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ACTE’s 5 Pillars

ACTE's 2015 education program will be centered around 5 pillars. These are the core content areas identified by your peers. ACTE staff and members of the Steering Committee are developing a slate of workshops and innovative education opportunities centered around these pillars.

ACTE creates the community for travel professionals to support specific causes and each other. From local Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activities to global advocacy initiatives, ACTE builds connections that build community.

University Student Session: Career Tips for Future
Corporate Travel Professionals

Buyers Only ‘World Café’ Roundtable

Global Spotlight: One Globe, Many Nuances
· Managing Travel in Africa
· Managing Travel in Asia
· Managing Travel in India
· Managing Travel in Latin America
· Managing Travel in the Middle East

Global Travel Management: Highlighting Asia

  Data Access & Analytics
Listen to data experts and industry leaders discuss, debate, and resolve challenges around data access, availability, analytics and reporting. Discover how having the right data (not simply more data) is enabling managers to make better decisions and predict trends and behaviors that translate into cost savings and more effective policies.

Data Capture & Consolidation: Is There a Better Way?

Strategic Hotel Procurement: Taking "Sourcing" to the Next Level

The Evolution of Travel Policy: a Global View on the Future

Improve Your Life with Predictive Data

Procurement Success: Creating Value Beyond Simple Bottom-Line Savings

  Industry Innovations
Consumerization, mobility and technology are powerful forces that are advancing and disrupting the business travel landscape. Take a front-row seat to preview emerging technologies and learn how to make the industry’s latest innovations work for you.

Innovations, applications mobiles, nouvelles technos : que veulent les Travel Managers?! (Innovations, mobile applications, new technologies : what do Travel Managers want ?! – presented in French)

Building the Next Travel Program
(Thursday morning)

Building the Next Travel Program (Thursday aftenoon)

Better Negotiation Techniques for Better Outcomes: Innovating your Buyer/Supplier Dynamic

Finding the Right Path Through the Payment Solutions Jungle

  Talent Development for Travel Professionals
The most critical skill gaps for future travel leaders as identified by current travel professionals are: change management experience, innovative mindsets, marketing/social media skills, and technological competence. Join Skill Builder sessions with practical solutions to help you bridge the gaps.

Pre-conference programming: How to Navigate the World of Travel Management

Women Leading in the Corporate Travel Industry

The New Role of the Travel Manager

Winning Your Executives’ Support

Dialogue et franchise, les clés du succès de la relation fournisseur / TM & Acheteurs (Dialogue and openness, the keys to a successful relationship between suppliers / Travel Managers & buyers – presented in French)

  Traveller Centricity
Corporate travel professionals are learning important lessons from consumer-oriented strategies. Using proven strategies, discover how to communicate more effectively with travellers, how to use traveller feedback to increase leverage with suppliers, and ultimately, how to bolster overall traveller satisfaction and productivity. Gain insights on how thought leaders are measuring and redefining trip return on investment (ROI) to more accurately reflect the full implications of every trip.

The Sharing Economy: A New World Order

Le marché de l’hôtellerie en pleine ébullition! Clés, explications et conseils à destination des TM & Acheteurs pour comprendre et maitriser la nouvelle donne!
(The hotel industry is booming! Keys, clarifications and recommendations from Travel Managers and buyers to comprehend and master the new deal – presented in French)

Risk in the Corporate Travel Industry

Repoussons les limites de notre aide aux voyageurs!

(Pushing the limits of Traveller Centricity - presented in French)