The ACC Young Professionals Forum

The ACC Young Professionals Forum is a means to engage the young professionals in airport development and enhance their professional careers. Targeted for industry professionals that are 35 years old and younger, the Young Professionals Forum is intended to provide networking, mentoring, education and career growth opportunities.


The ACC Young Professionals Forum helps your firm invest in the growth of its young employees by providing:

  • Your employees with an easy, low-cost way to network and learn with fellow peers.
  • A means for young professionals to keep abreast of industry trends, gain a better understanding of the business of airport development companies, and find ways to be more successful at their jobs.
  • An opportunity for young professionals to actively contribute and become an integral part of the industry and ACC through participating in committees and ACC events

ACC Young Professionals Activities:

Young Professionals Webinars

The YP Forum organizes quarterly webinars aimed at providing technical or professional development skills for industry professionals

Young Professionals Program at the ACC/AAAE Airport Planning, Design & Construction Symposium

As part of the annual ACC/AAAE Airport Planning, Design & Construction Symposium the YP Forum organizes a program designed for young professionals. The 2021 program had discussions centering around how major historical events impacted the aviation industry and marketing in a virtual world.

The Innovation Competition
Supported in part by the ACC Members Foundation, the competition is part of a larger program offered by the ACC Young Professionals Forum as a means to engage the young professionals in ACC member firms and enhance their professional careers. 

Regional Meet-Ups
The purpose of the YP Regional Meet-Ups is to promote organizational and networking skills for aviation young professionals as well as provide the company sponsors with mentorship opportunities. If an young professional is interested in organizing a Regional Meet-Up, they may fill out and submit this form to the ACC YP staff liaison, Grace Healey, 8 weeks before the proposed dates. The responsibility for organizing the event is on the young professional, including finding co-hosts and ACC Member company(ies) to sponsor. The break down of responsibilities can be found here. The proposed dates for the event cannot overlap with ACC events. 

For more information on ACC Young Professionals Forum activities please contact YP Staff Liaison, Grace Healey at

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