Attendees travel from around the US and the world to converge in New York City for Skift Global Forum, and we’d be remiss if we didn’t properly celebrate this occasion. To kick off our annual conference, we’re hosting the opening night event at the gorgeous Mandarin Oriental, New York!

Offering a bird’s eye view of the city, Mandarin Oriental, New York is a luxury hotel with Five-Star service all around. Skift attendees will mix and mingle 36 floors above Central Park in the hotel’s finest event space. Take in spectacular views of the Time Warner Center, Columbus Circle, and the glittering Manhattan skyline while enjoying a delicious meal served up by the hotel’s award-winning team. What more could you want in an evening? You just need to register for Skift Global Forum to secure your spot!

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Come early for cocktails and hors d’oeuvres at 6PM, followed by dinner and more networking. This is your first chance to meet new people and engage with the 50% VP-level and above audience. Check out which companies are already confirmed to attend.

Besides networking with attendees before the conference begins, you’ll also be a part of our inaugural Air Pitch Startup Competition. Skift teamed up with the Accenture Amadeus Alliance to to present a premier competition for startups working to solve the airline industry’s biggest challenges. At the opening event on September 26th, you’ll watch the top 3 finalists make pitches to executives, and a winner will be selected live! You don’t want to miss this exciting contest.

Are you a startup? You’re in luck! There’s still one week left to apply to the Air Pitch Competition. Apply now to get noticed by the biggest decision-makers in travel.

The only way to join us for this epic event is if you’re registered for Skift Global Forum. Your ticket provides access to every single speaker session plus way more. Space for the opening event is limited and only the first 400 registered attendees to RSVP will be guaranteed entry. Don’t wait to claim your spot — register today.

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Thank you to our opening event sponsor, the Accenture Amadeus Alliance, for helping us put together an amazing experience:

To become a sponsor or ask us any questions at all, please reach out to forum@skift.com.