FTE World Airport Retailing Summit


We very much hope that our website has been interesting and informative, but there are always those simple questions you just need a simple answer to. See below, some of our most frequently asked questions, and some easily accessible answers.

The event will run from Tuesday 11 June 2024 to Thursday 13 June 2024.

*Our programme is still under development and therefore the below timings are subject to slight alteration. Final event timings will be shared as part of pre-event communications.

Tuesday 11 June 2024
Exhibition: None
Conference: None
Member Only Events:

  • 13:00 – 17:00 - FTE Innovation & Startup Hub Day (Open to Corporate Partners only)
  • 14:00 – 16:00 – FTE Baggage Innovation Working Group meeting (Members only)


  • 18:00 – 20:30 – The FTE Dublin Ice Breaker

Wednesday 12 June 2024
Exhibition: 08:30 - 18:45
Conference: 09:00 - 17:30

  • 17:30 - 18:45 - Networking Reception & FTE/APEX Awards Ceremony

Thursday 13 June 2024
Exhibition: 08:30 - 17:15
Conference: 09:00 - 17:15

  • 16:45 – 17:15 – Closing Keynote, FTE Innovate Awards Ceremony & Farewell Drink

Venue address:
RDS (The Royal Dublin Society),
Merrion Road,
Ballsbridge, Dublin 4.
D04 AK83 (eircode)
Loc8 Code is NN5-95-LB7

Speaker recruitment is well underway, with participants added to our incredible agenda right up to the show dates.

Everyone who takes to our stage will have something genuinely new and inspirational to share, with critical insights and learnings on future trends and successful transformation strategies to help you be ready for tomorrow's world.

To view the latest information on our conference agenda, click on the below links:

FTE EMEA Conferences
FTE Ancillary Conference

To browse the list of companies and startups whose solutions, products and services will be on display at FTE EMEA and FTE Ancillary & Retailing, please click here: FTE EMEA exhibitor list

We offer a variety of registration packages, depending on what organisation you represent, and when you complete your booking.

To view our registration rates, please click here: FTE EMEA Registration

See ‘How do I know what registration type is right for me?’ for more information.

All registrations include ‘access all areas’ – conference, exhibition, etc.. *

The Airline / Rail / Bus / Cruise and Airport / Gov / Association rates are available to direct employees only. These rates are not available to those offering products/systems/services to or working on behalf of, or within an airport, airline, cruise line etc.

We are delighted to extend reduced registration rates to Airport / Airport Operator / Airline / Rail / Bus / Cruise / Gov / Association representatives.

*See ‘What does Opt-in to 3 meetings mean’ section for further information.

Any parties to whom the above does not apply, fall within the registration type - Vendor / Consultancy / Supplier / Architect.

Vendors can benefit from our new super early bird rate by booking before Wednesday 14 February (€995) – after which it increases to €1,295 and then €1,495. The earlier you confirm your place, the bigger the discount!

We reduce pricing for students (those in current aviation-related education) and early-stage startups. Early-stage registrants will need to meet certain criteria based on valuation and founding date. A promotional code is required to ‘unlock’ this rate in our registration site – please contact ryan@futuretravelexperience.com for information and approval.

If you are a member of the press, please submit supporting documentation to ali.loving@futuretravelexperience.com to receive approval for a media pass.

*We do not offer Expo only or day passes.

o encourage all our attendees to make the very most of their time at FTE EMEA and FTE Ancillary & Retailing, we are offering complimentary premium attendance to direct employees of an airline, airport, cruise line or bus/coach/rail network* when committing to arrange 3 meetings on our event app/attendee engagement platform.

After the event we will analyse the networking engagement for individuals registered on this rate to ensure that they met the commitment. Those who were unable to fulfil this criteria may affect their organisations access to this complimentary rate at future events.

You are of course welcome to opt-out of this commitment, where a small registration fee will apply.

All registration rates include access all areas, including:

  • All conference tracks and sessions.
  • Our full exhibition floor.
  • Networking social functions.
  • Refreshment breaks and lunch(es)
  • Access to our Attendee Engagement Platform
  • Post-event access to presentations

Hotel accommodation and flights are not included in our registration fees.

*Further information will need to be submitted, and your place is subject to approval.

For a full outline of what your registration includes, please view our registration page: FTE EMEA Registration

If you are a member of the press, please submit supporting documentation* to ali.loving@futuretravelexperience.com to receive approval for a media pass.

*I.e. Links to articles/further information on your role.

We are delighted to have you involved in the event. How you go about registering will differ depending on how you are involved:

Speakers – You will receive an email from us outlining the details of your session and sharing useful information to prepare for your participation. As part of this email, there will be a personalised registration link. Please enter the requested details using this link.

Exhibitors – Your appointed logistics contact will have received an information pack from a member of our team. Here you will find an outline of our contracted inclusions, useful information about the event, and handy order forms to ensure you secure all you need for your booth. You will also receive access to your exhibitor portal where you can allocate registrations to team members that will be representing you at the event.

Sponsors - Your appointed logistics contact will have received an information pack from a member of our team. As part of this, you will have received a personalised promotional code to utilise in our registration system.

A gathering of air transport’s digital and innovation leaders, creative designers, and progressive minds, all with the keen ambition to network, learn, forge new partnerships, and be inspired to reimagine travel together.

Through our large-scale end-to-end exhibition, multi-track conference, memorable networking events, intimate workshops, and pioneering Think Tank unveilings, attendees will look at innovation holistically and explore the most exciting ways in which the industry can break new ground in the areas of operations, customer experience, commercial, product, service, safety, and sustainability.

All partnered with our powerful event app and attendee engagement platform, providing you with the networking tools to ensure you connect with partners matching your unique set of interest areas.

Attending FTE EMEA and FTE Ancillary & Retailing will be an investment well worth your time out of the office.

FTE events uniquely attract all stakeholders who enable and facilitate the end-to-end customer journey, so you can expect to meet airlines, airports, vendors, startups, OEMs, government agencies, destination partners and various other travel industry players.

To view organisations that have joined us in the past, and those confirmed to attend in 2024, click here: FTE EMEA who attends

Yes! - This event represents the perfect opportunity for the industry to reconnect en-masse to drive the recovery forward. A key ambition for the live show days is to drive real engagement at every opportunity between each of our attendees. To support this goal, we are thrilled to offer our valued delegates access to our event app and integrated AI Powered networking platform (Powered by Swapcard), enabling visitors to meet and build partnerships with the most relevant and valuable contacts in the weeks ahead of the show.

For further information on the incredible functionality of our Attendee Engagement Platform, please click here: FTE EMEA networking

In addition to the event app and Attendee Engagement Platform (see above), we have an exciting programme of networking social events taking place at FTE EMEA and FTE Ancillary & Retailing.

For further information, please click here: FTE EMEA social events

Hotel accommodation and flights are not included in our registration fees.

We always look to secure discounted accommodation with hotel partners located within convenient distance from the event venue. If and when these are available, we will share details here: FTE EMEA Plan you vist

Please refer to our cancellation policy/dates, outlined below.

  • Prior Friday 3 May 2024 – full refund/no payment due
  • Post Friday 3 May 202 – no refund/full payment due (Substitutions can be made in writing up to seven days prior to the event.)

To discuss cancelling/postponing your registration, please contact: kerry@futuretravelexperience.com

That’s no problem at all – changes to your name, job title, contact information can be made by using the ‘edit’ link in your registration confirmation email.

Likewise, should you wish to change a registration into another person’s name, please do so using the edit link in your confirmation email.

Co-located with FTE Ancillary & FTE EMEA

FTE emea logo

This show is where the world’s of digital, commercial & CX collide and when you join us in Dublin you will also get access to these other co-located events taking place simultaneously at the RDS:

Visit FTE Ancillary website >> Visit FTE EMEA website >>

Register for FTE World Airport Retailing Conference now!