2016 ARN Session 3B – Focus On Financing

The perennial problem for new and small concessionaires is accessing adequate financing to tackle the high costs of operating in North American airports. Against the backdrop of concessions industry consolidation that is making the large players even more financially formidable, we’ll examine the newest and most reliable financing alternatives. We’ll also hear from long-term Airport Concessions Disadvantaged Business Enterprises about their strategies for financial survival and growth.

Moderator: Bob Silvas, president, Silvy Group

Speakers: Samir Mashni, vice president and general counsel, Midfield Concessions; Joyce Sloss, managing partner, SCA Strategic Partnerships; William Swift, president, Business Traveler Services Inc.