Travel-retail association International Association of Airport and Duty Free Stores (IAADFS) and Asociación Sudamericana de Tiendas Libres (ASUTIL) announced its speaker line-up for the virtual Summit of the Americas, running from April 5 to 9.
Paradies Lagardère president and ceo Gregg Paradies;
Dufry general manager Sub-Cluster South America Enrique Urioste;
Neutral by Luryx Duty Free Shop ceo Marcelo Montico;
Windsor-Detroit Tunnel Duty Free president Abe Taqtaq;
Starboard Cruise Services president and ceo Lisa Bauer;
Harding Retail deputy managing director Mark Birnie;
Heinemann Americas ceo Nadine Heubel;
Stellar Partners ceo Padraig Drennan;
International Shoppes director Matthew Greenbaum.
IAADFS chairman and Dufry Central and Latin America executive advisor René Riedi and ASUTIL president and Dufry chief operating officer South America Gustavo Fagundes will welcome visitors to the show’s Knowledge Hub on the opening day.
The Knowledge Hub will host keynote addresses and panel sessions focused on the recovery of the Americas market. Other topics will include reshaping the airport experience, changing consumer demand, digitalization, sustainability and diversity and inclusion.
The Summit of the Americas – A Virtual Experience is organized by IAADFS and ASUTIL in partnership with The Moodie Davitt Report. Marketing, communication and design agency FILTR is the event’s virtual stand & experience partner.
Visitor registration is free to all travel retailers, airport companies and exhibitors.
Travel retailers set to attend include: 3Sixty Duty Free, Aer Rianta International, Carisam/Samuel Meisel, Dufry, Duty Free Americas, Harding Retail, Heinemann Americas, International Shoppes, Island Companies, Lagardère Travel Retail, Motta Internacional, Neutral by Luryx Duty Free Shop, Paradies Lagardère, Provimex, Sineriz Free Shop, Starboard Cruise Services, Stellar Partners, Top Brands International, Windsor Tunnel Duty Free Shop and Zeinal Hermanos.