The 2023 edition of the TFWA World Conference will delve into the forces shaping our world and market today, featuring a diverse lineup of expert speakers.
The Conference will kick off with TFWA President Erik Juul-Mortensen, drawing upon his more than 40 years of involvement in the duty-free and travel retail industry to offer his insights into its immediate and long-term future, particularly during a time of significant change.
This year's Conference will feature two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Bob Woodward, Associate Editor of the Washington Post. Woodward is renowned for his role in exposing the Watergate scandal and for his recent books covering the Trump presidency. His unique perspective on U.S. and world politics will be shared at a moment of heightened global tensions.
Erik Juul-Mortensen, President, Tax-Free World Association Bob Woodward, Associate Editor, The Washington Post Dr. Pippa Malmgren, Author, Economist, and Entrepreneur Throughout her diverse career, Dr. Pippa Malmgren has worked in the White House as a political and trade advisor. More recently, she has founded several startups in various fields, including robotics and AI. Her latest book, "The Infinite Leader," won the International Press Award for Best Book on Leadership in 2021, establishing her as a global authority on the impact and applications of technology in business.
Completing the lineup of speakers is Erin Meyer, a professor and author at INSEAD. Erin book, "The Culture Map: Breaking Through the Invisible Boundaries of Global Business," earned her a nomination as one of the most influential business thinkers in the world. Her groundbreaking work on decoding how cultural differences affect international business will resonate with delegates in Cannes and offer fresh perspectives on global business management.
Delegates at the TFWA World Conference will have the opportunity to pose questions to the speakers using the TFWA App, available for download on the Apple Store and Google Play.
Erin Meyer, Professor and Author, INSEAD