Additional Events During the 2020 Summit

We are pleased to share information about additional events that are being organized in conjunction with the 2020 Duty Free & Travel Retail Summit of the Americas.  Please see below for more information about these events.

Travel Retail Sustainability Forum: Monday, March 30, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

In a first-of-kind duty free and travel retail industry initiative, TRBusiness is hosting the inaugural Travel Retail Sustainability Forum (TRSF) on Monday, March 30, between 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm at the Hyatt Regency Orlando in Bayhill Rooms 21-22. The TRSF will address the critical issue of single-use plastic pollution and the associated challenges facing duty free and travel retail through the lens of the retailer, brand and most importantly, consumer. It will feature a panel session; a specially commissioned study from Swiss research agency m1nd-set; and the opportunity to engage in a collective ‘green-storming’ with fellow attendees. Entry will be complimentary to all Summit badge holders.


DFNI-Frontier Americas Awards 2020: Tuesday, March 31, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The DFNI-Frontier Americas Awards for Travel Retail Excellence celebrate the successes of brands and operators across North, South & Central America and the Caribbean. Join us from 6:00 pm on Tuesday March 31 in the Windermere X Ballroom at the Hyatt Regency Orlando for a champagne reception and the presentation of the Awards. This event is open to all Summit of the Americas exhibitors and attendees.

The DFWC Confectionery Working Group: Wednesday, April 1, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm, location TBD

The fourth meeting of this group, since its founding in May 2019, will address the main commercial and regulatory issues facing the category. Companies who have not attended previous meetings but who are active in the category are also invited to attend.