• dim. Juin 16th, 2024


Digital Village – 2 to 5 October – Maritime Station

TFWA Digital Village …


… returns to Cannes and presents creative digital solutions and services for retail. Once again, thirty or so exhibitors occupy the ferry terminal next to the Palais des Festivals, demonstrating their skills to professionals in the sector at the World Summit.

The new TFWA app …

… allows visitors to locate themselves geographically on an interactive 3D map, locate their location, be guided along a route and easily find the booth of their choice. Other features include the ability to contact and meet with business partners directly through the app, as well as the ability to comment and ask questions to speakers at TFWA conferences. Full details of exhibiting companies, access to the product showcase and TFWA Dailies are also available through the app.

Global Smiling opened the second day of Pitch Corner at TFWA Digital Village. He pointed out that digitization is still in its infancy in the travel retail industry and has invited the public to become more interested in starting to exist in the digital world. Katerina Furtak, from Mydutyfree, then spoke to highlight the benefits of her company’s digital retail market, while Janghwan Kim spoke to the public via OLLDU, an online service platform for purchases and services. global duty free bookings. Customer experience training was at the center of ACDL’s concerns, while a presentation by CNPay highlighted the latest developments in payment technology.

iCoupon drew attention to the considerable cost of handling paper vouchers and the benefits of replacing them with digital solutions. Skyra talked about the positive disruption of the duty-free retail sector, travel and its benefits to the company. Introducing perfume technology, Perfumist explained how to help sales teams and customers find the perfect fragrance.


The afternoon session kicked off with DutyFreeList, which explained how duty-free and travel-free retailing went from impetus to planned buying, and how pre-ordering and collection offered new opportunities.

4DShopper showed how it replicates a physical duty free shop with a virtual alternative, while Dr. Banner Airport explained how to create a hyper-targeted online advertisement. Next was Handy, a mobile system that helps hotel guests make the most of their stay. The Moodie Davitt report described the company’s approach to tailoring a promotional offer to make it as relevant as possible. The latest technology introduced was Sniffy’s new feature, which allowed brands to create attractive promotions for all five senses.

TFWA Digital Village Pitch Corner

Exhibitors from TFWA Digital Village spoke to explain the services they provide to the duty-free retail and travel market. Press Center (Grand Auditorium) Palais des Festivals

Liam Coleman



Pitch Corner October 3 (3:00 pm – 4:00 pm)

Moderator Liam Coleman, Digital Editor – DFNI + FRONTIER



Speakers …
  • Thibaut Fromageau – Customer Experience Group – France
  • Julien Sivan – Skydeals – France
  • Mark Lockyer – Sampling Innovations Europe – Spain
  • Valery Meary – Airfree – France
  • Sébastien Marteau – Iconiction – UAE Dubai
  • Melvin Broekaart – Aircommerce – Netherlands
  • Chris Jones – Thinfilm Electronics – Norway
  • Jean-Marc Chevassus – Inflight Digital Media – IMM Group – France

New thinking and latest technology free of rights and retail travel exhibited at TFWA Digital Village

Visitors to the TFWA Digital Village were also among the first to discover an innovative new initiative led by the European Retail Travel Confederation (CREC). The CRCE digital proposal has enabled users to receive consumer information in multiple languages on all products serving the free retail and travel market. The technology was designed to help protect the industry from the potential adverse effects of new packaging regulations.

Delegates have the opportunity to update, with the latest TFWA Digital Village innovation, conferences and new exhibits using the new TFWA App, a business tool providing users with one-year access to a variety of services , Both safe and off-site. Attendees can also take advantage of TFWA’s exclusive ONE2ONE meeting service, which will maximize networking opportunities for eligible companies and participants.

TFWA Digital Village Press Breakfast

The TFWA Digital Village Press Breakfast Networked with exhibitors from TFWA Digital Village.


TFWA was pleased to welcome Shiseido as a WiFi sponsor, Blynk, a breakfast press sponsor in the terminal of the ferry terminal, sponsor of the solution development and Frontier as a media partner for TFWA Digital Village this year.

Tax Free World Association

Association Tax Free World, 23-25, rue de Berri, 75008 Paris, France


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