At the summit buyers will hear from over 40 expert speakers across 33 sessions covering the key disciplines in travel management.

Packed full of future thinking, practical advice and case studies, the programme will leave travel buyers better equipped to deal with the challenges posed by their travellers, suppliers and internal stakeholders.

STREAM 1: Managing today’s travel programmes
This stream looks at how to continue to deliver to corporate requirements when the market for which you’re responsible is changing rapidly.

New suppliers, new pricing, new technology and the changing expectations of a new generation of business travellers are only a few of the factors which are causing companies to re-evaluate their expectations of travel managers.

STREAM 2: Gaining maximum benefit from programme technology
This stream examines how to evaluate your needs, identify appropriate tools and then ensure maximum benefit from your choices.

Technology can be applied to solve myriad modern management challenges from booking methodology to itinerary management, data analysis to payment solutions. However, it is an umbrella term which covers many different new products and processes.

STREAM 3: Taking responsibility for your travellers
This stream describes modern dangers and ways of preserving safety and minimising risk for your travellers.

Corporate travel is necessary to retain and grow business. However, the actual business travellers can face health hazards from avian flu to the Zika virus, geographical disruption from volcanic ash to tsunamis as well as potential danger from continuing political unrest.