Challenges remain in the ACDBE certification process, particularly uneven requirements and long wait times. Airport Minority Advisory Council chair Farad Ali discusses the economic benefits of minority and woman participation in the industry. New firms are coming on the scene offering financing options to ACDBEs. Multiple airports have changed their names in recent years to serve their bigger goals. Honolulu International’s renovation includes a new concourse and expanded commuter terminal. Brian Ryks of the Metropolitan Airports Commission discusses the expanded facilities and upgraded concessions at Minneapolis-St. Paul International.