive special recognition in addition to the appreciation we normally bestow. If your company would like to sponsor, please check the appropriate level at time of registration.


  • Platinum - $2,500
  • Gold - $1,700
  • Silver - $1,200
  • Bronze - $750

Exclusive Sponsorships Available - Contact Shawn for details

  • Lanyards $1,200 
  • Note Pads & Pens $1,000
  • Tote Bags $1,500

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