The Future of Travel

In a Few Words

A powerful and inspirational gathering featuring a Ted style talk with the best young minds in the business – the tastemakers of today’s travel culture followed by an intimate networking reception and meet & greet.

Branding

Join the conversation with an extremely select group of important brands representing sectors from hospitality to technology.

EXPOSURE

Our projected speakers alone have a following of over 24 million in 180 countries around the world, plus our targeted 3k+ network of leading travel advisors and national/international coverage.

ENGAGEMENT

Unlock key engagement with your target demographic through our focus on Millennial travel advisors, clientele, and influencers before -during - and after the event.

OVERVIEW

Where: The London West Hollywood

When: January 13th, 2018

You are invited to take a leading role in the presentation of an innovative and exciting new event, the first of its kind in Los Angeles. The Future of Travel will begin with a champagne welcome in the Screening Room Bar from 5-6 PM followed by a two hour presentation in the state-of-the-art Screening Room. The Ted style talk will be led by four of the most prominent figures in travel technology, media, and hospitality - all under the age of 40. An intimate meet & greet and after-party will be held in the Vivian Westwood inspired Penthouse Suite from 8-11 PM.

 

This exclusive, invite-only event will be open to the top tier of the travel industry, namely high ranking advisors and their VIP clientele, with a special emphasis on affluent, young professionals in the Millennial market. Travel & lifestyle influencers and media will make up the remaining majority of attendees. This is where trends are made.

 

Welcome to 2018 and The Future of Travel.

 

Meet Our Speakers

Jeremy Jauncey

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Founder/CEO

Beautiful Destinations

Ruzwana Bashir

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Founder/CEO

Peek

Ross Borden

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Founder/CEO

Matador Network

Sonia Cheng

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CEO

Rosewood Hotel Group

Jeremy Jauncey is the Founder/CEO of Beautiful Destinations, the award winning creative agency behind the largest travel and lifestyle community on Instagram, Facebook, & Snapchat with more than 13.5 million followers in 180 countries. By focusing on photography, drone, and video content creation for a mobile, millennial audience he has helped clients generate a return on social media through visual storytelling and data. 

 

His business marries art with science - content creation with visual analytics. Using convolutional neural networks and bayesian statistical modelling he is uncovering the visual fingerprint of images and video, to help clients create more engaging and better performing online advertising campaigns. Current age 33.

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Ruzwana Bashir is the Founder/CEO of Peek, an online marketplace for travelers and locals to book activities in holiday destinations. Ruzwana was selected as Vanity Fair’s ‘Next Establishment,’ Forbes’ ‘30 Under 30 in Technology,’ Fast Company’s ‘100 Most Creative People,’ Fortune’s ‘Most Promising Women Entrepreneurs,’ and Glamour’s ‘35 Under 35 Who Are Changing the Tech Industry.’ Peek has been named ‘Top 50 Websites of 2014’ by Time and one of the ‘World’s 10 Top Most Innovative Companies in Travel’ by Fast Company. 

 

Ruzwana attended Oxford University and was the President of the Oxford Union, the second Asian female ever (the first being former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto). She received her MBA from Harvard University as a Fulbright Scholar. Current age 34.

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Ross Borden is the Founder/CEO of Matador Network, the world’s largest independent travel publisher, with over 13 million unique monthly visitors. Since 2006, Matador has redefined travel media by developing a global network of editors, writers, photographers, and filmmakers who’ve won numerous awards and pushed the limits of what’s possible as freelance travel storytellers. MatadorNetwork.Com has over 3 million followers and their ambassadors over 110 million.

 

MatadorU works with thousands of students, freelancers, and creatives in over 50 countries, offering college-level writing, photography, and filmmaking programs. Their passion for innovative, socially relevant, and spectacular content has made Matador the fastest-growing travel lifestyle brand on the Internet and inspired partnerships with dozens of the world’s biggest brands. With an unquenchable curiosity for the world, Matador is creating the travel network of the future. Current age 37. 

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Sonia Cheng is the CEO of Rosewood Hotel Group, an award-winning luxury brand concentrating on the offering of unique, authentic experiences that showcase the destination's history and culture, whether that is through art, architecture, design or dining.  Each Rosewood property embraces, celebrates and showcases its location.  Sonia believes that a hotel can only achieve exceptional status when it represents the soul and sensibilities of the destination.  It must combine the traditions and heritage of its location with an exceptional product and service.

 

The brand has grown dramatically under Sonia's care spurred by their concept of “relationship hospitality.” This reflects the belief that true hospitality is found in the strong relationships built with guests, communities and  associates. It's a people business, and their target population is the "affluential explorer," well-traveled and sophisticated with an eye towards the Millennial market. Current age 36.

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The London

The London West Hollywood is one of LA's hidden gems, an all-suite hotel conveniently situated in the crossroads of West Hollywood and Beverly Hills. The place to see and be seen, The London epitomizes modern luxury.

 

The state-of-the-art Screening Room offers 110 plush seats, 3D, and Dolby surround sound with an adjoining outer salon.

LA's largest Penthouse, inspired by Viviene Westwood, boasts 11,000 square feet of glamorous surroundings spanning two floors, indoor and outdoor.

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SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Presenting Sponsor

$25,000

  • 2 minute promotional video played during talk.

  • Verbal mention by host during talk.

  • Logo on red carpet media wall.

  • 2 premium seats for the talk.

  • 4 additional entries for after-party (full open bar and heavy hors d'oeuvres). 

  • Promotional video looped in Penthouse during after-party.

  • Ability to address attendees (2 min) if including a giveaway.

  • Designated area for signage in Penthouse during after-party.

  • Logo on invitation as Presenting Sponsor.

  • Feature in newsletter.

  • One year homepage ad and membership services for Travel Industry Resource.

  • Access to guest list email database for post-event follow up.

Platinum Sponsor

$10,000

  • 2 premium seats for the talk.

  • 3 additional entries for after-party (full open bar and heavy hors d'oeuvres). 

  • Promotional video looped in Penthouse during after-party.

  • Designated area for signage in Penthouse during after-party.

  • Acknowledgment as provider of entertainment and 180 and/or green screen photo booth during after-party.

  • Ability to address attendees (2 min) if including a giveaway.

  • Logo on invitation as Platinum Sponsor.

  • Feature in newsletter.

  • One year homepage ad and membership services for Travel Industry Resource.

  • Access to guest list email database for post-event follow up.

Gold Sponsor

$5,000

  • 2 premium seats for the talk.

  • 2 additional entries for after-party (full open bar and heavy hors d'oeuvres). 

  • Promotional video looped in Penthouse during after-party.

  • Signage in Penthouse during after-party.

  • Ability to address attendees (2 min) if including a giveaway.

  • Logo on invitation as Gold Sponsor.

  • Feature in newsletter.

  • One year homepage ad and membership services for Travel Industry Resource.

  • Access to guest list email database for post-event follow up.

 

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Myste Wylde is an award-winning advisor for Protravel International, one of the largest leading agencies in the world. In just three years in the industry, Myste has been recognized as 'Millennial of the Year' by SoCal ASTA, 'Trendsetter' & 'Upward Bound, Rockstar Under 40'  by TravelAge West, 'Top 30 Under 30' by Travel Agent Central, as well as having received a Travel Weekly Magellan Award for Outstanding Community Outreach Program. Myste was a luxury travel speaker for Questex Media at Travel Industry Exchange and has been featured by Virtuoso Life, Luxury Travel Advisor, Travel Weekly, Travel Agent Central, TravelAge West, and Millennials in Travel in addition to participating in the Forbes Under 30 Summit. 

Myste heads the Los Angeles chapter of Millennials in Travel and works closely with the national board. She is also the former Co-Chair of SoCal ASTA's Millennials & Mentors for which she developed their signature 'Creative Education' campaign. Most recently, Myste launched Travel Industry Resource, an innovative platform designed to streamline events, education, and marketing. She is the author and creative force behind Forever Wylde.

 

Prior to joining the travel industry, Myste served as one of the youngest Director of Operations for an international event company in North America producing events in 7 countries during her tenure. At 25 she established her own event production & marketing firm and looks forward to combining her passion for one-of-a-kind events, experiential marketing, and the travel industry together with you for The Future of Travel.

GIVING BACK

SHAPES

WHAT WE CREATE

We have a responsibility to our planet and the people on it. Philanthropy is one of our key pillars, and we will be incorporating the charity of our attendees' choice to benefit from this event.