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Nordic Travel Retail Seminar 2018

May 31 | 10:00 - 23:00


Online Registration

Online registration is open to NTRG-members as well as non-members. Please feel free to share this information with colleagues and business partners.

You can register online here. (Registrations are recieved until 24 May).

UPDATE 20 April:

  • We are well above 100 registrations and yet two more days for Early Birds to register. Thank you for your support!
  • NEW: Ifan Jenkins, Head of Marketing Global Travel Retail, William Grants is a confirmed speaker
  • NEW: Ivo Knuesel, Head of Category Planning, Mondezlez World Travel Retail is a confirmed speaker
  • NEW: Rune Seebach, Industry Manager, Google, is a confirmed speaker


Travel Retail on The Move!

  – What Is the Future Value Proposition?


Opening Keynote Robotics Expert

Opening keynote Mikkel Viager will share business relevant perspectives on new technologies and give his opinion on why it is important to consider the potential impact of exploiting robot technologies, as well as demonstrate how artificial intelligence can disrupt the limitations of automated solutions.

Mikkel Viager is a robotics engineer with experience in research and development of new and useful technological solutions. As partner in Gain & Co, Mikkel currently utilizes his know-how to assist companies and organizations in their efforts to benefit from the use of robots and automation.

Inspirational Keynote Heading into Space

Karin Nilsdotter, Credit: David Lundmark

To underline the theme of the event – ‘Travel Retail on The Move’ – the Nordic Travel Retail Group has invited CEO of Spaceport Sweden, Karin Nilsdotter to be our inspirational keynote.

More Confirmed Speakers:

  • Sarah Branquinho: When the DFTR industry is discussing who we are and where we are going, the program calls for a prominent capacity like Sarah Branquiho, and we are happy to announce her to be a confirmed speaker. Sarah Branquinho is the President of the ETRC and External Affairs Director & Head of Communication Europe & Africa, Dufry
  • From Mondezlez World Travel Retail, Head of Category Planning, Ivo Knuesel is contributing to the program and sharing his thoughts on ‘What Is the Future Value Proposition” in the spirits category.
  • From William Grants, Head of Marketing Global Travel Retail, Ifan Jenkins is contributing to the program and sharing his thoughts on ‘What Is the Future Value Proposition” in the spirits category.
  • As industry manager with Google, we are happy to let Rune Seebach open our eyes and minds regarding future technical perspectives affecting travel retail
  • Dermot Davitt: This year again, the President and Co-Owner, The Moodie Davitt Report, is our moderator to create a good context and an inspiring debate

VENUE: The venue for this year’s event is Langelinie Pavillonen centrally and beautifully located at the Copenhagen Harbour and almost next to the statue of The Little Mermaid

Registration Fee: (Exclusive of VAT 25%)

Early Bird registrations are recieved until Sunday 22 April:

  • Early Bird, NTRG Members: EUR 248
  • Early Bird, Non-Members EUR 396

From Monday 23 April the registration fee is:

  • NTRG Members: EUR 296
  • Non-Members: EUR 496

The registration fee includes:

  • Food and beverage during the scheduled coffee breaks and meals
  • Full conference program and networking opportunities
  • Printed list of participants
  • Conference Dinner at Langelinie Pavillonen

Schedule of the Day:

  • 10.30-11.30: Arrival & Registration
  • 11.30-13.00: Welcome and Session 1
  • 13.00-14.00: Lunch
  • 14.00-15:30: Session 2
  • 15:30-16.00 Coffee
  • 16.00-17.30: Session 3
  • 17.30-17-45: Summing Up & Conclusions, End of Program
  • 20:00: Conference Dinner at Langelinie Pavillonen

Hotel Offers – first-come, first-served

A limited number of rooms are available at three hotels nearby the venue. The hotel rooms can be booked at a first-come, first-served basis. Beware that end of May is usually very busy for the Copenhagen hotels.

  • Scandic Front. Scandinavian design and a combination of luxury and comfort, with a stunning location at the waterfront . Rate DKK 1.900. Book online here before the 30th of April.
  • Copenhagen Admiral Hotel. A historic building with a unique architecture and an exceptional location at Langelinie pier. Rate DKK 2.415. Book online here before the 30th of April.
  • Barbette Hotel Guldsmeden. Luxurious simplicity and unpretentious atmosphere with their own orangerie, nearby the Royal Palace. Rate DKK 1.480. Book by e-mail here before the 30th of April. If you are booking at Hotel Guldsmeden, please register your name, arrival / departure date, credit card Number and expire date, use booking code: 2125575 and book at

Further Information

The information about The Nordic Travel Retail Seminar will continiously be communicated via to our members via the weekly Tuesday Update and at this website.

If you are not a member of NTRG and if want to recieve further information about the event, please send an e-mail the secretariat. We will then register your e-mail and include you in the invitation list.

Cancellations & Refund

Cancellations should be sent in writing prior to the event.

  • Prior to 30 April 2018 – 50% refund/50 percent payment due
  • Prior to 15 May 2018 – 25% refund/75 percent of the fee must be paid.
  • Later than 15 May 2018 – no refund/full payment due.

Substitutions can be made in writing up to seven days prior to the event. All information should please be sent to:


May 31
10:00 - 23:00