ACRP gratefully acknowledges the following partners who provide expert advisors, reviewers and publicity for the Competition:

The American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE)

AAAE is the largest professional organization for airport executives in the world, representing thousands of airport management personnel at public use airports nationwide. The organization’s primary goal is to assist airport executives in fulfilling their responsibilities to the airports and communities they serve.


The Airport Consultants Council (ACC)

ACC is an international trade association representing more than 240 companies that provide development and operations-related consulting and product services to airports and other aviation system stakeholders. Members offer architectural, engineering, planning, security, environmental, financial, management, economic and construction services, products and equipment.


The Airports Council International - North America (ACI-NA)

ACI-NA is a membership organization representing approximately 160 state, regional, and local governing bodies that own and operate the principal airports served by scheduled air carriers in the United States and Canada. ACI-NA member airports handle approximately 98 percent of the domestic and virtually all of the international air passenger traffic and cargo traffic in North America.


The National Association of State Aviation Officials (NASAO)

NASAO was founded to ensure uniformity of safety measures, to standardize airport regulations and develop a truly national air transportation system responsive to local, state, and regional needs. The organization represents the men and women in state government aviation agencies who serve the public interest in all 50 states, Guam, and Puerto Rico.


University Aviation Association (UAA)

UAA is the voice of collegiate aviation education to its members, the industry, government and the general public. Through the collective expertise of its members, this nonprofit organization plays a pivotal role in the advancement of degree-granting aviation programs that represent all segments of the aviation industry.