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Hong Kong Education Forum

28 November 2017

Kerry Hotel Hong Kong

Education will build upon the travel manager as the supporting hub, with each of the spokes representing the various components that must come together in a unified fashion for a successful travel programme. Key focus areas within each of these spokes will surround the evolving expectations and needs of the modern business traveller, and support to the travel managers with both today's challenges and tomorrow's future:
  • We encourage participation of corporate travel professionals, buyers and suppliers and both members and non-members
  • If your company would like to sponsor this event and gain valuable marketing exposure, please contact asia@acte.org.

Join ACTE and the leaders of the business travel industry at this educational event designed to enhance your understanding of the corporate travel market, offer you the opportunity to network with colleagues, and openly discuss the future of our industry.

Please email Jeffrey Chan for additional details.

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10:00am - 10:30am Registration & Networking

10:30am - 10:40am

Welcome and Opening Remarks

Prof. Brian King
Associate Dean and Professor
School of Hotel & Tourism Management, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Regional Council Member, Asia

10:40am - 11:10pm

One-Belt, One-Road and Guangdong-HK-Macao Greater Bay Area: Challenges and opportunities for corporate travel industry

“一帶一路 和 粵港澳大灣區”背景之下企業差旅行業面臨的機遇和挑戰

“One Belt, One Road” is one of the established Chinese Government national strategies for sustainable economic development proposed by Chairman Xi Jinping. This policy is further supplemented by another grand vision to develop a world-class city cluster in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area in the annual national work report this year. The speaker will walk us through the latest statistics and discuss the challenges and opportunities for the corporate travel industry.



11:10am - 12:25pm

Modern Payment Solutions

In today's landscape of corporate payments, corporate clients demand the ability to transact payments in a seamless, convenient, real-time and multi-channel experience. To meet these demands, payment technologies and changes to platforms/systems providers are creating new solutions related to digital payment solutions that will dramatically change payment practices in the corporate travel sector in the coming years. The speaker will discuss how those changes will enhance the traveller experience, drive efficiency in travel programs and increase insights across our industry.

Featured Speaker:

Philip Glickman
Regional Head of Commercial Payments

12:25pm - 2:00pm

Networking Luncheon

 2:00pm - 2:15pm
Innovations Enhancing Corporate Travel Experiences in The Hong Kong International Airport

2:15pm - 3:30pm

Artificial Intelligence - Changing the way we travel

A.I. and travel bots are revolutionizing the travel industry and will definitely play an important role in how travel is being managed. In this session, the speaker will share how A.I. is impacting corporate travel now and what’s in store for the future. Discover how A.I. will take your corporate travel to the #nextlevel.

Featured Speaker:

James Ellis
Director of Sales, North East Asia
FCM Travel


Debbie Winston
Global Business Travel Consultant


Dr. Sangwon Park
Associate Professor
School of Hotel & Tourism Management, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

3:30pm - 3:50pm

The Last Word & Closing Remarks

3:50pm - 4:20pm

Closing Tea/Coffee

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