Early registration deadline extended for FAB 2013 Conference and Awards

Early bird delegate registration ends on 28 June. Exceptional hotel rates have been secured for delegates but these are subject to availability. We urge delegates to book now in order to benefit from these rates.

Information on conference registration and hotel bookings can be found at www.FABawards2013.com

INTERNATIONAL. Delegates to The Moodie Report’s third annual Airport Food & Beverage (FAB) Conference and Awards now have until 28 June to take advantage of the Early Bird discount on delegate fees. The leading global travel-related F&B event takes place in Dubai on 1-3 October.

Hosted by Dubai Airports, it will be held at Atlantis, The Palm. A dedicated website is available for bookings at www.FABawards2013.com

Nominations are pouring in for the FAB Awards, which will be presented during a glittering Gala Dinner courtesy of Platinum Sponsor HMSHost. Other Platinum Sponsors of the event include SSP Group and Emirates Leisure Retail & Maritime Mercantile International.

The FAB awards champion excellence in the flourishing travel food & beverage industry, and we invite airport and railway station operators, concessionaires and brands to nominate outstanding F&B offers. The deadline for entries is Friday 12 July. Full details of the nomination process are available through the www.FABawards2013.com.

The conference on 2 and 3 October has already attracted a powerful line-up of speakers including:

Dubai Airports CEO Paul Griffiths
Dubai Airports Senior Vice President Commercial Eugene Barry
Abu Dhabi Airports Company Senior Vice President Commercial Gavin McKechnie
Heathrow Airport Head of Food & Beverage Ben Crowley
Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport Vice President of Concessions Zenola Campbell
Perth Airport Executive General Manager Scott Norris
Copenhagen Airports Vice President Sales Carsten Nørland
Areas Executive President Pedro Fontana
Emirates Leisure Retail & Maritime Mercantile International Group CEO Andrew J. Day
Emirates Leisure Retail Chief Commercial Officer Kevin Zajax
Caviar House & Prunier Owner and Founder Peter Rebeiz
OTG Management Founder and CEO Rick Blatstein
HMSHost Vice President of Adult Beverage and Restaurant Development Frank Sickelsmith
HMSHost CEO Host of Holland, Food & Beverage Northern Europe, Middle East and Asia Pacific Walter Seib
SSP Group CEO Andrew Lynch
SSP Group Communications Director Mark Kassapian
SSP America President & CEO Les Cappetta
SmartDesign President & CEO Nick Baker
Flemingo International Group Independent Director Paul Topping

We’ll reveal the full agenda in coming days.

FAB 2012, hosted by Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, attracted senior representatives from the world’s leading airports, railway station operators and F&B concessionaires

The FAB Conference attracts senior representatives from the world’s leading airports, railway station operators and F&B concessionaires to network with industry peers, share insights and celebrate best practice in this fast-growing sector.

Following the success of last year’s event at the Okura Hotel in Amsterdam, FAB 2013 promises to be an extraordinary celebration of the best in travel dining.

To receive regular updates and further information on the FAB event email Joanna.Puckett@TheMoodieReport.com

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