The Americas

Battleground is all new and better than ever!

On September 12, the first one-day Battleground event was held in Sunnyvale, California.

Early-stage startups take the stage to demonstrate their travel innovations to the savvy audience. Two winners will move on to compete during Summit at the November Phocuswright Conference.


Under the big lights on the main stage:

✔ One conference ticket
✔ Ten-minute main stage demonstration
✔ Consultation with experts
✔ Logo on conference website
✔ Inclusion in schedule of events
✔ Coordinated social media campaigns
✔ Pre-event article on PhocusWire
✔ Membership to an elite alumni group



Designed for established companies:

✔ Two conference tickets
✔ Ten-minute main stage demonstration
✔ Video recording of demonstration
✔ Innovator Showcase kiosk
✔ Innovation Research Subscription
✔ URL and logo on the conference website
✔ URL and logo on mobile app
✔ Company profile in innovator booklet
✔ Inclusion in all program schedules
✔ Coordinated social media campaigns
✔ Demonstration streamed live
✔ Membership to an elite alumni group

Early-bird fee ends June 1

Jeremy Wertheimer

Years ago we came as a little startup company. By  lunch we had met what was to become our first breakout customer - a company that became Orbitz. So it was a great investment for us.

—Jeremy Wertheimer, ITA Software by Google

travel innovation summit compete demonstrator on stage at phocuswright