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IND Concessions Refresh Outreach Event (new info, please read)

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7800 Col. H. Weir Cook Memorial Dr.

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You are Invited to Attend Our Concessions Refresh Event


If you already RSVP'd to this event via the Save the Date announcement, there' s no need to RSVP again. We do, however, want to let you know that additional content has been added to this invitation. Please see below.


On November 8th, at 10 am, the Indianapolis Airport Authority will host an informative meeting in anticipation of the release of the Concessions Refresh Request For Information (RFI). This day-long event will be held at the Indianapolis International Airport (IND), and will provide an overview of the updated concessions program, available leasing opportunities, a tour of the terminal, and time for local brands and national concession operators to get to know each other.


Anticipated Agenda:

9:15 AM - 10:00 AM: Registration

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM: Presentation and Q & A

12:00 PM - 12:45 PM: Lunch hosted by the IAA

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM: Matchmaking - networking session

3:15 PM - 4:15 PM: Tour of concessions areas

4:15 AM - 4:30 AM: End of program


Registration:

Registering to attend this event is required and space is limited. As additional details about the agenda become available, updates to this invitation will be sent.

Businesses that are Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) or Airport Concessions Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (ACDBE) certified (or are eligible for certification) are encouraged to attend this meeting. To learn more about these programs, please visit this site: http://www.in.gov/indot/2748.htm


About the IND Concessions Program:

To learn more about the Concessions Refresh Program, please visit the IND website: https://www.ind.com/business/concessions-refresh-program

For your convenience, we compiled a list of FAQs below.




FAQs:


I attended the Concessions Refresh outreach event last year. Is this event a repeat of that presentation?

No, it is not. This meeting will provide updated information, such as sales and enplanements, an updated floorplan, a site tour, as well as time to network with national concessions operators and local brands.


When will the RFI be released?

The estimated date is January 5, 2018; however, this date is subject to change. Periodically, please check the IND link above for updates related to the release.


Will there be a pre-proposal conference after the RFI is released?

Most likely, but not definite. The IAA strongly encourages attendance at this event.


Is current experience operating concessions at the airport required?

No, it is not.


What time will the meeting end?

Per the agenda above, we anticipate that it will end at 4:30 pm, but it could be a bit earlier or a bit later than that.


Do I have to stay for the entire program and what is the latest I can arrive?

No, you do not have to stay for the entire program. If you are a local brand, while we recommend meeting the national operators and taking the tour if you are not familiar with the airport, you can arrive any time before 4:30 pm (there will be someone from the IAA in the boardroom even while people are taking the tour).


What time will the tour take place?

We anticipate that the tour will start at 3:15 pm, but it could be a bit earlier or later than that.


I would like to meet the national operators. Will they be there all day, or only for part of the day?

The national operators will be having one-to-one meetings with local brands from 1 pm until 3 pm on the catwalk above Civic Plaza. We are hopeful that they will be with us for the other parts of the program, as well.


What are my parking options getting to the event?

Please park in the covered garage. The IAA will provide you with a voucher to cover the cost.


Is my registration transferrable to a co-worker if I cannot attend?

Yes.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

No.


If I have a general question about the event or need to cancel my reservation, who may I contact?

Our meeting planner and outreach consultant, Aleta Mungal, will be happy to assist you. Her email address is: amungal@indianastrategicresourcegroup.com. Should your question be more technical in nature, Aleta will direct your inquiry to the correct person at the IAA.


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Indianapolis, IN 46241

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