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2015 Venue


Diplomat Resort & Spa
555 South Ocean Drive
Hollywood, Florida 33019 USA



Dream Demographics

Travel industry leaders from around the world will attend The Phocuswright Conference live or via streaming and on-demand video. Among them are the travel, tourism and hospitality industry's most influential leaders, visionary thinkers and innovators with the "Next Big Idea."


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Conference Program

We are hard at work on the 2015 program. Please view the basic agenda below and check back soon for more details.



Monday, November 16, 2015

2:30 pm – 6:10 pm The Battleground
NEW FOR 2015! The inaugural Battleground competition is a unique preliminary Travel Innovation Summit round. The Battleground features 20 early-stage travel innovators with six minutes each to wow the crowd of pre-conference attendees. In the end, three will move on to be part of the official Travel Innovation Summit.

6:30 pm - 7:45 pm The Travel Innovation Summit Demonstrator Briefing
(Exclusively for innovators and Battleground contestants)

8:00 pm - 10:00 pm Opening Bash
Sponsored by: Adara
This evening cocktail reception announces the winners of The Battleground and welcomes all attendees of The Phocuswright Conference.

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

8:00 am - 9:00 am Breakfast and Networking

9:00 am - 11:20 am The Travel Innovation Summit Presented by Brand USA – DiscoverAmerica.com
The Travel Innovation Summit@The Phocuswright Conference showcases the next wave of innovation in travel.

11:20 am - 11:55 am Break and Networking

11:55 am - 12:30 am Workshops
Phocuswright Conference workshops feature a range of dynamic, educational content. Attendees immerse themselves in an intimate, interactive environment to learn and hone skills. Workshop sponsors take a lead in developing the content with Phocuswright's expert guidance.

12:30 pm - 1:50 pm Lunch
Sponsored by Brand USA – DiscoverAmerica.com

1:50 pm - 2:25 pm Workshops
Interested in hosting a workshop? Learn more HERE.

2:25 pm - 3:00 pm Break

3:00 pm - 5:35 pm Travel Innovation Summit Presented by Brand USA – DiscoverAmerica.com
Discover market-changing innovations, fresh ideas, new partners and investment opportunities during the onstage demonstrations.

5:35 pm - 6:35 pm The Travel Innovation Summit Cocktail Reception
Sponsored by Wyndham

8:00 pm - 10:00 pm Late Night Bash
Sponsored by: Yahoo

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

8:00 am - 9:00 am Breakfast and Networking

9:00 - 11:20 The Travel Innovation Summit Presented by Brand USA – DiscoverAmerica.com
The final group of innovators from around the globe demonstrates applications, technologies and solutions with the potential to transform travel planning, purchasing and sharing.

11:20 am - 11:35 am Break and Networking

11:35 am - 12:10 pm Workshops
Broaden your horizons with educational content from industry leaders.

12:10 pm - 1:10 pm Lunch

1:10 pm - 1:45 pm Workshops
Phocuswright Conference workshops feature a range of dynamic, educational content.

1:45 pm - 2:00 pm Break

2:00 pm - 6:15 pm Center Stage Sessions
A collection of industry leaders takes the stage in keynote presentations, panel discussions, one-on-one interviews and more. View the 2015 speakers HERE.

6:15 pm - 6:30 pm The Travel Innovation Summit Awards Ceremony

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm Center Stage Cocktail Reception
Sponsored by: Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau

9:00 pm - 11:00 pm Tnooz Appy Hour

Thursday, November 19, 2015

8:00 am - 9:00 am Breakfast

9:00 am - 2:00 pm Center Stage Sessions

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Late Lunch

Note: All conference information (including program, speakers, etc.) is subject to change without notice.



Register for the free Online Ticket to see Travel Innovation Summit demonstrations, Center Stage sessions and workshops.



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