World Business Partners

ACI EUROPE's World Business Partners Programme is a membership programme that provides a unique platform to help commercial enterprises maximise their business connections and expertise in the airport industry.


The World Business Partners Directory

Why join the World Business Partners Programme?

As a World Business Partner you will interact with a global network of airport executives, participate at high level conferences, receive airport related professional publications as well as the events' delegate lists; and consult with our experienced policy managers.

  • maximise your business connections in the airport industry.
  • gain valuable knowledge to help tailor your business offer to airport needs.
  • obtain distinctive WBP branding and sponsorship opportunities.
  • meet regularly with a global network of airport executives.
  • showcase your products and services and expand your presence in regional and worldwide markets.
  • influence the collective work accomplished by ACI Committees, and contribute to ACI policy making.

Airports are multifaceted businesses that require a wide diversity of partners to develop their business opportunities efficiently. Outside suppliers contribute innovative ideas and new technologies that help airports to ensure a safe, secure and environmentally compatible operation – an objective shared by airports worldwide as they seek to improve performance excellence.
The World Business Partner programme is an outstanding platform for you to interact with this dynamic airport industry, building a network of new contacts and exploring new business opportunities.

Types of membership programmes


€4,000 per year
€2,000 for small businesses*

  • Corporate listing and description in the ACI WBP Directory
  • Recognition in the ACI EUROPE's exclusive members e-newsletter 'Taxi Lights' at the time of membership inception.
  • Recognition with the ACI EUROPE Board of Members.
  • Use of the WBP logo in accordance with the official logo policy.
  • Daily newsround of aviation stories 'Aviation Express' (email).
  • Two copies of each issue of ACI EUROPE's magazine AIRPORT BUSINESS Copy of the ACI World's magazine Airport World.
  • ACI EUROPE Press Releases.
  • Soft copy of the ACI annual membership directory and ACI WBP directory.
  • PDF copy worldwide traffic reports (upon request) and ACI EUROPE monthly traffic reports (plus annual report).
  • Dedicated breakfast meeting and reception during the ACI WORLD Annual Congress.
  • Dedicated WBP meeting during the ACI EUROPE Annual Congress & Airport Exchange.
  • Priority consideration for conference speaking and sponsoring.
  • ACI EUROPE events delegate lists (upon request), member rates and distinctive branding at ACI events worldwide.
Additional Benefits
  • Advance information on ACI EUROPE events.
  • Membership of the ACI EUROPE's 4 Fora – the Regional Airports Forum, the Commercial Forum, the Digital Communications Forum and the Leadership & HR Forum (subject to approval of the Chair and Vice Chair of these working groups).
  • Consultation with European policy experts.
  • Discount advertising in ACI EUROPE publications.
  • Access to the ACI Global Training courses.


* a small business is defined as a business or an educational establishment with no more than 10 full time employees


€6,500 per year
€2,900 for small businesses*

In addition to the benefits included in the Silver Programme your enhanced benefits with the ACI EUROPE World Business Partner Gold Programme
  • Potential to nominate a representative to the ACI WORLD standing committees (subject to internal rules) and 5 ACI EUROPE committees (Economics, Facilitation and Customer Services, Aviation Security, Technical, Operations & Safety, and Environmental Strategy, subject to approval by the Chair and Vice Chair of the Committee)
  • Two additional copies of the ACI EUROPE's magazine Airport Business
  • Excel copies of ACI WORLD worldwide traffic reports (upon request)

  • Priority consideration for sponsoring of ACI EUROPE Board dinners and WBP meetings
  • Use of ACI EUROPE conference rooms (subject to prior reservation)
  • Larger discount on ACI EUROPE exhibition stands and advertisements in ACI EUROPE publications and websites


* a small business is defined as a business or an educational establishment with no more than 10 full time employees

  • Affiliate Members

    If your company is already a World Business Partner in another region of ACI, it is possible to opt for the ACI EUROPE World Business Partners benefits by joining the affiliate membership of ACI EUROPE and paying only 20% of the ACI EUROPE annual contributions for World Business Partners. Please note that the level of membership should be selected according to the desired level of ACI EUROPE benefits.


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