Mixing business and pleasure with ease

The 2016 IAADFS Duty Free Show of the Americas kicked off yesterday with plenty of opportunities for attendees to work hard — and play harder. Exhibitors spent Sunday setting up their booths in preparation for this morning’s Trademarket opening, but they mixed in a little fun as well.

Welcome to the 2016 Duty Free Show of the Americas

On behalf of IAADFS and the association’s Board of Directors, it is my pleasure to welcome you to the 2016 Duty Free Show of the Americas.

Bienvenido a la Exposición Duty Free de las Américas 2016

En nombre de IAADFS y de la junta directiva de la asociación, es un placer darles la bienvenida al Duty Free Show de las Américas 2016.

A twilight welcome to Orlando

Attendees of the 2016 IAADFS Duty Free Show of the Americas officially kicked off another show during Sunday’s Opening Reception.

Players volley for bragging rights

Peals of merry laughter — along with a little trash talk and a few excuses — filled the sunny Florida morning air yesterday as players took to the courts for the annual IAADFS tennis tournament.

Exotic liqueurs sweeten up IAADFS Show

Explore the delicate taste of aged Japanese ume fruit in Choya’s traditional Japanese liqueur, Umeshu. New to the IAADFS Show exhibitor lineup, Choya’s Umeshu will be on display at booth 1204.

Golfers shoot for stroke of luck

Golf lovers appreciated a day of networking and sunshine at yesterday’s IAADFS Show golf tournament, featuring a two-man scramble format. The tournament was a resounding success, with everyone enjoying sponsored libations along the way.

Royall Fragrances debuts latest scent at IAADFS Show

It’s a fragrant first for Royall Fragrances Ltd. The new IAADFS Show exhibitor, located in booth 1440, will debut its newest fragrance, Royall Vetiver Noir.

Attendees run for fun — and for the kids

Nearly 50 Duty Free Show attendees laced up their running shoes Sunday morning for the 5K Fun Run/Walk, supporting at-risk children in Guatemala along the way.

New exhibitor Harry & David sweeter than ever

They are best remembered as the creators of the Fruit of the Month Club and its Rivera pears. But new IAADFS Show exhibitor Harry & David has grown exponentially in the 80 years since it was founded in Medford, Oregon. The company, which will offer IAADFS attendees a tasty treat in booth 938, is now one of the largest gifting companies in the U.S.