TFWA World Exhibition and Conference 2019
As duty free and travel retail’s largest gathering, TFWA World Exhibition & Conference offers a unique opportunity to socialise with influential industry figures. The week-long networking programme provides a mix of events. Add to your contacts and enhance your profile or just relax with colleagues – it’s your call.

Opening Cocktail

cocktailSunday 29 September
19:30 - Port Canto


For many the unofficial start of the Cannes week, this is an evening to reconnect with industry peers and build your network in a relaxed ambiance. The spacious new setting on the Port Canto terrace offers stunning waterside vistas and is the ideal vantage point for the firework display generously provided by the City of Cannes.

Dress code: Smart
Entry is open to all visitor and exhibitor badge-holders, free of charge.                                                          
Please note: entrance is subject to capacity; arrive early to avoid disappointment!
A shuttle service will operate from all major hotels

The Scene

The SceneMonday 30 September to Thursday 3 October
from 22:00 to 02:00 - Port Canto


Duty free and travel retail’s very own nightspot moves to a glamorous new location amidst the superyachts at Cannes’ foremost marina. There’s ample room to party on the dance floor, relax in the lounge or stargaze on the terrace. The ‘artist’s studio’ décor guarantees a quirky, colourful backdrop to the night. 

Entry by ticket only – available for purchase at The Scene desk (Palais des Festivals, Level 1) or at the venue entrance (upon presentation of your badge)

Register here

Le Premium Evening

Premium eveningThursday 3 October
20:00 - Port Canto


The industry’s ultimate night out combines sumptuous cuisine with strolling musicians and eye-catching performers. Start with an aperitif on the terrace as you chat to fellow guests before moving inside for dinner. Then follow the entertainers to discover an unforgettable closing party and DJ set at The Scene next door.

Kindly reserve your table before Wednesday 2 October, 18.00 at Le Premium Evening Desk, Palais des Festivals (Level 1).
Please note however, that any special dietary requirements must be advised by 16.00 on Tuesday 1 October at the latest (location as above). Beyond that date, dietary options will depend upon what is available.


Dress code: Black tie
NB Guests attending Le Premium Evening with full-delegate status will receive admission free of charge to The Scene on Thursday night.
A shuttle service will operate from all major hotels.