MARKETPLACE PHL TO HOST SUPPLIER NETWORKING EVENT ON SEPTEMBER 9

MARKETPLACE PHL TO HOST SUPPLIER NETWORKING EVENT ON SEPTEMBER 9

PHILADELPHIA — September 1, 2015 — MarketPlace PHL, LLC, will host a networking event for suppliers and vendors on Wednesday, Sept. 9 at 2 p.m. at the Airport Marriott, 1 Arrivals Road, Philadelphia. This networking event is an opportunity for minority- and women-owned businesses to learn how they can work with merchants at Philadelphia International Airport (PHL).

Attendees will include Disadvantaged Business Enterprises Airport Concessions (ACDBEs) that provide goods and services such as equipment, supplies, uniforms, janitorial merchandise, security, food wholesale/distributors and more. Guests will meet directly with merchants and learn about opportunities within the concession program, as well as with the Marriott and other departments within PHL.

“This event is a chance for us to connect with local business owners with the 170 in-line stores, restaurants and services available at PHL,” said Mel Hannah, vice president and general manager of Philadelphia Marketplace Food & Shops. “We welcome new ideas and want to foster relationships with minority- and women-owned supplier businesses.”

The high traffic and fast-paced airport environment presents suppliers and vendors an opportunity to work with restaurants and retailers that reach 30.7 million passengers each year, in addition to more than 20,000 employees who work at PHL on a daily basis.

To attend, please send your RSVP to receptionist@philamarketplace.com. For more information, call 215-937-1200.

ABOUT MARKETPLACE PHL, LLC
MarketPlace PHL, LLC is the private partner with the City of Philadelphia in the management of the food and retail program throughout Philadelphia International Airport. The award-winning food and retail program consists of 170 in-line stores, restaurants and services, plus an average of 20 specialty retail units throughout Terminals A–West through F. MarketPlace PHL, LLC. is a partnership between MarketPlace Development, a Boston-based retail development firm, and LeJeune & Associates, a Philadelphia-based retail development, management and consulting firm. For more information, visit www.philamarketplace.com

MEDIA CONTACTS:
Emily Watts
For MarketPlace PHL
267-932-8760 ext. 308
emily@hornercom.com

Anna DiGregorio
MarketPlace PHL
215-937-1200
adigregorio@philamarketplace.com