The APEX EXPO is the only event exclusive to experts and decision-makers committed to elevating the level of the airline passenger experience from around the world. It is the industry's 4-day premier event featuring top-notch education and the latest and most comprehensive display of airline related technologies, products and services.

One intense day of focused education sessions in different tracks offers uninterrupted knowledge sharing kicks off your conference experience.

Sessions address key issues within the industry that are included but not limited to technology standards, content issues, connectivity, seat and IFE integration, social media and much more! You’ll learn successful strategies from industry experts and be well-informed of industry trends.

Airlines and vendors attend education sessions side-by-side to exchange ideas, perspectives and insight in dynamic discussions.

Meet representatives from nearly 100 airlines and nearly 200 vendor companies during informal industry mixers. APEX networking opportunities are specifically designed to help you gather ideas and information, strategize with associates, and add valuable contacts to your portfolio. After a busy day in the exhibit hall, continue the conversations beyond your scheduled appointments at these special APEX networking events.

Airline executives
IFE managers
Cabin products personnel
Seat manufacturers
Cabin designers
Hardware manufacturers
Content Providers
Purchasing officers
Engineering staff
Marketing/Sales representatives
Brand managers

…everyone interested in enhancing the passenger experience.

A list of registered Airlines and Vendors is updated weekly.

The APEX Exhibit Hall is a one-stop shopping experience for airlines.
It’s the global marketplace for airline related products, content, programming, technology and services. Experience first-hand the latest industry roll-outs in content, technololgy, equipment and service that will differentiate your business.

Check out the list of 2012 APEX Exhibitors and begin scheduling your appointments today!




#1 Come for the fun of it!

"Our industry is full of unique challenges but it's also fun, fast-paced and constantly changing. Come, be a part of the festivities and enjoy the dinners, the Gala and the cocktail parties. Meet new people, reconnect with old ones and celebrate your contributions to the airline passenger experience at APEX 2012 EXPO."

Chris Babb
President - APEX
Sr. Product Manager, Customer Experience - Delta Air Lines

#2 It is Great for My Business

"When it comes down to it, there is no other event that I attend in which I am able to get so much business accomplished in one place at one time. Everybody I need to see is at EXPO; it is a 'one-stop shopping' experience for me. We save time and money by attending EXPO. The icing on the cake? It is a fun event too!"

Rana Matthes
Senior Vice President, Worldwide Non-Theatrical Repertory Sales, Sony Pictures Releasing
Long-time APEX member and EXPO exhibitor

#3 Diversity of Dynamic Industries

"Over the years we have found tremendous value in attending the APEX EXPO because it's one of the largest, most broad-ranging events in our industry. Each year, the APEX EXPO draws together competitors, collaborators and colleagues to help shape the future of the passenger experience. Put simply, APEX EXPO is the place to be if you want to be successful in this industry!"

Paul Margis
CEO, Panasonic Avionics Corporation
Long-time APEX member and exhibitor at the APEX EXPO

#4 This is THE Place to Be for Airlines!

"The APEX EXPO attracts the most airlines-more than 400 representatives from 75 airlines-and the most active purchasers in the airline passenger experience industry. Learning among your colleagues and competitors sets you apart...and all airlines attend for free!"

Michael Manstein-Spanbloechl - Head of Inflight Entertainment, Lufthansa German Airlines
Former Board Member, APEX (formerly WAEA)

#5 Convenience of Attending IFSA too!

"We are excited to co-locate with the APEX EXPO again this year. The opportunity to engage our members with the vast array of airlines from around the globe that IFSA and APEX attract delivers added value to our members and makes this partnership extremely worthwhile."

David Loft
Vice President - International Catering, dnata
President, IFSA (International Flight Services Association)

#6 The Synergy of Industries Creates an Energy of Ideas!

"APEX EXPO is creating a new energy in the market with its focus on the passenger experience. The expanding relevance of content in the passenger experience today requires lively ideas and the collaboration of the airline 'enterprise' with the power of digital communication, both on the ground and in the air. Come, be a part of the conversation and join in the synergy that APEX creates!"

Niall McBain
CEO, Spafax
Long-time APEX member and exhibitor at the APEX EXPO

#7 The Learning Opportunities...formal and informal

"The APEX EXPO attracts such interesting and interested professionals that I find I learn as much from walking the exhibit show floor and from the impromptu meetings that occur among colleagues and competitors as I do from the organized seminars and panel discussions. It's an amazing environment where you can learn, advance in your career and have fun all at the same time. Don't miss it!"

Kevin Bremer
Manager, Cabin Systems Technical Center,
Boeing Commercial Airplanes
Board Member and Education Committee Chair, APEX

#8 There's Something for Everyone!

"With such a variety of firms attending and exhibiting at EXPO--CSPs, airlines, movie studios, content providers, connectivity providers, airframers, IFE systems manufacturers and designers of interior products - I find that the impromptu meetings and ideas that come from just participating in everything that the APEX EXPO offers is a great benefit!"

Lee Casey
Vice President of Customer Programs, Lumexis Corporation
Current Education & Nominating Committee Member; Former Board Member, APEX

#9 The Passenger Choice Awards...and the Gala!

"The Passenger Choice Awards Gala is festive, fun, informative and celebratory. Having been fortunate enough to win in past years, I can say that the combination of being recognized by passengers in front of an audience of industry peers is not only exciting for us personally, but is great for business! We continue to proudly promote our Passenger Choice Awards in our promotional materials. Maybe this year will be your year to win!"

Alfy Veretto
Manager, IFE Content/Partnerships - Virgin America
Board Member & Membership Co-Chair - APEX

#10 Time travel...Travel into the near future!

"This industry lives for innovation. Every trip to the APEX EXPO has felt like a sneak and privileged peek into the future. You see, learn about and experience the possibilities that form the basis of what passengers will themselves be experiencing in the coming months and years. For four days you stretch your mind, interact with established industry thought leaders, as well as discover some emerging thought leaders of tomorrow - hopefully before others do. The most valuable trip of the year."

Patrick Brannelly
Vice President: Corporate Communications Product, Publishing, Digital & Events - Emirates

The APEX 2012 EXPO is for Members only. If you are not an APEX member, check out the member benefits and consider membership to become one with your industry! You may also contact for more membership information.