Dear Forum Participants:


It is with great pleasure and enthusiasm that we welcome participants and industry leaders to the 2024 AMAC Economic Opportunity & Policy Forum. Attendees can expect a rich and diverse program. We are honored to host esteemed speakers, government leaders and industry experts who will share their knowledge and expertise. This preeminent forum offers valuable opportunities to engage in meaningful dialogue, network with colleagues and create new partnerships. 


In light of recent political and legal challenges, AMAC’s mission is more critical than ever. Our commitment is to be bold and to lead with renewed strength and influence. AMAC will work within our industries and in the halls of power to help ensure a future where diversity and inclusion initiatives will continue to create innovation and support growth. We remain steadfast in our work to preserve, defend and grow a more equitable, inclusive aviation industry.


Once again, we welcome you on behalf of AMAC and our sponsors. These days hold the promise of empowerment and progress. Following the forum, we encourage participants to remain active in our priorities and initiatives. Your continued dedication to AMAC’s ideals will help build strategies and advance policies championing diversity, equity and inclusion.



Ricky Smith

Chair, AMAC Board of Directors,
CEO, Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport

Eboni Wimbush

President & CEO, AMAC