2021 Program Overview

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

We are thrilled to host industry leaders in person this year. Expect valuable face-to-face networking opportunities, cocktail receptions, opportunities to collaborate and catch up, and the always buzzing Exhibitor Showcase. The program features a variety of networking and learning opportunities to maximize the value of the event.

Day 1

Monday November 15

Young Leaders Summit
9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
The launching pad for the next generation of travel luminaries.

Startup Program
10:30 PM - 1:00 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.

Innovation Summit & Launch
1:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Startups, scaleups and established companies are breaking new ground and developing new technologies. See the most promising companies take the stage and showcase their innovation.


Day 2

Tuesday November 16

Center Stage
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM and 2:30 PM to 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.

Industry Roundtables
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Participate in intimate, off-record roundtable discussions based on your business interests, moderated by industry experts and Phocuswright analysts.

Breakout Sessions
12:15 PM - 12:50 PM and 1:55 PM - 2:30 PM
Educational content from industry leaders in an intimate, interactive environment to discover, learn and hone skills.

Day 3

Wednesday November 17

Center Stage
9:00 AM - 1:00 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.