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baVel = constant delivery of groundbreaking solutions to the travel industry

CONFERENCES & WORKSHOPS

Guest speakers, panel sessions, and debates tackling the challenges and opportunities in our industry – feed your mind!

FUN, SPORTS & GASTRONOMY

Our fun-tastic top tapas hunt and the coveted gala dinner are just two of the highlights awaiting. Feed your body, mediterranean style!

INSPIRATIONAL ACTIVITIES

How about some early morning inspiration and a special motivating session on conscious leadership to feed your soul?

Who's Speaking?

We’ve invited top industry leaders to join our Summit and share their insights. Discover the Summit speakers. Stay tuned for updates

Xavier Ginesta

Chairman at Voxel Group

Gina Hayden

Cofounder and Director. Author of “Becoming a conscious leader"

Fernando Vives

Chief Commercial Officer at NH Hotels Group

Mike Carlo

Board of Directors at HEDNA and CEO at XanderPay

Eric Kraft

Principal Product Manager at Expedia Group

Thomas Gmelch

Head of Travel & Mobility at AMAZON PAY

Sergi Mesquida

Automation & Innovation Manager at Hotelbeds Group

PASCAL BURG

Director at Edgar & Dunn Company

Àngel Garrido

CEO at Voxel Group

Gaspar Llabrés

Credit & Insurance Senior Director at Meliá Hotels International

Chiara Quaia

Vice President, Enterprise Partnerships at Mastercard

Antonio Rami

Co-founder and COO at Kantox

Adrian Perreau

Principal Consultant & Trainer at Partnos

Olga Delgado

Director Global eCommerce at Meliá Hotels International

Alex Gisbert

Founder and CEO at Fastpayhotels
Wednesday
10:00 am
10:00 am
12:00 pm
Credentials
11:00 am
12:00 pm
12:00 pm
1:00 pm
Welcome Lunch
1:00 pm
1:00 pm
1:30 pm
Welcome

1:30 pm
2:15 pm
Moderated by Àngel Garrido. CEO
Panel. Future Trends in Electronic Invoicing & Payments
Voxel Group

2:15 pm
2:50 pm
Payments Innovation Flash

2:50 pm
3:15 pm
Networking Break

3:15 pm
4:00 pm
Fernando Vives. Chief Commercial Officer
Unleashing the Power of Digital Transformation in the Hotel Space. NH case study
NH Hotels Group
2:00 pm
3:00 pm
4:00 pm
4:00 pm
4:15 pm
Adrià Perreau. Principal Consultant & Trainer
Becoming an Agile and Sociocratic Organization
Partnos

4:15 pm
5:00 pm
Moderated by Héctor Martín. Global Head of Sales
Panel. Aligning Sales and Finance Goals around Streamlining Payments
Voxel Group
5:00 pm
5:00 pm
6:00 pm
Speed Networking (I)
6:00 pm
6:30 pm
9:00 pm
Fun-working Beach Chiringuito Challenge
7:00 pm
8:00 pm

Wednesday

No events available!
Thursday
8:00 am
8:00 am
9:00 am
Yoga / Stretching / Meditation / Jogging
9:00 am
9:30 am
10:45 am
Gina Hayden. Cofounder and Director. Author of “Becoming a conscious leader”
Conscious Leadership. Becoming the Leader that the Future Demands
The Global Centre for Conscious Leadership

10:45 am
11:00 am
Coffee Break
10:00 am
11:00 am
11:00 am
11:40 am
Thomas Gmelch. Head of Travel & Mobility
Rethinking Payments Convenience for the Connected Traveller
Amazon Pay

11:40 am
12:15 pm
Alex Gisbert. CEO and Co-Founder
The Real Cost of Distribution
FastPay Hotels

12:15 pm
1:15 pm
Speed Networking (II)

1:15 pm
2:30 pm
Networking Lunch

2:30 pm
3:10 pm
Sergi Mesquida. Automation & Innovation Manager
Harnessing the Power of Open Innovation. Hotelbeds Case Study
Hotelbeds

3:10 pm
3:50 pm
Xavi Ginesta. Chairman
Open Payment Alliance Showcase
Voxel Group

3:50 pm
4:05 pm
Coffee Break

4:05 pm
5:05 pm
MasterCard, Visa & BarclayCard
Panel. Sneak Peaking into the Future of Virtual Payments

5:05 pm
5:30 pm
Moderated by Pascal Burg. Director
Panel. Diving into the Payments Regulatory Nightmare
Edgar & Dunn Company

5:30 pm
6:00 pm
Conclusions and Wrap up
12:00 pm
1:00 pm
2:00 pm
3:00 pm
4:00 pm
5:00 pm
6:00 pm
6:00 pm
7:00 pm
Free Networking Time
7:00 pm
7:00 pm
12:00 am
Funworking Gala Dinner & baVel Awards Ceremony
8:00 pm
9:00 pm
10:00 pm
11:00 pm

Thursday

No events available!
Friday
9:00 am
9:00 am
10:00 am
Networking Breakfast
10:00 am
10:00 am
1:00 pm
Workshops
11:00 am
12:00 pm

Friday

  • Networking Breakfast
    9:00 am - 10:00 am
  • Workshops
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
No events available!

FRIDAY | Bavel Customer day *

Ever wondered what a best workplace looks like? In 2018, Voxel earned the best work place certification, raking #1 in Barcelona and #4 in Spain. Visit our office and take a deep dive into Voxel’s culture, value system and the ongoing business transformation process which is leading to the kind of agile and sociocratic organization that makes of Voxel the best work place in one of the best places to live.

This cultural dive will be followed by a number of workshops, practicums and pre-booked one on one sessions with our team and partners.

Seating for the workshops is strictly limited and will be honored on a first come first served basis. Pre-registration is available during the registration process for the following workshops:

Partner Relationship Management Practicum
Bill-back technology. State of the art
Understanding Forex and Implementing Optimal FX strategies in connection with virtual payments
Tapping into the future of VCC technology


* activities @Voxel’s HQ (pre-arranged) 

VENUE

MELIÁ BARCELONA SKY - Carrer Pere IV, 272 - 286 Barcelona

Benefit from the special Summiteers deal when booking your accommodation

book your accomodation

MELIÁ BARCELONA SKY

Carrer Pere IV, 272 - 286 Barcelona

VOXEL GROUP HQ

Av. Diagonal 67 – 08019 Barcelona, SPAIN

* activities @Voxel’s HQ (pre-arranged).

baVel Summit 2018

The 5th edition of the baVel Travel Summit took place in April 2018in Barcelona, and brought together more than 150 professional from across the travel industry with a mixed program of events including networking or “funworking”, talks and roundtable discussions on innovation in B2B payments and technology trends in the sector.

go to 2018's post event website

baVel Summit 2016

The 4th edition of the baVel Summit took place in October 2016, and brought together more than 100 like-minded, top industry players. The event included professional sessions and panels, but there was also plenty of time dedicated to funworking, with inspirational and networking activities in different locations around Barcelona city.

baVel Summit 2015

Have a look at the highlights of the 3rd edition of the baVel Summit, that took place in October 2015.

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