Dermot Davitt (Moderator)
Dermot Davitt is one of the most experienced editors and commentators working in the travel retail media. He joined what was then The Moodie Report in April 2006 as Deputy Publisher, becoming a shareholder and President in August 2015.
He manages the company’s flourishing Print Division and also plays a key editorial role on the industry’s leading daily business intelligence website, www.MoodieDavittReport.com, and the leading online journal, The Moodie Davitt e-Zine. He is also actively involved in many of the company’s other business streams, from research to consultancy.
Previously Dermot spent ten years with trade magazine Duty-Free News International, six of those years as Editor-in-Chief, having joined in 1996.
Based in Galway, Ireland, Dermot is also a highly experienced conference moderator. He has chaired and moderated many of the travel retail industry’s leading events over the years, including FAB, The Trinity Forum, the annual MEADFA Conference, the TFWA Asia Pacific Conference, the Nordic Travel Retail Seminar and many others.