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IFSA Onboard: EXPO Registration, Exhibitor Updates, Government Affairs Meeting with FDA

Monday, July 15, 2019   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Candace Lane
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Check out the latest IFSA news, updates and events!


July 2019



Complete Your 2019 IFSA EXPO Registration Today!


Register today for the 2019 IFSA EXPO in Los Angeles! In addition to providing opportunities to build business relationships, create new partnerships, network and see upcoming trends, IFSA EXPO’s new Innovation Pavilion is dedicated to presenting new products and ideas unique to our industry via expert discussions and displays.


The Innovation Pavilion’s insightful presentations will address topics ranging from onboard trends such as the cheeseboard explosion, and healthy fresh menu items to wine from around the globe and cocktails suited for royals – regardless of cabin. You will not want to miss these hands’ on and engaging sessions. Please be on the lookout for more information.


As an IFSA member, you have access to the IFSA EXPO attendee list! By scouting new connections, you can improve your EXPO experience before you head to Los Angeles. To access the 2019 IFSA EXPO attendee list, click here.




EXPO Sponsorships Available:

Boost Your Brand at IFSA EXPO 2019!


Boost your brand's influence at the 2019 IFSA EXPO by securing your sponsorship today! Featured sponsorships include the IFSA Thought Leadership track, EXPO floor hydration stations, and EXPO charging zones. These are great ways to elevate your company's presence at EXPO.


For more information on sponsorship opportunities, please contact Nicole Blackshear at




Exhibitor Registration Reminder: Early Set-up


There is still time to lock in your spot on the 2019 IFSA EXPO show floor! IFSA invites your company to exhibit at the largest gathering of airline professionals in the industry.


Reminder, in order for IFSA members to attend the Thought Leadership sessions on Monday 9 September, move-in for exhibitors will begin Sunday 8 September at 8:00am. IFSA encourages exhibitors to adjust their schedules accordingly.


For more information about exhibiting at the 2019 IFSA EXPO, contact Kristi Johnson at +1.678.303.3009




Government Affairs & Education Committee Update


IFSA's Government Affairs and Education Committee (GAEC) monitors global regulatory and legislative issues impacting the industry. Check out the latest updates below:

· IFSA Meeting with FDA on FSMA: Last month,IFSA member representatives met with the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) on behalf of the industry. They presented an IFSA Food Safety Plan that was created by GAEC in order for the industry to effectively meet new FSMA requirements and proposed that it be recognized as a model for the airline catering industry. FDA plans to continue reviewing the Food Safety Plan model and relay feedback to IFSA.


Pictured from left to right: Lori Tansey, United; Laura Alvarez, Gate Gourmet; Rosi Miranda, LSG Sky Chefs, Robin Swenson Moore, Delta; Sharon Little, LSG Sky Chefs; Jian Shi, LSG Sky Chefs; Dean Davidson, IFSA Consultant; Cristian Bravo, Flying Food Group; Dawn Delligatti, Flying Food Group


IFSA will continue to monitor these issues, and provide updates and guidance to its members.


For more information on government affairs activity, please contact Madeline Jurch at+ or



Register Today for the 2019 IFSA EXPO!



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