Rock & Brews in the Los Angeles International Airport has been recognized as a Winner of the Portland International Airport Excellence in 2017 ACI-NA Concessions Awards

PALM SPRINGS, CA – Airports Council International-North America (ACI-NA) today announced that Portland International Airport is the winner of the Richard A. Griesbach Award of Excellence in the 2017 ACI-NA Airport Concessions Awards.  The 2017 ACI-NA Concessions Person of the Year was awarded to Randy Goodman of the Houston Airport System.

“ACI-NA is pleased to recognize Portland International Airport with this year’s overall Richard A. Griesbach Award of Excellence,” said ACI-NA President and CEO Kevin M. Burke. “Through Portland International Airport’s concession program, the Port of Portland optimized sustainable business opportunities while enhancing the overall passenger experience.  The ACI-NA Excellence in AirportConcessions Awards recognizes the most innovative and outstanding airport concessions, and Portland International Airport is a great example of the impressive work airports are doing to improve the passenger experience.”

 Rock & Brews LAX Delta Terminal 5

The awards were announced during a gala dinner at the 2017 ACI-NA Business of AirportsConference in Palm Springs, CA. Over 550 commercial management, business diversity, human resource, and finance representatives from the North American airport industry attended the conference.

This year’s contest received more than 180 nominations from airports of all sizes throughout the U.S. and Canada. In addition to the Griesbach Award and Concessions Person of the Year, 37 other awards were presented in the following categories:


Best New Food and Beverage (Full-Service Concept)

1st Place: Saison, Newark Liberty International Airport  (Operated by OTG Management)

2nd Place: Rock & Brews, Los Angeles World Airports (Operated by Crews)


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