The award honors outstanding contributors to the industry and organization
ATLANTA – Paradies Lagardère, the travel retail and restaurateur leader in North America, was awarded the Airport Minority Advisory Council (AMAC) Strategic Partner Award during AMAC’s 2016 Annual Airport Business Diversity Conference, which took place in Cleveland, Ohio, August 19 through 23.
This award honors corporations that demonstrate diversity inclusion within its corporate structure of procurement and employment. Nominees are industry leaders in supplier diversity, best practices and fostering business capacity with its diverse partners, and support of AMAC’s goals and mission.
Paradies Lagardère works with approximately 90 Airport Concession Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (ACDBE) partners throughout North America.
“Paradies Lagardère is honored to receive the AMAC Strategic Partner Award,” said Gregg Paradies, president and CEO, Paradies Lagardère. “Our organization fully embraces diversity, which contributes to our highly-engaged workforce. People and relationships are at the heart of everything we do, and Paradies Lagardère’s success is built on treating people with integrity and respect.”
The AMAC Catalyst Awards honor members who have made outstanding contributions to furthering the goals of AMAC. AMAC’s mission is to promote the inclusion of minorities and women in employment and contracting opportunities throughout the aviation industry. For more information, visit www.amac-org.com.
Paradies Lagardère specializes in three key airport concessions areas: Food and Beverage, Travel Essentials and Specialty Retail. Within Travel Essentials and Specialty Retail, we offer a diverse mix of categories including fashion, luxury, electronics, convenience, sports, luggage, jewelry, and souvenirs. We also deliver high-end restaurants, quick-serve and casual restaurants, and quality bars, including local, national and international brands that provide travelers delicious dining options.
Paradies Lagardère delivers the very best solutions – a favorite local concept or a highly-desirable international brand – that exceeds expectations for our airport partners and travelers.