The Midwest Business Travel Association (Midwest BTA), a local chapter of the National Business Travel Association (NBTA), will host the 3rd Annual Education Forum, on June 27th at the Hyatt Regency O’Hare. Featured speaker…
The Midwest Business Travel Association (Midwest BTA), a local chapter of the National Business Travel Association (NBTA), will host the 3rd Annual Education Forum, on June 27th at the Hyatt Regency O’Hare. Featured speaker, Nuria Fernandez, Aviation Commissioner, City of Chicago will address with updates on Chicago’s airports.
As head of the Chicago Airport System, Fernandez oversees the management, planning, design, operation and maintenance of O’Hare and Midway International Airports. “We are excited so many prestigious speakers have agreed to participate,” said Carole Liberti, President of the Midwest BTA.
Other keynote speakers are: Sean McCurdy, Instate Hotels & Resorts, Nick Vournakis, Vice President, Carlson Wagonlit Travel, Hotel Solutions Group, Michael Whitaker, Senior VP, Alliances, International and Regulatory, United Airlines, Diane Hoppe, Manager, Global Travel/Aviation, Kraft Foods, Michael Lyons, Travel Manager, HSBC, Mark Walton, Principal, Consulting Strategies, Charlie Sultan, Managing Director for Sales, Planning & Analysis, American Airlines, Bob Chaps, Vice President, Regional Sales, Central Region, Avis Budget Group, and Craig Banikowski Director Global Travel Management, Hilton Hotels Corporation.
A variety of topics will be covered throughout the day touching on the key aspects of what is impacting travel today and more importantly what buyers and suppliers should anticipate moving forward. Dynamic hotel pricing, global risk management, and benchmarking are just to highlight a few of the day’s many sessions and panels that attendees will gain further insights and best practices.
“Our education committee, has once again exceeded the Board’s expectations on putting together an event that will provide true take away value to our members and attendees trying to optimize their travel programs.”
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