October 19-20, 2017

Marriott Marquis Washington, D.C.
The Conference

Discover New Possibilities

TravelConnect offers the rare and exciting convergence of the travel industry's most important players—in one room, at one time. Join us as we discuss major trends and developments that are shaping the future of air travel, with expert panels and a variety of industry leaders taking the stage.

Featured Session

Adapting to an Evolving Distribution Landscape

Don't miss this dynamic panel discussion on airline distribution. Join the airline industry's leading analyst, Holly Hegeman, as she moderates a panel of global travel experts from Southwest Airlines, United Airlines, Expedia and Farelogix to discuss what's next for airline distribution in the U.S. — and how it can impact your business.

The Content

TravelConnect Highlights

Distribution Trends

Discover the latest developments in airline distribution, including dynamic conversations about what the future holds for the travel industry.

Fresh Perspectives

Hear from senior industry leaders on innovative business models, powerful data tools, cutting-edge technology, economic impacts on travel, and more.

Powerful Data

Learn how to leverage data to enhance your business strategy, with options for one-on-one coaching with ARC product experts.

Risk Management

Identify practical, effective ways to protect your business against fraud and criminal activity.

TravelConnect has been amazing. Every year, we receive information on data and what ARC’s doing to make our world easier—our jobs easier. I come back for the networking and for the seminars that are changing every year. It’s great to find out what ARC’s doing and what is happening in the industry.


George Blankenship

Former Executive at Tesla Motors, Apple Computer and GAP Inc.

Holly Hegeman

Founder and Publisher, PlaneBusiness Banter

Andrew Watterson

Executive Vice President and Chief Revenue Officer, Southwest Airlines

Sarah Quinlan

Senior Vice President of Market Insights, Mastercard

Jim Davidson

President and Chief Executive Officer, Farelogix, Inc.

Amos Khim

Managing Director, Sales Strategy, Analytics and Programs, United Airlines

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The Venue

Marriott Marquis Washington, D.C.

TravelConnect 2017 will take place at the Marriott Marquis Washington, D.C. Its central location makes it convenient to many of the city's top attractions, shops and restaurants.

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The Celebration

Fourth Annual TravelConnect Party

Join us for a festive evening of networking, hors d’oeuvres, drinks and music at the fourth annual TravelConnect party on Thursday, October 19.

TravelConnect Party

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