2020 Sponsors

Headline Sponsor

Connecting people since its maiden flight took off in 1981, Changi Airport is more than just a gateway to Singapore. It is today a major global air hub welcoming 62.2 million passengers a year, with some 100 airlines linking a network of about 400 cities worldwide. Handling 7,200 flights weekly or one every 80 seconds, it is the world’s sixth busiest airport for international traffic.
Home to 400 retail stores and 140 dining outlets, Changi Airport is every traveller’s delight. As the airport welcomes more passengers, our strategic retail partnerships and never-ending pursuit of innovation will continue to shape our retail strategy and fuel many of our new ideas and developments to make Changi Airport one of the world’s best airports to shop and dine at.

Platinum Sponsors

Focused upon sustainability, DFI offers a patented shopping innovation that grows revenue, supported by a full range of certified products specifically designed for the Travel Retail industry.Our environmentally friendly innovations are used by leading Travel Retailers and brands. Providing a hands free shopping experience, our products are driven by shopper insight and are proven to grow sales and increase spend. Our Mission… Embracing the challenge to reduce single use plastic in Travel Retail, DFI is committed to supporting the industry objective to save 1 billion plastic bottles from landfill by 2025.

Distell is Africa’s leading producer and global marketer of a range of distinctive alcoholic beverages which are crafted by extraordinary people across the world. Some of its best-known brands include Amarula, Bunnahabhain, Scottish Leader, Deanston, Nederburg & Durbanville Hills.

Distell’s diverse portfolio of brands, with their rich heritage and authentic character, are crafted with meticulous attention to detail and a passion for true quality. This is evident in the prestigious awards that the business continues to win year after year.

The company enjoys a growing global reach and continues to build the presence of its brands in priority markets with Global Travel Retail being the showcase for the portfolio.

Global Travel Retail is Distell’s Internationals 3rd largest business unit delivering a niche portfolio of brands on a global stage for customers & consumers to enjoy

CSR is of key importance to Amarula and its charity arm, The Amarula Trust, which aims to safeguard the African elephant so that people can keep meeting them under the Marula trees, year after year. Sustainable environmental and educational projects are key to the preservation of the brand’s precious heritage.

Foreo is a revolutionary Swedish beauty and tech giant company founded in 2013 that specialises in beauty and oral care devices that go beyond standard cosmetic needs, turning daily routines into pampering rituals.

Not many new beauty products have made an impact quite like Foreo’s. In fact, not many new products in any category have made a splash in the way that the Swedish manufacturer of highly innovative, beautifully designed beauty devices has.

Foreo is best known for its game-changing Luna facial cleansing device, which instantly became a household name available in 10,000 stores across 77 countries. Foreo achieved cumulative sales of $1 billion in 2018. Within travel retail, the brand sold more than 2.5 million units of its cult Luna products in 2018.

Leading the way in travel retail, Foreo is currently available in more than 230 duty free shops, spanning 23 countries.

Furla is 100% Italian – in history and spirit. Founded in 1927, it is a leading brand in the fast-growing premium segment that gives customers an authentic Italian experience with an attractive value for money. As one of the major global players in the leather goods market, Furla stands for quality, a colourful creativity, joyfulness and a contemporary Italian lifestyle.

When you make brands that put smiles on people’s faces and create better moments for millions, you feel a sense of pride in your work.

At Mars Wrigley ITR, we make treating and snacking better for travellers by bringing global confectionery brands such as M&M’S, Snickers, Galaxy, Maltesers, Twix, Skittles and Extra to billions of travellers all over the world and making the category as fun to shop as it is to eat. Part of Mars Wrigley, the world’s leading manufacturer of treating and snacking products, we know why travellers shop and what they look for.

We’re not just committed to our consumers, we’re focused on positively impacting the planet and the population. From chocolate to chewing gum, our Associates work hard to improve the way we source, make and market our products, so our consumers can enjoy them even more.

The original Moroccanoil Treatment created the worldwide buzz on argan oil and paved the way for an extensive line of premium oil-infused hair care products to address the needs of all consumers. Moroccanoil has since continued to innovate and extend the line to include Moroccanoil Body™ and Moroccanoil Sun™—luxurious oil-infused collections inspired by the sea, sand, breeze and scents of the Mediterranean.

Gold Sponsors

Bluedog is a worldwide agency delivering strategic brand consulting and integrated production, design and film services for live events, travel retail, digital, television and consumer campaigns. Part of a global network of agencies, Bluedog offer full-service solutions based from offices in London, New York and Shanghai. Bluedog offers the resources to conceptualise and implement transformative, innovative strategies and programs.
Cabeau is the leader of expertly crafted travel accessories. Fueled by innovation, our team creates solution-driven products designed by travellers for travelers. Our products work – providing smarter, easier solutions for your travel experience. No matter where you go or how you go, travel better with Cabeau.
The Laurent-Perrier style is the product of visionary Bernard de Nonancourt who, as early as the 1950s, began creating champagnes underpinned by freshness, delicacy and elegance. Above and beyond the style, what defined both the man and Laurent-Perrier was a pioneering role, as innovator of Champagne in the service of the quality of wines.
In 2017, Laurent-Perrier unveiled the latest iteration of its non-vintage brut dubbed “La Cuvée”, demonstrating major new strides in quality.
Perfetti Van Melle is one of the world’s largest manufacturers and distributors of confectionery and chewing gum. The company was established in March 2001 when Perfetti Spa acquired Van Melle, creating the world’s third largest global confectionery company. In 2006 it acquired the Spanish company Chupa Chups. We create imaginative products and brands that are enjoyed in over 150 countries.
At Perfetti Van Melle Travel Retail we focus on our main global brand, Mentos and Chupa Chups and some regional brands like Fruittella. All we want is to make life more delicious for international travellers around the world.
Social Media Partner
Duty Free Experts is is a public WeChat platform owned and operated by Amberich International (HK) Limited. With 17,000 followers the social media service is the most influential travel retail and duty free industry media in China. Amberich provides professional consulting and market services to brands and retailers in China’s travel retail and duty free industry.
Amberich also provides frequent consulting services to investment companies interested in the duty free/travel retail industry. With its own in-house professional design team Amberich offers retail design, with a number of projects successfully completed with travel retailers in China.
Based in Hamburg, Germany, Hanse Distribution is specialized in the worldwide distribution, trading and sourcing of luxury, fashion, beauty and electronics in the Travel Retail channel.Our structured approach, responsibility, experience and sound understanding of the business allow us to meet the high standards of the Travel Retail industry.
Lindt & Sprüngli is recognized as a leader in the market for premium quality chocolate, offering a large selection of products in more than 120 countries around the world. During almost 175 years of Lindt & Sprüngli’s existence, it has become known as one of the most innovative and creative companies making premium chocolate.
Pink Fish is one of the world’s first fast casual seafood concepts, co-founded by the winner of the Bocuse d’Or 2009, Geir Skeie. Pink Fish is a new game-changer within the fast-casual sector, bringing high quality Norwegian salmon and seafood to customers all over the world with speed, quality and taste. Pink Fish is especially created for customers on the run at busy airports, urban shopping malls and high-street locations.
We pride ourselves on sourcing our products and ingredients from sustainable and environmentally responsible suppliers. From food ingredients to materials, our aim is to be sustainable and environmentally friendly in all aspects of our operation, while bringing uber-tasty, super fresh food and an inviting experience to our customers.
At Pink Fish every meal is cooked with passion and love, and served the very second it is ready.
Swarovski sparks delight and delivers a diverse portfolio of unmatched quality, craftsmanship and creativity. Founded in 1895 in Austria, the company designs, manufactures and sells the world’s highest quality crystal, genuine gemstones, Swarovski Created Diamonds and zirconia, finished products such as jewellery and accessories, as well as interior design and lighting solutions. Now celebrating its 125th anniversary and run by the fifth generation of family members, the Swarovski Crystal Business has a global reach approximately 3,000 stores in around 170 countries, more than 29,000 employees, and revenue of about 2.7 billion euros in 2018.
Treasury Wine Estates (TWE) is one of the world’s largest wine companies, listed on the Australian Securities Exchange. Everything we do is dedicated to realising our vision of becoming the world’s most celebrated wine company.

For enquiries about partnership packages please contact:

Nigel Hardy: [email protected] (+44 (0)1883 62 30 20)

Ben Webb: [email protected] (+44 (0) 1732 760827) or

Michael Barrett: [email protected] (+61 487 996 101)