Innovators Battle for Travel's Most Coveted Awards

Introducing the Phocuswright Innovation Platform for 2016

Phocuswright Innovation

Phocuswright brings the travel industry’s latest wave of innovation to the stage at multiple events across the globe.

At Phocuswright Europe, innovators battle for a shot at being crowned the EMEA Travel Innovator of the Year or winning the People's Choice Award.


Phocuswright Europe Battleground innovators demonstrate and face off with the Phocuswright Dragons, a collection of the industry’s most informed insiders. Battleground is the best place for innovators to demonstrate fresh ideas in front of potential investors, incubators and future partners.

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Launch at Phocuswright Europe


Innovation isn’t just for startups - established companies are breaking new ground and developing new technologies. This is the stage for demonstrators changing the travel landscape within established companies.

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Phocuswright Innovation Platform funding and funded numbers

Meet the Innovators

Only the best travel innovators make it into the Phocuswright Innovation Platform. They are changing the travel landscape in everything from ground transportation to planning and inspiration to corporate solutions and bot messaging.

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The Phocuswright Dragons push and probe the demonstrators in search of an innovation with the potential to transform Europe's travel landscape. Find out how you can win over the industry's toughest judges to be crowned the European Travel Innovator of the Year or win the People's Choice Award.

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Apply to Compete

Spots on the Battleground and Launch stages are limited and fill up quickly. Apply early and see if you make the cut. But get ready, the competition is fierce!

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Startup Kiosk Package

To get the most out of your time at Phocuswright Europe, sign up for our Startup Kiosk Package. Take a look at what's included and why it's a good idea to invest. Limited space available!

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Case Studies: Success

Bruno Laranjeiro

Amazing networking opportunities. The speakers were great and I met real decision makers. Attending Phocuswright Europe is mandatory for anyone operating in Europe.

—Bruno Laranjeiro, Travellanda