TWFA announces record attendance for Asia Pacific show

The TFWA has announced a record number of exhibitors for the 2017 Asia Pacific Exhibition & Conference in Singapore between 7 -11 May.

There will be seven new brands exhibiting at the show bringing the total to 317 and the exhibition space at the Marina Bay Sands Expo and Convention Centre has increased by 5% to 10,300m squared.

TFWA president Erik Juul-Mortensen, said: “We are delighted that the TFWA Asia Pacific Exhibition & Conference is continuing to go from strength to strength, and our exhibitor numbers suggest we are on track for a very successful week.

“These figures also reflect the importance of the Asia Pacific region to our industry and underscore how it is an essential market for all brands in the duty free and travel retail sector.”

The show is an opportunity for brands to network with other members of the tax-free world and TFWA will host a variety of ‘ONE2ONE’ meetings between specific brands and retailers.

The Asia Pacific show also targets airlines and cruise liners as they host a large presence in the taw-free industry and there will be a wide range of social activities at the show including golf, Tai Chi and a party at Universal Studios.

Pre-registration for the show is now closed but visitors will be able to register onsite in Singapore from 7 May onwards.