Tampa International’s (TPA) Airsides E and A got new concession concepts last week. Starbucks opened in Airside E, while CNBC News and Ducky’s – a sports lounge that is partially owned by Tampa Bay Rays player Evan Longoria – began operating in Airside A. “These three newest concessions bring the perfect mix of local flavor, […]

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During the ARN 2016 Revenue Conference & Exhibition, Laurie Noyes, director of concessions at Tampa International, shared what is on the horizon for TPA.

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This session features three speakers who will address key ways airports and concessionaires can assess and expand their revenue growth opportunities. The first presentation will focus on quantifying everything from hard sales data to more intangible knowledge, such as customer satisfaction and propensity to purchase. The second presentation will highlight key success factors of a […]

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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 […]

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Retail trends on the street continue to shape the way airports and concessionaires approach this lucrative business. Find out what attitudes, philosophies and technologies are driving the most successful retail companies and how those factors can successfully translate into airports. Moderator: Susan Stiene, director of commercial services, Vancouver International Speakers: Chris Briggs, senior vice president […]

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There are several reasons concepts with a presence on the street do not successfully translate into airports. Listen as a hand-picked group of participants present their concept before a panel of airport concession experts for an assessment and honest evaluations of their company’s viability. The five presenters will be graded by the panel, and the […]

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Key airport directors reveal their challenges in the near term, offer their insight on expectations for the industry over the next year, and reveal what priority concessions have in the overall revenue picture and their strategies going forward. Moderator: Greg Principato, immediate past president, Airports Council International-North America, and senior advisor, National Strategies LLC Speakers: […]

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