The Young Leaders Summit at The Phocuswright Conference
The Young Leaders Summit @ The Phocuswright Conference 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.
2016 General Program Information
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 14
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location: Plaza 3
The Class of 35 convenes for the first time. Get to know your fellow stars during an interactive session Monday morning. This is the day before the conference begins.
Philip Wolf, Founder, Phocuswright
8:00 pm - late
Sponsored Evening Cocktail Reception
Location: Lobby, JW Marriott
Network with the rest of the class and meet with the Class of 35 alumni. Discover their tips and secrets for a successful Young Leaders Summit. Interact with Phocuswright staff and start your conference planning.
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 15
12:30 pm - 1:50 pm
The Young Leaders Summit Lunch
Location: Plaza 3
Take a break from Workshops and enjoy lunch with your fellow Class of 35 members. Industry leaders join the group and share their experiences as they climbed the so-called corporate ladder.
Jen O'Neal, Founder & CEO, Tripping.com
Joel Cutler, Managing Director, General Catalyst Partners
Oliver Heckmann, VP Engineering, Google
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Young Leaders Summit Happy Hour
Location: BottleRock LA, 1050 S. Flower #167 (entrance on 11th St.)
Cocktails are served! Take a break from business (or not) and enjoy a few drinks with your newfound friends from across the industry.
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 17
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
The Young Leaders Summit Wrap-Up Lunch
Meet at the Class of 35 lunch table to discuss the event, plans for the year and give us your feedback.
Meet the Class of 2015