Voting and Awards

In Honor of Philip C. Wolf ...

The Phocuswright Startup Program Mentee Award – A homage to Phocuswright's founder, Philip Wolf.


Philip was an entrepreneur, travel advisor and consultant, as well as a mentor to many. His impact on the travel industry and the people in it was far-reaching, and his advice will be re-voiced for many years.

The L&W Team, Cabinet, Pack Up + Go, and For The Love of Travel, Sojrn are grateful to have had the opportunity to be mentored by Philip and have established his award in his honor.

Phlilip C. Wolf, Founder, Phocuswright

"The buzz is palpable!"

Two award winners will receive the following:

  • One ticket to The Phocuswright Conference in Fort Lauderdale, FL including the Startup Program (Nov. 15-17, 2021)
  • A three-night stay at the host hotel
  • One-year membership to Phocuswright Connects: Mentoring & Networking Program

The group will select the recipients based on the following criteria: interest and engagement in mentorship, the embodiment of Philip's passionate values, and the ability for the company to solve an interesting problem in the travel industry. The deadline to apply is September 24.

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Phocuswright Startup Program Mentee Award

Innovation: Summit Awards

The panel of Dragons – senior executives from across the industry – critically assess each demonstrator on:

  • Level of technical innovation
  • Business value of the innovation
  • Potential effect on the marketplace


The Dragons also provide commentary, kudos and critiques throughout the Phocuswright Innovation Series.

  • Most Innovative Startup of the Year
  • Innovation Summit People's Choice Award

Phocuswright Innovation Platform

Early-stage, emerging and established companies compete in each category for one of travel's most coveted awards.

•   Summit
•   Launch

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Innovation: Launch Awards

  • Award for Travel Innovation – People's Choice

Past Summit and Launch Winners

2020
2019
2018
2017

2015 Phocuswright Conference Innovation Winners