GBTA Europe: Get ready for the show with BCD Travel, Feb. 28-March 2

GBTA Conference – Berlin is back on the calendar for Feb. 28-March 2, after being postponed last year. And BCD Travel will be onsite at our booth and in seven must-see sessions, covering hotel, sustainability, savings, payment, mobility and risk management. If you’re headed to Berlin for the show, please drop by our booth and add our events to your show planner.

New this year at GBTA Europe is “The Big Idea” workshop. Sponsored by BCD Travel and facilitated by a team of BCD and GBTA subject matter experts, The Big Idea brings GBTA Europe attendees together to use agile thinking to better respond to and prepare for the future challenges in business travel. Check out the lineup below.

Tues., March 1

Negotiate with Airline Suppliers to Help Meet Your CO2 Reduction Goals

With Olivier Benoit, Principal & Vice President at Advito

11 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. | Details

Innovative Tactics to Modernize Your Hotel Program

With Shelley Fletcher-Bryant, Sr. Director, Client Relationship Management at Advito

11 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. | Details

Unlimited Possibilities Ahead: The New Age of Meetings

With Pieter Krooss, Sales Director EMEA at BCD Meetings & Events

12-12:45 p.m. | Details

The Future of Work and Business Travel: Navigating the New Landscape

With Oliver Meinicke, Director of Program Management at BCD Travel, Board Member VDR e.V.​​​​​

12-12:45 p.m. | Details

The Big Idea – Travel Management and the Agile Mindset

Facilitators: Erol Arkan, Vice President, Global Solutions Engineering, BCD Travel and Chris Elmitt, CEO, LIVVE

3 p.m. – 4 p.m. | Details


Wed., March 2

Ready, Steady, Go Payments


With Mario Kriebel, Vice President, Payment Commercial Solutions at BCD

9-9:45 a.m. | Details


ISO 31030 – What It Is and
(More Importantly) What It Isn’t

With Jorge Mesa, Director of Global Crisis Management at BCD Travel

3 p.m. – 4 p.m. | Details



You may reach out to your program manager to schedule time with our team at the show or for more information if you’re not attending the conference. Not a BCD client? Contact us.

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