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 and mobile app
✔ Company profile in the innovator booklet
✔ Inclusion in schedule of events
✔ Coordinated social media campaigns
✔ Pre-event article on PhocusWire
✔ Demonstration streamed live
✔ Video recording of on-stage demonstration
✔ Membership to an elite alumni group

Application Deadline: July 31


Designed for established companies:

✔ Two conference tickets
✔ Six-minute main stage demonstration
✔ Video recording of demonstration
✔ Branded kiosk on the exhibitor floor
✔ 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
✔ Pre-event article on PhocusWire
✔ Membership to an elite alumni group

Deadline: August 31

Katelyn O'Shaughnessy

Phocuswright is the only conference that brings together the leaders of the travel industry, and introduces the next wave of travel tech innovations.

—Katelyn O'Shaughnessy, Tripscope

center stage speaker greeting other panelists on phocuswright's center stage