TFWA’s Hosted Buyer Programme returns for Asia Pacific exhibition

By Charlotte Turner |

TFWA will support industry partners participating in the TFWA Asia Pacific Exhibition & Conference in Singapore this May, through the return of its Hosted Buyer Programme.

 

Following the successful launch of the initiative at TFWA World Exhibition & Conference 2021, TFWA will be operating the programme once again at its Singapore event from 9-12 May.

 

Notwithstanding any drastic changes to the health situation, the Asia Pacific event plans to return to the Marina Bay Sands Expo & Convention Centre.

 

Once registered for the Hosted Buyer Programme, selected retailers will receive assistance from TFWA to help meet the accommodation costs of buyers who will be attending the event.

 

In Erik Juul-Mortensen’s first interview after being re-elected as TFWA President (below), he told TRBusiness that he sincerely hopes that face-to-face meetings and trade events will be more commonplace in 2022, while sharing the TFWA’s priorities for the coming year. 

 

 

MAINTAINING RELATIONSHIPS

Information on the initiative is now being shared with travel retailers across the Asia Pacific region.

 

“As the duty free and travel retail industry continues its recovery in the wake of the pandemic, it is more important than ever for businesses to maintain strong working relationships,” said Erik Juul-Mortensen, TFWA President.

 

“Our events provide a forum for these relationships to be formed, to grow and to prosper. TFWA wants to do everything we can to provide support to our partners as we navigate together through these difficult times.

 

“We are once again operating our Hosted Buyer Programme in order to help retailers get the most from TFWA Asia Pacific Exhibition & Conference, the summit meeting for the regional industry.”

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