Learn about new and exciting opportunities to expand at Philadelphia International Airport

PHILADELPHIA — April 25, 2022 — In conjunction with the City of Philadelphia’s Division of Aviation, MarketPlace PHL, LLC, will host its 2022 Virtual Leasing Outreach on Thursday, May 5, starting at 11 a.m. In 2019, Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) welcomed more than 33 million passengers and currently serves more than 23 airlines and more than 350 daily departures to over 120 nonstop destinations.

The PHL Food & Shops Program is home to a robust roster of high-quality retailers including luxury name brands and high-end dining, with over 170 restaurant, food and retail locations throughout the airport. The leasing forum provides local businesses, national and international restauranteurs, and retailers, including automated (vending) retailers, and quick service food operators, the opportunity to learn about the advantages of expanding their brands within the airport and the benefits of joining the PHL Food & Shops Program’s award-winning concessions program. The leasing forum also serves as a networking event to foster professional relationships with neighboring enterprises.

"We’re excited to be hosting our first PHL Leasing Outreach program in over four years," said Mel Hannah, Vice President and General Manager of MarketPlace PHL. "This is a great opportunity to join an exceptional lineup of merchants representing global and local brands that have found their home here at Philadelphia International Airport."

Business owners seeking to join the award-winning PHL Food & Shops Program will learn about leasing concession opportunities currently available at PHL. Attendees will also learn about the Airport Concession Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (ACDBE) certification and will hear from PHL CEO Chellie Cameron, MarketPlace PHL Vice President and General Manager Mel Hannah, and other members from the City of Philadelphia and MarketPlace PHL teams.

Qualified food, beverage and retail operators interested in attending this digital event can register here.

MarketPlace PHL, LLC, is the private partner with the City of Philadelphia in the management of the food and retail programs throughout Philadelphia International Airport. The award-winning program offers more than 170 shops, restaurants and services. The MarketPlace PHL portfolio features local Philly favorites, as well as regional and national brands. MarketPlace PHL, LLC, is a partnership between MarketPlace Development, a Boston-based airport retail development firm, and LeJeune & Associates, a Philadelphia-based retail development, management and consulting firm. For more information, visit

Shaina Gilstein
For MarketPlace PHL