October (Rescheduled from September) Educational Session - As The World Turns

October 17, 2017
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
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EPIC Hotel
270 Biscayne Boulevard Way
Miami , FL 33131
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As The World Turns....How Global Spend Drives Current Travel Industry Performance.

Event Schedule:

11:30AM to 12NOON -Registration & Lunch

12:00PM to 12:30PM -Welcome, Opening Remarks, & Self Introductions


12:30PM – 1:20PM  - Jeanne Liu 

Jeanne Liu

Vice President, Research, GBTA Foundation

"Business Travel Trends" 

 Jeanne will share the latest "hot" topics and trends shaping the Business Travel Industry today.  She will highlight some areas of the GBTA Foundation's latest research.  GBTA releases over 40 research reports annually on topics that help travel professionals stay up-to-date and, as well, impact their day to day work.  Some of the highlights include: business travel spending and costs, duty of care, traveler well-being, and the hotel RFP process.

1:20PM - 1:30PM - Break 

1:30PM – 2:00PM - Travel Jeopardy Game!!

Let's have some fun!  Test your travel knowledge and win prizes!!

2:00PM – 2:15PM - Break 

2:15PM – 3:15PM - Travel Buyers Panel - Everything you always wanted to know, and been afraid to ask. Our travel buyers panel will answer questions regarding current trends and best practices in our industry.

3:15PM – 430PM -  Optional networking reception for anyone able to stay later.

Room Reservations: $139 + tax. Request FBTA rate.

Valet Parking: Hosted




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$65.00 Member Cost
$80.00 after 12:00 am October 10

$105.00 Non-Member Cost
$125.00 after 12:00 am October 10