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Breakout sessions

Breakout Sessions

Tuesday March 17, 15.45 - 16.30 | Breakout session rooms
Breakout sessions - Block 1

  • Egencia presents: Travel as a strategic investment
    In this breakout session, Egencia is hosting a panel discussion where they have invited clients Essity and Nordic Entertainment Group to join. During the panel, they will share their insights and experiences on Corporate Travel Culture and elaborate around how a strong Travel Culture can be a competitive advantage in a global market. They will also touch on some of the most pressing questions of today:
     
    •  Duty of care – how does a company with large global presence manage business travel in the midst of a global health crisis? 
    • Sustainability - How can corporations foster a strong travel culture in harmony with the environment?
Host: Verena Funke, Senior Director Account Management EMEA, Egencia.
Panelists: Mats Lagerholm, Global Travel Manager - Essity and Sabina Lindqvist, Travel Manager - Nordic Entertainment Group.
 
  • Finnair presents: Sustainable, profitable growth in turbulent times
    As climate crisis has become a reality, more and more pressure is put on corporations to bring solutions and carry their responsibility. Business travel is often a significant portion of company’s carbon dioxide emissions. Travel managers are trying to balance cost and sustainability and find the optimal solution where company can both act responsibly towards the environment, and provide a best possible travel service for the employees.As climate crisis has become a reality, more and more pressure is put on corporations to bring solutions and carry their responsibility. Business travel is often a significant portion of company’s carbon dioxide emissions. Travel managers are trying to balance cost and sustainability and find the optimal solution where company can both act responsibly towards the environment, and provide a best possible travel service for the employees.

    Learning objectives:
    - Understand the environmental impact of business travel
    - Analyze the options available for sustainable travel 
    - Gain tools to find the best answers for your company
     

  • CWT presents: You think you know your travelers - but do you?
    This session is about understanding the factors that influence business traveler satisfaction. We’ll take a look at what causes stress and frustrations and talk about how you as Travel Mananger can help your travellers and strengthen the employer/employee relationship.

    Learning objectives:
    - What drives satisfaction when travelling anf how can you ensure your policy addresses employee needs
    - What stresses and frustrates travellers on the road and how can you help
    - What differences exist among regions

  • Europcar presents: The car is dead - Long live the car!
    With booming urbanization / metropolization worldwide (66% of the world population will live in cities in 2030), already causing massive congestion problems and alarming CO2 emissions levels, urban mobility ecosystems are in dire need of new solutions.

    We are at the dawn of a new era, where car ownership will no longer be the standard. A shift which is already happening in several cities, where people cleverly favor usage over ownership.

    Cities like Paris, Barcelona, Berlin, Milan have seen their car ownership rates drop over last 2-3 years. What do these cities have in common? Active car sharing players are working activly to make citizens lifes easier while tackling congestion and CO2 emissions.

 


Wednesday March 18, 10.45 - 11.30 | Breakout session rooms
Breakout sessions - Block 2

  • Taxback International presents: A data driven approach to Travel Management 
    Travel Managers today have jobs that are driven by data and insights. Compliance is high on the list of priorities from these insights, yet VAT is often overlooked as a critical part in achieving Compliance at the same time as making your T&E budget last longer. 

    Learning objectives: 
    - How to optimize your travel budget by getting something back from your T&E spend. 
    - Opportunity to benchmark your company against others globally and gain from these insights.  
     
  • FCM Travel Solutions presents: With AI and all future technology - will the service of a TMC still be useful? 
    The business travel landscape change quickly with modern technologies and innovations. This together with demands from corporate and travelers, push the TMC into new future shapes to be valid. 

    As a market-leading global business travel management company, FCM has extensive experience in delivering the perfect blend of innovative customer focused technology, award winning service, highly skilled and knowledgeable employees and the global negotiation power to maximise the return on investment of your travel spend. 

  • Amadeus presents: Don't count the calories after you've eaten the cake. 
    Expense data provides a wealth of information related to your travel managed program. But relying on it to make decisions is analogous to going on a diet and counting the calories after you've eaten the cake. Discover how you should leverage your travel program by optimizing your travel diet with content, compliance and data in time to make the right decision to hit that travel calorie goal!

    Learning Objectives
    Understand your content needs – The new distribution landscape
    - How to set a policy to drive real compliance
    - Solve the challenge of better controlling budget before it is spent
    - Apply data to make intelligent, timely decisions

  • Avis Budget Group presents: Future - Mobility going forward
    Car rental used to be little more than a formality when it came to managed travel, way behind air travel and hotels on buyers’ priority lists. But with new options such as car sharing, short-term rentals and the use of electric vehicles offering an increasingly wide range of flexible, money-saving and potentially emission-reducing alternatives, the industry is at a tipping point.

    Learning Objectives
    - Reinventing Rental
    - Digitising our Business
    - Develop new business models


Wednesday March 18, 11.45 - 12.30 | Breakout session rooms
Breakout sessions - Block 3

  • BCD Travel presents: Remove your procurement hat and embrace consumerisationWithin corporate travel the hotel segment is the most challenging category for driving traveller adoption. This session is designed to challenge the procurement mindset and put attendees into the shoes of their consumers — the travellers themselves.
     
  • American Express Global Business Travel presents: “Creating a fully integrated, end-to-end travel program - how do you make the journey and what are the benefits”End-to-end integration of your travel and expense process drives efficiency, improves traveler satisfaction and productivity, and delivers tangible results that supports your company’s goals. But what are the barriers to success and how do you move from aspiration to reality? In an interactive session we will discuss how you engage key stakeholders, demonstrate leadership within your organization, and drive changes that delivers real benefits.
     

  • SAP Concur presents: Can travel programs encourage sustainable business models in today's economy?
    In the exponential economy and digital disruption, companies are in constant need to re-adapt their products, services and culture to their evolving customer and industry needs. Combining customer experience and operative data is key to develop agile and sustainable business models. In this session SAP Concur will explore how travel programs can add tangible value to the business and finance department to support business sustainability.

 

 

 


We look forward to seeing you in Stockholm!