Awards & Recognition

Five LAX Operators Named as AXN Award Finalists

Restaurants, shops nominated for excellence

Every year the Airport Experience Conference recognizes leaders in the airport industry. The awards honor excellence in airport concessions throughout North America and spotlight some of the best concepts, operators, and concessions teams in North American airports. 

We are honored to have our partners among the finalists for the 2024 Airport Experience Awards.  

The categories and finalists are: 

Best Quick-Serve Restaurant Concept – Large Airports 

  • Chicken Guy! at LAX Bradley West Gates, operated by JDDA Concession Management 

Best Local-Inspired Store – Large Airports 

  • Wilshire & Fairfax at LAX Bradley West Gates, operated by Hudson 

Best Local Inspired Restaurant – Large Airports 

  • Native by Nyesha at LAX Terminal 3, operated by Jackmont Hospitality 

Best Casual Dining Concept – large airports 

  • Chicken + Beer at LAX Terminal 3, operated by Jackmont Hospitality 

Best Passenger Experience 

  • Gameway at LAX Terminals 3 and X  

Best ACDBE Operator 

  • Gameway, multiple locations at LAX 

Thank you to all our operators whose hard work and dedication are evident throughout the year. Winners in each category will be announced at the annual Airport Experience Conference, April 1-4 in Dallas, Texas. Congratulations and good luck to all the finalists. 


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