4th Quarter 2018 CNFBTA Educational Forum

November 08, 2018
11:30 AM - 5:45 PM
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Jacksonville FL Hotel TBD

Jacksonville, FL
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Many travel managers are now being asked to help control the cost of meetings and reduce overall risk to their companies.  Corporate meetings continues to be a major component of business travel and the dollars invested in events and meetings is oftentimes not as strictly managed as other components of a managed travel program.  And this is definately an area where you can find value not only in the bottom line but also in operational efficiencies and risk reduction.

Our Keynote Speaker, Nick Pupa, Category Manager, DSM Group Sourcing and GBTA SMMP Committee member will discuss "Building a Best in Class Strategic Meeting Management Program."  A panel of your peers will share their experience and knowledge in creating and maintaining a viable meeting management program.   Our panelists will include:

  • Steve Felahis, SMMP - Moderator.  Independent Meeting Consultant
  • Cheryl Schreiner, CMP, CMM - Regional Vice President - Helms Briscoe
  • Travel Inc. Group Operations Manager
  • Travel & Meeting Manager
  • Destination Management Company

 

Our industry keynote, Alisa de Gaspe Beaubien, Vice President of Groupize will highlight technology and how it can be leveraged.

We will also include roundtable discussion on Meeting Management Hot Topics.

GBTA - CE credits will apply.

Agenda

  • 12:30 PM - Registration & Networking
  • 1:00 PM - Lunch
  • 1:30 PM - Educational Forum
  • 4:45 PM - 5:30 PM - Networking cocktails & Raffle

 

Please join us.  This promises to be an event to help you build or expand your strategy to deliver to Meetings Management.

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