Program Overview

As the coronavirus pandemic takes us all to the brink in many ways, Phocuswright is striving to keep the industry connected and to find ways to bring us all back together.

Together, we will all set our sights on recovery. 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.

This November, Phocuswright will offer a hybrid event experience that is both unrivaled and unique. The choice is yours: on-site or online. View the preliminary information below and stay tuned for more details.

Tuesday, November 17

Where innovation thrives.

Tuesday sessions include Innovation Summit and Innovation Launch innovator pitches, awards, Startup Program (by invite only), opening cocktail reception and more!

Wednesday, November 18 – Thursday, November 19

The highest quality content with ample opportunities to interact with speakers and fellow industry experts.

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. Attendees also enjoy a variety of educational breakout sessions hosted by industry thought leaders.

In addition to live Center Stage sessions, on-site attendance will enjoy a retreat offering valuable face-to-face meetings, small group discussions along with exquisite dining and meals, cocktails and ancillary events around JW Marriott Desert Ridge amenities like spa, golf, tennis, tours and other exclusive offerings.