Moving from Crisis to Business Recovery - Co-brand & Travel Reward Cards Virtual 2020

Date: 10 Nov 2020 - 11 Nov 2020    Location: Online, 10am EST    Delegates: 80+

 

Co-Brand & Travel Rewards 2020 is an event dedicated to professionals who run co-brand and travel reward card programs. From card issuers, merchants, companies and professionals who put cards in consumers' hands, and increasingly in their mobile wallets, this is the place to learn what's coming next - something hard to know in the current "Covid Economy." 

It's also the place to share best practices and meet your fellow card industry professionals virtually via our fantastic conference app and Zoom networking roundtables.
 
The conference sessions will take place from 10am - 12 Noon Eastern on both Tuesday, November 10th and Wednesday, November 11th. Also feel free to check out our pre-event content and networking via the app in the run-up to the conference.  
 
Make sure you register before all the spaces for this must attend event for co-brand professionals sell out!

Vendors
$300 Registration
*Vendors, Consultants, Financial Services
Providers
Complimentary Registration
*Merchants (e.g. Airlines, Hotels, Retailers)

Why Participate in Co-Brand & Travel Rewards Virtual Conference?


Vendors
$300 Registration 
*Vendors, Consultants, Financial Services
 
Providers
Complimentary Registration
*Merchants (e.g. Airlines, Hotels, Retailers)

*  Ai Events reserves the right to determine which companies qualify as Merchants for the purposes of complimentary registration.



Pre-Conference Workshops:


Thursday 8, October 2020
11am Eastern / 5pm Central European Time
Pre-Conference Workshop with XanderPay on Payment Acceptance in the Covid Economy
  Watch Recording Now



Thursday 5, November 2020
10am Eastern / 4pm Central European Time
Co-Brand Customer Acquisition Workshop with Elite Marketing

Tuesday, 10 November 2020 - Day 1:


• Chairman's welcome remarks
- Driss Belmadani, Former Senior Manager, Loyalty, Credit Cards & Partnerships, JetBlue Airways 


10.00am Eastern / 4.00pm Central  European Time

• State of Cobrand and Travel Reward Cards post Covid-19: new spend patterns and how Fintech Innovation can help drive the industry towards profitability again
- Kate Morgan, Head of International Partnerships, Auriemma Group 


10.25am Eastern / 4.25pm Central European Time
• Driving spend with Big Data
- Paul Alexander, Group Chief Executive, Beyond Analysis 

10:50am Eastern / 4.50pm Central European Time
Debate: Which currency is more valuable – traditional co-brand vs bank reward cards/cash back 

  Moderator:
- Madeleine Anderson, Director, Company Evolution
  Debaters:
- Gary Leff, Author, View from the Wing 
- Charanpal Brar, Senior Loyalty Consultant Director, Bond Brand Loyalty 
    

 


Wednesday, 11 November 2020 - Day 2:


10.00am Eastern / 4.00pm Central European Time
How FinTechs are changing the credit card landscape 
- Vikas Chandak, SVP & Head of Strategic Businesses, Financial Products, Partnerships & Alliances, Intermiles 


10.25am Eastern / 4.25pm Central European Time
• Real-time loyalty reward redemption: Why loyalty is the new currency
- Keith Smith, CEO, Payouts Network 


10.50am Eastern / 4.50pm Central European Time
• Panel discussion: Keeping Cobrand cardholders engaged when they aren’t travelling: what do new benefits look like and how will they be earned?

 
Moderator: 
- Nauman Moghal, Head of Financial Partnerships, Emirates 
  Panellists:
- Frank Reeuwijk, Strategic Financial Manager, Air France/KLM
- Leah Girma, Director Financial Services, Wyndham Hotels & Resorts
- Chip Baker, Managing Partner, Summit Path Partners
  


11.30am Eastern / 5.30pm Central European Time
"Coffee Break" Networking
Zoom closing round table: What are the key takeways from the event?
- Madeleine Anderson, Director, Company Evolution (Moderator)
- Kate Morgan, Head of International Partnerships, Auriemma Group

 


Vendors
*$300 Registration
Vendors, Consultants, Financial Services
 
Providers
*Complimentary Registration
Merchants

* Ai Events reserves the right to determine which companies qualify as Merchants for the purposes of complimentary registration.

 



Photo: Networking at a Mega Event & Co-Brand Partnerships Conference

Companies already registered for the event: 
Note: Companies will be added to the list as they register
 
Accor Hotels
Aegean Airlines
Aeromexico
Aer Lingus
Affinity
Ascend Partners
Air Botswana
Air France-KLM
Air Mauritius
Air Miles
Air North
Alaska Airlines
Alliance Data
American Airlines
Amtrak
Auriemma Group 
Avios
Azores Airlines - SATA Internacional
Barclays Bank
Beyond Analysis
Big Life
byDzyne
Calgary Hotel Association
Capital One
Caribbean Airlines
Clear Channel Airport
Club Premier
Comarch
Company Evolution
Copa Airlines
CreditShop
Do Good Points
Drumbell Consulting
El Al Airlines
Elite Marketing Group
Emirates
Engage People
Etihad Airways
Ethiopian Airlines
Flight Centre Travel Group
Frontier Airlines
Global Hotel Card
Gulf Air
Hahn Air
Hans Airways
HappyEasyGo
Hawaiian Airlines
Hilton
Hotels(dot)com
Hyla Mobile
IAG Loyalty
Icelandair
ICF Next
Intermiles
IHG
JetBlue Airways
Korean Air
KLM
Kuwait Airways
Latam Airlines
 
LifeMiles
Lotus International
LoyaltyOne
LoyaltyPlus
Marriott
Mastercard
Mastercard Vyze
Merkle
Middle East Airlines 
Miles & More GmbH
Musement
Norwegian AirShuttle ASA
Payouts Network
Pegasus Airlines
Qatar Airways
Red Roof
Resurs Bank AB
Royal Air Maroc
Shell UK
Sky Airline
Sol Group Corporation/ MHI Hotels 
Sonesta
South African Airways
Southwest Airlines
Spirit Airlines
State Van Rental
Summit Path Partners
Sun Country Airlines
TAP Air Portugal
The Mallet Group
TSYS Loyalty
Ukraine International Airlines
UMB
United Airlines
US Bank
Velocity Frequent Flyer
View from the Wing
Virgin Atlantic
Virgin Australia
Vistara
Volaris
Vonality
Wells Fargo
West Monroe
Westjet
Widerøe
Wyndham Hotels & Resorts
 

Vendors
$300 Registration  
*Vendors, Consultants, Financial Services
 
Providers
Complimentary Registration
*Merchants (e.g. Airlines, Hotels, Retailers)

* Ai Events reserves the right to determine which companies qualify as Airlines, Travel Providers and Hospitality Providers for the purposes of complimentary registration.


Available Sponsorship Opportunities

Why sponsor this event?: Sponsorship of the Co-Brand & Travel Rewards Cards Virtual Conference will allow you to make business contacts with decision-makers managing co-brand card programs at airlines, hotels, retailers and Financial Services institutions. Virtual events get a larger number of attendees vs. physical ones and we've worked hard to develop a format that leverages this increased reach to help sponsors build strong business relationships with participants and increase sales.


Ursula
Video Interview
We’ll interview an executive of your company for 3-5 minutes. Comes with 3 conference registrations.
$3,499  (2 available)

Tedd
Logo Placement
Your logo on the sponsor slides and in the app. Comes with 2 registrations.
$999 (available)

Tedd
Pre-Conference Workshop
Do you have an idea for a virtual workshop topic related to payments and fraud that would be of interest to airlines & travel companies?
(Contact us for more information)

Tedd
Video Ads
You produce them yourself in MP4, one minute. Comes with 3 conference registrations.
$1,999  (2 available)

Tedd
Delegate Giveaways
Reach attendees with your sales message with a gift card like Uber or Starbucks
(Contact us for more information)

Tedd
Sponsored Poll
Generate awareness and get great market insights. Comes with 2 registrations
$1,999 (2 available)

Ursula
App Sponsor
Be the main sponsor of the app and get large branding exposure. Comes with 3 registrations.
$3,999 (1 available)

Tedd
Virtual Booth
Virtual booth on event app (desktop and mobile). Promotional video embedding and chat area to reach clients.
$1,999 (available)

Ursula
Sponsor Dinner or Coffee Roundtables
Want to chat informally with some customers? Let us set it up for you.
(Contact us for more information)


 

To secure a sponsorship item or for more information, email Angella Esposito at: aesposito@aiconnects.us


Are you interested in speaking at this or at another of our events?

At Ai we are constantly looking for people willing to share their industry knowledge & experience and believe speaking is a great opportunity to engage with the public, as well as increasing one's profile. To complete an online speaking application click here

 


Pre-Event Workshop: Growing Concern & Continuity
Thursday October 8 2020, 11am EDT/ 5pm Central European Time


Workshop Overview: With the economic fallout of the pandemic, we should all worry about the ongoing risks every company in involved in the Airline & Travel Industry is facing now. OTAs, airlines, tour operators, individual hotels and even acquirers, PSP's and VCC issuers can go out of business rather abruptly. So, how does the payments infrastructure need to quickly change? Watch this session to find out the answer from the panel of experts shown below.



Click here to watch session's recording now
 


Panelists

Forest
Paul Van Alfen

Managing Director, Up in the Air

Mountains
Mike Carlo

Founder, XanderPay

 

Forest
Xavier Ginesta
(invited)
Chairman, Voxel Group

Mountains
Will Plummer 
(invited)
CEO, Trust My Travel

 



Click here to watch session's recording now


Pre-Event: Workshop on Co-Brand Acquisition and the Future of Face to Face Marketing
Thursday November 5 2020, 10am Eastern / 4pm Central European Time

Join this session hosted by Elite Marketing Group and learn how to interact with and acquire new card customers while showing appreciation for current ones in a safe and contactless manner. Hear about our Covid Response Plan. 


Registration is free-of-charge and open to both conference participants and others, but spaces are limited.


Segment One (30 minutes)

• Why the live channel works – Quick Tidbits to Ensure Success   
 
• What the live channel looks like presently and in the near future  
 
• Tips for acquiring new customers today
 

Segment two - Practical Segment (30 minutes)

INTERACTIVE Card Application: Experience the latest in contactless customer acquisition and win great prizes!
 



Registration is free-of-charge and open to both conference participants and others, but spaces are limited.

   

Sponsors