TBTC Programme 2019 - Navigating the Future

A full programme over the 17th & 18th September covering all the key areas of business travel and meetings management including Keynotes from Gillian Keegan MP on day 1 and Sir Trevor McDonald on day 2.

New to 2019 will also include a Wellness & Advice Area where we will host some buyer huddles during the event covering Nutrition, Traveller Wellbeing, Mindfulness for Travel and Security.  Delegates will be able to meet the experts from Shizen Nutrition & Wellbeing, Trip Unwind and Maiden Voyage throughout TBTC.

Complimentary refreshments are available throughout - On arrival delegates will be offered a reusable hot drinks cup courtesy of Airport Parking & Hotels (stand 26) and a water bottle courtesy of South Western Railway (stand 30) which you can use at the event or save for future use.

Day one, Tuesday September 17

Opening keynote – Gillian Keegan MP kindly sponsored by Air Europa

View from the top – a trio of industry figures reflect on the industry’s current trends and challenges
Speakers: Simone Buckley, CEO, Fello; Scott Davies, CEO, ITM; Debra Glover, Director of Sales and Business Development, Amadeus

11.30am-11.45 - Wellness & Advice area
Group Huddle - Mindfulness & Meditation

On the button: how to select, implement and drive adoption of online booking tools
Speakers: Vicki WIlliams, Director of Sales and Implementation, Click Travel; Sam Cande, UK Country Manager, Traveldoo

Deals on wheels: find out how to optimise your car hire, taxi and rail travel spend
Moderator: Sez Beecher, Corporate Product Manager, FCM
Panellists: Brett Ring, Global Sales Director, Trainline; Paul Wait, Commercial Director, iGo; Nicholas Quick, Strategic Business Development Manager, Uber for Business

12.45pm-1pm - Wellness & Advice area
Group Huddle - Top Nutrition Tips for More Sustained Energy Levels

Sleep talk: is it time for a change of approach to your accommodation needs?
Speakers: Peter Grover, Managing Director Europe, Tripbam; Leigh Cowlishaw, Managing Partner, Black Box Partnerships

Small wonders: helping SMEs make the most of their travel spend
Speakers: Jason Oshiokpekhai, Managing Director, Travel Leaders; Leanne Fowler, Director of Strategic Meetings Management, NYS

3pm-3.15pm - Wellness & Advice area
Group Huddle - Diverse Traveller Safety

New kids on the block: discover a new wave of tools and TMCs on the market
Speakers: Richard Viner, UK Country Manager, Travelperk; Raj Sachdave, Managing Partner, Black Box Partnerships

Air time: take your air travel spend to new heights with expert guidance
Speakers: Jon Danks, Head of Marketing and Communications UK&I, South African Airways; Delphine Boulton, Director of Consulting Delivery EMEA, Egencia

TBTC Drinks & Canape Reception 
Exhibitors and delegates wind down with complimentary drinks and canapes plus a charity raffle with fabulous travel prizes kindly donated by our exhibitors in aid of London Taxi Drivers' Charity for Children


Day two, Wednesday September 18

8.45am-9am - Wellness & Advice area
Group Huddle - Top Nutrition Tips to prepare for Business Trips

The clinic: three leading travel managers discuss their travel programmes and the challenges they currently face – and take your questions
Moderator: Francesco Deluca, Regional Director EMEA, Omega World Travel
Steve Proud, EMEA Travel Manager, Citi; Alison Rogan, Director, Head of Travel and Expense, Barclays; Lisa Barnett, Commercial Contracts Specialist, Bruker

10.15-10.30 - Wellness & Advice area
Group Huddle - Diverse Traveller Safety

10.30am-10.45 - Wellness & Advice area
Group Huddle - Mindfulness & Mindful Eating

Going to market: sourcing the best TMC for you in a market that is slowly shrinking
Speakers: Dave Bishop, Commercial Director, Gray Dawes; Chris Pouney, GoldSpring Consulting

The mavericks: get rogue travellers under control and grow policy compliance
Speaker: Jonti Dalal-Small, Head of Behavioural Science, Capita Travel and Events

In safe hands: risk mitigation, traveller tracking and duty of care in the spotlight
Speakers: Lloyd Figgins, Chairman, The Trip Group; James Lawrence, Director, Peregrine Risk Management

Fit for purpose: making traveller wellbeing central to your travel policy
Speaker: Gavin Percy, Managing Director, Winning Edges Consultancy

Closing keynote – Sir Trevor McDonald kindly sponsored by South Western Railway

Speaker enquiries should be directed to Andy.Hoskins@bmipublishing.co.uk