INTERNATIONAL. We are pleased to share yet more video highlights from the acclaimed Knowledge Hub programme at the Virtual Travel Retail Expo, which last week brought together a stellar line-up of speakers from across the travel retail and aviation communities, along with influential figures from beyond the channel in an unprecedented thought leadership programme.

Today we bring you a series of sessions from the fourth day, Thursday 14 October.

Remember, The Virtual Travel Retail Expo remains open for a further six weeks. November is ‘Buyers & Brands Bonanza Month’, with different exhibitors profiled each day on The Moodie Davitt with links to their stands, special site visits, prizes and other incentives and surprises.

TRANSFORM: ‘New Formulas, New Thinking, New Platforms’

Ray Gaul, CEO and Co-founder at Retail Cities – ‘The Contactless Paradox in Travel Retail’
Heidi Köpple, Head Commercial Centers, Zürich Airport
Max Berger, Chief Commercial Officer, Highsnobiety
Chris Pok, CEO, KrisShop

INSPIRE: ‘From Insights to Actions, Shaping the Future of Retail’
Anuj Roy, Insights Director, Pernod Ricard Global Travel Retail
Simon van Moppes, General Manager, Pernod Ricard Travel Retail Asia Pacific
Vanessa Wright, Chief Sustainability Officer, Pernod Ricard
Daniel Worboys, Head of Retail Design, Pernod Ricard Global Travel Retail
Simon Evans, Sustainability Director, PIE Factory

LEAD: ‘Shaping a New Future’
Ray Hernan, Chief Executive Officer, Aer Rianta International

LEAD: ‘Assessing the Future of Airport Food & Beverage’
Óscar Vela, CEO, Areas

LEAD: ‘The Airport View I’
Kenneth R. Guldbjerg, Chief Commercial Officer, Bangalore International Airport Limited
Pravat Paikray, Asst. Vice President – Commercial Development, Bangalore International Airport Limited
Saurabh Singhal, Asst. General Manager – Commercial Development, Bangalore International Airport Limited

SPECIAL SESSION: ‘F&B Trends for the Post-Pandemic Consumer’
Suzee Brain, Founding Director and Co-Owner, Brain & Poulter

INSPIRE: ‘From Crisis to a New World of Travel Dining’
Ezio Balarini, Chief Marketing Officer, Autogrill Group
Steve Johnson, President & CEO, HMSHost
Walter Seib, CEO, HMSHost International

INSPIRE: ‘The Airport View II’
Ben Green, Retail Head, Manchester Airports Group
Jane Nicholls, Senior Category Manager Food & Beverage, Manchester Airports Group

FAB Women 2021
Lana Cramer, VP Corporate Marketing & Communications – SSP America
Chef Cristina Bowerman
Yvonne Kam, CFO – Yung Kee Restaurant Group Limited
Chef Marcie Blaine Turney & Co-Owner Valerie Safran – Safran Turney Hospitality Group

TRANSFORM: ‘Rebuilding the Travel Food Sector Sustainably and Profitably’
Pat Murray, EVP SSP America
Mark Angela, CEO SSP Asia Pac and EEME
Jeremy Fennell, CEO SSP Continental Europe
Neil Campbell, COO SSP UK

TRANSFORM: ‘Progressive Airport Thinking and a Pathway out of Crisis’
Zenola Campbell, Vice President of Concessions, Dallas Fort Worth International Airport