4th Quarter Educational Forum - Jacksonville

November 19, 2020
10:30 AM - 4:15 PM
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Florida Blue Conference Center

Jacksonville, FL

Our 2020 Next Gen Series will close with an event that brings it all together; developing new travel policy parameters in a changing industry, coupled with strategically managing supplier relationships to deliver to that new policy.  Ralph Colunga, Thought Leader-Travel & Expense Technologies at SAP Concur and award winning travel professional is our our keynote speaker.  Ralph will address the changing landscape in travel policy development and supplier relationships.  Our panel of experts (noted below) will share where travel policy meets suppliers with the goal of creating a cohesive environment of traveler satisfaction and cost savings.  We will also feature, Jeff Berk, CEO of TripKicks, that will share how gamification can help deliver to policy compliance, supplier volumes and savings.


Damien Monticello - Senior Manager, Travel - Florida Blue

Fabiano Laux - Sales Account Manager - Delta Airlines

Matthew Wolfman - Corporate Account Manager - Avis Budget Group

Tina Bundy - Global Account Manager - Fox Travel


10:30 am - 11:30 am - Direct Member Roundtable hosted by CNFBTA President, Randy Griswold

11:30 am - 12:00 Noon - Registration and Networking

12:00 Noon - 4:00 pm - Luncheon and Educational Sessions

Keynote Speaker

Ralph Colunga, Thought Leader- Travel and Expense Technologies, SAP Concur

Ralph, is a senior member of the SAP Concur Business Operations management team serving as Thought Leader - Travel and Expense Technology Solutions.

He assists the product development teams, as well as supports the global sales and marketing efforts of Concurs travel and expense solutions and services.

Previously he was the Vice President of Global Mobility managing the Travel, Corp. Card and Lease Car programs at both SAP and SAP Concur.

He is a thirty year travel industry subject matter expert having established and managed the global travel, expense and card programs at Salesforce.com, Oracle, Cisco Systems and AMD before joining Concur, and then SAP before returning back to SAP Concur.

In December 2019 Ralph was inaugurated into the BTN Business Travel Hall of Fame.

Recognized for his vision, innovation and leadership style, Ralph and his past teams have also been the recipients of numerous travel and expense industry awards to include;

  •  2002 – Best Global Vision – Assn of Corporate Travel Executives (ACTE) 
  • 2004 – Best Practitioner - Corporate Travel /Single Global GDS – Business Travel News
  • 2007 – International Travel Manager of the Year – Business Travel News
  • 2011 – WW Excellence Award- Management of Corp Travel & Expense – ACTE  
  • 2013 – Spotlight on Transformation – GBTA Inaugural Award
  • 2019 – Business Travel Hall of Fame – BTN Group


$55.00 Guest - All Access Member (non-CNFBTA chapter)

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4th Quarter Educational Forum - Jacksonville

November 19, 2020
10:30 AM - 4:15 PM

Florida Blue Conference Center

Jacksonville, FL

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