Nearly 2,000 Travel Industry Leaders Expected at The Phocuswright Conference 2017

Published June 2017

For nearly 25 years, companies at the forefront of digital innovation in travel have relied upon Phocuswright to shape the discussion, encourage healthy debate and introduce the latest innovations. This market intelligence will again drive an unprecedented program and speaker roster at the Phocuswright Conference Nov. 7 to 9 at the Diplomat Beach Resort Hollywood in south Florida when nearly 2,000 leading minds in travel will gather for networking and learning.

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"Change is inevitable, but understanding what interrupts the present and predicting future trends is what Phocuswright is all about. We gather decision makers and global C-level executives from every travel, tourism and hospitality sector," said Phocuswright president Simon Lehmann.

The Phocuswright Conference gathers the world's most influential travel leaders to learn what technology has in store and what changes lie ahead. Thought leaders take Center Stage each day for pointed one-on-one conversations. Summit and Launch showcases the next wave of innovation in travel. And the innovator and exhibitor showcase offers one-on-one time with a roster of industry-leading companies. 

The most innovative startup, emerging and established companies take the stage during Summit and Launch to compete for accolades and fame. Summit features startup and emerging innovators, including the winners from Battleground: The Americas, EMEA and APAC. Launch proves that innovation isn't just for startups, featuring established companies that are breaking new ground and developing new technologies. The program is packed with market-changing innovations presented in a fast-paced, no-holds-barred environment. 

"The Phocuswright Conference has delivered an unbeatable combination of compelling content, top-tier attendees and an electrified atmosphere for over 20 years," Lehmann said. "It's where ideas are born, partners are found, strategies are honed and deals are done."

A growing roster of confirmed speakers can be found online. Executives from companies including Brand USA,, Expedia, HomeAway, Hopper, Kayak,, MakeMyTrip, Priceline, Ryanair, TripAdvisor, US Travel Association and more will offer insight and predications. And no new technology can happen without funding and venture capital. The event gathers the brightest financial minds from Brightspark Ventures, Deutsche Bank Securities, Insight Venture Partners, RBC Capital Markets, Susquehanna Financial Group, Technology Crossover Ventures, UBS, Vitruvian Partners and more.

Nearly 2,000 attendees are expected to register, and early-bird registration closes June 30. To be sure you have the pulse of the industry's future, register today to attend.