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Press Release

June 13, 2019

Paradies Lagardère Recognized with Two ACI-NA Excellence in Airport Concessions Awards

ATLANTA – Paradies Lagardère won two first place Airports Council International - North America (ACI-NA) 2019 Excellence in Airport Concessions Awards. ACI-NA’s Excellence in Airport Concessions Awards promotes the innovative spirit of the airport concessions industry, and recognizes excellence in airport concessions programs. The winners were announced at a dinner gala awards ceremony that took place last night during the 2019 Business of Airports Conference at The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Paradies Lagardère received nods in both dining and retail categories:

  • First Place, Best New Food and Beverage Concept - Quick-Service: Limon Rotisserie, San Francisco International Airport
  • First Place, Best New Consumer Service Concept: U.S. Careways, Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport

“We are very excited and proud to receive first-place awards in both the dining and retail categories. This recognition from ACI-NA is a testament to the hard work of our team members, who ensure we continue our industry-leading innovation, customer service and superior designs,” said Gregg Paradies, president and CEO, Paradies Lagardère.

The ACI-NA Excellence in Airport Concessions Awards provides the industry the opportunity to recognize success and innovation in commercial programs at airports of all sizes. Any ACI-NA member is eligible. Categories include Best Food & Beverage Program, Best New Retail Concept, Best “Green” Concession Practice or Concept Category, and Best New Consumer Services Concept. The ACI-NA represents local, regional, and state governing bodies that own and operate commercial airports in the U.S. and Canada.