Hosted by: Hosted by LAWA
Strategic Partner: Star Alliance Strategic Partner
Diamond Sponsor: NEC Diamond Sponsor
19-21 September 2023 Location: Long Beach Convention Center, California

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FTE Global 19-21 September 2023, Long Beach Convention Center, California

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Essential Timings*

*Our programme is still under development and therefore the below timings are subject to slight alteration. Final event timings will be shared as part of pre-event communications.

Monday 18 September
Registration: 4:00pm – 6:00pm (Exhibitors & Speakers only)
Exhibition & Conference: None
Members’ Meetings:
12:30pm – 5:30pm - FTE Digital, Innovation & Startup Hub (Corporate Partners only)
3.00pm - 5.00pm - FTE Baggage Innovation Working Group (members only)
13:00pm – 5:00pm - FTE World Airport Retailing Working Group (members only)
Social Events:
6:00pm – 8:30pm – FTE Global Welcome Drinks, Ballast Point (Premium Pass holders & Exhibitor Pass holders only) - Sponsored by T Mobile
Tuesday 19 September
7:30am – FTE Global Registration opens
8:00am – FTE Global Conferences start
9:30am – FTE Global Exhibition opens
6:00pm – FTE Global conferences end and exhibition closes
7:30pm – 10:30pm – FTE Global networking party & awards ceremony hosted by LAWA (premium pass holders only)
Wednesday 20 September
7:45am – FTE Global Registration opens
8:00am – FTE Global Conference start
9:30am – FTE Global Exhibition opens
5:30pm – FTE Global Conferences end
5:30pm – 7pm – Exhibition Closing Party Sponsored by Publicis Sapient
7:00pm – FTE Global exhibition closes
Thursday 21 September
08:30 – 14:30 – FTE Global Registration Open
08:45 - 17:45 – APEX Thought Leadership Conference


Venue address:
Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center
300 East Ocean Boulevard
Long Beach,
CA 90802
United States

Long Beach is a waterfront playground located right in the heart of Southern California. Here you can experience it all: a deep-sea adventure at the Aquarium of the Pacific, whale watching on the water, shopping in one of the city’s many unique districts, a tour of coastal breweries, a vibrant foodie scene, and so much more.

Hotel Accommodation

There are many great hotels in and around the Long Beach area offering comfortable and convenient accommodation for all guests, and an opportunity for FTE Global 2023 attendees to meet and network organically, during their downtime.

Rooms are limited, so we recommend all delegates who are yet to make their reservations do so at their earliest opportunity. FTE-arranged discounted room rates are no longer available.

Please see below a list of hotels in close proximity of the Long Beach Convention Center:

  • Hyatt Regency Long Beach
  • Renaissance Long Beach
  • Courtyard by Marriott Long Beach Downtown
  • Hyatt Centric the Pike Long Beach
  • Hotel Maya
  • The Westin Long Beach

To secure your hotel reservation, we recommend using, Expedia or


We are aware of a number of unauthorised service providers, including 'Housing Services', 'Exhibition Housing Management' and 'Trade Show Housing' making contact with attendees to offer hotel reservation services. These companies charge significant booking and credit card fees and can enact stringent cancellation policies. This is unfortunately beyond our control, and we urge all attendees to avoid making their reservations via these sites.

General Visa requirements

As an attendee of Future Travel Experience Global 2023, please note the United States has been operating since 2010 the Visa Waiver Program whereby requirements for travelling visa-free have been enhanced. Nationals of Visa Waiver Program countries will still be eligible to travel without a visa but will have to obtain an approved travel authorisation prior to their travel to the United States.

The Department of Homeland Security and the United States Customs and Border Protection have provided a secure public website with an automated form for you, or a third party, to complete in order to apply for a travel authorisation. Once you enter the required information on the secure website, your application is processed by the system to determine if you are eligible to travel to the United States under the Visa Waiver Program without a visa.

The system will provide you with an automated response, and prior to boarding, a carrier will electronically verify with the United States Customs and Border Protection that you have an approved travel authorisation on file.

Please complete your ESTA application at least 72 hours prior to departure to avoid inconvenience at the airport and to allow sufficient time to apply for a full Visa should your Visa waiver not be authorised.

To apply for your ESTA or for more information please visit:

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Vital Event Information

Future Travel Experience Global 2023 is a global forum that brings together airlines, airports, government agencies, vendors, start-ups, terminal designers, architects, ground handlers, destination partners and various other travel industry stakeholders to learn, collaborate and be inspired on their next moves to transform their organisations’ passenger experience, business performance & sustainability strategies.

Future Travel Experience Global 2023
- September 2023
Long Beach Convention Center, California, United States

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