Summit of the Americas 2021 moves online

The International Association of Airport and Duty Free Stores (IAADFS) will hold its Summit of the Americas 2021 show in a digital format due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The Duty Free and Travel Retail Summit of the Americas was launched in 2018, the result of a merger of the flagship events hosted by the IAADFS and the Asociación Sudamericana de Tiendas Libres (Asutil). Next year’s show, which was due to take place on 5 to 8…

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Philip Hancock joins IAADFS board

The International Association of Airport and Duty Free Stores (IAADFS) has appointed Philip Hancock to its board of directors. Hancock has worked as chief financial officer (CFO) for Three Sixty Duty Free since April 2018. He first joined the firm as chief accounting officer in April 2017. Hancock, who is also a board member of Hand in Hand for Haiti, said: “I am grateful to be in a position where I can contribute towards effecting…

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Not-to-be-missed spirits events in 2019

This year will be full of exciting events for members of the spirits industry. The Spirits Business offers a glance at the unmissable shows and festivals. Throughout the year, there are plenty of events on offer in the spirits world – providing a key opportunity for bartenders, ambassadors, buyers, brand owners, distributors and stakeholders to meet, mingle and make lasting professional relationships. From cocktail shake-ups to networking meet-ups, here are the essential dates for the spirits…

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