Posted April 11, 2016

Save The Date For The Beat Live 2016

Please mark your calendar for the ninth annual The Beat Live conference, to be held Oct. 18-20 at the InterContinental Chicago Magnificent Mile. Read More »
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Posted September 22, 2015

The Beat Live Kicks Off In One Week

Next week, some of the most respected and influential executives in the corporate travel business will gather in Arlington, Va., for the eighth annual The Beat Live conference. Time is running out to be among them. Read More »
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Posted September 10, 2015

Time Is Running Out To Register For The Beat Live

The Beat Live is less than three weeks away, and tomorrow is the deadline to reserve the conference hotel rate. Register here to secure conference registration and our special room rate for The Beat live at The Westin Crystal City in Arlington, Va., Sept. 29-Oct. 1. Read More »
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Posted August 26, 2015

CWT's Vournakis Wins The Beat Live Keynote Vote

Following a tight race, readers of The Beat selected Carlson Wagonlit Travel senior vice president of global marketing Nicholas Vournakis to deliver a keynote address at The Beat Live on Wednesday, Sept. 30, in Arlington, Va. Read More »
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Posted August 18, 2015

The Beat Live Readers' Choice & Keynote Vote

Voting is still open to help us determine the keynote speaker at The Beat Live and select recipients of our Readers' Choice awards. Read More »
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Posted August 12, 2015

The Beat Live Early-Bird Rate Expires This Week

Don't miss your chance to grab a front-row seat at The Beat Live before the early-bird rate expires this Saturday, Aug. 15. Read More »
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Posted August 6, 2015

The Beat Live Keynote Pitch: Nicholas Vournakis, Carlson Wagonlit Travel

Topic: Is The Whole Greater Than The Sum Of Its Parts? Fragmented distribution channels, the emergence and growth of disruptors, changing business models—is the industry changing for the sake of change, or are we building a better mousetrap? Read More »
Posted August 6, 2015

The Beat Live Keynote Pitch: Jennifer Vecchi, Atlas Travel

The Evolution Of Rewards And Recognition Within Travel Policy Companies are finding it increasingly difficult to enforce travel policy compliance when so many attractive options are available to the traveler on a consumer level. For example, the percentage of open bookings for domestic travel has significantly increased in recent years thanks to apps that provide easy mobile booking platforms with a few clicks, not to mention "alternative" travel companies like Uber and Airbnb that are not tied to most company policies. A direct result is that travel managers are finding it impossible to manage their travelers’ safety while on the road. Moreover, travelers are not always benefitting from the company’s duty of care policy, which could potentially give them better options within budget. Read More »
Posted August 6, 2015

The Beat Live Keynote Vote 2015

Each year, we ask readers to help us build The Beat Live conference. Your feedback will determine one of our keynote speakers, identify the recipients of our annual Readers' Choice awards and formulate questions for the industry influencers taking the stage in Arlington, Va., Sept. 29–Oct. 1. Read More »
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Posted August 6, 2015

The Beat Live Keynote Pitch: Michael Strauss, Pass Consulting

Topic: How Lufthansa Can Achieve Its Distribution Goals And What It Means I will talk about Lufthansa’s ambition to change airline distribution. This keynote will provide the latest facts from Germany, highlight why Lufthansa’s ambitions are different from what American Airlines tried with Sabre five years ago and explain how Lufthansa could succeed. Read More »
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