AMCO’s 32nd Annual Convention and Trade Show
Waterloo, ON
Oct. 2-4, 2017

We are very pleased to announce AMCO’s 32nd Annual Convention in Waterloo, ON. This is sure to be an excellent event with more details to follow in the coming months.

Who Should Attend?

  • Airport Authorities- small, medium and large airports and aerodromes located in Ontario and across Canada
  • Airport management and operations staff
  • Government Agencies involved in the development and regulation of airports
  • Manufacturers of materials, chemicals, equipment, instruments and systems related to the airport industry
  • Service providers of consulting, contracting, managing and developing airports and aerodromes
  • Industry Associations and stakeholders in the airport, airlines and tourism sectors


Airport Registration

Business Registration

Sponsorship Package


The annual Convention and Trade Show will be held Oct. 2-4, 2017.

We are planning a 2.5 day event following our Annual Golf Tournament

Click Here to see the Convention at a Glance. Please note this is subject to change.


Airport Master Planning- Carmine Bello, WSP Group and Chris Wood, Region of Waterloo International Airport

PCO Planning- Maurice Best, Stantec

AGL Insurance Program- Belinda Bryce, The Magnes Group

NAV Canada Update- Marcel Pinon, NAV Canada

ACAP Update- Mary Louise Canning, Transport Canada

Hangar Development (Breakout Session)- Clark Norton, Tetra Tech



YKF Entrance Sign

2014 YKF Apron 7 - Runway Background V2

Waterloo Region is one of Canada’s fastest growing communities. Located in the heart of southwestern Ontario, Waterloo Region is a balance of new and old, rural and urban, nature and technology. The Region of Waterloo is made up of three cities – Cambridge, Kitchener and Waterloo, and four townships – North Dumfries, Wellesley, Wilmot and Woolwich each with its own unique charm and attraction.

Over 560,000 people call Waterloo Region home. Many innovative, leading-edge companies and educational institutions are also located here including Google, Toyota, COM DEV and OpenText, the University of Waterloo, Wilfrid Laurier University, Conestoga College, and the Perimeter Institute of Theoretical Physics.  Waterloo Region also hosts the largest annual Oktoberfest celebration in the world outside of Germany. For business or pleasure Waterloo Region is an exceptional place to live and work.

The Region of Waterloo International Airport (YKF) pleased to host the 2017 AMCO Convention. YKF is located 100 kilometers west of Toronto and only 45 minutes from Toronto Pearson International Airport.  See you in October!


Accommodations have been booked at the Holiday Inn Kitchener- Waterloo. Please call 519-893-1211 and ask for the Airport Management Council of Ontario Block.



The annual trade show is one of the main events at Convention. With vendors from companies who serve the airport industry, you are sure to make lasting connections to obtain the services you need. You can visit with representatives from any of the companies listed below, Arconas will have their products displayed in the networking lounge and you will definitely want to check out this year’s equipment show!

1. J.A. Larue16. Marathon Equipment
2. Pear Canada17. EJ
3. Falcon Environmental18.
4. Clariant Canada19.
5. Explorer Solutions20.
6. 21.
7. 22.
8. 23.
9. 24.
10. 25. National Energy Equipment
11. 26.
12. 27. StonCor Group
13. Precise ParkLink28. Octant Aviation
14. Trenchless Utility Equipment29. Colvoy Equipment
15. Aviation Ground Fueling TechnologiesA. Wille North America


Trade Show exhibits were sold out in 2016 so it is good to book your booth early! This year’s Trade Show will include great equipment exhibition space! There are opportunities for indoor and outdoor equipment displays. There will be equipment demonstrations and two afternoons dedicated to the Trade show!


2017 Convention Sponsors

Presenting SponsorHost SponsorLunch Sponsor
Logo WSPROW LogoPrecise ParkLink Inc.
Golf Awards Dinner SponsorBanquet Wine SponsorHotel Welcome Sponsor
BBTCA LogoHamilton Airport LogoLogo
Drink Ticket SponsorRegistration SponsorGrand Prize Sponsor
Avcon WorldwideAvjetNEE Ltd.
Speaker Gifts SponsorLanyards SponsorPens Sponsor
Tradewind Scientific Ltd.Explorer SolutionsIAAEC
Tradewind Scientific Ltd.
Student Sponsors
Sault Ste. Marie AirportAvcon WorldwideJ.A. Larue
Sioux Lookout AirportBilly Bishop Toronto City AirportNorth Bay Jack Garland Airport
Toronto Pearson International AirportPeterborough Municipal AirportRegion of Waterloo International Airport
Nav CanadaChatham-Kent Municipal Airport
Golf Hole Sponsors
Colvoy Enterprises J.A. LarueNational Energy Equipment
Sault Ste. Marie Airport

Sponsorship Package

2016 Convention Sponsors

Presenting SponsorLunch SponsorHotel Welcome Sponsor
WSP_logoPrecise ParkLink Inc.Logo
Speaker Gifts SponsorWine Co-SponsorWine Co-Sponsor
Tradewind Scientific Ltd.Toronto Billy Bishop City Centre AirportHamilton Airport
Coffee Break SponsorCoffee Break SponsorRegistration Sponsor
TTlogoRegion of Waterloo International AirportAvjet
Grand Prize SponsorLanyards SponsorPens Sponsor
Sudbury Airport LogoExplorer SolutionsIAAEC
airmancity logoFalcon Environmental Services
Student Sponsors
Team EagleSault Ste. Marie AirportGenix Developpement
Red Lake AirportSt. Andrew's AirportSioux Lookout Airport
United Rotary BrushDryden Regional AirportBilly Bishop
Toronto City Airport
J.A. LarueNiagara District AirportNorth Bay
Jack Garland Airport
Peterborough AirportRegion of Waterloo AirportTimmins Victor M. Power Airport
Toronto Pearson
International Airport
Kenora AirportNav Canada
Chatham-Kent Municipal AirportMcAsphalt Industries
Golf Sponsors
ArconasBest Western North Bay HotelCornell Construction
J.A. LarueMcAsphalt IndustriesNational Energy
Sault Ste. Marie AirportStantecUnited Rotary Brush


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