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ALTITUDE 2019

Thank You!

Thank you for joining TravelBank at our annual global gathering in Las Vegas for 2 days of community, entertainment, and workshops. Didn't make it? Check out the agenda to see what you missed.

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Altitude, hosted by TravelBank, combines community, commerce, and connection through social experiences. Altitude is a global gathering that connects, educates, and inspires one another across our TravelBank community of customers, partners and teams.

  • 2 night stay in the Palms Hotel.
  • Workshops and connection building.
  • On the floor with DJ Zedd.

WHO IS IT FOR?

If you’re a current customer or partner of TravelBank or are interested in learning more about our platform, Altitude is for you.

WHY SHOULD I GO?

This year’s event takes place at Palms, Las Vegas! Unwind while surrounding yourself with other innovators and thought leaders who will inspire you. Tell your boss why you should go with this template.

  • STAY AT THE WORLD CLASS PALMS LAS VEGAS

    Thursday September 26 – Saturday 28   |   4321 W Flamingo Rd, Las Vegas

  • WORKSHOPS + CHATS + CONNECTIONS

    Thursday September 26 – Friday 27   |   This year’s sessions will address topics like creating a travel policy that fits your company culture, the future of managing business travel, and an exciting announcement about our product.

  • ON THE FLOOR WITH ZEDD

    Friday September 27   |   Enjoy an up close and personal DJ set with Zedd at Omnia nightclub, including complimentary bottle service provided by TravelBank.

  • ENTERTAINMENT BY MENTALIST OZ PEARLMAN

    Thursday September 26   |   Get ready for mind-bending entertainment and one-on-one interaction with guests. Will you be shocked by Oz?

  • STAY AT THE WORLD CLASS PALMS LAS VEGAS

    Thursday September 26 – Saturday 28   |   4321 W Flamingo Rd, Las Vegas

  • WORKSHOPS + CHATS + CONNECTIONS

    Thursday September 26 – Friday 27   |   This year’s sessions will address topics like creating a travel policy that fits your company culture, the future of managing business travel, and an exciting announcement about our product.

  • ON THE FLOOR WITH ZEDD

    Friday September 27   |   Enjoy an up close and personal DJ set with Zedd at Omnia nightclub, including complimentary bottle service provided by TravelBank.

  • ENTERTAINMENT BY MENTALIST OZ PEARLMAN

    Thursday September 26   |   Get ready for mind-bending entertainment and one-on-one interaction with guests. Will you be shocked by Oz?

PRICING

Tickets to Altitude 2019, 9/26-28, include a 2 night stay at Palms hotel, dining, announcements, entertainment, community workshops, and more.
EARLY BIRD
$595
SOLD OUT

2 Hotel Nights at Palms
Drinks & Dining
Community Workshops
Entertainment
Wellness Activities

PRICE PER PERSON | RATE AVAILABLE UNTIL 8/16
STANDARD RATE
$995
SOLD OUT

2 Hotel Nights at Palms
Drinks & Dining
Community Workshops
Entertainment
Wellness Activities

PRICE PER PERSON

SPEAKERS & SESSIONS

We're adding speakers and sessions weekly! Find out what’s in store for your two action-packed days at Altitude.

PANELIST

Fouad Mehdaoui

Sr. Program Manager, Delta Air Lines

SPEAKER

Duke Chung

CEO & Cofounder, TravelBank

PANELIST

Curtis Willmore

Distribution, United

SESSION

Mike Tenholder

Senior Director, Cvent

PANELIST

Samantha Wellington

Chief Legal Officer, TriNet

PANELIST

Michael Tannenbaum

Chief Financial Officer, Brex

PANELIST

Andro Vrdoljak

Head of Business Development, Turo

WELLNESS SESSION

Maryam Ajayi

Healer & Founder, Indagba

PANELIST

Mark Kosikowski

Manager of Commercial Distribution, Air Canada

PANELIST

Cara Whitehill

Chief Commercial Officer, Traxo

PANELIST

Alex Lamb

Co-founder & CTO, Arise Travel "Blockchain Disruption in Business Travel"

PANELIST

Sam Kemmis

Travel Rewards Expert, Nerdwallet

MODERATOR

Barry Huang

Head of Growth, TravelBank

PANELIST

Micah B. Lewis

CEO & Founder, MyBagCheck

SPEAKER

Angelina Kim

Head of Product, TravelBank

PANELIST

Wendy Wood

Vice President of People, Bellhops

MODERATOR

Carl Yaffe

Head of Growth, Hotel Trader

PANELIST

Wendy Lue

Head of Corporate Sales, Lyric

MODERATOR

Dena Fradette

Head of Partnerships, TravelBank

PANELIST

Michael Kahn

Director of Sales & Corporate Partnerships, Zeus Living

PANELIST

Chung-Man Tam

CEO, 2nd Addresss

MODERATOR

Michele Leung

Head of Brand Marketing, Blind

MODERATOR

Mitch Gross

Managing Director, 12 Squared Growth

PANELIST

Philippe Guertin

Strategic Business Development, TAV

MODERATOR

Josh Abich

Chief Revenue Officer, TravelBank

10AM-12PM

Check In at the Palms Hotel

4321 W Flamingo Rd, Las Vegas. Check in at the View Room, grab your event badge and swag bag, and meet up with the TravelBank team.

12:00PM

Welcome Lunch

Kick off Altitude with the rest of the attendees as we gather for a meal and networking.

1:00PM

Keynote Kickoff

Gain an insider view into where we are now and where we’re headed in the fast-evolving world of travel and expenses.

2:00PM

Inspiration with Oz Pearlman

Get ready for mind-bending entertainment and one-on-one interaction with guests.

2:30PM

FinTech in Travel & Beyond

This panel will provide a brief overview of how payments are currently handled in the travel space and where the industry can go from here. Panelists include Michael Tannenbaum of Brex and Sam Kemmis of Nerdwallet.

3:15PM

Trending in the Workplace

This panel will share industry insights on current trends, what type of software and platforms enterprises find value in, and what’s to come in the space. Panelists include Samantha Wellington of TriNet and Wendy Wood of Bellhops.

4:30PM

TravelBank's Product Roadmap

Learn what's coming in the business travel and expense space with exciting announcements from TravelBank's Head of Product, Angelina Kim.

6PM-9PM

Dinner at Greene St.

Gather to celebrate in the stunning dining room and intimate lounge of Greene St. Enjoy drinks on the patio at 6pm with a seated dinner to follow at 6:30pm.

8:00AM

Breakfast

Start Day 2 off strong with a nutritious breakfast before we dive into a packed day of content.

9:00AM

Lodging X: Lodging Experiences with an Impact

With the increase of millennials and Gen Z'ers in the workplace, business travel expectations are also increasing. Along with the demand for more personalization and the option to extend a business trip into a bleisure stay, business travelers are prioritizing the actual lodging experience. This panel will discuss the unique experiences that travelers expect and how lodging suppliers are evolving and growing with them. Reserved for general admission attendees.

10:00AM

Game Changers in Flight Bookings

From NDC to NGS, this panel will highlight how innovation in flight bookings has the potential to give travel buyers more control over their travel policies, provides more transparency & visibility, and showcases more choices and "airline extras" that keep employees happy & productive while on the road. Reserved for general admission attendees.

11:00AM

Revolutionizing Ground Transportation

In this fireside chat, two tech innovators will discuss users' expectations for fast, personalized, frictionless solutions and share their vision for the future of ground transportation. Reserved for general admission attendees.

12:00PM

Lunch & Learn: “Convergence: Business Travel Meets Event Management”

Enjoy a meal and a presentation from our exciting new partner Cvent about challenges, opportunities, and solutions in event management & travel.

1:00PM

Time is Money: Maximizing Productivity While On the Road

In-person meetings are critical in winning and retaining new business, but these days, you need employees to always be "on." This panel will discuss unique products, services, and travel hacks that help keep your travelers happy, connected, and productive while traveling for work. Panelist include Micah B. Lewis of My Bag Check, Philippe Guertin of LoungeMe, and CLEAR.

2:00PM

Stop the Leak: Plugging the Holes in Your Travel Program

In this fireside chat, Traxo will share how companies are impacted by leakage in their travel programs and current solutions to address off-channel bookings. Capture the complete view of their corporate travel activity and leverage TravelBank + Traxo to deliver significant savings on their hotel spend. Panelists include Mitch Gross of 12 Squared Growth and Cara Whitehill of Traxo.

OR

Don't G.O.M.E. Alone

Groups, offsites, meetings, events. Does your company do regular all-hands offsite, customer conferences or event meetings that require group air and hotel bookings? Come learn more about industry trends and best practices, and how TravelBank has helped other clients save money and achieve greater traveler productivity and success through this workshop on Groups and Meetings.

3:00PM

Wellness on the Road

Join entrepreneur and energy healer Maryam Ajayi, for a workshop answering all your most pressing questions around maintaining your energy and staying well during travel. We’ll discuss why energy matters, what is wellness and how does it all actually work. You will be guided through a few modalities such as pranayama and guided meditation, as well as learn some simple principles and practices to take into your daily life and on the road.

OR

Data at TravelBank

Dive into the future with data driven predictions for corporate travel and expenses.

4:00PM

Travel & Expense Policy Workshop

Walk away with a custom policy that fits your company's needs.

OR

How Virtual Reality Will Supercharge Communication in the Workplace

Learn how VR will change the way we communicate at work.

5:00PM

Refreshments & Break

Join us for cocktails, appetizers, and hors d'oeuvres as we unwind from the day and rev up for the night.

10:00PM

Celebration Bus Pick Up

Meet in the main lobby for a party bus ride to Omnia.

10:30PM

Celebration

End with a bang. We'll take a bus to Omnia nightclub for a set by DJ Zedd, with complimentary bottle service provided by TravelBank.

9:00am

Bon Voyage Breakfast

Say goodbye to all your new friends over a final meal before leaving Vegas... or staying for the weekend.

GETTING THERE

Book your flight to Altitude 2019.

We recommend arriving the morning of 9/26 to maximize your time. Staying for Zedd? Get a flight back any time after 11am on Saturday, 9/28.

BOOK YOUR FLIGHT

Our Sponsors

A big thank you to Altitude 2019’s sponsors! Tap on the logos to learn more about each company helping make Altitude a success. Become a sponsor!

Speak or Sponsor

Interested in hosting a workshop, sponsoring an event, or promoting your brand at Altitude 2019?

REACH OUT

Press

Would you like to attend and cover Altitude 2019 or learn more about the event?

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Convince Your Approver

Altitude is an unparalleled opportunity to connect with industry leaders, craft your own T&E plan, and gain exposure.

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