July 12, 2024

APEX/IFSA Global EXPO exhibitor preview


IFEC: Spafax One enables live-streamed events and on-demand TV and also redefines a multitude of IFEC experiences. It centres on three cornerstones: a dynamic experience engine ensuring seamlessness and data-powered curation personalising revolutionary content delivery.
Booth 1317 – spafax.media


Inflight connectivity: In May Viasat acquired Inmarsat and will demonstrate how the greater scale of the combined company. It will also be publishing its annual passenger experience survey results during the expo.
Booth 1209 – viasat.com


Content: AirFi is re-introducing Dance24, a catalogue of more than 100 hours of music video content recorded live at the world’s biggest electronic music (EDM) festivals.
Booth 1147 – airfi.aero


iFEC: As industry dynamics evolve and passengers’ tastes change, Panasonic Avionics envisions a world where the seatback screen becomes an extension of a passenger’s relationship with the airline and in which airlines can dynamically use IFE to create marketplaces, exclusive advertising opportunities and unforgettable brand moments.
Booth 819 – panasonic.aero


Serviceware: Product displays augmented with multimedia content will explain Global-C’s approaches to increasing value for the passenger, sustainability and circularity, and supply chain diversity.
Booths 627-730 – global-c.nl

McGuire and Associates

Culinary: Established more than 40 years ago, McGuire and Associates / The Gourmet Center is proud to be exhibiting again at the International Flight Services Association Global EXPO. They will be showcasing a range of new ambient and ready-to-eat products from brands including Hippeas, Red Plate Foods, Paris Delice and Traiteur de Paris. Examples of the newest product lines will be available to sample at the booth, so stop by to try their textures and delicious flavours.
Booth 546 – matgci.com


IFE & digital retail: Bluebox is showcasing the award-winning Blueview digital passenger experience platform – focusing on how onboard retail and IFE modules provide distinct and complementary value.
Booth 929 – blueboxaviation.com


Design & tableware: Clip will showcase ‘the best of the best’ products from the past years at its booth at the 2023 APEX/IFSA Global EXPO. Premium new products and brand partnerships, in tableware and skincare, will also be on show. Clip will also present new, improved and re-designed rotable and compostable box concepts to tackle the challenges faced by airlines with a lack of galley space.
Booth 640 – cliponboard.com

Beemster Cheese

Culinary: Produced using a traditional method and made with vegetarian rennet. Sample Beemster cheese and the Beemster Cheese Roll hot snack, made in collaboration with Smilde Bakery.
Booth 649 – beemstercheese.us

Stellar Entertainment

Inflight Entertainment: Established in 1974, Stellar Entertainment is the world’s longest-running inflight entertainment company. Offices around the world offer local expertise, global connectivity and round-the-clock support. Visit the booth for a demo of PixL, the company’s one-stop digital media platform.~
Booth 1317 – stellarentertainment.software


Inflight Connectivity: ThinKom is pushing the next generation of antennas into production as demand for inflight connectivity increases worldwide. The Ka2517 Plus and Ka1717 regional jet solutions will be featured at the expo.
Booth 911 – thinkom.com


Content: Euronews is a leading international news channel, resulting in a unique European identity and multilingual model in 17 languages (12 language editions and five branded affiliates). Impartial and independent, Euronews delivers a diversity of viewpoints and offers a wide range of inflight entertainment (IFE) content portfolio.
Booth 1607 – euronews.com

CNN Inflight

Content: Hear about the latest offerings available from CNN, TBS, TNT, TruTV, Adult Swim and the much-loved Cartoon Network, which is available in 26 languages. Live TV is now available from CNN on over 20 different airlines.
Booth 1160 – cnninflight.com

That’s It.

That’s it Nutrition makes plant-based snacks that are free from the top 12 allergens. Since 2012, it has been innovating the natural foods category in the US with its portfolio of simple and nutritious snacks made from real, whole foods.
Booth 638 – thatsitfruit.com


Digital Content: The new AERENA Experience Studio by AERQ gives airlines freedom and flexibility to create their own unique digital onboard experience. It means that airlines can constantly adapt digital onboard offerings to their passengers’ needs.
Booth 1037 – aerq.com

Global Inflight Products

Design & Serviceware: GIP says its eco-products can be designed into any shape or design, helping free the skies from plastic and aluminium, and invites visitors to its stand to help shape a greener future.
Booth 753 – gipusa.com

AMI Group and Buzz

Culinary & Design: AMI Group and Buzz will jointly provide a unique, engaging space highlighting ‘The Power of Moments’. AMI’s suppliers also will offer a market experience and street food menus to showcase their capabilities, along with beverage pairings.
Booths 561 & 15 others – amigrp.com and buzzproducts.com


Design & Amenities: Kaelis invites attendees of the APEX/IFSA Global EXPO to experience EcoWays: pathways to a greener tomorrow. A diverse selection of sustainable solutions revolutionising how people live and travel Innovative, functional eco-products across all cabin classes that set new trends and elevate the travel experience will be on show at the Kaelis booth.
Booth 623 – kaelis.world


Technology: ICM Hub will exhibit its new onboard digital assistant solution, which assists passengers throughout their flight via AI-powered chat. It accompanies passengers with two-way communications via personal electronic devices.
Booth 1549 – icmhub.com

Monty’s Bakehouse

Culinary: Monty’s Bakehouse has over 20 years’ experience of manufacturing food products. Members of its global team will be talking about how handheld hot snacks can delight customers and support airlines’ business goals.
Booth 435 – montysbakehouse.co.uk


Culinary: HACO will feature new products from its family of brands, including vegan (oat) milk chocolate from TCHO Chocolate, sweet potato chips from Jackson’s, halal snacks from Torino and organic fruits from Solely.
Booth 741 – haco.us.com

Optimum Solutions Inc.

Culinary: Optimum Solutions will be showcasing ambient product solutions representing flavours and recipes from around the world. They range from breakfast options to casseroles and tapas. The products include ready-to-drink cocktails.
Booths 440, 442 and 443 – optimumcanada.com

RMT Global Partners

Serviceware: Committed to sustainability, RMT Global Partners is an EcoVadis Gold Medal winner offering a range of eco-friendly products. Products such as the bagasse-sugarcane entrée dish and RMT Hot Cup are fully compostable and biodegradable.
Booths 556 and 558 – rmtglobalpartners.com

ITW Envopak

Security: ITW Envopak’s unique Tenor Trio system offers a solution to losses inflight from high-value carts containing liquor, buy-on-board or duty-free items. Demos will be available.
Booth 656 – itw-envopak.co.uk

Undercover Snacks

Culinary: Undercover Snacks are gluten-free, allergy-friendly, non-GMO, Rainforest Alliance certified and made by a WBENC-certified woman-owned business. 
Core flavours, as well as seasonal surprise and delight options, will be available to sample in Long Beach.
Booth 365 – undercoversnacks.com


Content & Analytics: Following several new content partnerships this year, including industry-first content partnerships with Formula 1, Mindvalley and WaterBear, Anuvu continues to strengthen its approach to highly-curated inflight entertainment through its robust programme library and industry-leading data analytics tools. Contact entertain@anuvu.com to book a meeting.
Booth 1127 – anuvu.com

Bunzl Distribution 

Packaging & Hygiene: Bunzl Distribution supplies a range of products, including outsourced food packaging, disposable supplies plus cleaning and safety products to a range of users, including airlines. Bunzl Distribution operates more than 190 warehouses.
Booth 552 – bunzldistribution.com

Encore Inflight

Content: Encore Inflight provides inflight entertainment from international blockbusters and Hollywood indies to hidden gems and award-winning titles from over 300 studios and production houses. 
Booth 1537 – encoreinflight.com

Palm Bay International and Taub Family Selections

Beverages: Palm Bay International and Taub Family Selections import fine wines from some of the most prestigious names in the world.
Booth 257 – palmbay.com/taubfamilyselections.com