ITM Conference 2024

Sponsored By EventWell, Trees4Travel, Avanti West Coast, Hilton, easyJet, Direct ATPI, Optimiser, SilverDoor Apartments, United Airlines, FREENOW for Business, FCM, BCD Travel, Enterprise Mobility, Uber For Business, TROOP, CWT, Melia Hotels International, American Express Global Business Travel, hubli, Oversee, Virgin Atlantic, Delta Air Lines, CTM, Amadeus, American Airlines, British Airways, Concur, TripStax, Visa, Qatar Airways, 3Sixty, Reed & Mackay, Doubletree by Hilton Brighton Metropole, Clarasight, Healix International, Navan, Conferma, Situ, Qantas, Travel Planet, Yotel, Staycity Aparthotels, Trainline, Pax2Pay, FESTIVE ROAD, Planned, Lokulus


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ITM Conference 2024

empower takes place between 24 - 25 April 2024 in Brighton
 

The ITM Conference has officially SOLD OUT.
If you would like to be placed on our wait list please contact secretariat@itm.org.uk


"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



Educational Highlights 

In addition to the plenaries on the main stage, we provide focused sessions to deliver relevant content relevant to your role.
 


Plenaries: be inspired by travel leaders and key influential speakers globally recognised for their pioneering thinking and ingenuity. 

Buyer Knowledge Exchange: an in-person version of our renowned Buyer Knowledge Exchange, uniting buyers with a topical agenda to help overcome common challenges and build connections

ITM Cares session: previously known as our buyer/ sponsor session we connect our partners with the buyer community via an interactive activity that gives back to local charities

Industry Sessions: choose from a range of bitesize educational breakouts covering relatable topics across all sectors
Please be aware that our agenda is subject to change.
 
Networking & Socials

With 19+ hours of networking opportunities, there are lots of ways for you to connect with the business travel community throughout the conference. View our 2023 photos and find out more below: 


 
Networking Hall: our expo is the heart of our conference. A lively hub for our delegates to discover what’s new within the industry and meet others within the community.

Welcome Party | Expo Happy Hour | Chair’s Party | Gala Dinner & Awards: take part in a variety of exciting social events to build lasting professional bonds.


The ITM Conference Awards
During the Gala Dinner, we will acknowledge and honour our members for their remarkable contributions to our business travel community. There are two award categories, and the recipients will be individuals who have demonstrated excellence or made significant contributions to their respective organizations, travel programs, the industry, or ITM.

 
Creating an Inclusive & Sustainable Conference
 
ITM is committed to delivering a sustainable and inclusive conference that welcomes all. Actively promoting initiatives that bring our D,E&I values to life, we are dedicated to delivering you an unparalleled delegate experience. 
 
The ITM Buddy Programme: Sign up via registration to our Buddy Programme designed to welcome those either attending solo, new to ITM/the industry or those who find social events difficult to navigate. Groups are assigned a buddy from our friendly team of Board Directors and conference veterans who are available to offer a helping hand should you need it.
 
Already registered? Please contact secretariat@itm.org.uk to express your interest in joining the programme.

EventWell Hub
Utilise our quiet room as a safe space for you to take a 10-minute brain break, speak to mental health and neurodiversity-trained EventWell Hosts and/ or enjoy a peaceful herbal tea or decaff coffee. 

Additionally, our Buddy Corners offer individuals the chance to connect with others before and during events so that no one has to experience events alone. 

 
Delegate Pricing
 
To attend empower you must be an ITM Business Member. If you are currently an ITM Connect Member, you can pay for your membership upgrade and delegate fee at the same time. 

Note: The Connect Member Delegate fee includes 12 months of ITM Business Membership

Seeking company approval to attend? Download our populated approval letter via the materials tab and view our 2023 conference company attendees here.

 
Accommodation
 
Preferential rates are available on a first come, first served basis so we encourage delegates to secure their rooms as soon as possible. 

DoubleTree by Hilton Brighton Metropole Sold Out

The Grand Sold Out

Leonardo Royal Hotel Sold Out


 
Get Involved 
 
Stay up-to-date with the latest announcements by following our Linkedin. You can join the conversation by using #itm2024 too!

Interested in sponsoring the event? Contact Chris Goring, Head of Business Development, to learn about our partnership opportunities.

 
Testimonials
 
"Excellent organisation with great content. The timing of speakers and sessions were very well timed with a great venue. First time attended and gained so much value, could not fault the entire set up."

"The networking opportunities were just fab. We attend to not only learn but also for relationship building and you gave us plenty of options to do that...as well as providing some great entertainment. The Gala dinner in particular was brilliant"

"I think the best ITM ever and I have attended quite a number. The content, planning, speakers...were highlights. Brighton is a good venue and I appreciated the efforts to make it a more sustainable event."




 

Agenda

Tue 23rd Apr

8:00 PM
Social

Welcome Party

Sponsored By Visa

A warm welcome as the ITM community reunites at the largest UK business travel conference of the year

Wed 24th Apr

7:30 AM
Wellbeing

Morning Power-Ups

Sponsored By United Airlines

Including...Pilates, Running/Walking, Swimming and Beach Clean.

8:30 AM
Networking

Buddy Programme Breakfast

Sponsored By Oversee

The ITM Buddy Programme starts by welcoming first time conference goers, solo attendees and veteran buddies for a networking breakfast

9:45 AM
Session

empower Opening

Hear from CEO Scott Davies and ITM Board Director Sam McKnight as we introduce empower, share the latest insights from our buyers and run through key ITM initiatives for 2024 and beyond.

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Samantha McKnight
Vice President Enterprise Sales | CIBTvisas
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Scott Davies
Chief Executive Officer | ITM
10:05 AM
Session

Are We Empowered?

Ipsos share the latest research and insight. A perfect way to set the tone for the next two days.

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Gideon Skinner
Head of Politics, Public Affairs, UK | Ipsos
10:40 AM
Session

Keynote Interview

Keeping a promise he made to us during the pandemic, a legend of the industry takes time out of his extraordinary schedule to join us and share his learnings, and what buyers and suppliers can be doing to empower their programmes, teams and careers.

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Bob Somers
Senior Vice President Global Sales | Delta Air Lines
11:15 AM
Networking

Networking Coffee Break

If you're new to our conferences or just want extra support, we'll have designated meeting points to connect you with fellow delegates during all of our networking opportunities. 

11:55 AM
Session

Keynote: Is Our Industry Sustainable?

Jason shares his considered and widely respected views regarding how our industry is positioned to be a force for good and what we need to focus on to tread lightly upon our planet.

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Jason Geall
Executive Vice President, Global SME | American Express Global Business Travel
12:20 PM
Session

Question Time: Is Our Industry Sustainable?

Our expert panel of buyer and supplier leaders challenge each other as to whether we're doing enough in this challenging and thought-provoking session where our delegates are encouraged to actively participate in a Question Time format.

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Jason Geall
Executive Vice President, Global SME | American Express Global Business Travel
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Luke Goggin
Vice President, Global Sales | Virgin Atlantic
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Mark Corbett
Founder & Director | Thrust Carbon
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Jenny Sabineu
Sr. Manager, Travel (EMEA/LATAM) & Sustainability | Salesforce
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Yvonne Moya
Global Procurement Director Strategy, Planning & CSR | Ranstad Holding
1:00 PM
Session

Keynote

Stephan leads one of the world's largest TMCs and shares his views and plans to deliver on the key issues our industry faces.

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Catherine Logan
Regional Senior Vice President - EMEA & APAC | Global Business Travel Association
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Stephan Baars
President and CEO | BCD Travel
1:35 PM
Networking

Lunch In Expo


3:10 PM
Supplier Session

The Evolution Of Travel Management

Not to be missed session delivered by ITM Chair Nikki Parsons exploring the evolving role of the travel manager / buyer. In this highly interactive session, supplier delegates will actively choose the subject matter in a "You Choose Format"!

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Natalie Gardner
Sr. Global Travel Manager | Electronic Arts
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James Finnie
Head of Travel | NES Fircroft
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Gemma King
Senior Director Corporate Travel - EMEA APAC | Omnicom Group
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Nikki Parsons
Global Travel & Meetings Manager | Arcadis
3:10 PM
Buyer Session

Buyer Knowledge Exchanges

Highly valued and requested buyer member sessions with defined topics to help benchmark and collaborate with with their peers.

Session 1

Travel technology

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Carlos Almendros
Global Travel & Card Category Mgr. | Cisco
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Alison Rogan
Head of Travel and Events | HSBC

Session 2

Distribution, Content & OBT

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Sue Jones
Global Meeting and Travel Manager | INGKA Group (IKEA)
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Imogen Furness
Global Travel & Meetings Manager | WTW

Session 3

Embedding Sustainable Practice

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Hannah Richardson
Head of Sustainable Supply Chain and Travel | KPMG
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Emma Eaton
Travel Commodity Manager UK & IE | Siemens

Session 4

Accessibility

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Michael Funnell
VP, Travel Services | Barclays
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Cristina Chimenti
Head of Travel | Sky UK Limited

Session 5

Meetings & Events

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Nicholas Nelson
Global Lodgings and EMEIA DM Travel, M&E Leader | EY
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Simon Seery
Global Travel Meetings Manager | WTW
4:15 PM
Breakouts

Breakout Round 1


Session 1

Ahead of the curve: future-proofing travel programmes

Sponsored By Navan

Modern booking platforms have transformed how we manage business travel, bringing new levels of efficiency, visibility, and control to global travel teams. With complex market dynamics now leading our industry to rethink its distribution models and underlying infrastructure, how can agencies and travel managers stay ahead and turn potential headwinds into tailwinds?  Join Michael Riegel, CEO, Navan, EMEA and Danielle Sullivan, Global Category Manager, LGC to explore how technology is transforming the way businesses move around the world and what the future holds as the industry continues to innovate.

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Michael Riegel
CEO EMEA | Navan

Session 2

Small Meetings Big Impact - Initiating your Small Meetings Management.

Sponsored By TROOP

Join this dynamic discussion to help kick-start your small meetings management. Hear firsthand how to navigate the complexities of small meetings, discover their inherent value, and harness innovative solutions to drive organisational success. "Small Meetings, Big Impact" promises to be a thought-provoking exploration of how businesses can leverage and manage the microcosm of small meetings for macro-level benefits. And don’t forget to pick up your small meetings policy template so you too can initiate your small meetings management.

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James Faux
Growth @ TROOP | TROOP

Session 3

Upgrading Traveller Engagement – A Flash (40 Minutes) Workshop

Sponsored By American Express Global Business Travel

Effective traveller engagement underpins the success of any managed travel program, reducing service costs and spend, and enabling your program goals. But the communication context has been transformed by technology, new working patterns, and changing employee expectations. This workshop format - led by Michelle Wakelin, Communications specialist at Amex GBT Consulting – will explore how you can make your traveller engagement effective and fit for today’s environment.

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Michelle Wakelin
Communications Manager | American Express Global Business Travel
5:10 PM
Breakouts

Breakout Round 2


Session 1

Future of meetings: challenges, solutions & insights

Sponsored By hubli

Interactive session covering growth of internal meetings, sustainability, technology advancements, contracting challenges and convergence of travel and meetings. Best practice case studies with new research data.

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Mark Nunan
Chief Operating Officer | hubli

Session 2

Lokulus

Sponsored By Lokulus

TBC

Session 3

AI and Travel Data: The Future of Insights

Sponsored By BCD Travel

To build a future-fit program and prove the value of travel to your organization, data must be central to everything you do – from sourcing your suppliers to creating traveler-facing communications. Join this session to find out how to consolidate all of your data feeds to get a holistic picture of your program, and how to leverage artificial intelligence to extract actionable insights and streamline processes. And, most importantly, find out what data can tell you about a tomato…

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Shelley Fletcher-Bryant
Vice President, Sales & Client Management | Advito
5:50 PM
Networking

Expo Happy Hour


7:00 PM
Social

Chair’s Annual Party

Sponsored By Hilton, Amadeus

Food, refreshments & surprise entertainment you won't want to miss!

Thu 25th Apr

7:00 AM
Wellbeing

Morning Power-Ups

Sponsored By United Airlines

Including...Yoga, Running/Walking and Beach Cleaning.

8:45 AM
Session

Day 2 Opening

Introducing Day 2 of our empower Conference

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Scott Davies
Chief Executive Officer | ITM
8:55 AM
Session

Welcome OnBoard

A warm welcome and update from ITM Board Directors, sharing plans and initiatives and ways for you to get involved in our community.

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Natalie Gardner
Sr. Global Travel Manager | Electronic Arts
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Ian Spearing
Founder | Travel Evolution Consulting
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Stuart Winstone
Group CEO | SilverDoor Apartments
9:05 AM
Supplier Session

empower Yourself

How comfortable are you communicating, connecting and public speaking? We are joined by communication practitioner Sarah Blumenau to equip you with tools to empower you and unlock your voice and presence. In this interactive session, learn how to connect with your wide-ranging professional audiences, land your messages consistently, and be the most effective version of ‘you’ in every interaction. 

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Scott Davies
Chief Executive Officer | ITM
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Sarah Blumenau
Communication Practitioner | Sarah Blumenau Consulting Ltd.
9:05 AM
Excl. Buyer & Sponsor Networking

empower Mission

A fun and engaging opportunity for sponsor partners and buyers to work together to support and give back to communities local to our host venue.

10:05 AM
Networking

Coffee Break In Expo


10:45 AM
Session

Platform 24

An essential and agenda-shaping ITM Debate discussing the economics, impact and realisation of modern booking platforms.

Four buyers, four suppliers, one debate.

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Steve Proud
Global Commercial Airline Program Manager & Travel Manager: UK, Europe & MEA Clusters | Citi
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Paul Tilstone
Founder | temoji
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Sue Jones
Global Meeting and Travel Manager | INGKA Group (IKEA)
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Imogen Furness
Global Travel & Meetings Manager | WTW
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Nicola Winchester
Global Travel, Meetings and Events Leader | EY
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Paul Dear
Regional Vice President - Supplier Management (EMEA) | SAP Concur
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Anthony Toth
Managing Director - Digital Sales | United Airlines
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Clare de Bono
Associate Director Strategy & Transformation | Amadeus
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Bill Brindle
VP, Commercials & Content | Spotnana
11:40 AM
Session

Keynote Interview

The accommodation sector has navigated a tumultuous period of growth, disruption and change. Steve shares his views regarding the future of the sector and how buyers and suppliers can empower themselves to optimise their partnerships.

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Richard Tams
Founder & Director | Tailwind Advisory
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Steve Cassidy
Senior Vice President and Managing Director Hilton UK & Ireland | Hilton
12:20 PM
Networking

Networking Lunch In Expo


1:45 PM
Breakouts

Breakout Round 3


Session 1

Empowering a diverse workforce

Sponsored By Hilton

We all want to do business with those that mirror our values and represent progress across important aspects of society. With inclusivity at the core of its operations, Hilton will host a panel focusing on the importance of overcoming the perceived barriers to employing those with a learning disability. The expert six-person panel, including representatives from the Down’s Syndrome Association, Aurora Foxes and Hilton will share their knowledge and experience in why taking action is important, the benefits it brings and how we all have a role to play in championing inclusivity in the workplace

Session 2

Modern airline retailing: meeting the expectations of today’s business traveller

Sponsored By United Airlines

Managing corporate travel is more difficult than ever based on multiple layers of readiness in your corporate travel program. NDC isn’t a finish line. Instead, it is likened to a fiber optic cable that will help modernise a rigid, dated travel ecosystem. Join Anthony Toth, Managing Director-United Airlines Digital Sales for tangible solutions to the air content challenges you’re facing today.  Plus, you’ll receive a glimpse into ‘what comes next’ in the world of modern airline retailing.

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Anthony Toth
Managing Director - Digital Sales | United Airlines

Session 3

What payment Solutions should I consider & why?

Sponsored By Visa

Join us to hear from our payment expert about how the world of payments continues to change, responding to the new landscape, how to take your travel programme to the next level with the right payment solutions.  More importantly responding to any questions you may have about payments. This plans to be a fun, informative and interactive session, with something for everyone - whether you are new to payments or a seasoned expert.

2:40 PM
Breakouts

Breakout Round 4


Session 1

Welcome Onboard….This is your easyJet Captain Speaking

Sponsored By easyJet

For many years STEM roles across the travel sector have been stereotypically male and this certainly stands true for flying an aircraft! During this session we will hear about the journey of easyJet Captain Kate West MBE as she shares her story, working for a company that encourages challenging these stereotypes, in becoming the world’s youngest commercial pilot captain and how she now is focused on empowering others to do the same. With a strong belief that no barrier is too high and say yes to every opportunity, we all can empower ourselves to be successful in the career we choose. Join Kate and Karen Hutchings as they discuss Kate’s journey and how she is paying forward her experience as both Captain and Pilot Training Manager at easyJet.

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Karen Hutchings
Founder | Cobb & Hutch Consulting
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Kate West MBE
Captain & Pilot Training Manager | easyJet

Session 2

NDC: Content or Discontent?

Sponsored By Direct ATPI

Join Direct ATPI and four airlines for a breakout session that will drop the red tape and mystery around NDC.   With audience collaboration, find out which travel managers are content or discontent with NDC, who have it turned on, and what the true cost-saving of NDC is.  While content is king, this session will highlight that not all TMCs are created equal.

Session 3

Concur

Sponsored By Concur

TBC

3:20 PM
Networking

Coffee Break In Expo


4:00 PM
Session

Self Empowerment : iCan

Our motivational speaker will share his extraordinary story of hope and positivity in the face of adversity and explain the power of mindset and seizing control of your outcomes.

5:00 PM
Session

empower Close

Wrapping up two days of educational content, collaboration and networking

7:00 PM
Networking

ITM Board Drinks Reception

Sponsored By Enterprise Mobility

Join the ITM Board of Directors for a pre-dinner drink (or two!)

Those on the ITM Buddy Programme will be meeting one last time before the final social evening

7:45 PM
Social

Gala Dinner & Awards

Sponsored By American Airlines, British Airways

ITM's annual Gala Dinner, including our prestigious Buyer of the Year and Chair's award, raffle and charity auction followed by an unforgettable night of entertainment! 

Partners & Sponsors

Other
edyn Group

Title Sponsor

3Sixty

edyn Group

Title Sponsor

Amadeus

edyn Group

Title Sponsor

American Airlines

edyn Group

Title Sponsor

American Express Global Business Travel

edyn Group

Title Sponsor

Avanti West Coast

edyn Group

Title Sponsor

BCD Travel

edyn Group

Title Sponsor

British Airways

edyn Group

Title Sponsor

Clarasight

edyn Group

Title Sponsor

Concur

edyn Group

Title Sponsor

Conferma

edyn Group

Title Sponsor

CTM

edyn Group

Title Sponsor

CWT

edyn Group

Title Sponsor

Delta Air Lines

edyn Group

Title Sponsor

Direct ATPI

edyn Group

Title Sponsor

Doubletree by Hilton Brighton Metropole

edyn Group

Title Sponsor

easyJet

edyn Group

Title Sponsor

Enterprise Mobility

edyn Group

Title Sponsor

EventWell

edyn Group

Title Sponsor

FCM

edyn Group

Title Sponsor

FESTIVE ROAD

edyn Group

Title Sponsor

FREENOW for Business

edyn Group

Title Sponsor

Healix International

edyn Group

Title Sponsor

Hilton

edyn Group

Title Sponsor

hubli

edyn Group

Title Sponsor

Lokulus

edyn Group

Title Sponsor

Melia Hotels International

edyn Group

Title Sponsor

Navan

edyn Group

Title Sponsor

Optimiser

edyn Group

Title Sponsor

Oversee

edyn Group

Title Sponsor

Pax2Pay

edyn Group

Title Sponsor

Planned

edyn Group

Title Sponsor

Qantas

edyn Group

Title Sponsor

Qatar Airways

edyn Group

Title Sponsor

Reed & Mackay

edyn Group

Title Sponsor

SilverDoor Apartments

edyn Group

Title Sponsor

Situ

edyn Group

Title Sponsor

Staycity Aparthotels

edyn Group

Title Sponsor

Trainline

edyn Group

Title Sponsor

Travel Planet

edyn Group

Title Sponsor

Trees4Travel

edyn Group

Title Sponsor

TripStax

edyn Group

Title Sponsor

TROOP

edyn Group

Title Sponsor

Uber For Business

edyn Group

Title Sponsor

United Airlines

edyn Group

Title Sponsor

Virgin Atlantic

edyn Group

Title Sponsor

Visa

edyn Group

Title Sponsor

Yotel

Speakers

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

Steve Cassidy

Senior Vice President and Managing Director Hilton UK & Ireland | Hilton

Thursday Apr 25, 2024 [11:40 AM - 12:20 PM]

Bob Somers

Senior Vice President Global Sales | Delta Air Lines

Wednesday Apr 24, 2024 [10:40 AM - 11:15 AM]

Sarah Blumenau

Communication Practitioner | Sarah Blumenau Consulting Ltd.

Thursday Apr 25, 2024 [9:05 AM - 10:05 AM]

Stephan Baars

President and CEO | BCD Travel

Wednesday Apr 24, 2024 [1:00 PM - 1:35 PM]

Gideon Skinner

Head of Politics, Public Affairs, UK | Ipsos

Wednesday Apr 24, 2024 [10:05 AM - 10:40 AM]

FEATURED SPEAKERS

Scott Davies

Chief Executive Officer | ITM

[9:45 AM - 10:05 AM], [8:45 AM - 8:55 AM], [9:05 AM - 10:05 AM]

Nikki Parsons

Global Travel & Meetings Manager | Arcadis

[3:10 PM - 4:00 PM]

Richard Tams

Founder & Director | Tailwind Advisory

[11:40 AM - 12:20 PM]

Mark Corbett

Founder & Director | Thrust Carbon

[12:20 PM - 1:00 PM]

Sue Jones

Global Meeting and Travel Manager | INGKA Group (IKEA)

[10:45 AM - 11:40 AM]

Steve Proud

Global Commercial Airline Program Manager & Travel Manager: UK, Europe & MEA Clusters | Citi

[10:45 AM - 11:40 AM]

Luke Goggin

Vice President, Global Sales | Virgin Atlantic

[12:20 PM - 1:00 PM]

Jenny Sabineu

Sr. Manager, Travel (EMEA/LATAM) & Sustainability | Salesforce

[12:20 PM - 1:00 PM]

Yvonne Moya

Global Procurement Director Strategy, Planning & CSR | Ranstad Holding

[12:20 PM - 1:00 PM]

Anthony Toth

Managing Director - Digital Sales | United Airlines

[10:45 AM - 11:40 AM]

Catherine Logan

Regional Senior Vice President - EMEA & APAC | Global Business Travel Association

[1:00 PM - 1:35 PM]

Clare de Bono

Associate Director Strategy & Transformation | Amadeus

[10:45 AM - 11:40 AM]

Jason Geall

Executive Vice President, Global SME | American Express Global Business Travel

[12:20 PM - 1:00 PM], [11:55 AM - 12:20 PM]

Paul Dear

Regional Vice President - Supplier Management (EMEA) | SAP Concur

[10:45 AM - 11:40 AM]

Bill Brindle

VP, Commercials & Content | Spotnana

[10:45 AM - 11:40 AM]

Gemma King

Senior Director Corporate Travel - EMEA APAC | Omnicom Group

[3:10 PM - 4:00 PM]

Natalie Gardner

Sr. Global Travel Manager | Electronic Arts

[3:10 PM - 4:00 PM], [8:55 AM - 9:05 AM]

Ian Spearing

Founder | Travel Evolution Consulting

[8:55 AM - 9:05 AM]

Material

Internal Approval Letter (Business Supplier)

Pre Event Material

Upload Date: 03 Oct 2022

For Business Suppliers to get approval to attend Conference

Internal Approval Letter (Connect Supplier)

Pre Event Material

Upload Date: 03 Oct 2022

Letter for Connect Suppliers to get approval to attend Conference

ITM Conference 2023 Company List

Pre Event Material

Upload Date: 06 Nov 2023

A full list of companies that attended our 2023 Spring conference, energise.

ITM Conference 2024 Company List

Pre Event Material

Upload Date: 08 Mar 2024

Delegate company list as of 20.04.24

Venue

DoubleTree by Hilton Brighton Metropole

About Venue

Address

Kings Road

Brighton, Sussex, United Kingdom, BN1 2FU

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Registration Fee
Business - IP Supplier £ 925.00 (Ex. VAT)
Business - IP Buyer Free
Business - Supplier £ 925.00 (Ex. VAT)
Business - Buyer Free
Connect - IP Supplier £ 1224.00 (Ex. VAT)
Connect - IP Buyer £ 249.00 (Ex. VAT)
Connect - Supplier £ 1224.00 (Ex. VAT)
Connect - Buyer £ 249.00 (Ex. VAT)
Registration Closes

Friday Apr 19, 2024

4:00 PM Europe/London
Event Starts

Wednesday Apr 24, 2024

9:45 AM Europe/London
Event Ends

Thursday Apr 25, 2024

11:45 PM Europe/London
Venue

DoubleTree by Hilton Brighton Metropole

Brighton

PARTNERS & SPONSORS

UPCOMING EVENTS

Webinar

All Member 13 May 2024

Neurodiversity Webinar

We'll be continuing the conversation around how neurodivergent people experience in person events, Part 2 of our Neurodiversity Webinar looks at what things we should all be aware of. Join us as we identity practical solutions that can be put in place to help create a more inclusive conference, meeting or event.  More details to follow.
Virtual | Learn more
Meeting

Buyer Only 21 May 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
Virtual | Learn more
Partner Event

Buyer Only 23 May 2024

Hubli Labs – Buyer Workshops

Hubli labs is a series of in-person think tanks focused on exploring the challenges, opportunities and solutions facing the meetings industry.    The London event will be moderated by and include independent insights from Ian Jones from FESTIVE ROAD.    The buyer only workshops allow attendees to engage with peers, share best practice, discuss industry trends and work together to address key challenges. All attendees will receive a post event finding reporting capturing all the key talking points.    Topics will include: * Sustainable meetings * Growth of internal meetings * Purposeful meetings  * Contracting challenges * Technology & payment solutions  This is a buyer-only event with limited spaces available.    Note: Hubli will receive your registration details when you register for this event.
In Person | Learn more
Webinar

Supplier Only 23 May 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
Virtual | Learn more
Meeting

Buyer Only 24 May 2024

Chair’s Lunch

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 was so informative as always, and we delved into a couple of other topics of interest, which was
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Meeting

Buyer Only 05 June 2024

Chair’s Lunch

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 was so informative as always, and we delved into a couple of other topics of interest, which was
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Supplier Academy

Supplier Only 06 June 2024

Inside the Mind of the Buyer

An open, honest and safe space for you to ask a panel of expert buyers the questions that matter to you. Live only, this is a rare opportunity for you to reverse the dynamic and question buyers without judgement. Submit your questions via registration to avoid disappointment, or live on the day to give you full flexibility. Key takeaways * Validate best practices and gain invaluable insights. * Get to the heart of the issues affecting your sector. * You can ask any question in confidence without being judged. What to expect * Zoom webinar format with tiled speakers and chat functionality. * Topics are collated using the topics submitted by members during registration. * Questions submitted in advance take priority, however, you can ask additional questions. * This is a live-only event and is therefore not available via ITM OnDemand. [https://dkbmbajk8ggfc.cloudfront.net/image/IMOB.png]   Rated by
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Meeting

Buyer Only 11 June 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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Webinar

Supplier Only 13 June 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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Social

All Member 28 June 2024

ITM Achievement Awards

Celebrating excellence across the travel community and recognising mentees as they graduate from the ITM Mentoring Programme, the event promises to be a rewarding afternoon and provides a perfect opportunity to network. The Awards Category - General - Game Changer (Individual or Team)  This year's Game Changer award will recognise the exceptional drive, bold approach and confidence to pursue change to overcome a company, client or industry challenge. - Programme Achievement (Individual) - Programme Achievement (Team) This award will recognise the step changes made in Travel, Meetings and/or Expense Programmes to bring maximum value to the end-to-end experience. It could be a single piece of the puzzle, a re-design of the programme, technology-based or a re-focus of the resource in place. - Service Excellence (Individual)  - Service Excellence (Team) Recognising the focus and dedication needed to deliver excellence over the last year, this award will shine a light on the individual, and teams, that have demonstrated best-in-class. Category
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