Innovation Series in Partnership with



The Innovation Series is returning! GBTA and Phocuswright have collaborated to bring you this multifaceted program, designed to bring the business travel industry’s most impactful innovators to GBTA Convention 2018.

This year will feature 5 exciting ways to interact with these cutting-edge innovators! 


1. Online Competition

Nine innovators have competed for the ultimate title of “Best Innovator in Business Travel” in a series of 3 webinars. Attendees voted to decide whose products and services they think will make the biggest splash on the industry. The top 3 winners have been selected to go on to compete for the title at GBTA Convention 2018! Join us at GBTA Convention 2018 for the Innovation Series Finale!

May 10th

     

Winner of Webinar 1 - Lumo

Webinar Recap
Webinar Replay

May 22nd

      

Winner of Webinar 2 - GermFalcon

Webinar Recap
Webinar Replay

June 7th

      

Winner of Webinar 3 - Stasher

Webinar Recap
Webinar Replay

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2. Innovation Row at GBTA Convention 2018

Meet and interact with the Innovation Series winners and other industry start-ups at GBTA Convention 2018 at the returning Innovation Row on the Expo floor! This unique space was made for attendees to experience the latest business travel innovations.

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3. Innovation Series Finale at GBTA Convention 2018

Come see the best of Corporate Travel Innovation. The 3 winners from the Innovation Series online competition will present their product pitches to Convention attendees.  At the conclusion of this exciting session, attendees will vote on who takes home the top prize of being named the “Best Innovator in Business Travel”.

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4. Start Up Stories

You’ve experienced their cutting-edge products and services on Innovation Row. Now come hear from the biggest innovators in business travel as they present their insight on the future of the industry. This open forum will feature several leading figures on the forefront of travel tech for an in-depth look at what growing trends will require your attention.

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5. The Modern State of Innovation

Take a behind-the-scenes look at the current state of innovation in business travel. Journey through the factors which have led to today’s newest tech & trends. Come bear witness to the issues which have led us to where we are today…and the innovations that have emerged as a means to solve them.

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