2013 Education Symposium

Please join us September 25th at Genworth Financial Headquarters in Richmond, Virginia for our Biennial Education Symposium. The Education Day program is designed to challenge today’s Corporate Travel Professional. It is our goal to provide content that helps attendees develop new strategies that innovate, motivate and energize themselves, as well as those around them. We have assembled a dynamic group of speakers that will offer insights on a wide range of current industry topics including: 

  • Heather Young, Travel and Expense Sr. Manager, Capital One Financial

    • Solving the Puzzle: Hotel Viewership from RFP to Auditing

  • Kathy Briski, Travel Category Leader, The Boeing Company

    • Strategic Sourcing

  • Matt Konetschni, GBTA Academy

    • GBTA Education Options

  • Tim Hines, Founder of BTS Social

    • Partnering with Millennials in a Managed Travel Program

  • Dr. Robert Quigley, International SOS

    • Planning for Tomorrow’s Duty of Care Today: It’s no Game of Chance

  • Chris Nicholas, Vice President, Client Development, CI Travel

    • Mobile Apps

  • Ken Fletcher, Deputy Assistant Administrator for the Office of Risk Based Security, TSA 

    • TSA Pre-Check

  • and more to come!

Registration includes a continental breakfast and our lunch program, which will also be the September VBTA regular meeting. Please note, if you are unable to join us for the entire day and would like to attend only our lunch meeting, registration for the lunch is a separately published meeting on our website and you will not be able to register in this meeting module.

Please show your support of our industry through sponsorship of this educational event. The available sponsorship opportunities are attached. Please respond with your sponsorship or inquiries by contacting Samantha Bean at [email protected] or (804) 517-0027. Current sponsors include Genworth Financial, US Airways, Egencia,   CI Travel, James Limousine, Omega World Travel and LTD Hospitality Group.

The Education Symposium is always a day of learning, networking and fun where we will explore the key success factors for airline, hotel, agency and car rental category management. Join us September 25th and gain new insights from both travel and procurement on the value drivers, sourcing strategies and measurements that contribute to cost savings and enhanced service delivery.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Laurie Scott and Samantha Bean

Education Symposium Chairs

2013 Sponsors