Members benefits

TFWA offers its members many benefits, including discounts and dedicated services at TFWA events, access to complimentary consumer research reports and a tailored news service, privileged use of an online travel-retail recruitment service and a range of discounts on travel, events and subscriptions.

Benefits during TFWA events

TFWA Lounge

TFWA Lounge

For TFWA members and buyers with full delegate status only.
Open during exhibition hours (except on Monday, from 16.00).

• Dedicated concierge service:
-  Reservations for restaurants and trips
-  Local tourism information
-  Catering for private events
-  Car rental, travel service, taxi booking service
-  Car hire without chauffeur
-  Private jet transport
-  Babysitters
-  Boat hire
-  Travel ticket modifications
-  Gift and flower delivery
-  Errand running / problem solving

• Internet area

• Private bar and lounge area (complimentary drinks and snacks)

International press

• Massage service

• Charging station (another one is also available at the Riviera rest area)

• Meeting area (booking required)

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Helicopter service

Azur Hélicoptère, as an official partner of TFWA World Exhibition & Conference, is offering a special discounted rate to all participants:

One way trip: 160 €/person 

TFWA Members are entitled to a 10% additional discount on this service during TFWA World Exhibition & Conference.

Flights (every 30 minutes) will operate between Nice Airport and the city of Cannes.

Also for your convenience, a complimentary shuttle service will be available in Cannes itself for transfers between the heliport and your final destination downtown (hotel on the Croisette, Palais des Festivals, place of appointment etc...).

For reservations, please contact:
7/7 booking: + 33 (0)4 93 90 40 70
Email: infos(at)  

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On-site photo and video service

Benefit from perfect exposure - the photo and video service is a great opportunity to promote your presence at TFWA World Exhibition, keep a record of your stand or film interviews of your VIP guests in Cannes.
TFWA Members are entitled to a 20% special discount on this on-site service during TFWA World Exhibition & Conference.

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Conferences & workshops

TFWA organises and co-manages top-level conferences offering insight into key trends and emerging markets. TFWA members are entitled to a preferential rate on attendance fees.

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Additional benefits at TFWA events

- Saving on exhibition administration fee
- Special “Member” mention in official event publications

• At TFWA World Exhibition & Conference
- Exclusive entrance to a private TFWA Lounge, providing the perfect environment to do business in relaxing surroundings
- Access to the Annual General Meeting and a right to vote on the Association’s Management Committee (complimentary one day entrance on Thursday)
- A preferential rate for tickets to The Scene – the special club where everyone meets after hours

• At TFWA Asia Pacific Exhibition & Conference
- One additional invitation for the Welcome Cocktail

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Benefits throughout the year

Keeping members informed and ahead of the game

Members’ Newsletter

This year TFWA launches a new quarterly newsletter for members, containing exclusive data, features, research and event news. Sent by email, the newsletter is designed to keep members updated on market trends and on the day-to-day work of the Association on the industry’s behalf.

Content will include:

• The latest industry data from Generation, including trends by product category and by region
• Previews and summaries of the latest studies from TFWA Research
• Member profiles
• Industry association news
• Event news and reviews
• TFWA Care updates and interviews 

The first edition of the Members’ Newsletter will appear in April 2014.

Stay abreast of the latest industry news and updates

M-Brain is a global business information provider specialized in delivering tailored business solutions focused on unique client requirements. M-Brain selects business information from thousands of international sources, including daily newspapers, trade magazines, the internet and press releases.

Articles from 127 countries in 30 different languages are sourced and delivered to you weekly in one language: English.

TFWA is pleased to offer this powerful business information tool, focusing on the duty free andtravel retail business, as a complimentary service to all members. M-Brain’s tailored, relevant service saves you timeby delivering only the information you need via concise summaries that are presented in structured reports.

With M-Brain you can quickly and easily identify business opportunities and learn more about the latest industry trends. 

All this and more can be accessed via:

• your dedicated Members’ area on the TFWA website (where you can customise your M-Brain profile and save articles on your clipboard);
• news alerts sent to you weekly by e-mail.

Special discounts on Duty Free and Travel Retail press subscriptions

Use your TFWA card to get a special discount on trade press subscriptions, including:

• Duty Free News International & Travel Retailer International
• Travel Retail Business
• Frontier
• Frontier Brands
• Drinks International
• Travel Retail and Duty Free Markets
• The Americas Duty Free and Travel Retailing
• Gulf-Africa Duty Free and Travel Retailing
• Asia Duty Free and Travel Retailing
• Travel Markets Insider£
• The Spirits Business

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Gain an insight into TFWA Consumer Research Studies

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An online recruitment service

Find the most suitable candidates in the duty free & travel retail industry for your business

TFWA members benefit from a preferential service with BeThe1, a leading international recruitment firm specialized in fashion, beauty, retail and travel retail.

With a team of 20 experts based in London, Paris, Shanghai, Singapore, BeThe1 provides high quality recruitment services to 200 key employers with 15 searching missions per month of middle and senior management positions at brands, operators, distributors, suppliers in departments including retail, sales, buying, digital, merchandising, marketing, procurement, supply and back-office.

BeThe1 operates and www.TravelRetail, pooling 160,000 fully registered professionals including 15,000 in duty free & travel retail alone.

BeThe1 offers:

 A new generation international recruitment service specialising in duty free & travel retail
• High quality recruitment offering efficient and competitive service, a high success rate and industry leading retention rate of placed candidates

Francois Bouyer +33 (0)6 12 38 80 61
email: contact(at)

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TFWA Membership

For further information please contact:

Sabine Parmentier
on tel:  +33 (0)1 53 53 48 81
or via email: