Welcome Day 2 – GBTA Conference 2017 | Toronto
Nancy Tudorache, Regional Director, Canada, GBTA
In this centre stage session, be prepared to be amazed! Thought provoking industry experts and leaders of business come together to share their knowledge and expertise on business today and the future business travel.
The Shift in Accommodations
Disruption, technology and the need for personalized experiences has transformed the accommodations sector, sending shock waves of creative solutions, new ideas and customized expectations. As a result, the industry has shifted to adapt to this evolution. During this Centre Stage panel, industry leaders on the forefront of this shift will discuss the current accommodations ecosystem affecting business travel today.
Geoff Parsons, President & CEO, Geopar Consulting Inc.
David Holyoke, Global Head of Business Travel, Airbnb
Steve Reynolds, Founder & CEO, TRIPBAM
Vito Curalli, Executive Director of Sales, Hilton
One-on-One with Peter Martin, Vice Chairman, FocusPoint International
Continuity of business travel is critically important and can be threatened by safety and security risks in a moment's notice... international security practitioner, Peter Martin, Vice Chairman, FocusPoint International will discuss our current day security threats that impact business travel amid our volatile and ever-changing world. From terrorism, to border security, to foreign governments, Mr. Martin will discuss what it takes to keep business travellers travelling.
Michael W. McCormick Executive Director and COO, GBTA
Peter Martin Vice Chairman, FocusPoint International
The Right Honourable Jean Chrétien, P.C., C.C., O.M., Q.C., Ad. E.
In the spirit of celebrating our great country during Canada’s 150th birthday year, GBTA Canada is pleased to welcome The Right Honourable Jean Chrétien, to address conference delegates with his insightful stories of leading Canada as our 20th Prime Minister from 1993 to 2003.