Innovation Platform

The Phocuswright Innovation Platform is your key to connecting with relevant startups, new products, partners, investors, essential research and an exclusive group of pioneers.

The Phocuswright Innovation Platform is a suite of products for companies seeking to create competitive advantage with deep insights into the world of travel technology and startups.

The Platform drives the travel industry’s thirst for innovation by providing a curated opportunities for the most promising entrepreneurs to interact with senior decision makers from all sectors of the global travel industry.

Since 2008, over 400 thoroughly vetted innovators have taken the Phocuswright stages on three continents. Collectively, they have raised more than US$3.4B in funding and 64 of them have been acquired, making Phocuswright events the premier launchpad for travel startup demonstrating new innovations.

Innovation Platform Sponsorship

As a patron and mentor of innovation, your company is poised to expand its position and influence globally and help shape the future of travel. This opportunity provides a thought leadership alignment with Phocuswright, a brand with a proven 25-year history as the leading authority in travel research and events and includes valuable components and benefits.

The Phocuswright network extends far and wide across all segments of travel. Sponsors and innovators who participate in any component of the Phocuswright Innovation Platform have access to an exclusive global network of thought leaders and influencers.

View the Innovator Platform sponsorship benefits: EVENTSNETWORKINGRESEARCH & LEARNING

Become a Phocuswright Innovation Platform sponsor and be seen as an advocate of innovation across the travel industry.


  • Branding presence at Battleground (APAC, EMEA, The Americas), Summit, Launch innovator pitch competitions, and the new Startup Program (designed to give fledgling companies the opportunity to participate in the U.S.-based Phocuswright Conference)
  • Included tickets to Phocuswright events
  • Acknowledgment as a Phocuswright Innovation Platform sponsor at Phocuswright events
  • Inclusion as a Phocuswright Innovation Platform sponsor in partner event presentations (partners include Virtuoso, ITB, I-Scale, GBTA, and more)
  • Acknowledgement as a Startup Program mentor in conference materials; participation in curated roundtables
  • Title Sponsors: Company logo combined with Phocuswright pitch event logo/text to be used in pre-event promotions and on collateral and onsite graphics


  • Local meetup events
  • Access to pre-screened, viable travel technology companies, innovation alumni, Dragons and speakers
  • Phocuswright event attendee list delivered one month prior to the event, weekly updates and final post-conference list
  • Cocktail receptions and networking opportunities with included tickets to Phocuswright events
  • Title Sponsors: Membership in Phocuswright’s Innovation Advisory Board


  • Access to Phocuswright's State of Startups, an unparalleled series of reports and data on travel startups dating back to 2005, with in-depth analysis on financing, regional trends and segmentation by travel industry verticals
  • Participation as a speaker on a Phocuswright Innovation webinar
  • Title Sponsors: Listing as Phocuswright Innovation webinar sponsor with inclusion of logo in promotional materials

Contact us to get involved:

+1 860 350-4084 x501 • Email