CIFAL Atlanta in collaboration with Airport Council International (ACI) World, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport and the Airport Department of the Dominican Republic hosted the international seminar “Airports as Tools for Economic Development” on August 8-10, 2013 in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

The seminar provided a venue for sharing best practices on how to position airports as engines for growth and job creation, while fostering cooperation. Delegates from over 20 countries from the Americas attended three days of stimulating and interactive sessions.

The discussions were facilitated by international airports representatives, leading academics, service providers, technology experts and representatives from the private sector, which allowed the progression of valuable networking and gaining insight to economic opportunities.