Social events you won’t want to miss


Sunday night’s Opening Reception is just one of many popular IAADFS show social events.

The IAADFS Duty Free Show of the Americas is not just work with no play. In addition to being a great place to do business, the show offers excellent opportunities to network, relax, catch up with old friends, and make new ones. This year’s social events will allow you to do just that.

Register now; your registration includes access to the show’s most popular events: Sunday evening’s Opening Reception, Tuesday night’s Gala Evening, and the Club Americas nightclub on Monday and Tuesday nights. 

Opening Reception — Sponsored by Bacardi

7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Sunday, March 26

Don’t miss one of the most important social events of the show. Enjoy hors d’oeuvres and drinks while networking with colleagues and making plans for the rest of the week.

Gala Evening

7:30 to 10:00 p.m. Tuesday, March 28

Join us for our Gala Evening, which will feature a plated sit-down meal, entertainment, and a video review of the show. Reservations are required with your pre-registration by Friday, Feb. 17, with seating selection to be made on-site. Attendance to the Gala is open to all regularly registered paid attendees; however, space is limited. Please confirm your attendance by Feb. 17 to allow us to plan for appropriate seating and food quantities. Gala attendees will automatically receive admission to Club Americas on Tuesday night to enjoy live music and dancing.

Club Americas

Need a break after a busy day? The always popular Club Americas is the place for you. On Monday and Tuesday nights, come enjoy a nightclub experience with live music and dancing. Casual attire is acceptable for Club Americas, and jeans are permitted. You must be 21 or older to attend.