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COVER STORY Griesbach Winners ACI-NA Richard A. Griesbach Excellence in Airport Concessions Winners 2009 John F. Kennedy International Airport wins Award of Excellence The ACI-NA Excellence in Concessions Contest honors the contributions of Richard A. Griesbach, whose influence on the commercial development of airports extended far beyond his employment with the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority. At the 10th annual awards ceremony in 2007, the category of Concessions Person of the Year was added. The purpose of the ACI-NA Excellence in Airport Concessions Contest is to inspire creativity in the industry and to recognize innovative and outstanding airport concessions. These awards help to demonstrate the growing importance of concession to the total airport experience. These winners were recognized at the awards ceremony on Nov. 10, in Indianapolis, at the 2009 Airport Concessions Conference. 2009 CONCESSIONS CONTEST WINNERS • Richard A. Griesbach Award of Excellence: John F. Kennedy International Airport, JetBlue Airways — Terminal 5 (cover photo) • Concession Person of the Year: John Cugasi, Director of Concessions and Retail, HartsfieldJackson Atlanta International Airport • Best New Food and Beverage Concept: • 1st Place: Bobby Van’s Grill and Steakhouse, John F. Kennedy International Airport • 2nd Place: Camden Food Co., Indianapolis International Airport • 3rd Place: Copper Moon Coffee, Indianapolis International Airport Honorable Mention: Carrabba’s Italian Grill, Tampa International Airport • Best New Retail Concept: • 1st Place: Just Pop In!, Indianapolis International Airport • 2nd Place: MUJI To GO, John F. Kennedy International Airport Reed-Joseph International Company SCARE WARS IS THE ‘CORE’ SYSTEM FOR BIRD AND WILDLIFE HAZARD REDUCTION PROGRAMS ON AIRFIELDS WORLDWIDE. ® Economic Recovery funds are available for safety enhancement. Eligibility includes AIP Order 5100.38c: ‘equipment for bird patrols and wildlife hazard reduction cannons, shotguns, and pyrotechnic pistols.’ The Reed-Joseph Scare Wars System bird deterrent units are remotely controlled from the Tower or Operations Center, or from anywhere on the airfield with hand-held transmitters. Solar/LP gas powered. Ready-to-Go installation. American, veteran-owned. SBA HUBZone firm. GSA Contractor. Over 55 years of bird and wildlife expertise. ® 800.647.5554 Prevent bird strikes! Is your airfield covered? • Best “Green” Concession Practice or Concept • 1st Place: Seattle - Tacoma International Airport • 2nd Place: C-Pier Expansion, Vancouver International Airport • 3rd Place: Concourse D, Portland International Airport • Honorable Mention: Enroute Spa, Indianapolis International Airport • Best Food and Beverage Program — Medium Airport: • Honorable Mention: Indianapolis International Airport • Best Food and Beverage Program — Large Airport: • 1st Place: Terminal C, Newark Liberty International Airport • Best Specialty Retail Program: Medium Airport: • 1st Place: Indianapolis International Airport • Best Specialty Retail Program: Large Airport: • 1st Place: Main Terminal — Pre Security, Tampa International Airport • 2nd Place: D/E Connector, Philadelphia International Airport • Best Convenience Retail Program — Large Airport • 1st Place: Atrium, Hartsfield Jackson Atlanta International Airport • 2nd Place: Seattle Tacoma International Airport ■ 22 CENTERLINES | DECEMBER 2009 439891_ReedJoseph.indd 1 8/27/09 9:15:57 PM

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Centerlines - December 2009

Centerlines - December 2009
Table of Contents
President's Message
Canadian Airports
Associates' Corner
Policy Corner
Training Center
On the Hill and On the Stump
Cover Story: Time to Look Ahead
Griesbach Concessions Award Winners
Passenger Focus: Enabling the Disabled
Environment: Sustainable Aviation Guidance Alliance
Now Underway
New Members
Index of Advertisers/
Box Scores

Centerlines - December 2009