FTE Global 2022 Partners and Sponsors


Collins Aerospace – Airports Solutions - Platinum Sponsor

Collins Aerospace is Redefining Air Travel and charting the path to a healthier, easier, and more connected travel experience – now and into the future. Our global Airport Solutions business is part of Collins Connected Aviation Solutions business - uniquely positioned to provide revolutionary digital solutions to our aviation customers, enabling them to bring forth their vision of a fully Connected Ecosystem.

The Airports Solutions team is committed to Enabling a Connected, Seamless and Sustainable Airport as part of this connected ecosystem. Our team is made up of skilled engineers and industry experts with a proven record in integrating best-of-breed products and services into high value, end-to-end solutions. With a focus on the future, we will help our customers turn the vast amount of data generated in the airport ecosystem into usable, actionable information.

Collins Aerospace offers integrated and intelligent solutions for passenger processing, airport operations and baggage management.

Passengers, along with Airports, Airlines, and Government agencies will be provided new tools that enable them to deliver “the right information to the right user at the right time” thus improving the passenger experience, increasing operational efficiency and sustainability in the airport environment.


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Populous - Platinum Sponsor

Populous is a global architectural design firm that creates the spaces where people love to be together, including iconic venues and events like the Olympics, Tottenham Hotspur Stadium and Climate Pledge Arena. Our more than 3,000 projects live at the intersection of sports, entertainment, arts and culture to amplify emotional connection and belonging. Since 1983, the firm has been connecting people and place through services such as architecture, interior design, event planning, aviation design, brand activation, wayfinding, urban planning and sustainable design consulting. Geoffrey Ax is a Principal at Populous and leads the firm’s aviation practice in the Americas. With more than 20 years of aviation industry experience, he has held several leadership positions in the project, executive, client management and business development phases for major airport projects across the world. Populous has offices on four continents and regional centers in Kansas City, London and Brisbane. Learn more at populous.com


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AWS - Gold Sponsor

AWS Travel and Hospitality is the global industry practice for Amazon Web Services (AWS), with a charter to support customers as they accelerate cloud adoption. Companies around the world, across every segment of the travel and hospitality industry - and of every size - run on AWS. This includes industry leaders like Airbnb, Avis Budget Group, Best Western, Booking.com, Choice Hotels, DoorDash, Dunkin’ Brands, Expedia Group, Korean Air, McDonald’s, Ryanair, SiteMinder, Sysco, Toast, United Airlines and Wyndham Hotels. These companies and many others are transforming their business by leveraging technology to enhance customer experiences and increase operational efficiency. For more information about AWS Travel and Hospitality, please visit aws.amazon.com/travel-and-hospitality

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iProov- Gold Sponsor

iProov creates digital trust by securely authenticating remote users with face biometric verification using Genuine Presence Assurance (GPA).

iProov delivers its world leading anti-spoofing technology, which is supported by 21 granted patents, as a cloud-based service. Customers include the US Department of Homeland Security, Australian Tax Office, the UK Home Office, GovTech Singapore, ING and Rabobank. Our customer centric technology verifies that an online user is the right person, a real person, and critically, that they are authenticating right now – not an imposter or a machine-driven cyber-attack.

This passive, effortless, face biometric verification technology is used for customer onboarding; KYC, identity recovery and returning authentication; step-up and multi-factor authentication. GPA is critical in protecting against identity fraud, account takeover and other financial fraud attacks.

This inclusive face biometric verification technology can be accessed from any personal device with a front facing camera and does not intrude on the user's handset.


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Plaza Premium Group - Gold Sponsor

Plaza Premium Group is the pioneer and industry leader in innovating global airport hospitality services and facilities in over 250 locations of more than 70 international airports across the world. Established in 1998 and headquartered in Hong Kong, the group comprises four core business segments – airport lounges Plaza Premium First and Plaza Premium Lounge; airport terminal hotels Aerotel; Airport meet & greet services ALLWAYS and a range of Airport Dining concepts. The Group has also developed Smart Traveller, a mobile-app based global airport membership programme that is designed for air travellers, offering uniquely-curated perks, benefits and rewards experience through points earning and redemption. In addition to its own brands, Plaza Premium Group provides airport hospitality solutions to leading airlines, alliances and corporates around the world, including but not limited to Cathay Pacific Airways, Singapore Airlines, China Southern Airlines, Virgin Atlantic, Air France, Star Alliance, SkyTeam, American Express, Capital One and many more.

The Group has won more than 60 accolades in the last five years, including “World’s Best Independent Airport Lounge” for four consecutive years from 2016 to 2021 at the Skytrax World Airline Awards and “Best Airport Lounge Operator” for 2018 & 2019 by TTG Asia magazine.


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