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The 2-day conference programme is LIVE. It’s your chance to hear from visionaries, disruptors, innovators and industry experts fuelled with invaluable content and knowledge sharing first-hand to level up your travel programme.

With sessions addressing challenges, hot topics and future trends of the industry, across sustainability, diversity, meetings, traveller management and much more.

 

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12:00
  1. Pre-show conference: Registration and networking lunch
    Platinum Suite Room 1
    90 mins
13:30
  1. Platinum Suite Room 1
    15 mins
13:45
  1. Platinum Suite Room 1
    50 mins
    From January 2025, companies based or operating in the EU will not only have to report publicly on their business travel emissions but also state targets for reducing those emissions. Learn how this m ...
14:35
  1. Pre-show conference: Break
    Platinum Suite Room 1
    15 mins
14:50
  1. Platinum Suite Room 1
    85 mins
    No one can help a travel manager like other travel managers. Join the ultimate peer-to-peer networking session to connect with friends old and new. Engage in a series of small group conversations and ...
16:15
  1. Pre-show conference: Break
    Platinum Suite Room 1
    15 mins
16:30
  1. Platinum Suite Room 1
    50 mins
    Travel management is full of assumptions about what is and isn't the right way to do things. But are those received wisdoms correct, or do we need a re-think? Our agents provocateurs present their her ...
  2. Platinum Suite Room 5
    50 mins
    As you move towards the opening stages of your 2025 hotel RFPs, discover the big supply and demand, pricing, rate mix and other market dynamics that will inevitably shape your negotiations in the mont ...
19:00
  1. Pre-show dinner
    210 mins
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08:30
  1. Platinum Suite Room 1
    50 mins
    The BTN Group will kick off the 30th Annual Business Travel Show Europe  with a keynote address on the business implications of geopolitical events and the busy election cycle ahead from veteran BBC b ...
09:45
  1. Show Floor Theatre 1
    55 mins
    Part one of this year’s Business Travel Innovation Faceoff sees Groundspan, TripStax and Zenmer present their cutting-edge products, technologies or services to the judging panel and audience. Grounds ...
10:00
  1. Show Floor Theatre 2
    40 mins
    Getting a travel programme off the ground or reinventing the current one? Join this session for a quick-start guide to the key facets of managed travel: from safety, policy, performance, risk, and mor ...
11:00
  1. Platinum Suite Room 1
    50 mins
    Airlines are rapidly shutting down traditional distribution channels to corporate clients while opening up new ones. How should managers respond to changes that could be viewed by some as an opportuni ...
  2. Platinum Suite Room 5
    50 mins
    Some organisations now handle their business travel ground transportation more holistically, covering not just car hire and taxis but also commuter travel, public transport, short-term vehicle rental ...
  3. Platinum Suite Room 7
    50 mins
    Non-employee travel brings unique challenges, including payment, policy, risk, immigration and access to technology. Learn how to manage all these issues, keeping costs under control while hitting all ...
  4. Show Floor Theatre 2
    40 mins
    Corporate travel programmes get the best results when their travellers behave right because they want to, not because they have to. It all starts with a solid communications strategy. Come and find ou ...
  5. Show Floor Theatre 1
    20 mins
    Join Ryan Bushell, Head of Public Sector Sales at Enterprise Mobility, as he takes the stage to challenge the status quo of business travel. How can we redefine the way we move in the corporate world? ...
    Enterprise Mobility
11:40
  1. Show Floor Theatre 1
    20 mins
    With the expectations from travellers and C-Suite increasing, the role of the travel manager has to evolve and diversify at a rapid pace to keep up. Travel Managers have more responsibility than ever ...
    Direct ATPI logo
12:00
  1. Platinum Suite Room 1
    60 mins
    Can corporate clients rely on biofuels promoted as sustainable aviation fuel to reduce their business travel emissions, or can true sustainability only be achieved by travelling less? This session eva ...
  2. Platinum Suite Room 5
    50 mins
    Maximising room revenue has become an increasingly sophisticated science for hotel providers, exerting a direct influence on how much guests pay, when contracted rates are unavailable and much more th ...
  3. Platinum Suite Room 7
    50 mins
    Perhaps the poor relation of DEI strategies for too long, business travel suppliers, service providers and travel managers are finally getting serious about making travel work for employees ranging fr ...
  4. Show Floor Theatre 2
    40 mins
    A well-crafted policy is at the heart of any successful corporate travel programme. But what goes into that policy can vary massively depending on your company's goals, supplier network and culture. L ...
12:20
  1. Show Floor Theatre 1
    20 mins
    In a world dominated by consolidation, distribution challenges and a future of AI, is there still a place for customer service? Clarity’s Pat McDonagh and Ewan Kassir challenge the role of customer se ...
    Clarity
13:00
  1. Show Floor Theatre 1
    40 mins
    The business travel landscape is undergoing a rapid transformation. New Distribution Capability, innovative sourcing strategies, and more are revolutionising how we book, manage, and experience corpor ...
    Emburse
13:15
  1. Platinum Suite Room 1
    60 mins
    Remote and hybrid working are transforming how companies source and manage the blurring categories of business travel, internal team meetings, client meetings and other corporate events. Leading corpo ...
  2. Platinum Suite Room 5
    50 mins
    Rapid developments in technology, regulation and the supplier base make it vital to keep your payments strategy under constant review. They are also enabling payments to act as your friend to achieve ...
  3. Platinum Suite Room 7
    50 mins
    Whether it's cooperating on sustainability initiatives, seeking investment in tech innovation or much more besides, winning support from the top execs in your organisation is essential but easier said ...
  4. Show Floor Theatre 2
    40 mins
    Business travel is a major contributor to many companies' carbon footprints. For the sake of the planet, not to mention your corporate reputation, that needs to change. But how? From precise emissions ...
14:30
  1. Platinum Suite Room 1
    60 mins
    It has long been a dream to present travellers with personalised itineraries that fit not only their needs but also the cost and sustainability policies of their organisation. Does AI mean that moment ...
  2. Platinum Suite Room 5
    50 mins
    Relationships with airlines are increasingly becoming much more than simply agreeing a discount based on volume or market share. Learn how to optimise your return from your next round of carrier agree ...
  3. Platinum Suite Room 7
    50 mins
    Setting internal annual limits on travel-related emissions, and making an internal charge on those emissions, are sustainability theories now becoming highly effective practice. Learn how you too can ...
  4. Show Floor Theatre 2
    40 mins
    TMCs and hotel booking agencies streamline the booking process and help you gain control and visibility of your entire travel spend. But with hundreds of service providers to choose from, how do your ...
15:40
  1. Show Floor Theatre 1
    60 mins
    Part two of this year’s Business Travel Innovation Faceoff sees 3Sixty, Alō Index and eco.mio  present their cutting-edge products, technologies or services to the judging panel and audience. 3Sixty T ...
16:40
  1. 50 mins
    Join us on the BTN Group stand 4:40PM-5:30PM for a 30th birthday drink and a dance to our 90's playlist. Celebrating 30 years of helping buyers improve, benchmark and establish their travel programmes ...
07:00
  1. 90 mins
    Go! Running Tours is delighted to invite delegates of Business Travel Show Europe 2024 to join their morning running and brisk walking tours. There are two options to kick-start your morning. If you w ...
09:45
  1. Show Floor Theatre 1
    55 mins
    Part three of this year’s Business Travel Innovation Faceoff sees Mesh Payments, DWELLoptimal,  and Lumo present their cutting-edge products, technologies or services to the judging panel and audience ...
10:00
  1. Show Floor Theatre 2
    40 mins
    There are many online booking and expense management tools to choose from. Which one is right for you? And once you've chosen the best technology for your company, what then? We walk you through the s ...
10:50
  1. Platinum Suite Room 1
    60 mins
    It's increasingly clear that air supplier deals are not going back to how they were before 2020, with issues in play including reduced volumes, distribution changes, arguments over who the customer is ...
11:00
  1. Platinum Suite Room 5
    50 mins
    Overwhelmed by the sheer number of new products in the marketplace for travel managers and their travellers? Fear not. A travel IT innovation expert and travel manager conduct you on a whistle-stop to ...
  2. Platinum Suite Room 7
    50 mins
    Payments, policy, traveller communication and supplier relations are just some of the issues that become more complicated as soon as you start managing travel across borders. Come and join this buyer- ...
  3. Show Floor Theatre 2
    40 mins
    The biggest companies invest hundreds of millions of pounds each year in sending their people around the globe. It's a travel manager's job to spend that money wisely while also keeping their travelle ...
11:40
  1. Show Floor Theatre 2
    20 mins
    Exclusively for students: A tour of the Business Travel Show Europe exhibition hall, including such attractions as the BTN Group Start Up Zone and the Business Travel Technology Zone, as well as the P ...
12:00
  1. Platinum Suite Room 1
    60 mins
    As BTN Europe launches Europe's Leading TMCs 2024, the report's advisory board reveal how TMCs are delivering top-level service while reacting to trends such as sector consolidation, distribution uphe ...
  2. Platinum Suite Room 5
    50 mins
    Figuring out the most sustainable accommodation options is tough. Challenges include assessing a hotel's carbon footprint, understanding non-environmental factors (like staff pay and conditions), watc ...
  3. Platinum Suite Room 7
    50 mins
    Travel management professionals are increasingly recognising the need to care for the mental and physical health of employees who travel. Discover how to build an effective strategy for monitoring and ...
  4. Show Floor Theatre 2
    40 mins
    How can you provide an easy way for your travellers to pay for their trip while maintaining all-important control and generating the best possible data? With more options than ever to choose from toda ...
13:10
  1. Platinum Suite Room 1
    50 mins
    Reporting, demand management, supplier partnerships, carbon pricing and caps ' sustainability now permeates every aspect of a travel manager's work. Listen to travel managers at different stages of th ...
  2. Platinum Suite Room 5
    50 mins
    As transient travel and meetings increasingly overlap, what do travel managers need to re-strategise? Is it time to consolidate accommodation and event spend with one hotel chain, for instance ' and i ...
  3. Show Floor Theatre 2
    40 mins
    Management information is central to every aspect of travel management, from identifying supplier negotiation opportunities to monitoring traveller compliance and tracking employees in the event of an ...
  4. Platinum Suite Room 7
    45 mins
    Business travel is a multi-billion pound industry that's fast-paced and vital to the world's economy. But how do you start if you want to join this vibrant sector with opportunities for every kind of ...
14:15
  1. Platinum Suite Room 1
    60 mins
    What will happen to air, hotel and car hire pricing in the year ahead, and what's the macro-economic outlook that will shape underlying supply and demand issues? Don't miss our ever-popular crystal ba ...
  2. Platinum Suite Room 7
    50 mins
    An increasingly complex distribution and intermediary landscape is making travel managers less confident their travellers are accessing the best and lowest-priced trip choices. Come together in a buye ...
  3. Show Floor Theatre 2
    40 mins
    If your employees travel for business of any kind, you need to ensure their safety and communicate what to do in an emergency. However, duty of care is not just about crises and major world events ' i ...
15:20
  1. Show Floor Theatre 1
    40 mins
    The judges provide commentary on the presentations of the ten contestants in the 2023 Business Travel Innovation Faceoff and name the Business Travel Innovator Award. 

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