Tuesday, 6 September 2016

Last chance to showcase your start-up or innovation at EyeforTravel N. America 2016

The entry deadline for the Awards, which Terry Jones, Executive Chairman Wayblazer and Founding Chairman Kayak.com, has recently joined as a judge, is this Friday September 9th.

The travel industry’s hottest start-ups and innovators will have the chance to pitch to top industry investors at EyeforTravel’s Start-Up & Innovation in Travel Awards (October 6-7). Taking place as part of EyeforTravel North America 2016 at the Palms Las Vegas, successful applications stand the chance to receive much needed advice, funding and exposure against a backdrop of a new wave of innovation in mobile, data and technology.

Attracting capital and generating a buzz around a product are among the major challenges facing start-ups today and all successful firms will have the opportunity to pitch in front of the panel of judges and investors, which includes Terry Jones, Executive Chairman Wayblazer and Founding Chairman Kayak.com, Saad Siddiqui, Investor, Edgewood Management LLC,George R. Arabian, Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Steelhead Ventures, LLC and Tim Henstchel, CEO, HotelPlanner

"EyeforTravel runs the Start-up & Innovation Awards each year as we have seen first-hand what an unbeatable way it is for brands that are innovating and improving the travel experience to promote their product to investors, experts and the industry" says EyeforTravel’s Managing Director Tim Gunstone.

The lucky top two selected by the judging panel will have the opportunity to impress over 450+ senior executives from leading travel brands, including Priceline, American Airlines, Hyatt Hotels, TripAdvisor, Skyscanner and Southwest Airlines, during the keynote session on Day 2 of the event. Live voting by the conference attendees will decide the company to be crowned winner.

Not only have previous entries received funding as a result of the Awards, they have also had the opportunity to meet and do business with travel industry peers.

To enter costs $1295 and includes subsidized access to both days of the TDS N. America conference, as well as the networking opportunities.  More information and details on how to enter can be found here - http://events.eyefortravel.com/travel-distribution-summit-north-america/awards.php

All entries must be received by September 9th 2016.

The Last Chance discounted rates for attendees not entering the Awards also expire this Friday, register today to avoid paying the full price – http://events.eyefortravel.com/travel-distribution-summit-north-america/registration.php

For all event enquiries contact:
Julia Heighton
Global Conference Director