Over the last three years, we have established Future Travel Experience Ancillary as the event where the industry gathers to discuss the best ways to generate new digital revenue opportunities at every step of the journey. In 2020 the event returns to its spiritual home of Dublin where we first established the show so successfully.
Inspired by the latest digital developments, airlines are now thinking way beyond just selling flights and they are exploring a variety of inventive ways in which they can become fully-fledged retailers. New partnerships between carriers, airports, technology companies, service providers, brands and destination agents provide fresh opportunities to add value to the passenger experience while creating new revenue streams, and this event provides an unrivalled platform for the industry to come together to forge new alliances.
Co-located once more with FTE EMEA – the region’s definitive air transport innovation show – this high-level two-day event is dedicated to new thinking and will feature an exhibition, extensive social activities, conference sessions, interactive workshops, pitch sessions, awards and turbo-charged networking.
FTE APEX Commercialising IFEC Summit
In addition to our established conference track on ancillary and to better reflect the integration efforts underway between FTE & APEX, we are delighted to announce that attendees in Dublin will also be able to enjoy this new conference track to deepen their understanding of how they can advance their commercial offer in the inflight space.
Meet the FTE Ancillary Advisory Board:
APEX Board & EVP Commercial,
Mariana Fonseca Medina
Managing Director, Digital,
Head of Product & Ancillary Revenue,
Commercial Director, easyJet
Director, Ancillaries, Cebu Pacific Air
Expansion Commercial Director, Heathrow Airport
Why be part of FTE Ancillary?
“Ancillary growth is imperative for all airlines, and digital is the great enabler to achieving that. However, many new collaborations must be forged between stakeholders to deliver the passenger the right offer at the right moment to enhance customer experiences and increase profitability at every stage of the passenger journey, whether that be through a mobile device or an IFE screen. FTE is working hard, and creatively, to bring those stakeholders together to learn best practice and forge new partnerships, and I am pleased to support their efforts.”
“I think the event has been very easy-going and a very warm atmosphere so it has been very easy to connect with everybody here. The programme has been very well structured with a good mix of presentations, but also I had some time to look at the expo and meet with people. The Gala Evening was very impressive. We are also very grateful for the Ancillary Award that goes to my team.”
“There is a great mix of airlines and airports and travel business attending, which makes it very valuable for the online travel world and doing business with them.”
“The event has provided a great insight into the airline industry. It is providing us with a more holistic view on how we can drive ancillary from the inspiration to post-departure stage. It is good to get to know people and we have been able to meet with people with different perspectives from non-airlines as well, and it provides an informal way of creating further contacts.”
“I really like the format of the elevator pitches, because there is often not enough time to go to each stand, so that has been a great way to quickly get an idea of the companies. Now that I know the conference, I’d definitely be back next year.”
“My main goal here is to hear the latest ideas and trends in the industry, as our airline is a relatively new player in terms of ancillaries. The exhibition has been very interesting and I have been impressed by the number of startups present. The networking has been good, and the event overall has been very well organised.”
“For me, the event has been excellent. It is a very personal event and easy to connect with the right people. The conference topics have been very interesting, and there has been a very good level of interaction between the speakers and the audience.”
“Epic. We’ve got 13 solid leads from big airlines. The networking tool is awesome. We do a lot of trade shows and I have to say the 1-2-1 networking tool has made a big difference.”
“We’re very happy. It’s been one of the best shows for us so far as it’s been very focused. We had a lot of meetings set up before the show and I think we’ve had more than 20 airline meetings, and we’ve received very good feedback.”
“It’s been a great show for us with lots of good meetings; the number of airlines here has been good for us. The app has been very efficient.”
Plan your participation at FTE Ancillary 2020
Showcase your ancillary revenue capabilities to the industry
The leading vendors in the fields of ancillary, loyalty and digital innovation will showcase their latest products and services created to help airlines, airports and other industry stakeholders profit from the traveller’s end-to-end journey. Present your brand, capabilities and technologies in the exhibition and use the One-to-One Meeting System to connect with the people actively seeking the next generation of ancillary-focused products and services.
Meet new partners & be inspired on digital ancillary & personalisation best practice
Alongside unrivalled education in our premium conference sessions, attendees will have the opportunity to meet with forward-thinking partners in the exhibition hall, who will display a variety of passenger-focused propositions for airlines, OTAs, airports and other stakeholders. The vendors will showcase their latest digital solutions, which have been created to enhance customer experiences and increase profitability at every stage of the passenger journey.
We believe there are hundreds of deals industry stakeholders could be doing with various companies, many of whom they are yet to even engage with, to enhance their retailing portfolios. Dublin will be the place to meet all of those looking to forge exciting new relationships to create greater revenue opportunities for all.
Co-located with FTE EMEA
Future Travel Experience Ancillary 2020 will be co-located with Future Travel Experience EMEA (Europe, Middle East & Africa). As well as a major exhibition, FTE EMEA will include conference streams on Future Airports, Digital and Inflight Innovation, the FTE EMEA Innovate Awards, and a unique social and networking agenda Visit FTE EMEA Website
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