Travel Technology Europe will bring together more than 6,000 professionals February 22-23. This year marks the 14th annual conference and will be held in Olympia London. Deciding if you should go? Here is more about what you can expect at the event.
Europe’s Unrivalled Networking Opportunity
Travel Technology Europe provides buyers with a unique opportunity to meet around 6,000 professionals from across Europe. From peer-to-peer and supplier networking sessions, to informal social events, buyers will build new relationships at the show and be given a chance to share knowledge and best practice.
Covering Every Sector
Travel Technology Europe boasts over 130 exhibitors, around 6,000 professionals and Tech Huddle sessions catering for all aspects of the Travel Technology industry. From hospitality and marketing to start-ups and IT, there are speakers, suppliers and buyers across all facets. The exhibition will see more than 10 hotel conference sessions, over 30 hotel exhibitors, more than 12 marketing conference sessions, over 27 marketing exhibitors, more than 50 travel technology exhibitors and more than 24 travel technology conference sessions.
New Networking Technology
We have invested in new technology for 2017 called Poken. All buyers visiting Travel Technology Europe will receive a Poken: a hand-shaped USB attached to your lanyard that allows you to swap business cards digitally with suppliers, speakers and other buyers simply by tapping the hands together. Buyers also get access to a show diary through Poken, allowing you to make appointments with exhibitors and maximise your time at the show. Where you see Poken Collect boards you can also download information straight to your USB ready to be uploaded to your PC when you get back to the office.
Following an explosive premiere in 2016, Launchpad returns once again with 15 young businesses showcasing their innovative travel tech products and services.
The second annual Disrupt Awards will take place at the Travel Technology Europe in 2017 recognising new interrupters breaking onto the travel technology scene. Last year’s award was won by bd4travel.
Last year’s informal drop-in sessions proved very popular so they’re returning in 2017 in the form of Tech Huddles – a place for discussion, networking and knowledge sharing with experts and peers.
This year the conference programme is channelled into four streams covering hospitality, innovation, marketing and travel and is compiled of over 50 hours and 120 speakers delivering thought provoking sessions to help improve and future proof your business.
The Hospitality Tech Showcase is designed to connect technology professionals with leading and innovative suppliers covering guest experience, operational management and revenue generation.
Network at Comtec Café and Dolphin Dynamics Café
The Comtec Café and Dolphin Dynamics Café are the hubs for networking and knowledge sharing with more than 6,000 travel technology professionals. Perfect to relax from doing business on the buzzing showfloor and to meet with colleagues, both old and new.
Two shows in one
A visitor pass to Travel Technology Europe also includes entry to the Business Travel Show, the biggest event in Europe for corporate travel buyers; a highlight in the buying calendar and a must-attend for anyone who books, buys or manages business travel.
For more information, to keep up to date with the latest news or for free registration, please visit www.traveltechnologyeurope.com