Travel retail association TFWA has amended the pricing and format of the World Exhibition & Conference, to be held in Cannes from September 28 – October 2. The changes include:
-Per square-meter rental charges to exhibitors will be decreased by 30%
-Registration will be free for all delegates, whatever their sector of business
-Hotel rates will be significantly reduced (details to follow)
-Rates for other services are under review
The association also said that the event’s program will be reviewed and will be more business-focussed.
“This crisis is undoubtedly the most severe our industry has ever faced, and we know that 2020 will prove an exceptionally tough year for all our members and partners. The steps we are taking are designed to help our exhibitors and visitors, and to ensure we can provide the event our industry needs to recover and regroup,” commented TFWA president Alain Maingreaud.