GSE Expo Announces 2021 Event Results

Oct. 26, 2021
GSE Expo attracted more than 2,600 total registrants from 19 countries and 195 exhibitors for the 2021 event.

October 20, 2021/Nashville, TN – GSE Expo, presented by Ground Support Worldwide magazine and IAEMA, announced today that the 2021 event attracted more than 2,600 total registrants from 19 countries and 195 exhibitors for the 2021 event. GSE Expo was held Oct. 5-7 at the all-new Caesars Forum in Las Vegas, NV.

“We are thrilled with the overwhelming support of the event this year despite the continuing impacts of COVID-19. The success of the event emphasizes the quality of the exhibitors and the importance of providing the ground support equipment industry with a valuable networking platform,” said Missy Zingsheim, vice president and group publisher of Endeavor’s Aviation Group. “We were extremely impressed with the quality of attendees, with 92 percent of survey respondents reporting their influence or final decision-making authority in purchasing decisions.”

GSE Expo is a unique networking experience designed to connect airlines, airport personnel, contract service providers, FBOs, ground handlers and members of the military with leading GSE manufacturers and suppliers. Specifically focused on providing information and solutions on the latest trends and developments in ground support equipment, GSE Expo attracts attendees from around the world.

Results of the post-event survey were highly favorable with 93 percent of respondents ranking the event Good to Excellent, 100 percent ranking the quality of the exhibitors as Good to Excellent, 100 percent reporting they were Satisfied or Highly Satisfied with the variety of companies they saw and 97 percent saying they are planning to attend in 2023.

“On behalf of the IAEMA board, I would like to thank all the IAEMA members that attended and exhibited at the GSE Expo. Considering what we all went through during the past 18 months it was great to get out and see old and new friends.  What was particularly impressive about the expo were the large number of attendees, exhibitors, and the quality discussions that took place,” said Michael Bloomfield, IAEMA board chair.

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