Speaker line-up unveiled for Virtual Travel Retail Expo

The Moodie Davitt Report has announced the agenda for the symposium component of the Virtual Travel Retail Expo, which is taking place on October 12-16, 2020.

The Symposium Theatre and Workshop Room in the Expo’s Knowledge Hub will play host each day to a selection of keynote addresses and panel sessions on key topics around the theme of “Road to Recovery.”

The symposium will begin with a day one line-up featuring key decision-makers from travel retail and aviation, including Charles Chen, President, China Duty Free Group; Julián Díaz, CEO, Dufry Group;  Sunil Tuli, President, APTRA & Group Chief Executive, King Power Group (Hong Kong); Akbar Al Baker, Chief Executive, Qatar Airways Group; Karen Chan, CEO, AirAsia.com; Philippe Schaus, Chief Executive Officer, Moët Hennessy; and Colm McLoughlin, Executive Vice Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Dubai Duty Free.

Day one will also present a preview of the finalists line-up in the inaugural QDF Factor, led by Thabet Musleh, Vice President Operations, Qatar Duty Free, with the winner revealed on Friday, Oct. 16.

The rest of the five-day program features a range of presentations, panel sessions and Q&As with a diverse group of luminaries from across the Trinity as well as experts and thought-leaders from outside the industry.

The full symposium program as well as details on all speakers can be found at: https://virtualtrexpo.com/knowledge/

Since being announced in April, Virtual Travel Retail Expo has drawn significant support from the industry. The Exhibition Hub will feature 122 stands and suites from companies in every major sector of Travel Retail. Collectively thousands of brands will be presented to visitors, supported by pre-booked and walk-up virtual meetings.

Visitors can register at https://virtualtrexpo.com/registration-2/