Welcome to ASUTIL

La inquietud por fundar en el área sudamericana una cámara que agrupe y represente los intereses de las compañías administradoras de los Duty-Free Shops, nace a mediados del año 1994, concretándose las primeras reuniones a fines del mencionado año.

Con fecha 7 de agosto de 1995 se oficializa ASUTIL (Asociación Sudamericana de Tiendas Libres) ante el Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores, siendo constituida en carácter de organización internacional sin fines políticos ni de lucro y con sede en Montevideo, capital de la República Oriental del Uruguay.

En sus comienzos, ASUTIL sólo tiene acción en América del Sur, pero el 16 de diciembre del 2008, con motivo de la Asamblea General, se aprueba una modificación del Estatuto, que extiende el campo de acción abarcando toda América Central, México y el Caribe. Esto representa un gran éxito para ASUTIL siendo ésta aún una organización joven....

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SUMMIT OF THE AMERICAS

IAADFS and ASUTIL Celebrate Successful 2021 Summit of the Americas – A Virtual Experience

Washington, DC and Montevideo, Uruguay, April 28, 2021 – IAADFS and ASUTIL express their satisfaction with the results from the 2021 Summit of the Americas – A Virtual Experience, which took place online April 5-9 and was organized in association with The Moodie Davitt Report. IAADFS and ASUTIL are appreciative of the support shown by exhibitors, sponsors, attendees, and the designated media partners – and of course the fantastic work done by the teams at The Moodie Davitt Report and FILTR Qingwa, the official virtual stand contractor and designer of the visuals used for the virtual environment. “During this difficult COVID-19 period, it was important for us to provide an opportunity for our industry to come together through a cost-effective and user-friendly platform to connect with each other and learn in anticipation of the pandemic recovery that we are all anxiously awaiting,” commented IAADFS President and CEO Michael Payne. José Luis Donagaray, ASUTIL Secretary-General, added, “The excellent sessions featured in the Knowledge Hub gave a huge amount of very important information to help keep our colleagues updated and better prepared for when traffic levels and sales begin to improve.”

This virtual event, a first for both IAADFS and ASUTIL, featured a virtual Exhibition Hub populated with an array of exhibitors representing nearly all categories in the industry. Attendees enjoyed informative and entertaining presentations in the Engagement Lounge, as well as a virtual happy hour. A cornerstone of the event was a robust five-day education program in the Knowledge Hub with world-class speakers from within and outside of the duty free and travel retail industry. Overall participation in the 2021 Virtual Summit was strong, with more than 2,700 total expo visits and more than 10,000 total stand views, 60% of which converted to deeper views of stand content material such as videos, presentations, downloads, and direct connections with the staff who were representing the stands in the virtual platform. Stand exhibitors saw an average of 338 visitors to their stands during the course of the event. The 21 sessions in the Knowledge Hub were viewed a cumulative total of 2,300 times as of April 10, 2021, with additional session views taking place during the 30-day encore period that began after the official close of the 2021 Virtual Summit on April 9.

All the presentations can be seen in https://www.youtube.com/c/TheMoodieDavittReport/videos

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XXI CONFERENCIA:
2017 “Volver al Futuro".

Este año, la Conferencia anual de ASUTIL tuvo lugar desde el martes 6 al viernes 9 de junio en la maravillosa ciudad de Río de Janeiro, en el hotel Hilton Barra Río de Janeiro, en la glamorosa zona de Barra de Tijuca. Hace 21 años, ASUTIL celebró su primera conferencia en este mismo lugar. Hoy, esta ciudad, al igual que la industria, ha pasado por muchos cambios cualitativos y cuantitativos...

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Encuentro de Border Shops, de América Latina, La Frontera Hoy.

35 años del Free Shop de Frontera: trazabilidad, certeza y creación de valor para las economías regionales.

La Asociación Sudamericana de Tiendas Libres (ASUTIL) y la Cámara de Empresarios de Free Shops del Uruguay (CEFSU) les dan la bienvenida a una nueva edición del Encuentro de Border Shops, de América Latina, ”La Frontera Hoy”.

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