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Accurately predicting the year ahead has also been challenging and the last 2years have certainly taught us to expect the unexpected, be prepared for the worst and build a degree of flexibility into any plans.
 
However, with that said we should and do have the ability to anticipate the near future by identifying trends and changes that may be afoot and in turn impact our industry , our programmes and our travellers alike.  
 
During this event we will hear and debate how our esteemed speakers see 2022 in relation to their industry and remits.  They will share thoughts on key trends and how we can take advantage of them to rebuild and refocus on a stronger,  more responsible industry and travel programme for 2022 and beyond.   
 
Post lunch we will also share the results of our annual Buyer Priorities survey which was distributed to all ITMs buyer members during the last 2 weeks of November to complete. This survey will highlight changing priorities and our buyers forward focus and sentiment on some key considerations as they relate to travel management.


Please note, on arrival we will be asking delegates to show evidence of double COVID vaccination (unless exempt) and for the safety of all delegates a negative lateral flow test taken within 24 hours of attending.


*Our event agenda is subject to change. 

Partners & Sponsors

Gold
edyn Group

Title Sponsor

TripActions

Other
edyn Group

Title Sponsor

American Airlines

edyn Group

Title Sponsor

British Airways

edyn Group

Title Sponsor

Collinson Group

edyn Group

Title Sponsor

FCM

edyn Group

Title Sponsor

FREE NOW for Business

edyn Group

Title Sponsor

hubli

edyn Group

Title Sponsor

TRIPBAM

Speakers

FEATURED SPEAKERS

Venue

Tower Suites by Blue Orchid

About Venue

Commanding stunning views over the River Thames and the Tower of London, Tower Suites is dominating the game for luxury hotels with a view. Boasting some of the best panoramic views from 5 star hotels and apartments in Central London, the city’s famous business district is right on the doorstep; in the midst of some of London’s most iconic tourist attractions, the financial heartland, and Tower Hill station

Address

100 Minories

London, Greater London, United Kingdom, EC3N 1JY

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Public Transportation

By Train

15min walk from Liverpool Street Station

By Tube

Tower Hill Tube Station

Parking

Nearest parking available is the Minories Car Park and Q-Park Car Park

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Registration Fee
Business Buyer Free
Business IP Buyer Free
Business IP Supplier Free
Business Supplier Free
Connect Buyer £ 29.00 (Ex. VAT)
Connect IP Buyer £ 29.00 (Ex. VAT)
Connect IP Supplier £ 39.00 (Ex. VAT)
Connect Supplier £ 39.00 (Ex. VAT)
Non-Member £ 49.00 (Ex. VAT)
Registration Closes

Thursday Dec 09, 2021

12:00 AM Europe/London
Event Time

Thursday Dec 09, 2021

10:20 AM to 3:30 PM Europe/London
Venue

Tower Suites by Blue Orchid

London

PARTNERS & SPONSORS

UPCOMING EVENTS

Showcase

Buyer Only 06 March 2024

OBT Showcase (Part 1 of 2)

The current environment has raised a multitude of challenges for the OBT. Their importance within the ecosystem is unquestionable but what will their future focus be when it comes to investment and re-prioritising their customer propositions? The quick-fire format will focus the presenters' minds to showcase what makes them the ideal partner in these challenging times and how they have pivoted their business to support the changing needs of the travel buyer and traveller.   Part 1 of 2 | REGISTER FOR PART 2 [https://www.itm.org.uk/events/evt-000941] Key takeaways * Benchmark your current OBT against their competitors. * Discover what is new in the world of OBTs, from small to large providers. * Ask anonymous questions directly to the showcase presenters. What to expect * A Zoom event consisting of a concise, punchy presentation/demo followed by a Q&A section from each of our 4 carefully selected suppliers. * Ask
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Meeting

Buyer Only 06 March 2024

Manchester Buyer Roundtable

Connect with a small group of buyers to expand your network and debate pressing issues. Whether new to the industry or established in your role, this event aims to inspire thought-provoking discussion applicable to all programme sizes. Key takeaways * Establish and build valuable connections. * Learn from our diverse community and raise your profile within business travel. * Develop collaborations that contribute to positive change within the industry. What to expect * Round table meeting format with up to 15 buyers hosted by an ITM representative. * Open to all buyers, seats are allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. * Dietary requirements you may have can be accommodated. Rated by you: how your peers have benefitted "The discussion was so informative as always, and we delved into a couple of other topics of interest, which was equally interesting…" "What
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Showcase

Buyer Only 13 March 2024

OBT Showcase (Part 2 of 2)

The current environment has raised a multitude of challenges for the OBT. Their importance within the ecosystem is unquestionable but what will their future focus be when it comes to investment and re-prioritising their customer propositions? The quick-fire format will focus the presenters' minds to showcase what makes them the ideal partner in these challenging times and how they have pivoted their business to support the changing needs of the travel buyer and traveller.   Part 2 of 2 | R [https://www.itm.org.uk/events/evt-000941]EGISTER FOR PART 1 [https://www.itm.org.uk/events/evt-000940] Key takeaways * Benchmark your current OBT against their competitors. * Discover what is new in the world of OBTs, from small to large providers. * Ask anonymous questions directly to the showcase presenters. What to expect * A Zoom event consisting of a concise, punchy presentation/demo followed by a Q&A section from each of our 4 carefully selected suppliers. * Ask anonymous questions
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Meeting

Buyer Only 19 March 2024

Buyer Knowledge Exchange

Virtual confidential forum for buyers to meet, share challenges, and validate their approach and checklist considerations. Each month 25+ like-minded buyers meet to discuss their approach to key travel management topics. This is an opportunity for you to seek advice, gain a different perspective and raise concerns. Key takeaways * A sounding board for the latest industry changes. * Validate that your focus is on the right areas. * Advice on considerations and a sense check on your approach. What to expect * Zoom meeting format where delegates are encouraged to switch their camera on to aid participation. * Themes are collated from each registration form to guide the meeting agenda and circulated to the group a day prior to the event. * Time is allocated during the session for additional questions and connections made for further discussion offline. * Contributions can
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Showcase

Buyer Only 20 March 2024

TMC Showcase

The current environment has raised a multitude of challenges for the TMC community from transaction fees falling to near zero and bookings tools being switched off. Their importance within the ecosystem is unquestionable but what will their future focus be when it comes to investment and re-prioritising their customer propositions? The quick-fire format will focus the presenters' minds to showcase what makes them the ideal partner in these challenging times and how they have pivoted their business to support the changing needs of the travel buyer and traveller. Key takeaways * Benchmark your current TMC against their competitors. * Discover what is new in the world of TMCs, from small to large providers. * Ask anonymous questions directly to the showcase presenters What to expect * A Zoom event consisting of a concise, punchy presentation/demo followed by a Q&A section from each of our 4 carefully selected suppliers.
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Meeting

Buyer Only 20 March 2024

Creative Industries Group

Connecting media and entertainment buyers who together problem solve and drive positive, purposeful change for their organisation, travellers, and industry alike. This group meets in person to discuss challenges specific to their sector. Key takeaways * An inclusive environment of collaboration, trust and transparency. * Acting with integrity the group aims to raise and address important industry topics. * Utilising experience from the media & entertainment industry, the group shares expertise with those who need it or will benefit from it. What to expect * An informal meeting format, which often concludes with a social. * Open to anyone within the creative industry sector*, the group welcomes new faces. * As a confidential forum actions are only circulated within the group. *This event is exclusively for buyers working within the creative industry sector. Please do not register for this meeting if
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Webinar

Supplier Only 21 March 2024

Buyer Insights Webinar

A concise 30-minute industry update using buyer insights taken from our Buyer Knowledge Exchange (BKE) two days prior to the event.   Gain a perspective on how the industry is responding by asking questions and getting further context on the topics that were discussed.   Key takeaways * Identify opportunities directly from your target audience. * Get a better understanding of the drivers and barriers to key buyer decisions. * Take advantage of a consolidated overview of the buyer challenges your customers are facing. What to expect * Zoom webinar format with discussion points and poll results presented for further clarity. * Chat function available during the event for peer networking. * Ask questions before the event during registration and throughout the event using the Q&A tab. * Closed Captioning is available for this event. [https://dkbmbajk8ggfc.cloudfront.net/image/bi.png] Rated by you: how your peers have benefitted
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Meeting

Buyer Only 21 March 2024

Chair’s Lunch

REGISTRATION FOR THIS EVENT IS NOW CLOSED PLEASE CONTACT SECREATARIAT@ITM.ORG.UK [secreatariat@itm.org.uk?subject=Chairs%20Lunch%2021%20March] TO BE PLACED ON OUR WAITLIST Connect with a small group of buyers to expand your network and debate pressing issues. Whether new to the industry or established in your role, this event aims to inspire thought-provoking discussion applicable to all programme sizes. Key takeaways * Establish and build valuable connections. * Learn from our diverse community and raise your profile within business travel. * Develop collaborations that contribute to positive change within the industry. What to expect * Round table meeting format with up to 15 buyers hosted by ITM Chair, Nikki Parsons in a relaxed setting. * Open to all buyers, seats are allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. * Dietary requirements you may have can be accommodated. Rated by you: how your peers have benefitted "The discussion
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Training

All Member 26 March 2024

Mastering Negotiation and Influence

MASTERING NEGOTIATION AND INFLUENCE IN A CHANGING BUSINESS TRAVEL LANDSCAPE  A curated training session conducted by SBR Consulting [https://sbrconsulting.com/] experts, designed to maximize your professional potential and give you the tools needed to succeed in your role. In today's rapidly changing business travel industry, organizations and professionals need to adapt and navigate through various challenges. This training is designed to equip participants with the essential negotiation and influence skills required to excel in this dynamic environment. The 60-minute virtual event aims to leave delegates with the knowledge and tools required to successfully negotiate contracts, build strategic partnerships, and drive positive outcomes amidst ongoing industry transformations, whether on the buyer or supplier side of the industry. Interaction will be via ‘chat’ whereby the delegate can comment, share and respond anonymously. Key Takeaways: * Improved negotiation skills to achieve favourable outcomes in business travel contracts and agreements. * Enhanced ability
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Conference

All Member 24 April 2024

ITM Conference 2024

EMPOWER TAKES PLACE BETWEEN 24 - 25 APRIL 2024 IN BRIGHTON [HTTPS://DKBMBAJK8GGFC.CLOUDFRONT.NET/IMAGE/COPY-OF-COPY-OF-COPY-OF-WEBSITE-BANNER-RESOURCE.PNG] [https://www.itm.org.uk/events/registrationinformation?eventId=64f8a026057deb0a37c00962] "We’re excited to be back in Brighton for the ITM empower Conference! We will aim to help empower your travel programme, career, wellbeing, ESG focus and individuality.   The ITM Annual Conference is an industry showpiece and you’ll enjoy two days and three evenings to network, collaborate and learn with your industry peers and partners.   We work hard to make this the warmest, most welcoming event on the calendar and our community creates a uniquely friendly and engaging atmosphere. The Conference will culminate with the ITM Gala Dinner where we will be answering the big question; how will we top last year’s entertainment?" Scott Davies, ITM | CEO [https://sand-itm.optimiser.site/image/Untitled-design.png] Educational Highlights  In addition to the plenaries on the main stage, we provide focused sessions to deliver relevant content relevant to your role.   [https://sand-itm.optimiser.site/image/1.png] [https://www.flickr.com/photos/196016593@N06/sets/72177720308145099/] Plenaries: be inspired
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