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Co-Brand & Travel Rewards 2022: Keeping Travel King


Date: 21-22 Sep 2022 (Live Event)
Location: Wilmington, Delaware (Greater Philadelphia)
Delegates: 120+

Merchants: $49 USD (Until 27 May)
Vendors: $699 USD (Until 27 May)

Travel Co-Branded Credit Cards are major sources of revenue for both travel providers, like airlines and hotels, as well as issuing banks and card schemes. Spend on co-brand cards has held up amazingly well despite the downturn in travel caused by the Covid-19 Pandemic. This event will look at maintaining travel cards at top of wallet. We’ll look at current threats and opportunities to these cards with a focus on improving Travel Company – Bank relationships.

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Wednesday 21 September 2022

2:30pm- 3.00pm

Registration and Networking

3.00pm – 4.30pm

Crypto/NFTs/Alternate Rewards Emerging Trends- How Will They Work?

Chuck Ehredt – CEO, Currency Alliance
Nancy Gordon – Chief Product Officer, Bakkt
Kyle Armstrong – CEO Ascenda, Loyalty

4.30pm- 5.00pm

Smart Digital Wallets – How Technology will Change the Top of Wallet Industry

5.00pm – 7.00pm

Networking Reception
Thursday 22 September 2022

8.00am – 9.00am

Registration Check-In and Breakfast

9.00am – 9.10am

Welcome from the Chair – Opening Remarks

Marc Berman, CEO, TMG 3.0

9.10am – 10.00am

Panel: Where have we been the past 2 years and where are we going? Trends and Observations

Bruce Lahood, Industry Executive/ Co-brand and Loyalty Consultant (Invited)
James McClain, VP Business Support Consultant, Wells Fargo
Hunter Wooley, EVP Business Development North America, Mastercard
Mark Chronister, EVP Corporate Development, The Kessler Group (invited)
Dave Nissly, Consumer Engagement, Visa Worldwide
Liz Chung, VP Strategic Partnerships & New Product Development, Capital Bank, NA
Rob Borden, SVP Commercial, Uplift (Invited)

10.00am – 10.30am

Presentation: Pay with Points- Industry Impact

Jonathan Silver, CEO, Engage

10.30am – 11.10am

Coffee Break & Networking

11.10am – 12.00pm

Panel: Through the Eyes of the Consumer

Guy Cierzan, Chief Strategy Officer, Senior Managing Partner, Salient Global

Gary Leff, Editor & Writer, View from The Wing
Jill Schmitz, Managing Director, Integrated Marketing & Communication, FNBO
Rob Burgess, Editor & Writer, Head for Points. UK- (Invited)
Seth Miller, Editor-in Chief, PaxExAero
Sara Rathner, Lead Writer/ Spokesperson, Nerd Wallet

12.00pm – 1.00pm


1.00pm – 1.50pm

Panel: The Banks- Where they are now and what partners are most valuable

Lars Holmquist, CRO & Managing Partner, The Mallett Group

Kent Hattery, Head of Business Development, FNBO
Chuck Dreyer, Director, Head of Branded Cards New Business Development, Citi (Invited)
Joshua Dean, SVP, Head of Strategic Partnerships, Bank of America (Invited)
Michael Spelfogel, CEO, Cardless (Invited)
Diana Fletcher, President, TruCash Group of Companies
Matt Tomko, Founder/Head of BD, Concerto (Invited)
Billy Simms, Customer Success Manager for Strategic Financial Institutions, Equifax (Invited)

1.50pm – 2.20pm

Presentation: Case Study: The Fintech Process- Bringing a Client to Market

Daragh Murphy, CEO & Co Founder, Imprint Payments
Chris Theoharides, Founder & president, Advantage Consulting Group

2.20pm – 3.00pm

Coffee Break

3.00pm – 3.50pm

Let’s interview the brands! Where do you see co-brands and rewards heading for the next 3 years

Eileen Peacock, VP Global Strategic Content Partnerships, Tenerity (Invited)

Rob Mandato, Loyalty & Partnerships Leader | Customer Engagement | Co-Brand Credit Cards, JetBlue (Invited)
Sean Otto, Director, Global Cards, International Development, Marriott International (Invited)
Anuja Stites, , VP Loyalty and Commercial Partnerships, IHG (Invited)
Sid Krishna, Head of Co-brand, Spirit Airlines
Steve Mathwig, Senior Manager Loyalty Program Engagement, Best Western (Invited)

3.50pm – 4.20pm

Presentation: Gift Cards & Other Incentives- Are they still relevant?

Todd Tomlin, COO and Co-Founder, Ncentiva

4.20pm – 4.50pm

Presentation: The Expansion of Strategic Partnerships- What to do and not do!

Trevor Salter, Partner, Morrison & Foerster, LLP
Crystal Kaldjob, Partner, Morrison & Foerster, LLP

4.50pm – 5.00pm

Wrap up and any Q&A’s

Marc Berman, CEO, TMG 3.0

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Travel & Co-Brand Rewards 2022 Hot Topics:

  • Ensuring Travel Remains Top of Wallet
  • Acquiring Centennial Customers
  • Fintech: Threat and Opportunities for Card Issuers

  • Fraud Update: what marketeers need to know
  • Merchant Funded Offers
  • Win – Win Merchant – Issuer Relationships Relationships

Co-Brand & Travel Rewards 2022 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.


    • $49 USD (Until 27 May)
    • Payment by Credit Card.
    • Note: Registration prices are $100 additional by bank transfer.

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    • $699 USD (Until 27 May)
    • Payment by Credit Card.
    • Note: Registration prices are $100 additional by bank transfer.

    Register Now!

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