Join the industry's most influential travel leaders

An unbeatable combination of compelling content, top-tier attendees and electrified atmosphere.

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At a time when the industry confronts an extraordinary challenge ahead, The Phocuswright Conference promises to be the platform that inspires innovative and smart thinking for global travel leaders and innovators.

Taking place November 14-17, 2022, The Phocuswright Conference will be a platform for smart insights and healthy debate as we navigate a brand new, mid-pandemic environment.

Join us and expect:

  • Highly-targeted, deep networking and real exchange: The commitment to attend means that each attendee is serious about business—you'll create new and fruitful relationships with people who can accelerate your key goals.
  • Live sessions that inspire interaction, thoughtful questions, feedback and debate.
  • Research-driven, first-to-market content: Nowhere else is global, primary research unveiled and debated by the people who are actively leading and shaping the future of the industry.
  • Flexibility: Our multi-day event offers content throughout four days to best accommodate your schedule, allow time for networking and not overwhelm your schedule.
  • Access: C-level travel tech players are accessible and actively engaged in our content, programming and networking.
  • Professional production: We take live production very seriously, creating an electric atmosphere where the buzz is palpable.
  • Carefully curated partnerships: Sponsors and partners play a key role in the Phocuswright community and we ensure that they are bringing something special to the table that can positively impact your business.

Every day around the world, senior executives, marketers, strategists and research professionals from all segments of the industry use Phocuswright research for competitive advantage - and nothing gives you more of an advantage than being in the room at the longest-running and most prestigious digital travel industry event.

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2022 Program Elements

Day 1

Monday November 14

Activities for all attendees
All Day

Young Leaders Summit
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
The launching pad for the next generation of travel luminaries.

Startup Program
11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Innovation is the lifeblood of any industry. The Startup Program is a curated networking platform to connect startups with corporates and investors to foster real innovation.

Industry Roundtables
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Participate in intimate, off-record roundtable discussions based on your business interests, moderated by industry experts and Phocuswright analysts.

Diversity in Leadership
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Phocuswright's Diversity in Leadership program sparks discussions and actions around the gender gap, diversity, anti-bias, allyship, culture, recruitment and much more.

Happy Hour
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Welcome Reception
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Day 2

Tuesday November 15

Center Stage
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM and 2:15 PM to 5:15 PM
Phocuswright's signature Center Stage sessions feature an unrivaled speaker lineup participating in roundtable discussions, keynote presentations, candid conversation and more. Our expert analysts also take the stage to reveal data and insights from recent travel research.

Innovation Launch
11:20 PM - 1:10 PM
Launch is the stage for companies of any age and their innovations that are changing the travel landscape.

Happy Hour
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Outdoor Party
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

(Exhibit Showcase open from 8 AM to 7 PM)

Day 3

Wednesday November 16

Innovation Summit
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Startups and scaleups are breaking new ground and developing new technologies. See the most promising companies take the stage and showcase their innovation.

Breakout Sessions
11:15 AM - 12:30 PM
Educational content from industry leaders in an intimate, interactive environment to discover, learn and hone skills.

Center Stage
1:40 PM - 5:30 PM
Phocuswright's signature Center Stage sessions feature an unrivaled speaker lineup participating in roundtable discussions, keynote presentations, candid conversation and more. Our expert analysts also take the stage to reveal data and insights from recent travel research.

Happy Hour
5:45 PM - 7:00 PM

(Exhibit Showcase open from 8 AM to 7 PM)

Day 4

Thursday November 17

Small group meetings and activities
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Top 10 reasons to attend

Why The Phocuswright Conference is the travel industry event of the year
  1. No sponsored content – just in-depth, strategic discussions moderated by unbiased and expert analysts.
  2. The most prestigious roster of speakers: 59% are CEOs and managing directors, 25% are C-level executives or founders, and 15% are upper-echelon management.
  3. An audience of travel’s top decision makers: 55% are C-level or vice presidents, 23% are director/senior directors, 16% are senior managers and managers.
  4. The epicenter of travel innovation: Demonstrators bring the best solutions onstage to compete for recognition, funding and partnerships.
  5. Dedication to networking, online: From the conference app and pre-conference tools to mealtimes, happy hours and late night bashes, our networking is the #1 reason people attend.
  6. White-glove service: We give personalized attention to our sponsors and exhibitors because we are obsessed with the details.
  7. Unmatched production quality: Our savvy audience demands high quality production – and that’s what they get via our online event platform.
  8. We run on time: period.
  9. Results: 95% of attendees recommend The Phocuswright Conference.
  10. Deals: Time and again, we receive updates from attendees applauding the amount of business deals that began – or closed – at the event.

The Phocuswright Conference delivers an unbeatable combination of compelling content, top-tier attendees and an electrified atmosphere.

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The meeting place for the greatest minds in travel
The meeting place for the greatest minds in travel

The largest assembly of influential leaders, pioneering executives and innovative startups.

Why travel's most influential leaders attend
Why travel's most influential leaders attend

We bring together travel’s most experienced and innovative minds.

Everything you want in a conference
Everything you want in a conference

See why The Phocuswright Conference has the best networking in the travel industry.

What's in it for ...


You represent the very best in travel innovation. Wow the audience on stage, get feedback on your product, build your business development opportunities and meet with your next investor or partner.

  • Meet with investors
  • Close new partnerships
  • Showcase your innovation
  • Network with peers
  • Receive critical feedback
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Business Development
Business Development

Boost your brand with sponsorship opportunities and place your team prominently with a turnkey opportunity. Millions of dollars of deals get done each year and your brand can be at the center of the action.

  • Access dream demographics
  • Experience unprecedented networking
  • Receive personalized attention
  • Close your next big deal or partnership
  • Meet clients online
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Learn from the best speakers in the industry as they share their knowledge and vision for the future. Discover the latest trends, innovations and technologies shaping the travel industry. Don’t be left behind.

  • Learn from our speakers
  • Discover the latest trends
  • Find new customers
  • Become the authority on innovation
  • Network with travel leaders
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Travel Leaders
Travel Leaders

Join the industry’s most influential crowd of visionary thinkers. Phocuswright unites a diverse and dynamic mix – where you’ll find strategic partnerships, vendors, suppliers, hear from travel luminaries and network with your peers.

  • Meet with the highest level leaders
  • Meet industry influencers
  • Meet your next best employee
  • Sign your biggest deals
  • Avoid being disrupted
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