BCD Travel October events: Fall into savings, sustainability, AI and more

Here’s where you can find BCD Travel, Advito and BCD Meetings & Events this autumn.

BTN’s 10th Annual Innovate, New York City | Oct. 2

Don’t miss BTN Innovate on Oct. 2 in NYC, where hundreds of our industry’s brightest minds will gather to tackle business travel’s biggest challenges with innovative solutions. It’s the perfect opportunity to network with industry peers and help shape the future of business travel. Swing by BCD’s booth on the expo floor – we’ll be the team with the friendliest faces and most innovative tech solutions!


IFTM Top Resa, Paris | Oct. 3-5

There are countless ways to keep busy in Paris in fall. IFTM Top Resa is one of them. Over three days, experts from across BCD will lead or join workshops tackling some of the issues our industry is buzzing about now. Look for our experts at the sessions below. Stop by our booth October 3 for apertifs with two of our marketplace partners: CIBT visa and passport specialists and Healix, an international risk management and health service.

October 3

Meet our experts: Will artificial intelligence drive business travel? | 11 a.m. CEST
With Cedric LeFort, Senior Director, Global Solutions Engineering, BCD Travel

October 4

The impact of the Olympics in France | 3 p.m. EST
With Claire Ollivier, Senior Director, Global Solutions Engineering, BCD Travel

OBTs and rail: Why so much dislike? | 3:30 p.m. CEST
With Laurent Bensaid, Senior Director, Program Management, BCD

GreenActing or GreenWashing? |3:45 p.m. CEST
With Julien Etchanchu, Senior Director Sustainability, Advito


ITM Autumn Conference, London | Oct. 5

Accommodating Accommodation | 12:20 – 1 p.m. CEST
With Courtney Moore, Director, Client Management, Advito

Calling all ITM Autumn Conference attendees. Join Advito’s Courtney Moore for a session about whether supply and demand in the accommodation sector are beginning balanced out. Plus, hear from her and other experts on how the sourcing and provision of accommodation are changing and what counts as best practice today.


Check out BCD Invite for unprofiled travelers

More and more, independent contractors, freelancers, consultants, and mobile professionals are traveling for companies. But legacy systems aren’t equipped to easily support travel for non-full-time employees. BCD Invite helps simplify the time-consuming process of managing guest or “unprofiled” travelers in a program. Stop by our booth at any of these shows to learn more.

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5th Annual Business Travel Lodging Summit Americas, New York City | Oct. 30

How Blended Travel & Work from Anywhere Policies Changed Hotels and Lodging Programs | 1:55 p.m. – 2:50 p.m. EST
With Alexis Sisko, Managing Consultant, Hotel Solutions, Advito

Accommodation providers and buyers discuss changing patterns and needs of business travelers and how buyers can build lodging programs that make use of new and varied accommodation providers and services.


Business Travel Award Europe, London | Oct. 30

BCD Travel is a proud finalist in two categories for the Business Travel Awards Europe 2023: Technology Innovation – Corporate Booking Platform and Travel Partner of the Year – Large TMC. Celebrate with us and colleagues across the industry at JW Marriott Grosvenor House on Monday, Oct. 30.


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