• 18 NOVEMBER 2019,



Cargo Connect is the meeting place in the Middle East for the global cargo community, showcasing international developments in next generation freight, automation and digital cargo.

In an increasingly digital and connected world, where is the future of cargo heading? Every aspect and stakeholder in the supply chain has a part in the development of this industry, from freight forwarders and airlines, to airports and OEMs, and every voice needs to be heard.

Influential partners

Cargo Connect has the support of leading airports, regulators and operators, ensuring the highest level of attending delegates and dialogue.

Held under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President of the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, Chairman of Dubai Airports, Chairman and Chief Executive of Emirates Airline and Group

Influential speakers

Cargo Connect brings together the cargo and logistics supply chain sector
to discuss the latest trends and transportation solutions.

An influential programme

Key challenges & opportunities to be discussed during the conference

  • Cargo transformation strategies

    Learn from international thought leaders the latest in cargo transformation strategies

  • Digital cargo evolution

    Hear case studies on how digital cargo is evolving and how to integrate it within your business operations

  • Cargo tech

    Explore the latest developments in cargo tech in the dedicated exhibition area at the Dubai Airshow

  • Automation, drones and AI

    Attend sessions on the future of cargo – where will automation, drones and AI improve our industry? 

The Cargo Market

  • Next year it is estimated that cargo will create revenues of over $116 billion, more than 13% of airline revenues. 
  • Boeing predict an increase from 3.7% to 4.7% CAGR in freight tonne kilometers in the next 20 years.
  • E-Commerce continues to boost air cargo demand – the market is set to double to $4.9 trillion by 2021 

Download our latest market report: Air Cargo Trends

Create partnerships

Attend Cargo Connect and network with the entire cargo and supply chain ecosystem

  • Network with decision makers from airlines, freight forwarders, airports, ground handlers and regulators 
  • Explore the Dubai Airshow and gain access to over 89,000 visitors from around the globe

Who should attend?

This event has been designed for the entire cargo supply chain.


Airlines, Airport authorities, Automation, Cargo airlines, Courier and delivery services, Customs, Drone manufacturers, Freight forwarders, Ground handlers, Regulators, OEMs, Sea port authorities, Sea cargo operators
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