25th October 2017
The Stamford Plaza Brisbane
Cnr Edward & Margaret Streets, Brisbane
btTB and GBTA invite you to come together with your peers from both the buy and the supply side for this half-day event that will:
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All of which make you more effective in your job
A big thank you to our Annual Association Partners without whose support this programme would not be possible.
1.30pm: Welcome from the chair
1.35pm: Speed Networking
Let’s find out from the outset who is in attendance and identify people you would like to catch up with during the afternoon.
1.55pm: Getting our Stakeholders ‘with the programme’
What works and what doesn’t when it comes to driving changed behaviours from our travellers and bookers that will result in better outcomes for our organisation?
Round-table discussions in which attendees will share war stories on what has worked and what hasn’t, both in their travel programmes and within other areas of spend, when trying to drive change.
2.45pm: Refreshment Break
3.15pm: Optimizing your Accommodation Programme
With hotel RFP season upon us, a timely panel discussion on how to extract the best results from your travel programme.
4.00pm: How do you ‘future-proof’ your travel programme?
The world is changing at a faster pace than ever before. What does the future look like for travel management? What impact will new technologies such as RPA (Robotic Process Automation), AI (Artificial Intelligence), Blockchain and Crypto Currencies have on the world of business travel?
4.45pm: Message from Host Venue
4.50pm: Closing Remarks from Chair
5.00pm: Networking Drinks
Stay and enjoy drinks and canapes while building valuable relationships with both travel category managers and supplier representatives
BTTB has been the premier provider of information, education and networking opportunities to the business travel community in the ANZ region for 17 years. BTTB launched the regions longest running dedicated travel management magazine, Business Travel Monthly, in 1999 and in 2000 staged the first BTTB Conferences and exhibitions in Australia and New Zealand. While publication of Business Travel Monthly ceased in 2013, the BTTB Australia Annual Conference continued through to 2016 as the leading event for buyers, suppliers and managers of corporate travel. The BTTB Australia event will now be replaced by the combined BTTB-GBTA Annual Conference.
The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) is the world’s premier business travel and meetings organization headquartered in Washington, D.C. area with operations on six continents. GBTA’s 7,000-plus members manage more than $345 billion of global business travel and meetings expenditures annually. GBTA and the GBTA Foundation deliver world-class education, events, research, advocacy and media to a growing global network of more than 28,000 travel professionals and 125,000 active contacts.