• Tuesday 27 November
  • Wednesday 28 November
  • Thursday 29 November

08h00 - 17h00

Expo Selection 2019

08h00 - 19h30

Registration is open

09h00 - 12h00

Committee Meetings (invitation only)

09h00 - 17h30

GBTA Broadcast Studio

12h00 - 13h00

First Timers Session

This session made possible by

13h00 - 14h00

Lunch and Networking in the Expo

(View the 2018 Expo Map)

14h00 - 14h15

Official Opening - Centre Stage

14h15 - 14h45

Opening Keynote

 

Speaker

Peter Fisk, Business Innovator, Strategist and Marketer

 

This session made possible by

14h45 - 15h15

Centre Stage

Successful Women Leading in Business Travel

 

Speaker

Heike Birlenbach, Senior Vice President Sales Lufthansa Hub Airlines and Chief Commercial Officer Hub Frankfurt, Lufthansa Group

Emma Wilson, VP Marketing, Sabre

Daniela Schade, Managing Director AccorHotels Deutschland GmbH & COO AccorHotels Central Europe, AccorHotels

15h30 - 16h00

Education Sessions

16h15 - 16h45

Education Sessions

17h00 - 17h30

Education Sessions

17h30 - 19h30

Welcome Reception

Welcome Reception made possible by

08h30-18h00

Registration is open

08h30-17h00

Expo Selection 2019

08h30-09h30

Breakfast in Expo

(View the 2018 Expo Map)

09h00-17h30

GBTA Broadcast Studio

09h30-10h00

Centre Stage

Airline C-Level Panel - The 2020 Vision on Aviation

 

Speakers

Harry Hohmeister, Member of the Executive Board & Chief Officer Hub Management, Lufthansa Group​

Juha Jarvinen, Chief Commercial Officer, Finnair 

Shai Weiss, Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer and incoming Virgin Atlantic CEO

 

This session made possible by

10h00-10h30

Centre Stage

Turning the Tables – Buyers Take Centre Stage

Speaker: 

Yannis Karmis
Senior vice president, Product Planning & Development
BCD Travel

Speaker: 

Gehan Colliander
Head of Global Travel
The Boston Consulting Group

Mark Cuschieri
Head of Global Travel Management
UBS

This session made possible by

10h30-11h15

Networking Break in Expo

(View the 2018 Expo Map)

11h30-12h00

Education Sessions

12h15-12h45

Education Sessions

13h00-14h15

Networking Lunch with David Meade - Mind Your Business: Influence for Success

(Doors open at 12:45)

Mind Your Business: Influence for Success

Speaker

David Meade

Speaker | Trainer | Facilitator

 

Networking Lunch made possible by

14h15-15h00

Coffee, Networking and Dessert in Expo

(View the 2018 Expo Map)

15h00-16h00

Arena - Estrel Congress Center

The Big Idea *New Format*

This session made possible by

16h15-16h45

Education Sessions

17h00-17h30

Education Sessions

18h00 – 19h30

Media Cocktail Party (invitation only)

19h30

Big Night Out

Venue  - Spindler & Klatt

08h30-14h00

Registration is open

08h30-12h00

Expo Selection 2019

08h30-09h30

Breakfast, Networking in Expo

(View the 2018 Expo Map)

09h00-13h30

GBTA Broadcast Studio

09h30-10h00

Education Sessions

10h00-10h15

Grab and Go Coffee

10h15-11h15

Knowledge Bazaar - Buyer only session
Supplier Masterclass - Supplier only session

11h15-12h00

Networking Break in Expo

(View the 2018 Expo Map)

12h00-12h30

Closing Centre Stage

Accommodation Panel - The Tech Effect

Speakers
 
Ripsy Bandourian, Senior Director of Partnerships & Booking.com for Business , Booking.com

Martin Biermann, CPO , HRS Global Hotel Solutions

Lennert de Jong, Chief Commercial Officer , citizenM hotels

Eric-Jan Krausch, Founder & CEO, Acomodeo

 

12h30-13h00

Interesting Times

 

13h00-14h00

Lunch, Networking in Expo

(View the 2018 Expo Map)

14h00

Conference Close

Q

Where is this year’s GBTA Conference 2018 - Berlin in Partnership with VDR located?

AThis year’s Conference will be in Berlin and at the Estrel Congress Center.
Q

I have more questions. Where can I learn more?

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