The Innovation Summit - Presentations from 6th Mega Event (FFP | Ancillary | Co-Brand Conferences)

Date: 04 Nov 2015 - 05 Nov 2015    Location: San Diego, CA, USA    Delegates: 450+


Photo: Mega Event 2015 in San Diego

The commerical side of the airline & travel industry never stands still. From loyalty programs changing to reward high spenders rather than frequent travellers to new digital technology that allows a level of product personalisation that was not possible a few years ago, the heartbeat of this change is "Innovation." So, the theme of the Mega Event 2015 was the "Innovation Summit."

Mega Event 2015 hosted nearly 500 executives from the airline and travel industry in San Diego on the 4th & 5th of November 2015. It focused on driving airline & travel industry profitability from Ancillary Revenue and Loyalty & Co-Brand Programs. Its three conference tracks covered: 1) FFP & Frequent Guest Loyalty, 2) Ancillary Revenue & Merchandising and 3) Co-branded Credit Cards. Scroll down this page to see the content from the event sponsors.  You can also request access to the presentations from this event by clicking on the button at the bottom of the screen.




► Converged Payment Gateway
► Loyalty Fraud
► Travel Bank



►Thanks Again & Comarch: Coalition Loyalty




► Dynamic Pricing
► Message Hub





► CRM & Loyalty
► Loyalty Fact Sheet

►Global Parking Benefits


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Photo: San Diego - venue of the 2015 Mega Event

The airline & travel industry never stands still. From loyalty programs changing to reward high spenders rather than frequent travellers to new digital technology that allows a level of product personalisation that was not possible a few years ago, the heartbeat of this change is "Innovation." So, the theme of the 6th Mega Event was the "Innovation Summit." Scroll down this page to see the event's hot topics and complete agenda. Its conference presentations will be available for download shortly.

6th MEGA EVENT 2015 AGENDA & HOT TOPICS
THE INNOVATION SUMMIT


Note: For the complete current agenda, please click on the "Agenda in PDF" button above.

Pre-Conference Loyalty Workshop with Loyalty Partner Solutions (LPS) & Kobie Marketing
Pre-Conference Merchandising MasterClass with Farelogoix & Switchfly


Conference Session 1: Loyalty, Ancillary & Co-Brand Opening Session- Are you seeing the trendlines?
Speakers included senior executives from Spirit Airlines, IdeaWorksCompany, SAA & Avis-Budget Group

Conference Session 2: Ancillary Merchandising track- Which products can you and should you sell?
Speakers included senior executives from Expedia, Datalex & Switchfly

Conference Session 3: FFP Loyalty track- Coalition Loyalty
Speakers included senior executives from Airline Weekly, Azul, ICLP & Wyndham Hotels

Conference Session 4: Co-Brand Partnerships track- Card Technology
Speakers included senior executives from Best Western, United Airlines, among other companies

Conference Session 5: Ancillary Merchandising track- Innovations in Distribution: NDC & beyond
Speakers included senior executives from Qatar Airways, Datalex, Insel Air, Travelport, among other companies

Conference Session 6: Loyalty, Ancillary & Co-Brand tracks- The "Lions' Den" new product pitch
Pitching companies included Access Development, Epteca & Loyalty Advantage
...and, congrats to the winner, Loyalty Advantage!


Conference Session 7: Day 2 Loyalty, Ancillary & Co-Brand tracks- The Customer View
Speakers included senior executives from The Wall Street Journal, Expedia, among other companies

Coference Session 8: Day 2 FFP Loyalty & Ancillary Merchandising Session- The Innovation Forum
Led by ancillary pioneer Sinead Finn, Director of affinnity and organized in cooperation with Enterprise Ireland

Conference Session 8: Day 2 Co-Brand track- Card Campaigns in a Mobile, Social & Local World
Session led by Mike Isom, Director Business Development, Spirit Airlines

Closing Session: Day 2 Loyalty, Ancillary & Co-Brand tracks- what innovations does the future hold?
Speakers included ATPCO, Collinson Group, Hertz, among others


 


Ai's Lions' Den is always a highlight of the conference.   Companies get just 5 minutes to convince our panel of experts that their product or service is the best.   Not as easy to do as it sounds!   This year we had all the presentations captured on video and you can watch them all to see how you think they did!

Lions' Den 2015 - Loyalty Advantage

 

Lions Den 2015 - Epteca

Lions Den - Access Development

 



Photo: Bustling Crowd at Mega Event

Almost 500 executives participated in Mega Event 2014 from these companies:   Almost 500 executives participated in Mega Event 2015 from these companies
@Aquila
1-800-FLOWERS.com
Access Development
Access Prepaid
ACE Travel Insurance
ADARA
Aeroplan Canada
Affinia Volo Inc.
affinnity
AIMIA
Air Canada
Air France
Airline Information
Airline Weekly
Alamo / Enterprise / National Car Rental
Alaska Airlines
Allegiant Air
Alliance Data Systems
Allianz Global Assistance USA
Amadeus
American Airlines
American Express
Amtrak
Anadolujet
ATPCO
Auriemma Consulting Group
AVIANCA
Avis-Budget Group
AVIOS
Azul
Bank of America
Barclaycard
Berkshire Hathaway Travel Protection
Best Western International
Booking.com
Boxever
British Airways
Canadian North
Capital One
Caribbean Airlines
Cartera Commerce
CarTrawler
Cebu Pacific Air
CellPoint Mobile
Choice Hotels International
CIBC
Citi Cards
Collinson Group
Collinson Latitude
Comair
Comarch
Connexions Loyalty
Copa Airlines
Datalex
Delta Air Lines
Deutsche Bank
digEcor
Diner's Club International
Discover
Dynamics
Elite Marketing Group
Emirates Airline
eNett
Enterprise Holdings
Enterprise Ireland
Epsilon
EveryMundo
Expedia
Farelogix
Fintrax Group Holdings Ltd.
First Annapolis
First Bankcard
Foli by Encipit, Inc.
Friendefi
FrequentFlyerBonuses(dot)com
Fusion
GameMiles
Gemalto
GOL Airlines
Global Blue
Guestlogix
Hawaiian Airlines
Hilton Worldwide
Hinda Incentives
Hotels(dot)com
HRG Worldwide
Icelandair
ICF International (formerly SH&E)
ICLP
IdeaWorksCompany
iDox
Incentive Networks
INDIGO
Insel Air
Intercontinental Hotels Group
iSeatz
JetBlue Airways
Jet Privilege Private Limited
JPMorgan Chase
Kaligo Hotels
Kids First Fund
KLM
Kobie Marketing
Kula Causes
Kulula Airlines
LATAM Airlines Group
Lightspeed Research
Loadfactor
LOT Polish
LoungeBuddy
Loyalty Advantage
Loyalty Partner Solutions
Loylogic
LRG Rewards
Maestros
Marcus Corporation
Maritz
Marriott
MasterCard
MBNA
Mercator
Miles & More International
Mobacar
Mozio
Olson 1to1
OpenJaw Technologies
Open Travel Alliance
Orbitz Worldwide
Partner Advisors
Party Coins Game Rewards
Perk.es
Persuade Loyalty
Points(dot)com
Pointshound
Premier Loyalty & Marketing (Club Premier)
Priceline
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
Propco Marketing
Qantas Loyalty
Quenzel & Assoc.
Quicket
RBC
Rentalcars(dot)com
Research Now
Rev Worldwide
Rewards Canada
Rocketmiles
Routehappy
Sabre
SAS Scandinavian Airlines
ScoreBig
Seabury APG
Simplenight
Sky Airline
SkyTeam Alliance
Social Party Inc.
Sohalo
Spirit Airlines
SSI
Starwood Hotels
STRATACONNEX
Sun Country Airlines
SVM Cards
Switchfly
Synapse Group, Inc.
TD Bank
The Arisa Group
ThinkInk PR
Ticket Jones
Tnooz
Trase Miller
Travelport
Travelsky
Turkish Airlines
United Airlines
United Networks
Viator
Virgin America
Virgin Atlantic Airlines
Virtual Keyring
Visa Inc.
Wakefield Research
WestJet
Wessco
Widerøe Internet AS / Widerøe Airlines
Willis International
Wyndham Hotels
























































































































 
 

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Access Development
ADARA
affinnity
Agoda
AIMIA
AirAsia
Air Berlin
Air Canada
Air France
Airline Information
Air Transat
Airline Weekly
Alaska Airlines
Alliance Data
Allianz Global Assistance
Allegiant Airlines
Amadeus
American Bar Association
American Direct
American Express
American Express Global Network Partnerships
American Express Loyalty Edge
AMTRAK
AO International
The Arisa Group
ATPCO
Auriemma Consulting Group
Avis-Budget Group
Avisell
Azul Brazilian Airlines
Banco Popular
Bank of America
Barclaycard US
Best of Miles
Best Western International
BizTweet
BoardingArea(dot)com
Booking(dot)com
Boxever
Buskerud University
Canadian North
Canadian Points University
Capital One
Carnival Cruise Lines
Cartera Commerce
CarTrawler
Cathay Pacific Airways
CellPoint Mobie
Chase Card Services
Choice Hotels
Citi
Club Premier
Coalition Rewards
Collinson Group
Collinson Latitude
Comarch
Connexions Loyalty
Continuum Commerce
Cranfield University
CSA Travel Protection
CSC
Datalex
Delta Air Lines
Deutsche Bank
Direct Wines, Inc.
Elite Marketing Group
eNett
Engage People Inc.
Enterprise Holdings
Enterprise Ireland
Entertainment Benefits Group
Epteca
Expedia
Expedia Affilliate Network
Farelogix
First Bankcard
FS Consulting
Fusion Company
Globalcollect
GOL Airlines
Greater Toronto Airports Authority
Guestlogix
Hawaiian Airlines
Hertz
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Hilton Worldwide
Hinda Loyalty Group
Holiday Extras
hotelupgrade
HP
IBS Software Services
ICLP
IdeaWorksCompany
INDIGO
Ingenico
Insel Air
Insel Air Aruba
iSeatz
JetBlue Airways
JP Morgan Chase
Kaligo.com
Kenya Airways
Kobie Marketing
Korean Air
Kids First Fund
La Quinta Inns & Resorts
Liberty Mutual
Loadfactor
LoungeBuddy
Loyalty Advantage
Loyalty Partner Solutions
Loyal Solutions
LoyLogic
Lufthansa
Maestro Personal Assistance
The Mallett Group
Martiz Motivation Solutions
Marsalyn Creative Inc.
MasterCard
MBNA
Miles & More
Mobacar
Mobile Travel Technologies
Mozio
MyAXS
New World Loyalty
Oliver Wyman
Olson 1to1
oneworld airline alliance
OpenJaw Technologies
ParkCloud
Park 'N Fly
Perk.es
Phillips 66
Plusgrade
The Points Guy
PointsHound
Points International
Priceline
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
Propco Incentives
PulsateHQ
Qatar Airways
Quenzel & Assoc.
RBC Royal Bank
Rentalcars(dot)com
Research Now (e-Rewards)
Roomstorm
RouteHappy
Royal Jordanian
Sabre
SAS Scandinavian Airlines
SaveOnResorts(dot)com
ScoreBig
Sojern
South African Airways
Southwest Airlines
Spirit Airlines
SSI
Stash Rewards
StayAngel
STRATACONNEX
Sun Country Airlines
Switchfly
SWISS
Synchrony Financial
Synapse
TechRunners
Thales InFlyt Experience
ThinkInk PR
TIC Ltd.
Ticket Jones
Travelnuts, Inc.
Travelport
Triometric
Trustev
Turkish Airlines
United Airlines
Uplift
US Bank
Viator
Vietnam Airlines
Virgin America
Visa
Wall Street Journal
Wells Fargo
WestJet
Wex Inc.
Wyndham Hotels
Zipcar



















































































































 

 

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