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Pitch your Travel Startup at the Startups & Innovation Travel Awards.

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Come pitch your new product, service or innovative travel startup in front of over 400 investors and senior level travel executives from North America.

Do you think you could be the next HotelTonight or OptionsAway? Both companies are former winners of the TDS America Startup & Innovation awards.

The EyeForTravel Startup & Innovation Travel Awards celebrate the hottest new travel startups in the travel technology space.

To enter your startup for consideration, go here.
Price: $800 (this includes your pitch and day 1 attendance).

Startup & Innovation Awards September 11th.

Stage 1: 10-minute presentation to the panel of judges followed by a 10-minute Q&A.

Stage 2: Top 4 pitches go thru to the second round to pitch during the “Distribution” Track/Session, titled “Start-Ups: Meet the Latest and Hottest Start-Ups in Travel”, in front of over 150+ senior level travel executives.


  • Richard Wells, Managing Director, Insight Venture Partners
  • Gustaf Burman, CTO, Morgans Hotel Group
  • Matt Zito, Founder, TravelStartups.co
  • Bruce Rosenberg, EVP, HotelPlanner

Stage 3: During stage 3 session, the audience will vote for the Start-Up/Innovation they believe best in terms of innovation, product potential and sheer excellence, and the WINNER will be announced at the Wrap-Up after party at the end of Day 1 and be crowned EyeforTravel’s Innovation in Travel Awards Winner, 2014.

I’ve been personally attending the TDS America Summit the last three years and this conference is the best I’ve ever been to. If you have a startup, I’d suggest that you attend. On average I come back with 12-20 new relationships/contacts and I normally cement 1-2 deals from these contacts over the next 6 months following the conference.

TravelStartups.co is a media partner of the TDS America conference and we will have a media booth on-site at the conference for interviewing travel startup founders and travel CEO’s. If you pitch your startup at the innovation awards I’ll guarantee to do a video interview with you if you want and we will release the video interview as part of the Travel Startup Founders Series where I interview the leading founders and CEOs. I publish the interview as a blog post and distribute to our 4,000 subscriber base. This can be great PR for you and your travel startup.

Get $200 off the full conference fee by using the following coupon code at checkout: TS200

I hope to see you at the conference and if you have any questions about the event let me know.

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