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11 - 13 April 2016 // Scandic Marina Congress Center, Helsinki, Finland


ACI EUROPE Airport Commercial & Retail Conference 2016

Now in its 25th year, the ACI EUROPE Commercial & Retail Conference & Exhibition (formerly Airport Trading) is firmly established as THE must-attend event for airport retail executives globally. Every year, this conference attracts around 400 senior level delegates from airports, travel retail operators, retailers, and brands.

Inspirational keynotes

Senior speakers leading the brands, media and industries defining the sector

Event sessions

Operational case studies, panel discussions and symposiums on key airport retail issues.

Programme - Tuesday 12th April 2016

  • 09:00 - 09:45

    Opening Session – Welcome Addresses and Keynote

  • 09:45 - 10:30

    Keynote Address

    "Airports offer supremely effective commercial and retail platforms - but how does Mondelēz believe there are even greater opportunities for sales growth within our grasp?"

    Jaya Singh
    Head of Global Key Accounts
    Mondelēz World Travel Retail LLC and President, APTRA (Asia Pacific Travel Retail Association)
    Jaya Singh, President, <strong>APTRA (Asia Pacific Travel Retail Association)</strong>
  • Coffee break in the Exhibition

    10:30 - 11:30

  • 11:30 - 12:45

    First Working Session

    So just how good are airports for brands? The conventional wisdom is that airports and travel retailing are the world’s best places for positioning and promoting brands. What is the evidence for this?
  • Lunch in the Exhibition

    12:45 - 14:00

  • 14:00 - 15:30

    Second Working Session

    Retail-tainment, consumer participation, and retail theatre: Can there be a true sense of adventure and expectation in the airport commercial space and does this really deliver the desired goal of greater spend?
  • Coffee break in the exhibition

    15:30 - 16:15

  • 16:15 - 17:30

    Third Working Session

    Business Transformation: Challenging the way that airports do business
Next day

Programme - Wednesday 13th April 2016

  • 09:00 - 09:20

    Day 2 Keynote

    A bespoke piece of research into changing passenger profiles

  • 09:20 - 10:30

    Fourth Working Session

    Case Study session highlighting the potential of “off-piste” concepts (including Airport Cities and real estate)
  • Coffee break in the Exhibition

    10:30 - 11:00

  • 11:00 - 12:30

    Fifth Working Session

    What should the ideal airport shopper’s digital journey of today be like?
  • Lunch in the Exhibition

    12:30 - 13:30
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