Daily News 2014

March 12

March 10

  • New Trademarket exhibitors look to establish niche marketsAmong the nearly 200 exhibitors trying to grab the attention of attendees at the 2014 IAADFS Duty Free Show of the Americas are more than two dozen first-time or returning exhibitors trying to make a first impression that lasts.Read More
  • IAADFS hosts workshop on liquids and gelsBeginning Jan. 31, airline passengers in Australia, Canada, Europe, and the United States were allowed to start carrying some liquids in bottles onto planes. An IAADFS Duty Free Show of the Americas education session Sunday addressed the effects of the rule change, and the message delivered was “It's too soon to know.”Read More
  • Golf tournament comes up aces SundayAfter playing in Sunday's IAADFS golf tournament, Rod Kourany, commercial vice president for Motta Internacional, Panama, walked away a double-winner.Read More
  • Tennis tournament attracts top talentSeventeen attendees participated in the 2014 IAADFS tennis tournament, supported by Russ Berrie. For about three hours, the players participated in six rotating partner doubles matches Sunday on the Orlando World Center Marriott's four tennis courts — and the competition proved to be strong.Read More
  • Soccer, Zumba participation numbers increase this yearAn hour of sleep lost to Daylight Saving Time wasn't enough to keep IAADS attendees away from the annual soccer tournament or the Zumba class. In fact, participation increased for both events, providing attendees with some fun exercise and early networking opportunities at the 2014 show. Read More

March 9

  • Duty Free Show of the Americas opens today with Sports DayThe 2014 IAADFS Duty Free Show of the Americas kicks off today with a day of friendly competition and multiple networking opportunities before the sold-out Trademarket opens for three days of business on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday. The annual Sports Day, which features a Zumba class as well as golf, tennis, and soccer tournaments inRead More
  • Welcome to the 2014 Duty Free Show of the AmericasDear colleagues: On behalf of the Board of Directors and IAADFS, I am happy to welcome you to the 2014 Duty Free Show of the Americas. This year we celebrate the 46th anniversary of the show, which will be one of our most successful yet. Our exhibit hall features nearly 200 exhibitors, including more thanRead More
  • IAADFS announces extended Sunday registration on siteIn an effort to speed exhibit hall access on Monday morning for all attendees, IAADFS is extending the hours of onsite registration on Sunday, March 9, to 9:00 p.m. This change to the Sunday registration hours will allow attendees additional time on Sunday night to obtain their badges and other materials so they are ready forRead More
  • 2014 IAADFS Show sponsorsIAADFS thanks the 2014 show sponsors for their generous support:         American Caribbean Gateway/Macanudo Cigars Supporter of the Golf Tournament           Beauty2market Supporter of the Golf and Tennis Tournaments         Botran Rums Supporter of Club Americas and the Golf Tournament     Brown-Forman Gala EveningRead More
  • View the 2014 IAADFS Trademarket floor planWant to get a glimpse of the 2014 IAADFS Duty Free Show of the Americas Trademarket before you travel to Orlando? Click here to view an interactive floor plan that allows you to zoom in on a certain section of the Trademarket floor, map out the booths you don’t want to miss, search vendors by category, andRead More