TURKEY. With Istanbul having been unveiled as the host city for the annual Airport Food & Beverage (FAB) Conference & Awards 2020, preparations are well underway for what promises to be a spectacular event.
The official venue and hotels will be announced in coming days along with first details of a typically powerful speakers’ line-up.
By bringing together the best in international airport dining alongside outstanding Turkish cuisine and the country’s rich culture, the joint hosts Istanbul Airport & Tum & Ictur aim to showcase the magnificent new Istanbul hub and Turkey to the world.
FAB 2020 will begin with a half-day session (preceded by an airport tour) and the Opening Cocktail on 23 June. Day 2 will feature a full-day conference, culminating with a celebration of excellence in airport dining at the FAB Awards Gala dinner.
Nominations for the 2020 FAB Awards close on 6 April, after which our independent panel of judges will determine the international and regional winners. For more information on the awards, click here.
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Be part of the discussion at FAB 2020 and book your space here now to ensure access to the early bird delegate rate (valid until 24 April, 23:59 BST).
ABOUT FAB 2020
FAB, conceived, owned and organised by The Moodie Davitt Report, is the only event dedicated to the burgeoning airport food & beverage business. Since its launch in 2011, FAB has flourished and become the key global gathering for a constantly evolving sector, serving as a litmus test of its challenges, opportunities and quality aspirations.
FAB 2020 will be hosted by Istanbul Airport and Tum & Ictur, the concessionaire managing 34,000sq m of food & beverage space at the Istanbul gateway. The event, held on 23-24 June, will be a showcase for the magnificent new hub, which opened in April 2019. It will bring together senior executives from airports and food & beverage concessionaires worldwide as well as varied industry partners, including design agencies, research companies and technology providers.
The conference programme will showcase the latest F&B developments, innovations and trends at major airports, featuring presentations by some of the world’s leading airport commercial directors, concessionaires, chefs, key industry opinion leaders and analysts.
NOTE: The Moodie Davitt Report also publishes FAB, the world’s only media focused on airport (and other travel-related) food & beverage. The FAB Newsletter is published every two weeks and The FAB eZine every month.
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