ACE and Budapest Airport are teaming up to present an exciting Air Cargo Logistics Event in the heart of Europe

June 14, 2024

ACE and Budapest Airport have partnered to organize the ACE Air Cargo Logistics event & the BUD Cargo Day, scheduled for October 7-9 2024 in Budapest, Hungary.

ACE 2024 will be hosted at the prestigious Ritz-Carlton Budapest, coinciding with the 7th edition of the esteemed BUD Air Cargo Day conference. The event awaits interested parties with a high-quality professional program that, with the participation of leading industry experts in air cargo and logistics, provides a 360-degree overview of local, regional and global air cargo news, challenges and current trends.

ACE & BUD Cargo will provide exclusive networking experiences in an elegant atmosphere, including a powerful one-to-one meeting scheduler and solution-driven presentations, offering many opportunities to build and strengthen long-lasting partnerships.

ACE & the BUD Cargo Day 2024 will showcase the latest trends and developments in air cargo logistics, featuring panel discussions with industry-leading experts, numerous networking opportunities and the prestigious BUD Cargo Awards gala, honoring outstanding contributions to the industry.

“ACE is thrilled to collaborate with Budapest Airport in delivering a top-notch event, bringing together the air cargo logistics and freight forwarding sectors. The primary objective of ACE is to unite the air cargo logistics community, fostering discussions on the macrotrends shaping the industry and delving into deep-dive sessions to uncover insights and solutions. We’re enthusiastic about hosting our first event in Central Europe alongside the BUD Cargo Day. Budapest stands as one of Europe’s premier air cargo transportation hubs, making it an ideal location for ACE this year. Budapest Airport is forward-thinking, offering ample opportunities for industry players of all sizes to explore new business prospects and fortify existing relationships,”

remarked Christos Spyrou, the organizer of ACE.

“The essence of the ACE event lies in its ability to gather executives from industry stakeholders, including airlines, freight forwarders, consolidators, GSSAs, handlers, shippers, and solution providers, under one roof. We’re thankful for our strategic partnership with Budapest Airport, which enables us to spotlight the Central European market.”

“At Budapest Airport, we are building the cargo gateway to the CEE region. We understand the significance of collaboration and knowledge-sharing in propelling innovation and growth within the air cargo industry. With the aim to foster sectoral exchange, we have been organizing our BUD Cargo Day with great success since 2018, and this year, we will welcome our guests at an extended event. We are happy and excited to work together with ACE, and jointly offer a valuable platform for industry stakeholders to come together and tackle the challenges and opportunities facing our sector in Central Europe and beyond,”

added József Kossuth, the cargo director of Budapest Airport.

About ACE

ACE is a premium networking event connecting experts and industry leaders from the international air cargo logistics and freight forwarding sectors. The event aggregates the industry’s most influential minds to discuss the latest innovations in air cargo business models, strategies and technologies. ACE provides an unequalled global platform for thought leadership, networking and industry recognition for those driving the air cargo industry’s development and success.

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About Budapest Airport

Ferenc Liszt National Airport has been voted the best European airport in 2022 among airports with 15-25 million passengers, based on passenger feedback. Budapest Airport also holds the title of best airport in the region, as recognized by Skytrax in 11 consecutive years from 2014 to 2024, also based on passenger ratings. The international aviation research organization has also upgraded the airport’s rating from three to four stars in 2023, based on a review of five hundred performance indicators covering all passenger services. Over the past years, Budapest Ferenc Liszt National Airport has emerged as a leader, becoming the fastest developing airport in the region. Together with its airline partners, it is a key contributor to the development of tourism in Hungary and Budapest. The BUD Cargo City is a focal point for import and export air cargo; Budapest Airport’s aim is to become the cargo gateway for East-Central Europe.

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