USA. Leading travel food & beverage provider SSP has been confirmed as a Platinum Partner for the upcoming Airport Food & Beverage (FAB) + Hospitality Conference and Awards 2024, to be held in Ontario, California on 25-26 June. 

The conference, hosted by Ontario International Airport, will bring together senior executives from airports, food & beverage concessionaires, hospitality service providers, as well as business partners from around the world.

SSP Group CEO Patrick Coveney said: “We’re delighted to confirm our support once again as Platinum sponsors of the FAB + Hospitality Conference & Awards 2024, and we look forward to sharing insights, discussing industry trends and showcasing best practice at this important event.

“We’re particularly excited that this year’s conference is taking place in North America, a high-growth and strategically important market for SSP.  

The Airport FAB + Hospitality Awards will be presented during the Gala Dinner at the Sheraton Fairplex venue

“We now operate in more than 40 airports across the US and Canada, including at Ontario (the host airport) and we are proud to work with local partners to bring a Sense of Place to the travellers we serve. 

“We very much look forward to celebrating the amazing achievements of our teams and those across the industry at this year’s FAB and Superstar Awards, and we are proud to be taking part.” 

Conference speakers will include (left) OTG Chairman of the Board of Directors and Interim CEO Tom Fricke and (right) Ontario International Airport CEO Atif Elkadi

As reported, speakers confirmed for FAB 2024 include Dallas Fort Worth International Airport Vice President Concessions Zenola Campbell; Lagardère Travel Retail Executive Vice President Foodservice Mélanie Guilldou; Paradies Lagardère CEO Gregg Paradies; Vantage Airport Group & Midway Partnership Vice President, Commercial Sammy Patel; and Villa Restaurant Group Director of Business Development Christopher McNamee.

Double Tree by Hilton Ontario Airport was recently named as the official hotel for The Moodie Davitt Report event, while the conference will be held at the Ontario Convention Center. ✈

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The world’s only event dedicated solely to the airport food & beverage and hospitality sectors makes a welcome return to the US in June. Please contact The Moodie Davitt Report Associate Director, Events Vincci Chung at for details.