The applicant must be a brand-owner, worldwide distributor or licensee. Distributors and licensees should provide written proof from the brand-owner of their distribution rights to the brand(s) they wish to represent. If the distribution or licensing rights change, TFWA may review the company’s membership.
The applicant should demonstrate a commitment to the duty free and travel retail industry. The brand(s) distributed by the applicant should come from one of the following product sectors:
TFWA’s Management Committee is responsible for reviewing membership applications and does so four times a year.
Successful applicants can choose to join immediately, gaining instantaneous access to membership benefits. In this case, a fee of €710 excluding VAT applies to companies from outside France or €852 including VAT for French-based companies. Alternatively, successful applicants may start their membership on 1 January and pay a full year’s fee.
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