'FFP' Loyalty, 'AMC' Ancillary & 'Co-Brand' Conferences - Mega Event 2013

12 Nov 2013 - 14 Nov 2013 in Vancouver, BC, Canada


Photo: Vancouver - venue city of the 2013 Mega Event



Mega Event 2013's four events in a single venue will cover FFP & Frequent Guest Loyalty, Ancillary Revenue & Merchandising, Travel Co-branded Credit Cards, as well as the Mega Awards! Delegates will be able to mix & match sessions to maximise their time out of the office. And, with so many key industry professionals in one place, the networking opportunities will be "mega" too. Scroll down to see the complete conference agenda. 

 


The lowest Early Bird Registration Rates of $399 (travel/airlines) and $999 (providers) end Friday, 14th of June. Registration rates include two days of conferences, meals, coffee breaks & gala.
 

 
MEGA EVENT AGENDA
 
 Tuesday, 12 November 2013 (pre-day)
 
 13:30-14:00

Pre-Registration (Registration for Loyalty Workshop, Co-brand workshop and
Ancillary Revenue Pre-Conference Session)

 14:00-17:00

Pre-Conference Loyalty Workshop, Co-brand workshop and Ancillary Revenue/Merchandising session

 18:30-20:00

Welcome Networking Cocktail sponsored by Allianz Global Assistance

Allianz Global Assistance

     
 Wednesday, 13 November 2013 (Day 1)  
 
 08:00-08:45

Registration, Breakfast & Networking sponsored by AIMIA

 08.45-08.50 Chairman's Welcome Remarks
 08.50-10.30

Opening Keynotes followed by Q & A

Using coalition to drive loyalty, Neil Thompson, CEO, Virgin Velocity
Taking your co-brand program to the next level:  how mobile will make the difference, Steve Sickel, SVP, Distribution & Relationship Marketing, InterContinental Hotels Group (invited)
Next generation fare merchandising - how to deliver for customers and shareholders,
Christoph Mueller, CEO, Aer Lingus (invited)

 10.30-11.00

Coffee Break & Networking sponsored by CarTrawler

       
  "FFP" Loyalty
Conference
"AMC" Ancillary Merchandising
Conference
"Co-Brand" Partnerships
Conference
  FFP Chairman:
• Marc Rosenberg, CEO, Marsalyn Creative
AMC Chairman Day One:
• Henry Harteveldt, Travel Industry Analyst/Strategist, Hudson Crossing
Co-Brand Chairman:
• David Edwards, Consultant, Think Tank Consultants
       

 11.00-11.20

Driving loyalty for business customers - how United is delivering for SME's with b2b loyalty programs

Praveen Sharma, VP Loyalty & Business Development, United Airlines (invited)

Case study:  Improving the travel experience

• Jan Fogelberg, VP Customer Experience & Technology (invited)

Opening Keynote: US/AA Next Steps in co-brand development
Fern Fernandez, Director, Marketing Programs, US Airways (invited)

 

 11.20-11.40

Top 10 innovative travel companies using So/Lo/Mo/Pho

• Mignon Buckingham, Managing Director, ICLP (invited)

How location selling can dramatically increase conversion

• Bobby Healy, CTO, CarTrawler together with Airline Client (invited)

The view from the Top:  How to be relevant in the GLOCAL world

Eduardo Tobon, President of Diners Club International

 11.40-12.00

Panel:  Is loyalty relevant to Social/Local/Mobile?  Is the "Lo" loyalty? - is the industry rising to the challenges that So/Lo/Mo offers or will all this data just swamp existing systems and process?

Moderator:

• Rob Maclean, CEO, Points.com (invited)
 

Panel: The NDC debate - a solution in search of a problem?

Moderator:

Pete Garcia, President, PCG International

Panellists:
Jurgen Lippinkhof, CCO, Insel Air (invited)
• IATA representative to be announced
• Gianni Cataldo, GM Americas, Datalex

 

Going GLOCAL in Co-brands
• Mark Sullivan, Managing Director Partner Development MileagePlus, United Airlines


 



 

 

 12.20-14.00

Lunch & Networking
 14.00-14.50

Panel: What part does technology play in delivering loyalty in a mobile enabled world?

Moderator
• Marc Rosenberg, President Marsalyn Creative Inc (formerly VP Sales & Distribution at Air Canada)

Panellists
• Cameron Trant, Director IT Development, Spirit (invited)

other panellists to be announced

Ancillary Innovation Forum: Each presenter will have 20 slides and a maximum of 20 seconds a slide to convey their innovation to the audience.

Moderator:

• Sinead Finn, Director of affinnity and former Director of Commercial Revenue at Ryanair to be joined by various guests including:

Presenters:

Sheila Birchall, Director, Business Development, E-Commerce, USA, Allianz Global Assistance

Marc Lenahan, VP Product Strategy, OpenJaw (invited)
Steven Humpries, CEO, Choose Digital (invited)

Panel:  Mobile & Social:  Developing Award Winning Consumer Value Propositions through new engagement channels

Moderator
Mark Shepherd, Director, Partnership Programs Distribution & Relationship Marketing

Panellists
• Jeff Norwine, SVP North America Card Services, Bank of America
• Amit Mahajan, Business Director, Travel, Capital one
• Chuck Dryer, SVP Sales, Citi
•, Kent Hattery, SVP Business Development,   First BankCard

 14.50-15.10

Using loyalty insights to drive online conversion and repeat bookings

• Barry Landes, Sr. Director- Airline Partnerships, Expedia Affiliate Network and Airline Client (invited)

Case Study: NDC or not NDC?  Air Canada and Travelport have been selling additional products for several years - will NDC help?

Dan Westbrook, Lead, Americas and Air Canada (invited)

 

Debit:  How it will it become SoMo and Replace Plastic? 

• Carlos Menendez, Group Executive, Global Debit, MasterCard Worldwide
 

 15.10-15.30

Can loyalty programs transform the Travel Customer experience?

• Dan McKone, VP, L.E.K

Top 10 approaches to merchandising - practical examples of how airlines & hotels are using So/Lo/Mo/Pho to drive ancillary sales

James Berry, Commercial Product Director, Collinson Latitude (invited)  

Constructing Hawaiian Airlines New Co-Brand Card Program/Local Relevance/Global Impact

• Vicki Nakata, MD, Partnerships & Ancillary Revenue, Hawaiian Airlines
• Eric Marks, MD, Auriemma Consulting Group

 15.30-16.00

Coffee & Networking

 16.00-17.00

Ai Lions’ Den

With very thin margins, airlines & travel must embrace innovative new products and better ways of business. The Lions' Den is a showcase of new products & services in which companies are given a 5-minute sales pitch live & unrehearsed to our board of Lions. Honest & critical feedback on the product & sales pitch is then provided in front of our conference audience. The Lions' Den is consistently an audience favorite at Ai's events.

Ring Master:

Michael Smith, Managing Partner, Airline Information

Chief Lion:
Earl Quenzel, Quenzel & Associates, Inc

Lions:
• Alan Lias,  Worldwide Head of Loyalty and Ancillary Revenue Development, Virgin Atlantic
and other Lions to be announced

Pitching companies:
• Ana Laborde, Marketing Director, Guiomatic
• Glenn Zimmerer, VP, Sales B2B, Survey Sampling
     
 19:00-23.00

Mega Awards Networking Cocktail & Dinner (included with all registrations)

 
     
 Thursday, 14 November 2013 (Day 2)  
   
 08:00-09:30

Breakfast & Networking

  "FFP" Loyalty
Conference
"AMC" Ancillary Merchandising
Conference
"Co-Brand" Partnerships
Conference
  FFP Chairman:
Marc Rosenberg, CEO, Marsalyn Creative
AMC Chairman Day Two:
Henry Harteveldt, Travel Industry Analyst/Strategist, Hudson Crossing
Co-Brand Chairman:
• Tom Madden, VP, Loyalty Marketing, AIMIA

 09.30-09.50

Lessons from the Frequent Guest programs  - hotels are ahead in mobile bookings and engagement with customers - what lessons can programs learn?

• Peter Gorlan, Managing Director – VOILÀ Hotel (invited)

Merchandising & personalisation - key elements in the competition for customers!

• Jim Davidson, CEO, Farelogix

Keynote: Acquisition- Effie Award Winner in Video                         

• Brad May, Director Co-Brand, IHG

 09.50-10.10

Case Study: Breakage management at Aeroplan

• Gillian Mann, Head of Breakage & Lialibilty, Aeroplan an Aimia Company (invited)

 

Winning approach to Fare Families & Ancillaries  - following on last year's presentation on the same topic, a year on what has worked?

• David Stoyle, Head of Revenue Practice, Airline Consulting, Amadeus

Innovation:  Europe’s Consumer Gem:  Top Bonus Status Miles Offer

• Marcus Puffer, GM, TopBonus

 

 10.10-10.30

Revealing Research on Which FFP Rewards are More Rewarding
Which rewards provide members best value per mile spent and how do airlines benefit?

• Jay Sorensen, President, IdeaWorksCompany

Delivering social/local and mobile offers

• Gianni Cataldo, GM Americas, Datalex and airline client (invited)

Regulatory pressures on interchange and its impact on Co-brands worldwide

 Gail Banchik- International Co-Brand Consultant

 10.30-11.00

Coffee break & Networking

11.00-12.00

Panel:  Is there any loyalty anymore?  Much has been made of So/Lo/Mo but does this mean that customers will just go where the offer is?  Will loyalty programs only be for those that are totally vested and for the overwhelming majority it will be offer lead and therefore less profitable for the industry?

Moderator:
• Michael Smith, Managing Partner, Airline Information

Panellists:
to be announced

Panel: Merchandising - can travel deliver an Amazon shopping experience?  Is the travel industry just too complex and with its legacy systems can it deliver a knock out customer experience in today's So/Lo/Mo world?

Moderator
Frank Socha, Director, EMEA, ATPCO


Panellists:
•  to be announced

Panel: Innovation and Opportunity in SoLoMo: What we see:

Moderator:
• Robin Korman,former SVP Loyalty Marketing, Wyndham Worldwide

Panellists:
• David Rabkin, Senior Vice President Consumer Co-Brands, AMEX
• Bruce Sibley, SVP US Business Development, MasterCard
• Kirk Stuart, Head of Global Co-brand Partnerships, VISA
• Dan Gingiss, Director, Global Product Development, Diners Club International

 12.00-12.30

Closing keynote:  SoLoMo in Travel - Is the travel industry providing a retail experience and using SoLoMo to deliver a customer experience that delivers long term profitability
Jay Sorensen, President, IdeaWorks

 

 

'FFP' Loyalty, 'AMC' Ancillary & 'Co-Brand' Conferences - Mega Event 2013

12 Nov 2013 - 14 Nov 2013 in Vancouver, BC, Canada


Photo: Hyatt Regency Vancouver Hotel

Venue
Hyatt Regency Vancouver
655 Burrard Street 
Vancouver, BC V6C 2R7, Canada
Phone: +1 604-683-1234 / Toll Free from USA/Canada: 888-421-1442

A special rate of $179 CAD per night is available to conference attendees. Book your room now here:



Agenda
Tuesday, 12 November 2013: 14:00-17:00 Pre-Event Sessions & 19:30 Welcome Cocktail
Wednesday, 13 November 2013: 08:00-17:00 Day One of Conference & 19:00-22:00 Mega Awards Gala & Cocktail
Thursday, 14 November 2013: 08:00-12:30 Day Two of Conference



Photo of King Room at Hyatt La Jolla Hotel

'FFP' Loyalty, 'AMC' Ancillary & 'Co-Brand' Conferences - Mega Event 2013

12 Nov 2013 - 14 Nov 2013 in Vancouver, BC, Canada


Photo: Bustling Breat at a past Mega Event
 

2013 Attending Companies

Air France-KLM

Airline Information

Air New Zealand

Allianz

Amadeus

American Express

Amtrak

ATPCO

Avis-Budget Group

AVIOS

BalticMiles

Barclaycard US

Booking(dot)com

Capilano University

CarTrawler

Chetu Inc.

Collinson Latitude

Comarch

Elite Marketing Group

FuelCircle an SVM Company

GOL Lineas Aereas

Guiomatic

Hawaiian Airlines

HitchHiker GmbH

ICLP

io-consultants GmbH & Co. KG

JPMorgan Chase

KULA Causes

LATAM Airlines Group

L.E..K. Consulting

Loyalty One

Loylogic

Marsalyn Creative Inc

MasterCard

The Mallett Group

Olson 1to1

Oman Air

OpenJaw Technologies

Panasonic Avionics Corporation

Rakuten Loyalty

Sputnik Aviation Consulting

Synapse

TACV Cabo Verde Airlines

Transat

US Airways

Vancouver Airport Authority

Virgin America

Virgin Australia

Virgin Atlantic Airways

Voila Hotel Rewards

WestJet


...and many more coming soon!


 

2012 Attending Companies (This is last year's attending comapny list and it will be bigger in 2013!)

@aquila

30K(dot)com

41st Parameter

Adara Media

Aerorep

Affinia Volo Inc.

Affinion

affinnity

AIMIA

Air Botswana

Air Canada

AirLearn

airlinetrends.com

Airline Information

Airline Passenger Experience Magazine

Airlines Reporting Corporation

Air Meals

AIR MILES

Air New Zealand

Alaska Airlines

Alitalia

Alliance Data

Allianz Assistance

Allstate Affinity Solutions

Amadeus

American Airlines

American Express

Anixe

Applied Mapthematics

Arik Air

The Arisa Group

arvato direct services

ATPCO

Auriemma Consulting Group

Avatar Airlines

AviancaTaca Airlines

avionline

Avios

AVIS Budget Group

Azul Brazilian Airlines

Auriema

Baird Holm LLP

Bank of America

Barclaycard US

Best Western International

Beyond Analysis

Boeing

boooking(dot)com

Boxever

Branford Castle Inc./Carmel Car & Limo

British Airways

Capital One

Carta Worldwide

CarTrawler

Cartera Commerce

Chase Card Services

Chetu.com

Choice Hotels

Choose Digital

Citi

Clarus Marketing

Collinson Latitude

Comarch

Company Evolution

Connexions Loyalty Travel Solutions

Copa Airlines

CSA Travel Protection

Datalex

Davis Wright Tremaine LLP

Delta Air Lines

Deutsche Bank

digEcor

Digital Mauve

Diners Club International

Discover

Duty Free on Arrival

El Al Israel Airlines

Elite Marketing Group

Emirates Airline

engage play technologies

Epsilon

EXL Services

Expedia Affiliate Network

Expertflyer.com

Farelogix

Fairmont Raffles Hotels International

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)

FEXCO Dynamic Currency Conversion

Finnair

First Annapolis Consulting

First Bankcard

Freddies Awards LLC

Frequent Flyer Services

Frontier Airlines

FS Consulting Services

Fusion

Garanti Payment Systems

Gate Gourmet / Gate Group

Global Blue

GlobalCollect

GOL Brazilian Airlines

Google

GMN

Grosvald & Associates

Guestlogix

Gui.de

Hawaiian Airlines

Hitit Computer Services

Hyatt Hotels

ICLP

IdeaWorks

IGT

INK Global

InsideFlyer Magazine

Insel Air

Intent Media

Intercontinental Hotels Group (IHG)

Interglobe Technologies

JPMorgan Chase

Kobie Marketing

Korean Air

KLM

KULA Causes

LAN Airlines

La Quinta Inns & Suites

LA Times

LBF Travel

Lojack for Laptops

Loyalty Library

LoyaltyOne

Loyalty Partner Solutions

Loylogic

Lufthansa German Airlines

Lufhanasa Miles and More

The Mallett Group

Maritz

Marriott International

Marsalyn Creative Inc.

MasterCard

Mercator

MI.Airline

MicronNexus

Milepoint

Mintel

MOGL

Multiplus

Navitaire

Ogone

OpenJaw Technologies

Orbitz

Outside the Box Marketing

Pegasus Airlines

PGI

Plusgrade

Points(dot)com

Pointshound

PointsPay

PricewaterhouseCoppers LLP

Quenzel & Assoc.

Radixx

Rakuten FreeCause

RevGauge

Rev Worldwide

Royal Jordanian

Rymax Marketing Services

Sabre

SAP

SAS Airlines

Satisfly

Saudi Arabian Airlines

Seabury APG

Seat 4a

Securidox

Singapore Airlines

SkyMall

SkyTECH Solutions

SMC Marketing

Sohalo

Sol Melia Hotels

Southwest Airlines

Spirit Airlines

Superfly

Surfair

Surinam Airways

Survey Sampling International

Swift Exchange

Switchfly

Synapse Group

TAM Brazilian Airlines

Tarom Romanian Airlines

ThinkInk PR

TOURVEST

Travel Guard

Travel Holdings

TravelMole

Travelport

Travelsky

Travel Technolgy Interactive/TTI do Brasil

Travelzoo

TU Group

Turkish Airlines

United Airlines

University of Oklahoma

University of Strathclyde

uSamp

US Airways

US Bank

Vietnam Airlines

Virgin America

Virgin Australia

VISA

Volaris

Wall Street Journal

Westjet Airlines

Wirecard

World Pediatric Project

Wyndham Hotels

 

'FFP' Loyalty, 'AMC' Ancillary & 'Co-Brand' Conferences - Mega Event 2013

12 Nov 2013 - 14 Nov 2013 in Vancouver, BC, Canada


Photo of packed exhibition floor at ATPS 2011 - reach hundreds of decision-makers via sponsorship.

 

Mega Event Early Bird Sponsor Package - $8,995 (USD) - Limited to first 4 Exhibitors, 1 Remaining

- Logo included on printed Conference Agenda
- Hyperlinked logo on Conference Website
- Exhibition space at Conference
- Marketing information (promotion/white papers) on post conference website
- Attendance by up to three (3) delegates
- Special VIP discount rates for your airline clients
- Additional Delegate attendance 50% off (limited to 1 additional delegate)
- Final post conference list of delegates

Mega Event will host decision-makers working in commercial departments from air carriers and travel companies from around the globe. Sponsorship offers an ideal opportunity to reach potential airline & travel business prospects. Sponsors have open access to all attendees and sessions throughout the event. Traffic flow is specifically designed to bring exhibitors and attendees together and exhibition time is maximised through a 90-minute lunch, three 30-minute coffee breaks, two hour long breakfasts.


Additional Sponsorship Opportunities:
 

Description Price Availability
Lead Sponsorship Contact for quote S-O-L-D
Cocktail Sponsorships
Includes signage at cocktail for 1.5hrs and great exposure on online/printed agendas.
Contact for quote
 
Available
Delegate giveaway bags
Bags given to delegates at registration containing conference materials
At cost
 
Available
Signage at Conference
Per vertical or hanging sign/display in conference rooms.
$799
 
Available
Conference Folders - Great Value! (2nd Most Popular Item)
Official Conference folders to hold the agenda, bearing your logo.
You supply them to house the conference agenda Branding fee is $499
$799
 
Available
Closing Coffee Break Sponsorship
Coffee stations will bear place-cards with your logo, chairman's announcement and great exposure on online/printed agendas.
$999
 
Available
White Paper
Posting of your White Paper on the "Industry Trends" webpage of this conference site.
$999
 
Available
Pre-Session Coffee Sponsorship (for 125 persons) $1,299 Available
Logo on Conference Site
Event website logo placement in list of sponsors with hyperlink.
$1,499
 
Available
Coffee Break Sponsorship
Coffee stations will bear place-cards with your logo, chairman's announcement and great exposure on online/printed agendas.
$2,499
 

1 S-O-L-D,
2 Available

Lunch Sponsorship
Includes signage at lunch, chairman's announcement and great exposure on online/printed agendas.
$2,499
 
Available
Delegate Name Tag Sponsorship - Most Popular Item!
Name Tags Bear only your logo and the conference logo!
$2,499
 
S-O-L-D
Breakfast Sponsorship
1hr 15min of food & signage before conference day with great exposure on online/printed agendas.
$2,499
 
1 S-O-L-D,
1 Available
 
Podium Plaque
The two conference podiums will bear your logo front and center (you produce them)
$2,499
 
Available


Contact for Sponsorship:
Christopher Staab,
Toll Free (US/Can) 800.557.7091    ext. 2
Outside the US/Can +1 305 328 8598 ext. 2
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'FFP' Loyalty, 'AMC' Ancillary & 'Co-Brand' Conferences - Mega Event 2013

12 Nov 2013 - 14 Nov 2013 in Vancouver, BC, Canada


Photo: Mega Event 2012 
Scroll Down to download the event presentations Register now for Mega 2013!

Mega Event 2012 was sponsored by ICLP & Collinson Latitude from 26-28 November 2012 in San Diego. It consisted of four events in a single venue: 'FFP' Loyalty Conference; 'AMC' Ancillary Merchandising Conference; 'Co-Brand' Partnerships Conference & 'Mega Awards' Gala Dinner sponsored by Visa. The theme of the event was: "Engaging Travel's Next Generation: delivering loyalty & revenues with mobile & social media."

Scroll down this page to download free-of-charge the 2012 Mega Event presentations

You can also check-out the other Mega Event webpages by clicking on the tabs at the top of this page to see the 2012 Mega Award Winners; find out who participated in Mega Event, or play a game in the Ai Games Zone.

Please also block your calendar now for Mega Event 2013 to be held 12-14 November 2013 in Vancouver!
► Register now at Early Bird Rates for this year's 2013 Mega Event!
► Or, Check-out the 2012 Mega Event photos on Airline Information's Facebook page.

 

2012 Lead Sponsors

ICLP - Lead Sponsor Mega Event 2012Collinson Latitude - Lead Sponsor ATPS WorldWide & Co-Brand 2012

► Innovative Technology Solutions

Colliinson Group adds card protection services to portfolio

Event Sponsors Marketing Material

Learn More about co-brand

Bring your idea to life

Click on the Datalex logo to access its editorial on "Merchandising the Travel Experience"

Marketing Brochure

Click on the Farelogix logo to watch its video on Merchandising

New Ancillary Revenue

Payback Case Study

Next Gen Customer Loyalty

 


Click on the Lojack for Laptops logo to watch its video

Click here for 3 month trial subscription

Loyalty & CRM Solutions Brochure

PSS Overview document

Loyalty Solutions Brochure

FFP Fraud Article by 41st Parameter

Post Purchase Path Activity
E-ticket Messages
Priceline Dynamic Packaging
Securidox summary

 

Kula Causes

 

Perfect Passenger Payments Research

 


Baggage Calculator
 


Presentations from Ancillary Revenue & Customer Experience Pre-Session

Driving customer value through exclusive partnerships
- Jeanette Harper, Head of International Partnerships, Avis Budget Group
- Oliver Currell, Head of Global Partnerships & Business Development, Avios

Ancillary Revenue: It’s the right time to change the game
- Mustafa Ozalcin, Sales & Marketing Director, Hitit

Presentations from General Conference (joint FFP/Ancillary/Co-Brand Sessions)

Combining the best of two loyalty programs – merging Continental OnePass & United MileagePlus
- Krishnan Saranathan, Managing Director MileagePlus, United Airlines

One Smart Card – Air New Zealand’s Triple Play: FFP Card, Ancillary Product & Co-Brand Partnership
- Nick Judd, Head of Loyalty Products & Relationships, Air New Zealand
- Simon Hilton, Executive Director Strategic Partnerships, Rev Worldwide

Presentations from the FFP Loyalty Conference Track

The 5 year old virgin -  How Virgin America is breathing new life into loyalty
- Phil Seward, Director of Loyalty, Virgin America

Case Study: How Avios is driving Ancillary Revenue to British Airways & Iberia
- Andrew Swaffield, Managing Director, Avios

Improving marketing returns: How Lufthansa Miles&More is using technology to improve the bottom line
- Andreas Koch, Director, Lufthansa Miles&More

Crossing the loyalty chasm – Lessons from ICLP’s comprehensive loyalty research
- Kevin Yeow, President, ICLP Americas

The monetary politics of loyalty programs. What is your currency worth
- Nat Felsher, Vice President Global Industrials Group, Deutsche Bank
Presentation not available

Case Study: Smart Analytics – How Azul & Comarch are turning FFP data into bottom-line profit
- Julio Sato, Head of Loyalty & CRM, Azil Brazilian Airlines
- Marcin Kosciak, Vice President Consulting, Comarch

Gamification – The solution to the Mileage & Point liability problem?
- Woodrow Levin, Director Office of the CTO, IGT

Loyalty Fraud – Is your program at risk from the fraudsters?
- Justin Levitte, Sr Director of Channel Operations, Airlines & Travel, 41st Parameter

Hitting the highs and lows of the frequent flier reward seat game – An overview of the top 23 airlines
- Jay Sorensen, President, IdeaWorksCompany

Presentations from the 'AMC' Ancillary Merchandising Conference Track

Ancillary Revenue Innovation – How airlines worldwide can benefit
- Jay Sorensen, President, IdeaWorksCompany

Using Mobile to increase sales
- Shital Chheda, Head of Industry, Travel, Google

Innovation Forum moderated by Sinead Finn
► Sheila Birchall, Director, Business Development, E-Commerce, Allianz Global Assistance
Dave Boffey, VP Sales, Clarus Marketing

Redemption in a changing world
- James Berry, Commercial Product Director, Collinson Latitude

Merchandizing and personalization
- Jim Davidson, CEO, Farelogix

Winning approach to Fare Families & Ancillaries
- David Stoyle, Head of Revenue Practice, Airline Consulting, Amadeus

Delivering next generation merchandising
- Gianni Cataldo, General Manager Americas, Datalex

Presentations from Co-Brand Partnerships Track

How will the regulatory environment change the Co-Brand market?
- Terry Maher, Industry Attorney, Baird Holm LLP

New Financial & Risk Management Methods for Co-Branded credit cards – The case of Miles&Smiles
- Dr. Bünyamin Topçu, Head of Loyalty Marketing & Product Development, Turkish Airlines Miles&Smiles

Onboard issuance of Co-Brand pre-paids – The next big thing in Co-Branding?
- Andrea Wilson, Director Global Business Development, Carta Worldwide

Internationalizing your Co-Brand Card strategy to increase revenues
- Gail Banchik, Founder, The Arisa Group

Co-Brand technology and innovation – What’s in the pipeline?
- David Grigg, SVP Payments Strategy & Innovation Executive, Bank of America

A new business model for Co-Brands?
- Keith Blizzard, Vice President Loyalty, TMG and former Marriott Rewards veteran

 

'FFP' Loyalty, 'AMC' Ancillary & 'Co-Brand' Conferences - Mega Event 2013

12 Nov 2013 - 14 Nov 2013 in Vancouver, BC, Canada


Photo: Horse Riding at 2011 Mega Event Charity Lunch

Charity Raffle
In our commitment to make a difference with Mega Event, we hosted our 2nd annual Charity Raffle at the 2012 conference, sponsored by Allianz Global Assistance to benefit World Pediatric Project.
We raised almost $4,000!

Join us for 2013!
For 2013 we have a new charity: Kids First Fund. We are already seeking items to raffle off at Mega Event 2013 in Vancouver, think: airline miles, hotel points, trips, hotel stays, airline tickets, electronics, gadgets, luggage, cruises, car rental vouchers, upgrade vouchers, memorabilia, etc.

If you or your company would like to donate an item please contact Chris at cstaab@aiglobal.org

http://www.kidsfirstfund.org/images/logo.gif
Ai's 2013 Charity Partner
 

The following items were donated in 2012 & we are seeking similar items for 2013:

  • A standard Priority Pass Loung Access Membership for one (1) year by ICLP & Collinson Latitude
ICLP


 
  • A 16Gb Apple iPad with WiFi by Loyalty Partner Solutions
Loyalty Partner Solutions
  • A Michael Kors Fulton large shoulder tote. This luxurious black patent python everyday tote features an embossed leather exterior, double chain and leather straps with goldtone hardware. A $398 value by Rymax Marketing Services


Rymax Marketing Services, Inc.

  • Jay Sorensen's Airline Ancillary Revenue & Loyalty Guide. The Guide is packed with information to help you plot a profitable course for your airline using ancillary revenue, a la carte pricing, and loyalty marketing. A $449 value by IdeaWorks
IdeaWorks
  • A $250 SkyMall Shopping Spree by SkyMall

SkyMall
 
  • A €250 voucher, valid for any flight on TUIfly.com including such carriers as TUIfly, Lufthansa, airberlin, Condor and others; by TUIfly.com



TUIfly.com

  • A Silver Dove pendant designe by Janet Gregg, a $125 value, by World Pediatric Project
     
World Pediatric Project
  • Two roundtrip tickets on Southwest Airlines by Southwest Airlines

     

Southwest.com

  • One Week Car Rental by Avis
 
Avis
  • Five (plus 2*) LoJack for Laptops Standard Edition subscriptions. LoJack for Laptops is a soft-ware based computer theft recovery service that tracks and recovers lost or stolen computers and is backed by the Absolute Theft Recovery Team. By LoJacks for Laptops
LoJack for Laptops
  • A one year Pro subscription to ExpertFLyer.com by ExpertFlyer

EpxertFLyer
 

  •  Two sets of two round trip airline tickets on Azul on any of their destinations in Brazil.
  • A 32Gb Apple iPad with Leather cover and a 2 year protection plan by Allianz Global Assistance

Allianz Global Assistance
   

We are very happy to work alongside Airline Information tho help frequent flyers, travelers and consumers play for kids and help make an impact for the World Pediatric Project. Here at Kula philanthropy is central to our business, and we hope that through our technology we can make a difference and increase the visibility of WWP, while helping others to help heal a child
GERRIT MCGOWAN, FOUNDER & CEO, KULA CAUSES