During the course of the show, which will take place in the ADNEC, Abu Dhabi from 25-27 March, the following sessions will be delivered in conjunction with ACTE:
- Hear from the author: Optimising Business Travel in the Middle East - 25 Mar 2013, 16:00 - 17:00 in the Knowledge Hub Chris Pouney, Director of Severnside Consulting and author of research paper ‘Optimising Business Travel in the Middle East’, will uncover the ways in which international and local corporations leverage their managed travel spend. The seminar will also provide an insight and overview of supply chain dynamics, connectivity and opportunities.
- An Interactive Panel Discussion: How to Maximise your Middle East Travel Management Programme - 26 Mar 2013, 10:00 - 11:00 in the Knowledge Hub. A panel discussion hosted by Danny Barranger, Vice President of Global Sales at Etihad Airways and Thomas Grundner, Vice President of Sales at the Jumeirah Group will highlight critical success factors that enable local and international business travel buyers and suppliers, to maximise managed travel programme output in the Middle East.
- Unearthing Savings: Consolidating Business Travel Management, Meetings & Conferences - 26 Mar 2013, 13:00 - 14:00 in the Knowledge Hub. Business Travel expert Thomas Grundner will explore strategies in which business travel and meetings managers can collaborate to leverage consolidated spend, in order to create significant time and process efficiencies in addition to cost savings.
GIBTM 2013 takes place on the 25th – 27th March, 2013.