Skift Global Forum 2020 — the flagship global conference on the business of travel — will take place as an online International conference this year. In 2020, the “Global” really lives up to its promise, with a live broadcast on Eastern Timezone and on-demand access the day after and onwards. The Forum will feature talks with 40+ travel leaders spread over three days; accessible from anywhere in the world, any time you want.
Through our 2020 global theme, “The Decade Ahead: Safeguarding Travel’s Future,” Skift editors will lead frank and transparent conversations focused on what 2021 and beyond may look like for travel. This event will be essential for hearing how the industry’s leading business minds are working towards recovery and answering the big questions facing travel:
Can’t attend live? Recordings and presentations will be available on-demand after the Forum
We asked participants of Skift Global Forum 2019 for one word to describe the event. Here’s what they said.
Hear the experiences and strategies of major travel brands, insights from tourism boards, experts reinventing guest experience in hotels, and more.
Our agenda is jam-packed with opportunities to learn from experts, gain tactical knowledge, and understand the latest trends in travel.
From CEOs to startups disrupting the travel landscape, attendees will hear insights on how tech is disrupting the industry and adapting to consumer demand.
Skift Editors and Analysts discuss the themes we’ll explore at this year’s event.
Decision makers and strategists attend Skift Global Forum to learn from other leaders as well as their peers. Here’s a cross-section of who participates each year:
Online travel and travel tech executives looking to hear from the leading CEOs in their sectors and to connect with suppliers and customers
Entrepreneurs seeking to connect with decision makers to help shape their ideas and partner with their startups
Investors and business development executives looking to examine shifts in the market and assess partner opportunities for expansion
Hospitality executives exploring the evolution of service and technology partnerships that can improve their business performance
Tourism and destination professionals looking to understand their markets, new consumer sentiments, and learn best practices from travel’s most innovative leaders
Consumer and enterprise tech companies providing platforms and solutions that support the industry
Airline strategy and distribution executives looking to broaden loyalty strategy, understand new technology, and find creative ways to drive demand
Travel advisors and tour operators seeking new ways to surprise and delight their customers in an experience-driven world
Marketers and creative executives looking to inspire consumers and develop engaging campaigns to drive travel’s recovery