Our conference programme is packed with a lineup of insightful experts, and invaluable content to get the heart of your business pumping again. You can explore the conference programme by filtering content streams, session type and knowledge level. All sessions are shown in local time.

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  1. Show Floor Theatre 2
    • Management
    • Technology & data management
    • TMCs, Payment and service providers
    • Traveller Management
    Creating a positive culture at the workplace is no small feat. But with the right mindset and plans in place, business travel can be a surefire way to do it. In this presentation, we'll discuss how bu ...

    Sponsored by:

    Egencia

  2. South Gallery Room 19
    • Business Travel Innovation Faceoff
    The 2022 Business Travel Innovation Faceoff will feature nine presentations of cutting-edge products, technologies and services developed by suppliers to address industry challenges and support manage ...
  3. Show Floor Theatre 1
    • Ethical Travel Trail
    • Management
    • Air & Ground Transport
    • Technology & data management
    • Traveller Management
    • Corporate social responsibility
    In September 2020, Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi pledged that Uber would become a zero-emission platform by 2040. In this session, we’ll talk about how Uber is working to do just that, and discuss the co ...

    Sponsored by:

    Uber for Business

  4. Show Floor Theatre 1
    Join us for a discussion about a travel platform based on centralised data, an avid appetite for integrations, and technology modules delivering great service based on always-consistent information. * ...

    Sponsored by:

    TripStax

  5. South Gallery Room 19
    • Business Travel Innovation Faceoff
    The 2022 Business Travel Innovation Faceoff will feature nine presentations of cutting-edge products, technologies and services developed by suppliers to address industry challenges and support manage ...
  6. South Gallery Room 19
    • Business Travel Innovation Faceoff
    The 2022 Business Travel Innovation Faceoff will feature nine presentations of cutting-edge products, technologies and services developed by suppliers to address industry challenges and support manage ...
  7. South Gallery Room 19
    • Business Travel Innovation Faceoff
    The 2022 Business Travel Innovation Faceoff will feature nine presentations of cutting-edge products, technologies and services developed by suppliers to address industry challenges and support manage ...
  8. South Gallery Room 19
  9. South Gallery Room 19
    Conference starts with a welcome followed by the opening panel session. *Session content developed and presented by TripActions. This is a sponsored session and by watching this, you consent to your d ...

    Sponsored by:

    TripActions

  10. South Gallery Room 19
    • Traveller Management
    Networking sandwich lunch available as delegates arrive
  11. South Gallery Room 19
    Registration opens in the CentrEd Conference Centre at ExCel (Please note new location)
  12. Show Floor Theatre 1
    • Technology & data management
    • TMCs, Payment and service providers
    • Traveller Management

     

    Sponsored by:

    Sabre

  13. South Gallery Room 13
    • Management
    • Traveller Management
    • Corporate social responsibility
    Modern day policies need to be cost-effective, incorporate sustainability efforts, and maintain compliance, all whilst considering the users. Discover some tried and tested ways to rethink your polici ...

    Sponsored by:

    SAP Concur

  14. South Gallery Room 19
    • Hosted Buyer Only
    • Corporate social responsibility
    Hosted buyer only: Pioneering travel managers are starting to “buy social” – sourcing from suppliers that channel most or all their profits into good causes. Discover how and why you can join this mov ...
  15. Show Floor Theatre 1
    • Meetings
    Companies often spend as much, or even more on meetings as they do on regular business travel, yet they find it much harder to get their arms around this often well-hidden major cost. Learn what you c ...
  16. Show Floor Theatre 1
    • Ethical Travel Trail
    • Corporate social responsibility
    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 ...
  17. Show Floor Theatre 1
    • Risk Management
    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 ...
  18. Show Floor Theatre 1
    • TMCs, Payment and service providers
    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 ...
  19. Show Floor Theatre 1
    • Management
    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 ...
  20. Show Floor Theatre 1
    • My career, organisation and team
    • Traveller Management
    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 ...
  21. Show Floor Theatre 1
    • Management
    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 ...
  22. Show Floor Theatre 1
    • Technology & data management
    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 ...
  23. Show Floor Theatre 1
    • Technology & data management
    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 ...
  24. Show Floor Theatre 2
    • Management
    A travel procurement professional-turned-academic and other experts reveal the growing potential for choice architecture: techniques to configure booking tools, policy and employee communications so t ...
  25. Show Floor Theatre 2
    • Risk Management
    • Corporate social responsibility
    The 2020s has so far proved the decade of risk management. Coronavirus cemented risk mitigation as the number one priority for travel managers. But there are plenty of other threats to consider too, i ...
  26. Show Floor Theatre 2
    • Ethical Travel Trail
    • Air & Ground Transport
    • Corporate social responsibility
    Much discussed but little understood, SAF is increasingly touted as the way corporations can keep flying without damaging the environment. But is SAF truly a breakthrough or harmful greenwashing? And ...
  27. Show Floor Theatre 2
    • Air & Ground Transport
    • Accommodation
    How are the big economic and sector-specific trends likely to influence air, hotel and car rental/round transportation buying over the year ahead? With supply and demand dynamics completely upended in ...
  28. South Gallery Room 12
    • Hosted Buyer Only
    • Air & Ground Transport
    Hosted buyer only: Strong demand and acute vehicle shortages are combining to create major price and availability issues for corporate users of car rental. Learn what practical steps you can take to s ...
  29. South Gallery Room 12
    • Hosted Buyer Only
    • Technology & data management
    • Risk Management
    • Traveller Management
    Hosted buyer only: Almost every line of your travel policy needs reviewing after the upheavals of the last couple of years. This session takes a fine tooth-comb to figure out what should be replaced a ...
  30. South Gallery Room 12
    • Hosted Buyer Only
    • Technology & data management
    • My career, organisation and team
    • Risk Management
    • Traveller Management
    Hosted buyer only: Political, tax, Covid and other changes all mean entering a foreign country requires complying with far more rules in the 2020s than used to be the case. What barriers do your trave ...
  31. South Gallery Room 12
    • Hosted Buyer Only
    • TMCs, Payment and service providers
    Hosted buyer only: TMC relationships are arguably the topic discussed more than any other when travel managers get together. In this buyer-only session talk frankly with your peers about staffing, own ...
  32. South Gallery Room 12
    • Hosted Buyer Only
    • Management
    Hosted buyer only: One policy, one set of suppliers, one process can generate major savings and other business benefits – but it’s not always easy to keep local subsidiaries onside with your worldwide ...
  33. South Gallery Room 12
    • Hosted Buyer Only
    • Air & Ground Transport
    • TMCs, Payment and service providers
    • Accommodation
    Hosted buyer only: Travel buyers are increasingly moving away from huge hotel and air RFP exercises towards flexible, always-on deal management with preferred vendors. What do you gain, and are there ...
  34. South Gallery Room 12
    • Hosted Buyer Only
    • Technology & data management
    • TMCs, Payment and service providers
    • My career, organisation and team
    Hosted buyer only: Travel managers are increasingly being put in charge of the company expense process by their employers, just as the tools available are taking great leaps forward and regulatory req ...
  35. South Gallery Room 12
    • Hosted Buyer Only
    • Technology & data management
    • Meetings
    • TMCs, Payment and service providers
    Hosted buyer only: FinTech’s transformation of corporate payments is opening intriguing opportunities such as TMC-owned virtual tools to improve how you manage travel. What does this dramatic new land ...
  36. South Gallery Room 12
    • Hosted Buyer Only
    • Management
    Hosted buyer only: Negotiating outstanding agreements is tough, especially if you’ve been thrown into it without much training. So how do you secure the best service at the best price? And how do you ...
  37. South Gallery Room 13
    • Ethical Travel Trail
    • My career, organisation and team
    • Corporate social responsibility
    We’re increasingly understanding just how big but hidden an issue mental health is for working people. But how does being on the road affect business travellers and how do you monitor, manage and redu ...
  38. South Gallery Room 13
    • Meetings
    Sourcing dynamics and price expectations for meetings procurement have been up-ended completely over the last two years. Learn how you can thrive in this radically transformed meetings management envi ...
  39. South Gallery Room 13
    • Management
    Mergers and acquisitions activity topped $5 trillion for the first time in 2021, smashing a 15-year-old record. But bringing together the travel programmes of two or more merged or acquired companies ...
  40. South Gallery Room 13
    • Meetings
    • Risk Management
    Businesses need to manage multiple risks around their meetings programmes, with demand and stakeholder expectations shooting back to pre-pandemic levels while suppliers struggle to keep pace. Learn ho ...
  41. South Gallery Room 13
    • Ethical Travel Trail
    • Corporate social responsibility
    Buyers are finding lack of reliablly granular emissions data a major obstacle to the urgent task of making their travel programmes Greener. Why is transparent reporting such a problem and what solutio ...
  42. South Gallery Room 13
    • Ethical Travel Trail
    • My career, organisation and team
    • Corporate social responsibility
    DEI is finally getting the attention it needs in corporate travel – and now there are some fantastic examples of buyers and suppliers working together to achieve real change. In this highly interactiv ...
  43. South Gallery Room 19
    • Hosted Buyer Only
    • Management
    Hosted buyer only: No one can help a travel manager like other travel managers. Join the ultimate peer-to-peer networking session as each buyer shares their biggest success of the past 12 months, then ...
  44. South Gallery Room 19
    • Hosted Buyer Only
    • Management
    Hosted buyer only: 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 provocateur ...
  45. South Gallery Room 19
    • Ethical Travel Trail
    • Corporate social responsibility
    The pressure is on corporations even more post-COP26 to achieve net-zero emissions, but making business travel sustainable is far easier said than done. Learn from those who have done it (and those ju ...
  46. South Gallery Room 19
    • Management
    Covid and climate crisis combined mean business travel is unlikely to return to 2019 levels for many companies. That permanent drop in volume has major consequences for everything from impaired buying ...
  47. South Gallery Room 19
    • TMCs, Payment and service providers
    It’s been a bruising couple of years for travel management companies as plunging bookings have decimated revenues. Lingering problems include chronic TMC staffing challenges and fee structures which s ...
  48. South Gallery Room 19
    • My career, organisation and team
    The days of travel managers focusing solely on finding the best prices are long gone. Risk management, compliance and sustainability are just some of the key elements of a much wider strategic role to ...
  49. South Gallery Room 19
    • Meetings
    • My career, organisation and team
    • Traveller Management
    Many employees no longer work alongside each other in offices. That’s having profound implications for why, where and how they travel for business, and also when and how companies bring their people t ...

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