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TFWA World Exhibition & Conference in Cannes

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27 October 2015

The TFWA World Exhibition & Conference in Cannes ended on October 23 after a successful week. Despite the difficulties that marked the industry ahead of the event, this year was marked by great activity around exhibitions, as highlighted Erich Juul-Mortensen, President of TFWA.

The fact that the TFWA took place just two weeks after the floods in Cannes that affected almost all the facilities in the Palais des Festival, reflects the investment of all partners which enabled the smooth running of the event.

Although visitors with 6558 there was a slight decrease from last year, though they came from a total of 3026 companies. 33% of them were key buyers from the field Duty Free & Travel Retail, about 2,400 were agents and distributors. In total, there were 482 exhibitors, which shows a slight increase over last year.

The TFWA World Conference, which took place Monday, October 18, attracted 1504 delegates who attended three conferences. Held by Rudi Giuliani, the former mayor of New York, Peter Long, CEO of TUI Group, and Erik Juul-Mortensen, President of TFWA, these conferences have attracted reflection. Furthermore, the conferences were hosted by BBC HARDtalk Stephen Sackur of.

Although the emphasis on cosmetics, fashion and accessories, many companies in the food industry, beverages and tobacco were also present there, offering their specialties tasting.

In the field of cosmetics, global players like Artdeco, Beauté Prestige International, Beiersdorf, Bvlgari, Chanel, Clarins Group, Coty, Elizabeth Arden, Estee Lauder, ID Beauty International, L'Oreal, Mäurer & Wirtz, Puig, Revlon, Unilever International and Yves Rocher were represented.

Text: TWFA / beautypress

Visual: beautypress