ITM Conference 2024

Sponsored By EventWell, ZEERO by Trees4Travel, Avanti West Coast, Hilton, easyJet, Direct ATPI, Optimiser, SilverDoor Apartments, United Airlines, FREE NOW for Business, FCM, BCD Travel, Enterprise Mobility, Uber For Business, Troop, CWT, Melia Hotels International, Egencia, American Express Global Business Travel, hubli, Oversee, Virgin Atlantic, Delta Air Lines, CTM, Amadeus, American Airlines, British Airways, Concur, TripStax, Visa, Qatar Airways, 3Sixty, Reed & Mackay, Doubletree by Hilton Brighton Metropole, Clarasight, Healix International, Navan, Conferma Pay, SITU Serviced Apartments


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ITM Conference 2024

empower takes place between 24 - 25 April 2024 in Brighton

"We’re excited to be back in Brighton for the ITM empower Conference! We will aim to help empower your travel programme, career, wellbeing, ESG focus and individuality.
 
The ITM Annual Conference is an industry showpiece and you’ll enjoy two days and three evenings to network, collaborate and learn with your industry peers and partners.
 
We work hard to make this the warmest, most welcoming event on the calendar and our community creates a uniquely friendly and engaging atmosphere. The Conference will culminate with the ITM Gala Dinner where we will be answering the big question; how will we top last year’s entertainment?"

Scott Davies, ITM | CEO



Educational Highlights 

In addition to the plenaries on the main stage, we provide focused sessions to deliver relevant content relevant to your role.
 


Plenaries: be inspired by travel leaders and key influential speakers globally recognised for their pioneering thinking and ingenuity. 

Buyer Knowledge Exchange: an in-person version of our renowned Buyer Knowledge Exchange, uniting buyers with a topical agenda to help overcome common challenges and build connections

ITM Cares session: previously known as our buyer/ sponsor session we connect our partners with the buyer community via an interactive activity that gives back to local charities

Industry Sessions: choose from a range of bitesize educational breakouts covering relatable topics across all sectors
Please be aware that our agenda is subject to change.
 
Networking & Socials

With 19+ hours of networking opportunities, there are lots of ways for you to connect with the business travel community throughout the conference. View our 2023 photos and find out more below: 


 
Networking Hall: our expo is the heart of our conference. A lively hub for our delegates to discover what’s new within the industry and meet others within the community.

Welcome Party | Expo Happy Hour | Chair’s Party | Gala Dinner & Awards: take part in a variety of exciting social events to build lasting professional bonds.


The ITM Conference Awards
During the Gala Dinner, we will acknowledge and honour our members for their remarkable contributions to our business travel community. There are two award categories, and the recipients will be individuals who have demonstrated excellence or made significant contributions to their respective organizations, travel programs, the industry, or ITM.

 
Creating an Inclusive & Sustainable Conference
 
ITM is committed to delivering a sustainable and inclusive conference that welcomes all. Actively promoting initiatives that bring our D,E&I values to life, we are dedicated to delivering you an unparalleled delegate experience. 
 
The ITM Buddy Programme: Sign up via registration to our Buddy Programme designed to welcome those either attending solo, new to ITM/the industry or those who find social events difficult to navigate. Groups are assigned a buddy from our friendly team of Board Directors and conference veterans who are available to offer a helping hand should you need it.
 
Already registered? Please contact secretariat@itm.org.uk to express your interest in joining the programme.

EventWell Hub
Utilise our quiet room as a safe space for you to take a 10-minute brain break, speak to mental health and neurodiversity-trained EventWell Hosts and/ or enjoy a peaceful herbal tea or decaff coffee. 

Additionally, our Buddy Corners offer individuals the chance to connect with others before and during events so that no one has to experience events alone. 

 
Delegate Pricing
 
To attend empower you must be an ITM Business Member. If you are currently an ITM Connect Member, you can pay for your membership upgrade and delegate fee at the same time. 

Note: The Connect Member Delegate fee includes 12 months of ITM Business Membership

Seeking company approval to attend? Download our populated approval letter via the materials tab and view our 2023 conference company attendees here.

 
Accommodation
 
Preferential rates are available on a first come, first served basis so we encourage delegates to secure their rooms as soon as possible. 

DoubleTree by Hilton Brighton Metropole Sold Out

The Grand £180 per night
Call 01273 224 300 (option 2) and quote ITMACC230424, ITM Conference and the date(s) you wish to book.

Leonardo Royal Hotel £190 BB single / £202.50 BB double standard room type
(Use booking code: JIITMC230424)


 
Get Involved 
 
Stay up-to-date with the latest announcements by following our Linkedin. You can join the conversation by using #itm2024 too!

Interested in sponsoring the event? Contact Chris Goring, Head of Business Development, to learn about our partnership opportunities.

 
Testimonials
 
"Excellent organisation with great content. The timing of speakers and sessions were very well timed with a great venue. First time attended and gained so much value, could not fault the entire set up."

"The networking opportunities were just fab. We attend to not only learn but also for relationship building and you gave us plenty of options to do that...as well as providing some great entertainment. The Gala dinner in particular was brilliant"

"I think the best ITM ever and I have attended quite a number. The content, planning, speakers...were highlights. Brighton is a good venue and I appreciated the efforts to make it a more sustainable event."




 

Agenda

Tue 23rd Apr

8:00 PM
Social

Welcome Party

Sponsored By Visa

A warm welcome as the ITM community reunites at the largest UK business travel conference of the year

Wed 24th Apr

7:30 AM
Wellbeing

Morning Power-Ups

Sponsored By United Airlines

Including...Pilates, Running/Walking, Swimming and Beach Clean.

8:30 AM
Networking

Buddy Programme Breakfast

Sponsored By Oversee

The ITM Buddy Programme starts by welcoming first time conference goers, solo attendees and veteran buddies for a networking breakfast

9:45 AM
Session

empower Opening

Hear from ITM Chair Nikki Parsons and CEO Scott Davies as we introduce empower, share the latest insights from our buyers and run through key ITM initiatives for 2024 and beyond.

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Scott Davies
Chief Executive Officer | ITM
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Nikki Parsons
Global Travel & Meetings Manager | Arcadis
10:05 AM
Session

Are We Empowered?

Back by popular demand, Ipsos Managing Director Kelly Beaver shares the latest research and insight. A perfect way to set the tone for the next two days.

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Kelly Beaver
Chief Executive, UK & Ireland | Ipsos MORI
10:40 AM
Session

Keynote Interview

Keeping a promise he made to us during the pandemic, a legend of the industry takes time out of his extraordinary schedule to join us and share his learnings, and what buyers and suppliers can be doing to empower their programmes, teams and careers.

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Bob Somers
Senior Vice President Global Sales | Delta Air Lines
11:15 AM
Networking

Networking Coffee Break

If you're new to our conferences or just want extra support, we'll have designated meeting points to connect you with fellow delegates during all of our networking opportunities. 

11:55 AM
Session

Keynote: Is Our Industry Sustainable?


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Jason Geall
Vice President & Regional General Manager, Northern Europe | American Express Global Business Travel
12:20 PM
Session

Question Time: Is Our Industry Sustainable?

Our expert panel of buyer and supplier leaders challenge each other as to whether we're doing enough in this challenging and thought-provoking session where our delegates are encouraged to actively participate in a Question Time format.

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Jason Geall
Vice President & Regional General Manager, Northern Europe | American Express Global Business Travel
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Luke Goggin
Vice President, Global Sales | Virgin Atlantic
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Mark Corbett
Founder & Director | Thrust Carbon
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Jenny Sabineu
Sr. Manager, Travel (EMEA/LATAM) & Sustainability | Salesforce
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Yvonne Moya
Global Procurement Director Strategy, Planning & CSR | Ranstad Holding
1:00 PM
Session

Keynote

Stephan leads one of the world's largest TMCs and shares his views and plans to deliver on the key issues our industry faces.

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Stephan Baars
President and CEO | BCD Travel
1:35 PM
Networking

Lunch In Expo


3:10 PM
Supplier Session

The Evolution Of Travel Management

Not to be missed session delivered by ITM Chair Nikki Parsons exploring the evolving role of the travel manager / buyer. In this highly interactive session, supplier delegates will actively choose the subject matter in a "You Choose Format"!

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Nikki Parsons
Global Travel & Meetings Manager | Arcadis
3:10 PM
Buyer Session

Buyer Knowledge Exchanges

Highly valued and requested buyer member sessions with defined topics to help benchmark and collaborate with with their peers.

Session 1

Travel technology

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Neil Woodliffe
Global Travel and Expense Program Manager | Clarivate
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Carlos Almendros
Global Travel & Card Category Mgr. | Cisco

Session 2

Distribution, Content & OBT

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Sue Jones
Global Meeting and Travel Manager | INGKA Group (IKEA)
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Alison Rogan
Director, Head of Travel and Expense | Barclays

Session 3

Embedding Sustainable Practice

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Hannah Richardson
Head of Sustainable Supply Chain and Travel | KPMG
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Emma Eaton
Travel Commodity Manager UK & IE | Siemens

Session 4

Accessibility

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Michael Funnell
VP, Travel Services | Barclays

Session 5

Meetings & Events

-

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Nicholas Nelson
Global Lodgings and EMEIA DM Travel, M&E Leader | EY
4:15 PM
Breakouts

Breakout Round 1


Session 1

AMEX GBT

Sponsored By American Express Global Business Travel

TBC

Session 2

Navan

Sponsored By Navan

TBC

Session 3

Troop Travel

Sponsored By Troop

TBC

5:10 PM
Breakouts

Breakout Round 2


Session 1

Hubli

Sponsored By hubli

TBC

Session 2

American Airlines / British Airways

Sponsored By American Airlines, British Airways

TBC

Session 3

Advito / BCD

Sponsored By BCD Travel

TBC

5:50 PM
Networking

Expo Happy Hour


7:00 PM
Social

Chair’s Annual Party

Sponsored By Hilton, Amadeus

Food, refreshments & surprise entertainment you won't want to miss!

Thu 25th Apr

7:00 AM
Wellbeing

Morning Power-Ups

Sponsored By United Airlines

Including...Yoga, Running/Walking and Beach Cleaning.

8:45 AM
Session

Day 2 Opening

Introducing Day 2 of our empower Conference

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Scott Davies
Chief Executive Officer | ITM
8:55 AM
Session

Welcome OnBoard

A warm welcome and update from ITM Board Directors, sharing plans and initiatives and ways for you to get involved in our community.

9:05 AM
Supplier Session

empower Yourself

How comfortable are you communicating, connecting and public speaking ? We are joined by renowned coach Sarah Blumenau to equip you with the tools to empower you and unlock your voice !

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Scott Davies
Chief Executive Officer | ITM
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Sarah Blumenau
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9:05 AM
Excl. Buyer & Sponsor Networking

empower Mission

A fun and engaging opportunity for sponsor partners and buyers to work together to support and give back to communities local to our host venue.

10:05 AM
Networking

Coffee Break In Expo


10:45 AM
Session

Platform 24

An essential and agenda-shaping ITM Debate discussing the economics, impact and realisation of modern booking platforms.

Four buyers, four suppliers, one debate.

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Paul Tilstone
Managing Partner | FESTIVE ROAD
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Sue Jones
Global Meeting and Travel Manager | INGKA Group (IKEA)
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Imogen Furness
Global Travel & Meetings Manager | WTW
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Nicola Winchester
Global Travel, Meetings and Events Leader | EY
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Anthony Toth
Managing Director - Digital Sales | United Airlines
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Clare de Bono
Associate Director Strategy & Transformation | Amadeus
11:40 AM
Session

Keynote Interview

The accommodation sector has navigated a tumultuous period of growth, disruption and change. Steve shares his views regarding the future of the sector and how buyers and suppliers can empower themselves to optimise their partnerships.

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Richard Tams
Founder & Director | Tailwind Advisory
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Steve Cassidy
Senior Vice President and Managing Director Hilton UK & Ireland | Hilton
12:20 PM
Networking

Networking Lunch In Expo


1:45 PM
Breakouts

Breakout Round 3


Session 1

Hilton

Sponsored By Hilton

TBC

Session 2

United Airlines

Sponsored By United Airlines

TBC

Session 3

Visa

Sponsored By Visa

TBC

2:40 PM
Breakouts

Breakout Round 4


Session 1

easyJet

Sponsored By easyJet

TBC

Session 2

ATPI

Sponsored By Direct ATPI

TBC.

Session 3

Concur

Sponsored By Concur

TBC

3:20 PM
Networking

Coffee Break In Expo


4:00 PM
Session

Self Empowerment : iCan

Our motivational speaker will share his extraordinary story of hope and positivity in the face of adversity and explain the power of mindset and seizing control of your outcomes.

5:00 PM
Session

empower Close

Wrapping up two days of educational content, collaboration and networking

7:00 PM
Networking

ITM Board Drinks Reception

Sponsored By Enterprise Mobility

Join the ITM Board of Directors for a pre-dinner drink (or two!)

Those on the ITM Buddy Programme will be meeting one last time before the final social evening

7:45 PM
Social

Gala Dinner & Awards

Sponsored By American Airlines, British Airways

ITM's annual Gala Dinner, including our prestigious Buyer of the Year and Chair's award, raffle and charity auction followed by an unforgettable night of entertainment! 

Partners & Sponsors

Other
edyn Group

Title Sponsor

3Sixty

edyn Group

Title Sponsor

Amadeus

edyn Group

Title Sponsor

American Airlines

edyn Group

Title Sponsor

American Express Global Business Travel

edyn Group

Title Sponsor

Avanti West Coast

edyn Group

Title Sponsor

BCD Travel

edyn Group

Title Sponsor

British Airways

edyn Group

Title Sponsor

Clarasight

edyn Group

Title Sponsor

Concur

edyn Group

Title Sponsor

Conferma Pay

edyn Group

Title Sponsor

CTM

edyn Group

Title Sponsor

CWT

edyn Group

Title Sponsor

Delta Air Lines

edyn Group

Title Sponsor

Direct ATPI

edyn Group

Title Sponsor

Doubletree by Hilton Brighton Metropole

edyn Group

Title Sponsor

easyJet

edyn Group

Title Sponsor

Egencia

edyn Group

Title Sponsor

Enterprise Mobility

edyn Group

Title Sponsor

EventWell

edyn Group

Title Sponsor

FCM

edyn Group

Title Sponsor

FREE NOW for Business

edyn Group

Title Sponsor

Healix International

edyn Group

Title Sponsor

Hilton

edyn Group

Title Sponsor

hubli

edyn Group

Title Sponsor

Melia Hotels International

edyn Group

Title Sponsor

Navan

edyn Group

Title Sponsor

Optimiser

edyn Group

Title Sponsor

Oversee

edyn Group

Title Sponsor

Qatar Airways

edyn Group

Title Sponsor

Reed & Mackay

edyn Group

Title Sponsor

SilverDoor Apartments

edyn Group

Title Sponsor

SITU Serviced Apartments

edyn Group

Title Sponsor

TripStax

edyn Group

Title Sponsor

Troop

edyn Group

Title Sponsor

Uber For Business

edyn Group

Title Sponsor

United Airlines

edyn Group

Title Sponsor

Virgin Atlantic

edyn Group

Title Sponsor

Visa

edyn Group

Title Sponsor

ZEERO by Trees4Travel

Speakers

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

Kelly Beaver

Chief Executive, UK & Ireland | Ipsos MORI

Wednesday Apr 24, 2024 [10:05 AM - 10:40 AM]

Steve Cassidy

Senior Vice President and Managing Director Hilton UK & Ireland | Hilton

Thursday Apr 25, 2024 [11:40 AM - 12:20 PM]

Bob Somers

Senior Vice President Global Sales | Delta Air Lines

Wednesday Apr 24, 2024 [10:40 AM - 11:15 AM]

Stephan Baars

President and CEO | BCD Travel

Wednesday Apr 24, 2024 [1:00 PM - 1:35 PM]

FEATURED SPEAKERS

Scott Davies

Chief Executive Officer | ITM

[9:45 AM - 10:05 AM], [8:45 AM - 8:55 AM], [9:05 AM - 10:05 AM]

Nikki Parsons

Global Travel & Meetings Manager | Arcadis

[9:45 AM - 10:05 AM], [3:10 PM - 4:00 PM]

Richard Tams

Founder & Director | Tailwind Advisory

[11:40 AM - 12:20 PM]

Mark Corbett

Founder & Director | Thrust Carbon

[12:20 PM - 1:00 PM]

Sue Jones

Global Meeting and Travel Manager | INGKA Group (IKEA)

[10:45 AM - 11:40 AM]

Luke Goggin

Vice President, Global Sales | Virgin Atlantic

[12:20 PM - 1:00 PM]

Jenny Sabineu

Sr. Manager, Travel (EMEA/LATAM) & Sustainability | Salesforce

[12:20 PM - 1:00 PM]

Yvonne Moya

Global Procurement Director Strategy, Planning & CSR | Ranstad Holding

[12:20 PM - 1:00 PM]

Anthony Toth

Managing Director - Digital Sales | United Airlines

[10:45 AM - 11:40 AM]

Catherine Logan

Regional Senior Vice President - EMEA & APAC | Global Business Travel Association

Clare de Bono

Associate Director Strategy & Transformation | Amadeus

[10:45 AM - 11:40 AM]

Jason Geall

Vice President & Regional General Manager, Northern Europe | American Express Global Business Travel

[12:20 PM - 1:00 PM], [11:55 AM - 12:20 PM]

Material

Internal Approval Letter (Business Supplier)

Pre Event Material

Upload Date: 03 Oct 2022

For Business Suppliers to get approval to attend Conference

Internal Approval Letter (Connect Supplier)

Pre Event Material

Upload Date: 03 Oct 2022

Letter for Connect Suppliers to get approval to attend Conference

ITM Conference 2023 Company List

Pre Event Material

Upload Date: 06 Nov 2023

A full list of companies that attended our 2023 Spring conference, energise.

ITM Conference 2024 Company List

Pre Event Material

Upload Date: 20 Feb 2024

Delegate company list as of 20.04.24

Venue

DoubleTree by Hilton Brighton Metropole

About Venue

Address

Kings Road

Brighton, Sussex, United Kingdom, BN1 2FU

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Public Transportation

By Train

By Tube

Parking

Location On Map

Registration Fee
Business - IP Supplier £ 825.00 (Ex. VAT)
Business - IP Buyer Free
Business - Supplier £ 825.00 (Ex. VAT)
Business - Buyer Free
Connect - IP Supplier £ 1124.00 (Ex. VAT)
Connect - IP Buyer £ 249.00 (Ex. VAT)
Connect - Supplier £ 1124.00 (Ex. VAT)
Connect - Buyer £ 249.00 (Ex. VAT)
Registration Closes

Friday Apr 19, 2024

4:00 PM Europe/London
Event Starts

Wednesday Apr 24, 2024

9:45 AM Europe/London
Event Ends

Thursday Apr 25, 2024

11:45 PM Europe/London
Venue

DoubleTree by Hilton Brighton Metropole

Brighton

PARTNERS & SPONSORS

UPCOMING EVENTS

Showcase

Buyer Only 06 March 2024

OBT Showcase (Part 1 of 2)

The current environment has raised a multitude of challenges for the OBT. Their importance within the ecosystem is unquestionable but what will their future focus be when it comes to investment and re-prioritising their customer propositions? The quick-fire format will focus the presenters' minds to showcase what makes them the ideal partner in these challenging times and how they have pivoted their business to support the changing needs of the travel buyer and traveller.   Part 1 of 2 | REGISTER FOR PART 2 [https://www.itm.org.uk/events/evt-000941] Key takeaways * Benchmark your current OBT against their competitors. * Discover what is new in the world of OBTs, from small to large providers. * Ask anonymous questions directly to the showcase presenters. What to expect * A Zoom event consisting of a concise, punchy presentation/demo followed by a Q&A section from each of our 4 carefully selected suppliers. * Ask
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Meeting

Buyer Only 06 March 2024

Manchester Buyer Roundtable

Connect with a small group of buyers to expand your network and debate pressing issues. Whether new to the industry or established in your role, this event aims to inspire thought-provoking discussion applicable to all programme sizes. Key takeaways * Establish and build valuable connections. * Learn from our diverse community and raise your profile within business travel. * Develop collaborations that contribute to positive change within the industry. What to expect * Round table meeting format with up to 15 buyers hosted by an ITM representative. * Open to all buyers, seats are allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. * Dietary requirements you may have can be accommodated. Rated by you: how your peers have benefitted "The discussion was so informative as always, and we delved into a couple of other topics of interest, which was equally interesting…" "What
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Showcase

Buyer Only 13 March 2024

OBT Showcase (Part 2 of 2)

The current environment has raised a multitude of challenges for the OBT. Their importance within the ecosystem is unquestionable but what will their future focus be when it comes to investment and re-prioritising their customer propositions? The quick-fire format will focus the presenters' minds to showcase what makes them the ideal partner in these challenging times and how they have pivoted their business to support the changing needs of the travel buyer and traveller.   Part 2 of 2 | R [https://www.itm.org.uk/events/evt-000941]EGISTER FOR PART 1 [https://www.itm.org.uk/events/evt-000940] Key takeaways * Benchmark your current OBT against their competitors. * Discover what is new in the world of OBTs, from small to large providers. * Ask anonymous questions directly to the showcase presenters. What to expect * A Zoom event consisting of a concise, punchy presentation/demo followed by a Q&A section from each of our 4 carefully selected suppliers. * Ask anonymous questions
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Meeting

Buyer Only 19 March 2024

Buyer Knowledge Exchange

Virtual confidential forum for buyers to meet, share challenges, and validate their approach and checklist considerations. Each month 25+ like-minded buyers meet to discuss their approach to key travel management topics. This is an opportunity for you to seek advice, gain a different perspective and raise concerns. Key takeaways * A sounding board for the latest industry changes. * Validate that your focus is on the right areas. * Advice on considerations and a sense check on your approach. What to expect * Zoom meeting format where delegates are encouraged to switch their camera on to aid participation. * Themes are collated from each registration form to guide the meeting agenda and circulated to the group a day prior to the event. * Time is allocated during the session for additional questions and connections made for further discussion offline. * Contributions can
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Showcase

Buyer Only 20 March 2024

TMC Showcase

The current environment has raised a multitude of challenges for the TMC community from transaction fees falling to near zero and bookings tools being switched off. Their importance within the ecosystem is unquestionable but what will their future focus be when it comes to investment and re-prioritising their customer propositions? The quick-fire format will focus the presenters' minds to showcase what makes them the ideal partner in these challenging times and how they have pivoted their business to support the changing needs of the travel buyer and traveller. Key takeaways * Benchmark your current TMC against their competitors. * Discover what is new in the world of TMCs, from small to large providers. * Ask anonymous questions directly to the showcase presenters What to expect * A Zoom event consisting of a concise, punchy presentation/demo followed by a Q&A section from each of our 4 carefully selected suppliers.
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Meeting

Buyer Only 20 March 2024

Creative Industries Group

Connecting media and entertainment buyers who together problem solve and drive positive, purposeful change for their organisation, travellers, and industry alike. This group meets in person to discuss challenges specific to their sector. Key takeaways * An inclusive environment of collaboration, trust and transparency. * Acting with integrity the group aims to raise and address important industry topics. * Utilising experience from the media & entertainment industry, the group shares expertise with those who need it or will benefit from it. What to expect * An informal meeting format, which often concludes with a social. * Open to anyone within the creative industry sector*, the group welcomes new faces. * As a confidential forum actions are only circulated within the group. *This event is exclusively for buyers working within the creative industry sector. Please do not register for this meeting if
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Webinar

Supplier Only 21 March 2024

Buyer Insights Webinar

A concise 30-minute industry update using buyer insights taken from our Buyer Knowledge Exchange (BKE) two days prior to the event.   Gain a perspective on how the industry is responding by asking questions and getting further context on the topics that were discussed.   Key takeaways * Identify opportunities directly from your target audience. * Get a better understanding of the drivers and barriers to key buyer decisions. * Take advantage of a consolidated overview of the buyer challenges your customers are facing. What to expect * Zoom webinar format with discussion points and poll results presented for further clarity. * Chat function available during the event for peer networking. * Ask questions before the event during registration and throughout the event using the Q&A tab. * Closed Captioning is available for this event. [https://dkbmbajk8ggfc.cloudfront.net/image/bi.png] Rated by you: how your peers have benefitted
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Meeting

Buyer Only 21 March 2024

Chair’s Lunch

REGISTRATION FOR THIS EVENT IS NOW CLOSED PLEASE CONTACT SECREATARIAT@ITM.ORG.UK [secreatariat@itm.org.uk?subject=Chairs%20Lunch%2021%20March] TO BE PLACED ON OUR WAITLIST Connect with a small group of buyers to expand your network and debate pressing issues. Whether new to the industry or established in your role, this event aims to inspire thought-provoking discussion applicable to all programme sizes. Key takeaways * Establish and build valuable connections. * Learn from our diverse community and raise your profile within business travel. * Develop collaborations that contribute to positive change within the industry. What to expect * Round table meeting format with up to 15 buyers hosted by ITM Chair, Nikki Parsons in a relaxed setting. * Open to all buyers, seats are allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. * Dietary requirements you may have can be accommodated. Rated by you: how your peers have benefitted "The discussion
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Training

All Member 26 March 2024

Mastering Negotiation and Influence

MASTERING NEGOTIATION AND INFLUENCE IN A CHANGING BUSINESS TRAVEL LANDSCAPE  A curated training session conducted by SBR Consulting [https://sbrconsulting.com/] experts, designed to maximize your professional potential and give you the tools needed to succeed in your role. In today's rapidly changing business travel industry, organizations and professionals need to adapt and navigate through various challenges. This training is designed to equip participants with the essential negotiation and influence skills required to excel in this dynamic environment. The 60-minute virtual event aims to leave delegates with the knowledge and tools required to successfully negotiate contracts, build strategic partnerships, and drive positive outcomes amidst ongoing industry transformations, whether on the buyer or supplier side of the industry. Interaction will be via ‘chat’ whereby the delegate can comment, share and respond anonymously. Key Takeaways: * Improved negotiation skills to achieve favourable outcomes in business travel contracts and agreements. * Enhanced ability
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Meeting

Buyer Only 21 May 2024

Buyer Knowledge Exchange

Virtual confidential forum for buyers to meet, share challenges, and validate their approach and checklist considerations. Each month 25+ like-minded buyers meet to discuss their approach to key travel management topics. This is an opportunity for you to seek advice, gain a different perspective and raise concerns. Key takeaways * A sounding board for the latest industry changes. * Validate that your focus is on the right areas. * Advice on considerations and a sense check on your approach. What to expect * Zoom meeting format where delegates are encouraged to switch their camera on to aid participation. * Themes are collated from each registration form to guide the meeting agenda and circulated to the group a day prior to the event. * Time is allocated during the session for additional questions and connections made for further discussion offline. * Contributions can
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