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Rome Global Education Conference

The Best Networking Available

ACTE is primarily known for its excellence in educational content, but here is something you maybe didn't know - it's also renowned for its top-level networking.

The 2012 ACTE Global Education Conference will provide you with the opportunity to meet senior-level business travel executives from around the world, representing the industry's leading buyers and suppliers. ACTE specifically creates extensive networking opportunities throughout the conference so you can meet new people informally or discuss partnerships and ideas in-depth.

Here are just a few examples:

Opening Night Reception
Hotel Exedra Terrace
Piazza della Repubblic
47 00185 Rome, Italy

14 October 2012 (18:00-20:00)

Enjoy cocktails, canapes, and culture while conversing with colleagues in the heart of the Eternal City during the ACTE Opening Night Reception.

The Hotel Exedra Terrace is situated between the Piazza della Repubblica, between the ancient Roman ruins of the Diocletian Baths and the Basilica degli Angeli designed by Michelangelo. Located on the top floor of the hotel, the Exedra Terrace offers magnificent views of ancient Rome and the centuries old Monti district of the City.
Shuttle bus service will be provided to the reception from the Rome Cavalieri lobby entrance from 17:30-18:00. Return transportation will be provided from 19:45-20:15 to the Rome Cavalieri and the Courtyard by Marriott Rome Central Park. 

Gala in Rosso & Nero
(Ticket Required)

ga•la/ˈgālə/ (noun):
A social occasion, marked by a festive celebration.   The ACTE Centre invites you to participate in this special event being held after the close of the ACTE Global Education Conference. The reception and dinner will be held from 18:00-21:00 on Tuesday, 16 October at the Villa Miani.

Villa Miani
Via Trionfale,151
00136 Rome, Italy
The Villa Miani is an elegant 1873 neoclassical mansion, which lies high up on the slopes of the Monte Mario hill and offers a breathtaking 180-degree view over Rome.

The Villa Miani is a short scenic walk from the Rome Cavalieri. Shuttle bus service will also be provided to the Gala from the Rome Cavalieri & the Courtyard by Marriott Rome Central Park lobby entrances at 17:45. Return transportation will be provided at 21:00 to the Rome Cavalieri and the Courtyard by Marriott Rome Central Park.  

Tickets for the Gala are available for 395€ per person and can be purchased via the registration form or by contacting ACTE at Limited number of tickets will be sold. Organizations looking to sponsor the Gala or buy a table can find more information by visiting the Gala in Rosso & Nero page.  (Please note the Gala in Rome will not be black tie, but business casual with black and red flair).

New Member/First Time Attendee Reception

If this is your first time attending the conference or if you are a new member, hear from ACTE leaders and past attendees on how to get the most value from your membership.


InterACTE will provide attendees with plenty of time to talk directly with industry suppliers, showcasing the most exciting business travel products and solutions. Also, new for this year, corporate buyer attendees will be able to schedule 1-on-1 meetings during InterACTE with the exhibitors they most want to meet. Visit the InterACTE page for more information!

Networking Breakfasts, Luncheons & Coffee Breaks

After experiencing ACTE's educational sessions together, use these breaks and meals to further your discussion, exchanging new ideas, and bringing the learning outside the classroom.

Attendee-to-Attendee Messaging

The ACTE iPhone and BlackBerry App offers full access to conference information and attendees right in the palm of your hand. Not only keep up with the latest conference news and events in Rome, but message other attendees directly through the app.

And much more!

Whether you are looking to grow your future network, enhance your current network, or a little bit of both, the 2012 ACTE Global Education Conference provides you with everything you need.