TFWA World Exhibition & Conference ends on a high as numbers tip records

As a TFWA World Exhibition Conference drew to a tighten final week, all sum reliable that a eventuality had been an pure success. An considerable 6,812 visitors attended a event, an boost of 6% on final year. They represented a sum of 3,031 companies, adult 2% from 2,948 in 2016. The series of agents was down somewhat during 2,391 from 1,127 companies a 4% diminution contra 2016. However, a sum series of visiting operators and landlords, a pivotal difficulty essential to a success of a event, was adult 6% compared to 2016 during 2,262. They represented 642 companies, a identical series to final year’s figure.

TFWA’s new Digital Village was a articulate indicate of a show, and it done an enlivening debut, attracting 33 exhibitors, and 1,361 visitors (1,487 including exhibitors).

The other statistics around a discussion also bode good for a destiny of a avocation giveaway and transport sell business. The muster assigned a sum of 22,607m2, adult 0.6% compared to 2016 when a muster extended to 22,475m2. This year there were 514 exhibiting companies compared to 492 companies in 2016 (+4.5%), opposite 490 stands compared with 472 stands final year (+3.8%). This includes 16 central boats in Harbour Village, and 63 exhibitors who were new or returning companies.

The ONE2ONE assembly use was once again a good success, and for a categorical uncover 302 pre-arranged meetings were scheduled compared to 220 final year (+38%). For a TFWA Digital Village, 163 pre-arranged meetings were planned.

The discussion during a commencement of a week was attended by a record 1,643 participants. There was ‘standing room’ usually when 237 early risers came to a Digital Focus Workshop on Monday, compared to 153 attendees during a allied eventuality in 2016, and 145 attendees in 2015.

On Wednesday morning, a Inflight Focus Workshop was attended by 195 representatives compared with 174 final year. An assembly of 54 came to a seminar surveying TFWA’s latest investigate commentary on non-shoppers and a fast-growing East Asian journey sell marketplace on Wednesday evening. A new further to a programme, TFWA Digital Village Ideas Lab, was attended by 93 people on Friday morning.

As ever, a amicable events surrounding a muster and discussion were a resounding success. 106 penetrating runners and walkers took partial in a TFWA Charity Run along a La Croisette with all deduction lifted going to SAMU Social of Cannes, a gift that helps a homeless and needy. The golf tournament, hosted with support from Estee Lauder, was once again a sporting highlight, with 91 participants teeing off this year. 38 budding sailors took to a waves in a regatta pleasantness of Paul Shark, while 31 people enjoyed a relaxing yoga eventuality on a Majestic Hotel jetty pleasantness of Rituals and 84 players competed in a pétanque. All numbers were up, and subsequent year TFWA will be reviewing a skeleton so that it can accommodate some-more people.

The Opening Cocktail during The Carlton Beach on Sunday welcomed 1,642 guests. As always, it was a good opening night, a culmination of that was a fantastic firework display, pleasantness of a City of Cannes. The initial TFWA Digital Village Opening Cocktail during The Majestic on Tuesday was really good attended, with 230 guests. The high indicate of a week was Le Premium Evening. 824 people entirely enjoyed this fantastic eventuality where they were entertained by a really gifted Véronic DiCaire. The Scene remained a renouned venue, attracting some-more people than in prior years.

Commenting on a visible debate celebrating 70 years of avocation giveaway this year, Juul-Mortensen pronounced that it was “an glorious approach to communicate to travellers and opinion-formers around a universe a significance of avocation giveaway and transport retail. The support from several airports and operators has been intensely enlivening and we demeanour brazen to welcoming some-more to join this really critical campaign.”

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