Industry Roundtables

Monday, 27 June

Participate in intimate, off-record roundtable discussions based on your business interests, moderated by industry experts and Phocuswright analysts.

The roundtable discussions are an opportunity for you to get together with like-minded attendees and industry experts in an informal setting to examine issues as they relate to the table topic.

Space is limited! There is a maximum of 20 people at one table in order to facilitate meaningful conversations and networking opportunities for the participants. You will have the opportunity to let us know which roundtable discussion you would like to join.

Timing

The industry roundtable discussions will take place in the evening, before the opening reception, on 27 June and are scheduled for one hour.

How it works

You must have a Phocuswright Europe 2022 ticket to gain access to the roundtables. If you have not registered yet, you can get your ticket here.

Industry Roundtables

Monday, 27 June

Intermediaries

Topic
Intermediaries Redefined
NDC, loyalty programs, new-age retailing, business model disruptions. Discuss and debate the latest challenges and opportunities that guide distribution.

Industry Experts
TBA

Who should join this table
OTA, Travel Agency, Tour Operator, Wholesaler, TMC, Metasearch, GDS, Booking Engine, Distribution Technology

Hotels & Hospitality

Topic
Lodging Transformed
Guests are returning to travel and their expectations have changed. Frictionless is the new 5 star hospitality, loyalty programs are evolving, travelers are embracing short-term rentals, lodging suppliers have made some distribution headway on intermediaries during the pandemic. Dive into how these seismic shifts are impacting the hospitality industry and explore innovative technologies available today that allow intermediaries and operators to respond faster, operate smarter, and deliver the perfect stay for every guest.

Industry Experts
TBA
Who should join this table
Hotel, Hotel Technology, Loyalty Program, Short-Term Rental, Bedbank, Resort, Serviced Apartment

Technology

Topic
The Digital Future
Voice, chatbots, AI, VR, blockchain, etc. – all promise to transform the way we search, shop for and experience travel. How far along are we really?

Industry Experts
TBA

Who should join this table
Technology Solution Provider, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Augmented Reality (AR), Back-Office, Blockchain, GDS, Hardware, Messaging/Chat, Search, Security/Fraud, Virtual Reality (VR), Voice

Traveler Behavior

Topic
Changing Behavior and Sentiments
Consumer travel patterns can help predict what travelers do next. In the face of financial uncertainty and safety concerns, the traveler outlook has changed. Can travel demand, aspirations and changing priorities in lodging or spend serve as a touchpoint for companies navigating the recovery?

Industry Experts
TBA

Who should join this table
Business Development, Marketing, DMO, Associations, Government

Innovation & Startups

Topic
The Investor/Startup View
Explore innovation, the state of startups, the climate for raising capital, and how to recognize the overlooked from the overhyped.

Industry Experts
TBA

Who should join this table
Startup, Venture Capitalist, Private Equity, Financial Analyst, Incubator, Accelerator

Interested in Sponsoring?

The Roundtables boast a small, specialized group of travel executives and decision makers. A sponsorship enables your company to gain a high degree of visibility and develop vital relationships with this highly targeted audience.

Get in touch with our team by email or call us at +1 860 350-4084 x505 for more information on sponsorship opportunities for the industry roundtables.

 

2021 Industry Roundtable Table Leaders