865 companies to attend TFWA Asia Pacific Exhibition

By Charlotte Turner |

With less than two weeks to go before the TFWA Asia Pacific Exhibition & Conference in Singapore (11th-15th May), over 3,200 visitors from 865 companies have already registered to attend the event, an increase of 12% YOY.

 

The duty free & travel retail category has registered the highest growth, so far; an increase of 23% on last year, with almost 1,500 who have pre-registered.

 

257 companies have confirmed to showcase their products over 8,400sq m of net exhibition space at Marina Bay Sands Expo & Convention Center.

 

“The registration area has been enlarged and moved to level 1, which should mean no queues and quick access to the exhibition hall on the same level and on into the rest of the exhibition,” says the trade body.

 

Scenes from last year’s show.

 

THE EXHIBITION APP

“Finding their way around the exhibition should pose no problem for participants as interactive screens with downloadable way-finder content will be placed strategically in the exhibition halls at the street level 1 and in basement 2.”

 

Smartphone users can download a free app giving access to the exhibitor list, exhibition maps, agenda, business services and other details of TFWA Asia Pacific Exhibition & Conference, just by typing ‘app.tfwa.com/APEC’ into the browser on their mobile device

 

There will be more space to relax and network in the exhibition too with tempting food and beverage offerings, including a new sushi bar on level 1, and two meeting rooms available for hire by the hour so participants can get down to business.

 

The TFWA Asia Pacific Bar, located on level 4, will be open for breakfast from 08.00-09.30 Tuesday through Thursday and also for after-show cocktails from 17.00-19.30 on Monday, and 18.00-19.30 on Tuesday and Wednesday sponsored by exhibitors.

 

SOCIAL EVENTS PROGRAMME

The sponsors of the TFWA Asia Pacific Bar this year are Bache Distribution, Bardinet, Barokes, Barton & Guestier, Bottega Spa, Brown Forman, Camus La Grande Marque, Constellation Brands, Diageo, Dupuy, International Beverage, La Martiniquaise, Lateltin AG, Protégé International, Torres and Tequila Corralejo/ Fraternity Spirits.

 

TFWA Asia Pacific Exhibition & Conference kicks off with a Golf Tournament in partnership with Interparfums on Sentosa Island and a Welcoming Cocktail in Raffles on Sunday 11th May. There will be a full day of Conference and Workshops on Monday 12th and the exhibition will be open from Tuesday 13th to Thursday 15th.

 

The Chill-Out Party sponsored by Tic Tac on Tuesday evening at Marina Bay Sands Skypark and the Singapore Swing Party at the Alkaff Mansion on Wednesday will provide opportunities to network and relax, first in contemporary and then in traditional Singaporean style.

 

Further details about TFWA Asia Pacific Exhibition & Conference, registration information and access to the online TFWA Product Showcase can be found at www.tfwa.com.

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