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June 8 -10, 2014

Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel

About the Event

The Airport Minority Advisory Council (AMAC) Business Diversity Conference offers airports, the federal government, corporations and entrepreneurs the opportunity to cultivate new relationships and expand their national presence through four days of engaging and relevant educational and networking events.

Proceeds from the conference go toward advancing AMAC’s goal to increase diversity and eliminate barriers facing minority-owned, woman-owned, and disadvantaged business in the aviation industry though advocacy, business and professional development, and education.

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FAA Joint Venture Guidance Listening Session

June 7th
9:00am -12:00pm
KEYNOTE SPEAKER - Monday, June 9th
Michael B. Hancock
Michael B. Hancock became Denver, Colorado’s 45th mayor in July 2011 and immediately began to transform Denver into a more globally competitive city. With the fifth-busiest airport in the United States serving more than 53 million passengers annually, Mayor Hancock is leveraging Denver International Airport to make the entire region a gateway to the world.

KEYNOTE SPEAKER - Sunday, June 8th
Junior Bridgeman
Ulysses Lee “Junior” Bridgeman is a retired professional basketball athlete, who after a successful career in the National Basketball Association, started Bridgeman Foods in 1988. Bridgeman Foods is a conglomerate that spans 17 states with 370 restaurants and employs 17,500 people. After two decades of business growth, Mr. Bridgeman started Bridgeman Hospitality to meet the commercial and government hospitality needs.

FEATURE SPEAKER - Monday, June 9th
Rohit Talwar
Rohit Talwar is a global futurist and award winning speaker who focuses on the future of the aviation, travel, tourism and leisure sectors. He leads Fast Future Research - providing advice to industry leaders around the world on the ideas, trends and forces that could shape future strategies and business models. In 2012 he led a major study on Reinventing the Airport Ecosystem for Amadeus.


Green Valley Ranch Description
Green Valley Ranch Golf Club is an exceptional public golf course designed by Perry Dye. This championship facility is a perfect blend of natural wetlands, creeks and towering cottonwoods that populate this small valley just south of Denver International Airport and within easy access to downtown Denver. Our award-winning facility is the home of the HealthONE Colorado Open Championships and we take great pride in our course condition, layout and overall atmosphere.

Par 3 Experience:
Haven’t developed the confidence in your golf game yet to challenge the Championship Course? That does not mean you cannot be a part of the events at Green Valley Ranch Golf Club. GVR has a 9-hole Par 3 course suitable for all ages and ability levels. Enjoy a lesson from one the professional instructors at the Green Valley Ranch Golf Academy before playing nine holes on the Par 3 course. Clinic includes multiple stations with putting, short game and full swing instruction and analysis. All necessary equipment is included, registered participants can just show up ready to have fun. After the Par 3 experience, participants can join tournament participants in the Tournament Pavilion for lunch.


As a conference sponsor or exhibitor, your company will reach a core audience of industry professional who stretch across all areas of the airport industry. With a variety of sponsorship levels to choose from, this is an ideal marketing opportunity to create relationships by reaching decision makers.

For a customized branding package, please contact:

Freeman is also available to help you with all your display and material handling needs. This includes exhibit material unloading, 30-day advance storage at the warehouse address, delivery to the booth and handling of empty containers to and from storage. When the event is finished, they can also provide material removal from the booth for reloading onto outbound carriers.
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AMAC Shark Tank

June 8th
2:00pm – 3:30pm

Airport Concessions

How They Work And Is It The Opportunity For You?
June 6th
2:00pm – 5:30pm

AMAC Annual Business Diversity Conference Spouse’s Program

June 8th-10th
(Various locations around Denver)

Mobile Tours

June 10th
2:00pm - 4:00pm

Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel
1550 Court Place
Denver, Colorado 80202

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Reservations made after May 16, 2014 will be subject to the Hotel's prevailing rates and availability.
Group rate available until May 16, 2014. Subject to Availability.

Standard room rate is $159 per night
Government room rate is $141 per night
Non-government Group room rate is $179