Program

Nordic Business Travel Summit 2018 | Designing Future Travel

We look forward to welcoming you to the 11th edition of the Nordic meeting for travel management professionals

Radisson Blu Seaside Hotel, Helsinki, March 15 – 16, 2018

We will, for the first time ever, hand out the Nordic Business Travel Awards during NBTS! All buyer members of the Nordic Business Travel associations will have the possibility to vote for their favorite supplier in different categories.

The first ever Nordic Business Travel Awards will be handed out during NBTS 2018!

Timeline
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Thursday, March 15

11.30                   Registration and Networking lunch sponsored by Sixt
                            Make sure you also visit our sponsors!

13.00                   Welcome to NBTS 2018 | Designing Future Travel
                            You can look forward to a very interesting first day program, where we will explore the                                  disruptors of our industry

                             - Traveltopia – a land full of happy travellers
                               Keynote speaker: Johnny Thorsen of Mezi

                             - IN DISRUPTION… WE TRUST
                               Landry Holi, brought to you by Amadeus

                             World Café exercise – last years’ success repeated! Same format, new questions!

                             There will be plenty of time for networking and visiting the sponsors during
                             the afternoon


19.00                   Time to network and talk about Designing Future Travel
                            Drinks and dinner reception at the Clarion Hotel Helsinki – sponsored by Amadeus


Friday, March 16

08.45                   Welcome to Day 2 of NBTS 2018

                            r-AI-sing the Travel Management Game
                            Mia Andersson, Festive Road

                            Taking Mobility as a Service from Vision to Reality
                            - Opportunities for the Nordics

                            Kaj Pyyhtiä, MaaS Global

                           
Future of Business Travel Payment 
                            - Focus on payment trends and the impact on our industry 

                            Melvin van Wingerden and Ulrich Danz,  AirPlus International 

                            Travel risk in real life – a true story
                            Nicola Lomas, International SOS

10.45                   Coffee Break, networking and sponsor visits

11.30                   GDPR: 3 things to check before May
                            Kasey Chappelle, American Express Global Business Travel

                            GBTA Advocacy: an update on Industry Affairs
                            Jo Dardenne, Grayling

                            Current trends in the airline industry: good or bad news for the buyer!?
                            Christoph Klenner, ETTSA

                            A personal view on Future Business Travel
                            Mikko Turtiainen, Finnair

                            Closing words and passing on the Budstikke to DBTA
                            Sari Viljamaa, FBTA

13.00                   Farewell lunch

 

We look forward to seeing you in Helsinki!