Trinity Forum 2012: book now for the travel retail event of the year

INTERNATIONAL. It’s just under a month before the world’s leading airport commercial revenues event, The Trinity Forum, gets under way in Seoul. The conference, organised by The Moodie Report and Airports Council International, will be held in the South Korean capital’s Grand Hyatt Hotel on February 13-15, and is hosted by Incheon International Airport Corp (IIAC).

First held in 2004, The Trinity Forum was created to promote dialogue between the three major stakeholders in the airport commercial business: landlords, retailers and brand-owners. It is now acknowledged as the industry’s leading platform for debate, not only offering unrivalled networking opportunities but helping to set the travel retail agenda.

Incheon Airport’s Airstar Avenue, whose anchor duty free retailers have pledged their support for The Trinity Forum 2012

A series of leading companies have pledged their support for The Trinity Forum 2012. American Express Foreign Exchange and Diageo are Platinum Sponsors of the event, while Estée Lauder Travel Retailing, SSP and Qatar Duty Free are Gold Sponsors. Dubai Duty Free is Silver Sponsor.

Other sponsors of the event include Bacardi Global Travel Retail, which will host the Opening Cocktail, and Ferrero, Nestlé International Travel Retail and Montblanc, sponsors of coffee breaks during the conference. Leading retailer DFS will host lunch on the first day of the conference, with fast-growing accessories brand MCM sponsoring lunch on Day Two. Incheon Airport’s Airstar Avenue retail complex, including retailers Lotte Duty Free and The Shilla Duty Free, will sponsor the Gala Dinner, to be hosted by IIAC, and delegate bags will be provided by Kipling.

Courtesy of IIAC, guests at the Trinity Forum Gala Dinner will enjoy a magnificent evening of Korean culture, themed Legend of Flower, at the Walkerhill Theatre, part of Seoul’s Sheraton Grande Walkerhill Hotel.

Registration for The Trinity Forum is open: click here to book your place.

The Moodie Report Founder & Chairman Martin Moodie said: “With just under a month to go until The Trinity Forum begins, we are hugely excited about the way this year’s event is shaping up. Our host Incheon Airport has been an extremely pro-active partner in helping us plan the event and we are certain that delegates can expect not only a top-class conference, but also a memorable stay in South Korea.

“We’ve always ensured that The Trinity Forum offers airports, retailers and brands an opportunity to share experience and expertise, and to make new contacts in an informal setting. We’re delighted with our line-up of speakers this year, which is a true reflection of the diversity and creativity of our industry. And the social calendar, thanks to IIAC and our sponsors, will offer the best of Korean hospitality. We look forward to seeing you in Seoul for an amazing event.”

The Walkerhill Theatre in Seoul, spectacular venue for The Trinity Forum Gala Dinner next month

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