Tuesday, November 10

Are you a rising star in travel?

Each year, Phocuswright brings together the industry’s best and brightest travel leaders aged 35 and under to be part of this elite group.

This private program during The Phocuswright Conference Online 2020 is a launching pad for the next generation of travel luminaries to connect, debate and collaborate.

Are you 35 or under and a young star at your company? A startup founder? Leading innovation and change at your company?

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We created the Young Leaders Summit to recognize the brilliant minds shaping the future of the travel industry.

The Young Leaders Summit promotes executive management development among rising stars in travel, tourism and hospitality. The summit showcases the important role young leadership plays in the future growth of the world's largest industry.

A select group of young leaders interacts with the industry's best and brightest. Participation exposes this group to today's travel luminaries as a critical step to becoming the future leaders who will drive strategy, innovation and growth.

Eligibility criteria »

Tuesday, November 10

1:00 PM - 3:30 PM Eastern Time (ET)

Young Leaders Summit Kickoff


The Young Leaders Summit convenes! Get to know your fellow stars during an interactive session Tuesday afternoon. Network with the rest of the class and meet with alumni. Discover their tips and secrets for a successful Young Leaders Summit. Interact with Phocuswright staff and start your conference planning.

Session Moderators

  • Evan Konwiser, VP Product Strategy & Marketing, American Express Global Business Travel

Session Speakers

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3:45 PM - 4:30 PM Eastern Time (ET)

Roundtable Discussions

Rub shoulders with industry leaders who will join the group and share their experiences as they climbed the so-called corporate ladder.

    Industy Leaders / Mentors

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4:30 PM - 5:00 PM Eastern Time (ET)

Virtual Happy Hour

(Virtual) cocktails are served! Take a break from business (or not) and mingle with your newfound friends from across the industry.

Review the eligibility criteria HERE.

Are you a rising star in travel?

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Young Leaders 2019

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