2021 Events

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Innovate 2021New York, NY - October 22, 2021Register Now

Innovate is the premier corporate travel industry event combining cutting-edge education, technology innovators and industry networking for hundreds of corporate travel managers/travel procurement professionals with an annual T&E budget of $5 million or more.  Attendees participate in their choice of Think Tanks and Master Classes and the Business Travel Innovation Faceoff, featuring a dozen presentations of cutting-edge products, technologies and services developed by suppliers to address industry challenges and support managed business travel and/or business travelers. Each presenter has seven-minutes of uninterrupted speaking time followed by four-minutes of Q&A from a panel of expert judges and two-minutes of audience Q&A. Two winners will be chosen; one selected by the judges and you get to vote for the People’s Choice Award Winner.   

"Innovate 2019 was (as Innovate in the past has been) well put together.  I look forward to attending this conference to not only participate in the Master Classes and Think Tank discussions, but to learn about the new innovations that are coming up the pipeline for use in the Travel Industry." 
- Nan Lindstrom, Global Travel Manager, HMCC, ZOLL Medical


 

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10th Annual Business Travel Tech Talk LondonMillennium Chelsea Harbour Hotel, London, UK - 23 NovemberSave the Date

The 10th Annual Business Travel Tech Talk London is a one-day conference dedicated to travel management technology and designed exclusively for corporate travel managers and procurement professionals.

 

“An interactive day of tech presentations and open questions with some really interesting buyer insights that help motivate you to look at your own programme again in new ways.”
- Stephen Lascelles, Travel Programme Manager, UK, WPP




Is data on your mind? Join over a hundred corporate travel managers focused on travel data management at the 4th Annual Business Travel Intelligence Summit America virtual event. Explore solutions to industry challenges, share best practices, and learn from experts.

“Avoid analysis paralysis - learn best practices for managing your data at the Travel Business Intelligence Summit!” - Jennie Robertson, Travel Manager, InVision

“Valuable insights and data shared with proven results.  Great way to share ideas, challenges and issues.  Extremely valuable program for buyers, suppliers and consultants alike.”
- David Kuffel, Sr. Manager, Travel and Corporate Card, Procurement, LendingClub Corporation


The 4th annual Strategic Meetings Summit Europe is a one-day, buyer-focused conference designed to unite corporate travel professionals focused on strategic meetings management and provide a platform for information sharing and in person, face-to-face networking.



 

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7th Annual Strategic Meetings Summit New YorkConvene One Liberty Plaza, New York City - November 11, 2021Register Now

The BTN Group's 7th Annual Strategic Meetings Summit New York is a one-day conference uniting senior level meeting executives and corporate travel managers focused on strategic meetings management. Attendees gather intelligence on industry developments and share experiences, challenges, and solutions with peers in an open forum along with in person, face-to-face networking.




Business Travel News announces its 37th Travel Manager of the Year and Best Practitioners, honored for their industry accomplishments and innovations, at its annual reception with 300+ travel industry professionals

“This is always the must attend event of the year to reward and recognize our industries best and brightest.  Bravo to BTN for being resilient and bringing this event to life virtually.  Now more than ever we need to celebrate each other and highlight the exceptional work of our industry colleagues.” 
- Michelle DeCosta, Head of Meetings & Travel Center of Excellence, Takeda


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11th Annual Business Travel Tech Talk ChicagoLoews Chicago Hotel - November 30, 2021Save the Date

The 11th Annual Business Travel Tech Talk Chicago is a one-day conference dedicated to travel management technology and designed exclusively for corporate travel managers and procurement professionals.

 

“As a new Travel Manager, I found the content insightful and I feel far more prepared to tackle this new responsibility after having attended this event.”
- Beth Faubel, Senior Manager, Meeting Services, HIMSS




The 2021 Business Travel Accommodations Summit Europe Virtual Event is focused on the changed landscape of the lodging industry. 2020 was a tipping point for most travel managers in terms of the hotel RFP, pricing and other negotiating practices. As travel slowly resumes and more lodging/accommodation providers re-open, this is the year to dig into how megatrends, such as sustainability and the future of remote work, can impact lodging partnerships as well as looking at how the needs of the traveler have changed in a post-pandemic world.




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10th Annual Business Travel Hall of FameSt. Regis Hotel NY, December 6, 2021Learn More

The BTN Group established the Business Travel Hall of Fame in 2011 to recognize those executives who blazed trails and shaped what has become today’s business travel landscape.

Join over 250 of your travel industry colleagues at the 10th Annual Business Travel Hall of Fame induction ceremony and dinner as the BTN Group recognizes four of the travel industry's most influential executives who helped shape today's business travel landscape and created legacies of achievement. Each Business Travel Hall of Fame inductee will share their industry views; past, present and future.

The black-tie reception/dinner will be held at the St. Regis Hotel in New York City on Monday, December 6 from 6:30pm-11:00pm and is invitation only.


 

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14th Annual The Beat LiveNew York, NY - December 7, 2021Register Today

The Beat Live, a travel business conference, is a thought-provoking event focused on the key issues in travel distribution, technology and managed corporate travel. Its signature news, views and interviews format is modeled after The Beat, The BTN Group’s subscription news service for travel management company representatives, technologists, distributors, management professionals, suppliers and other industry influencers. This executive-level conference features candid commentary, substantial audience interaction and extensive networking.

Early Bird Rate (through October 22): $695.00

Regular Rate (after October 22): $895.00


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11th Annual Business Travel Trends and Forecasts DallasLive! by Loews Arlington, Texas - December 14, 2021Save the Date

The 11th Annual Business Travel Trends & Forecasts Dallas is one-day, buyer-focused conference designed to reunite corporate travel professionals and provide a platform for information sharing, live and in person. Through expert-led sessions and interactive discussions, attendees gather intelligence on industry changes and discuss with fellow corporate buyers common challenges, effective solutions and future trends in business travel management and technology.


The 2021 Business Travel Lodging Summit America Virtual Event is focused on the changed landscape of the lodging industry. 2020 was a tipping point for most travel managers in terms of the hotel RFP, pricing and other negotiating practices. As travel slowly resumes and more lodging/accommodation providers re-open, this is the year to dig into how megatrends, such as sustainability and the future of remote work, can impact lodging partnerships as well as looking at how the needs of the traveler have changed in a post-pandemic world.


 

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Business Travel Show EuropeLondon, UK - 30 September - 01 October, 2021Now Available On Demand
Business Travel Show Europe, presented by The BTN Group, is the place where travel buyers, procurement, and bookers from across Europe go to start, improve, or benchmark their travel programmes.

Focussing solely on business travel, it brings all the innovations, knowledge, and contacts together into one place to allow buyers and bookers to put the corporate traveller at the heart of every story. The unique hosted buyer programme brings many top-level decision-makers to the show with a minimum £1 million travel budget.

The show provides a forum for the industry to talk travel, learn new practices and exciting new techniques, and meet with colleagues and network. It is a show where the industry comes together to do business effectively. Entry to the event is free. Join us on 30 September - 01 October 2021 by registering today.

Business Travel Show America returns for a one day, virtual expo on September 23, 2021. Attendees will experience the trademark content they trust and expect from the BTN Group, including live specialized education sessions, expert speakers including corporate travel buyers, supplier executives, consultants, and interviews with the travel industries leading CEO’s.
 
The virtual expo floor will include exhibitor booths where travel suppliers can host one-to-one video chats, feature a promotional video, and conduct demos/presentations from their virtual booth during three-hours of dedicated expo time. 




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