Columbus Regional Airport Authority’s Office of Business Diversity: Vendor Open House

18 Aug 2017 - 09:00


The Columbus Regional Airport Authority’s Office of Business Diversity is excited to announce a collaborative effort to engage small, minority and diverse business owners with information on partnership opportunities with our food, retail and rental car vendors.

We will be hosting an Open House on August 18, 2017 that will include informational sessions with our master concessionaires HMSHost and Paradies, as well as our car rental agencies. We will be discussing current and future opportunities to partner with these vendors and the Columbus Regional Airport Authority.

Potential current and future opportunities include the following:

Supplies & equipment Business services
Paper products Temporary staffing
To-go containers Accounting
Specialty food and retail items Cleaning
Restaurant equipment Equipment  & vehicle maintenance
Petroleum products Insurance


Business owners will also learn how they can become a registered small, minority or diverse business partner with the Columbus Regional Airport Authority, which operates John Glenn InternationalAirport, Rickenbacker International Airport and Bolton Field.  A representative from the Ohio Unified Certification Program will be on hand to help answer any questions on becoming a certified Airport Concessions Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (ACDBE).

  • 9-11:30 a.m. or 1-3:30 p.m.
  • John Glenn International Airport, 4600 International Gateway, Columbus, OH 43219
  • Parking: Garage parking will be validated.

Register by clicking here:

Morning Session 9-11:30 a.m.

Afternoon Session 1-3:30 p.m.