Innovation Summit

Tuesday, November 17, 2020 • Online

Phocuswright Conference attendees come prepared to discover the next market-changing innovations, seeking fresh ideas, new partners and investment opportunities. The global innovators selected to demonstrate represent the best of the best, delivering an attendee experience like no other. 

What is Innovation Summit?

Innovation Summit takes place during prime time in front of the full on-site and online Phocuswright Conference audience. This is where the battle gets big! Summit innovators can also participate in the Innovator Showcase to spend dedicated time with attendees, partners and prospects – demonstrating their products in more detail. 

Eligibility criteria

Companies eligible to apply for Innovation Summit:

  • Startup and emerging companies five years or younger*
  • No limit on funding received
  • Must pass through a rigorous Phocuswright screening

Demonstrator benefits

The demonstrator package provides innovators with more than just marketing and promotion, they get business development opportunities, on-site or online meetings, critics' feedback, and a chance to wow the travel industry's most savvy and engaged audience during The Phocuswright Conference.

All Summit contestants receive:

  • Two registrations to The Phocuswright Conference (on-site or online)
  • Nine-minute Innovation Summit demo with Dragons' feedback
  • Pre-conference consultation with Phocuswright experts
  • Company profile on website and networking platform
  • Inclusion in all program schedules
  • Pre-event article on PhocusWire featuring all Innovation Summit innovators
  • Pre-event, on-site and post-event conference promotion
  • Live streaming and on-demand recording of session for all attendees
  • Video recording of demonstration 

Add a la carte package items

  • Virtual exhibit or on-site kiosk or during The Phocuswright Conference
  • Additional discounted registration tickets 

Innovation Summit awards

  • Most Innovative Startup: winner and runner-up
  • Most Innovative Emerging: winner and runner-up
  • Innovation Summit People's Choice Award: winner and runner-up


View all award information here.

Apply Now for 2020
Phocuswright Innovation: Summit

Deadline: September 15

Review the eligibility criteria and demonstrator benefits and apply today!

Demonstration Fee: $8,000

Questions? Contact Virendra Jain:
+91 9167 456 457
[email protected]

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Startup Kiosk

* Exceptions will be considered for the age of company criteria based on a business model pivot or major change in focus. Exceptions will be made at the discretion of the Phocuswright Innovation Committee.