Carrie Underwood: Taking a Stand for Veterans

Carrie Underwood is one of many country music stars who has taken the stage to salute the many men and women in uniform who are willing to make the ultimate sacrifice for their country. She and many other country singers are part of a movement in country music to stand tall for both active military and veterans—donating their time, talent and energy to entertaining and spreading the word about supporting military, past and present. Continue reading Carrie Underwood: Taking a Stand for Veterans


Take Advantage of the AMAC Early Bird Pricing!

The Annual Airport Business Diversity Conference continues to bring together businesses, aviation professionals, government officials and individuals from around the country to discuss a variety of subjects ranging from how to do business at airports to public policy issues impacting the entire aviation industry. And with the added bonus of nationally known celebrities and commentators, to renowned authors, to Secretaries of Transportation, and just plain folks telling their stories of challenge and success at airports, this event continues to enjoy its status as the third largest aviation conference in the coterminous United States.

The mission of the Airport Minority Advisory Council is to promote the inclusion of minorities and women in employment and contracting opportunities throughout the aviation industry.


Promote: AMAC provides centralized current and archived information, online registration for membership and events, and regional contact information for ongoing topical issues of concern impacting members.

  • To promote diversity in the airport industry, particularly the inclusion and participation of minority, women and Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (“DBEs”) in airport procurement and concession contracts, by participating in the development of laws, rules, policies and procedures with respect to the airport industry.
  • To promote diversity in the airport industry, particularly the employment of minorities and women at all levels of airport management and operations, and to support related industry policies and procedures.
  • To provide a forum for discussion and action by the membership and to adopt policies which may be carried out by AMAC members to enhance diversity in the airport industry.
  • To advise and give consultation to aviation, Federal, State and Local officials responsible for business and employment matters.

Register for the early bird special here


Remembering Our Fallen National Memorial

“Remembering Our Fallen” was created in November, 2010 by Bill and Evonne Williams of Patriotic Productions, a non-profit organization. Their eternal hope is to honor the memory of those who have made the ultimate sacrifice, to provide comfort to friends and family of the fallen, while reminding others of the tremendous cost paid by some. Its legacy will be that these men and women will never be forgotten and that their names will be remembered and spoken. The inspiration for this project came after reading a story in the Omaha World-Herald in September, 2010, about a father whose pain and grief were even greater four years after his son, SGT Joshua Ford, had died in Iraq. Why? Continue reading Remembering Our Fallen National Memorial


Rep. McNerney Leads Bipartisan Effort to Save the Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA)

In response to President Donald Trump’s proposal to defund the Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA), Congressman Jerry McNerney (CA-09) led two bipartisan letters to the House Appropriations Committee imploring Congress to fund the MBDA in the FY2018 appropriations, and recommending that MBDA provide an annual policy report to Congress to address gaps in equity between minority and non-minority owned firms. Continue reading Rep. McNerney Leads Bipartisan Effort to Save the Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA)