FTE World Airport Retailing Summit


Please see below some of our most frequently asked questions, and some easily accessible answers.

The event will run from Tuesday 23 May through to Thursday 25 May.

Tuesday 23rd May
Exhibition: None
Conference: None
Socials & Members’ Meetings:
09:30-12:30 - FTE Baggage Innovation Working Group Meeting (members only)
13:00-17:00 - FTE Digital, Innovation & Startup Hub Live (members only)
15:00-17:00 - Tours & Briefings at Dublin Airport (subject to approval)
18:00-20:00 - The FTE Dublin Opening Pub Crawl

Wednesday 24th May
Exhibition: 08:30-18:45
Conference: 09:00-17:30
17:30-18:45 - Networking Reception & FTE/APEX Awards Ceremonies

Thursday 25th May
Exhibition: 08:30-17:15
Conference: 09:00-17:15
20:00-23:00 - Closing Party & FTE Innovate Awards Ceremony

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:


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: https://www.futuretravelexperience.com/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: https://www.futuretravelexperience.com/fte-emea/register/

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, working on behalf of, or within an airport, airline, cruise line, etc.

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

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.

To 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 airlines, cruise lines or bus/coach/rail networks* when committing to arrange 3 meetings using 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 organisation’s 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.
  • Coffee/ refreshments breaks and lunches.
  • Opportunity to join airport tours and industry briefings. *
  • Access to our Attendee Engagement Platform
  • Post-event access to presentations

If you have purchased our Vendor / Consultancy / Supplier / Architect pass, you will receive a voucher for complimentary lunch at one of our catering kiosks/restaurants.

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: https://www.futuretravelexperience.com/fte-emea/register/

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.

Please allow us to direct you to our ‘WHY VISIT?’ page for reasons on why we feel FTE EMEA and FTE Ancillary & Retailing is THE unmissable industry event of 2023:

Why visit FTE Ancillary & Retailing? Why visit FTE EMEA?

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 2023, click here: https://www.futuretravelexperience.com/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 facilitate 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: https://www.futuretravelexperience.com/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: https://www.futuretravelexperience.com/fte-emea/social-events/

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

  • Prior to 7 April 2023 – full refund/no payment due
  • Post 7 April 2023 – 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: ali.loving@futuretravelexperience.com

Co-located with FTE Ancillary & FTE EMEA

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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!