Trend Watch: Aviation Sector, Cost Savings Strategies, Mice Budgets And More

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CORPORATE TRAVEL INDUSTRY FORUM
TREND WATCH: AVIATION SECTOR, COST SAVINGS STRATEGIES, MICE BUDGETS AND MORE
Lagos, Nigeria
23 May 2019

ABTA’s Industry Forums bring together the leading Travel Buyers, TMC’s and Travel Suppliers to discuss key trends, challenges and opportunities affecting their region, and addressing how these trends are impacting the global Travel Industry as a whole.

If you want to keep your finger on the pulse with regards to your local and global travel industry whilst increasing your network of travel professionals, then these events are for you.

Event Focus

Corporate Travel Industry Forum

Event Agenda

09.00 – 09.30  Registration and Networking
Tea, Coffee and Breakfast pastries served
 09.30 – 09.45  Opening, Welcome and Official Delegate Address

     Mrs. Monique Swart, Founder – African Business Travel Association (ABTA)
 09.45 – 10.00  Global Corporate Travel Benefits for ABTA Nigeria Chapter

ABTA’s partnership with global business travel association ACTE (Association of Corporate
Travel Professionals) now sees ABTA Members in Africa getting complimentary access to
ACTE’s global Virtual Membership offering.  Attend this session to find out more.Mrs. Nadine Clarke, Regional Director: Africa – African Business Travel Association (ABTA)
 10.00 – 11.00  Airline trends and Aviation Sector Update

Nigeria has had a lot of activity in its Aviation sector in the past 18 months – A new National
Carrier (which has subsequently delayed its launch), Airport renovations and updated processes,
and an increased focus on IATA activities – to name a few.This session will see a panel of aviation experts discussing updates within this sector and trends
of interest that will be affecting specifically the Corporate Travel Industry.Ms Abi Ijasanmi, Director: Africa&Legal Affairs – DiamondAir International
Mr. Ewos Iroro, Editor – Business  &  Travel News Lagos
 11.00 – 11.30  Tea Break  &  Networking
 11.30 – 11.45  A Word from our Sponsors
 11.45 – 12.30 Cost Savings Strategies for Travelling Corporates

This session will address the top most practical tools to assist corporates to identify cost savings
opportunities in order to make their travel buck stretch further. There is space for both short term
and long term savings opportunities – but to maximise a sustainable cost reduction strategy, all
efforts need to fit into a big picture plan.Attend this session to gain insight into reducing your travel spend, while increasing the value your
travel budget can attain.
 12.30 – 13.00  TMC and Travel Agent’s Update

This session will give a brief update of current trends impacting the industry from the TMC and
Travel Agents perspective as well as some developments within the sector.

Mr. Bankole Bernard, President – NANTA
 

 13.00 – 13.30  Taking control of MICE budgets

For many years, Corporations have been segmenting their Meetings, Incentives, Conferences
and Events (MICE) spend as separate to their travel budgets.MICE Professionals however tell us that there are many benefits to linking Travel and MICE
spend in order to leverage better deals with suppliers.Attend this session to get insights into how to better manage costs relating to meetings,
conferences and related events.Mr. Ishaya Yakubu, Executive Assistant  &  Trainer – GolfView Hotel  &  Suites
 13.30 – 14.15  Networking Lunch

 14.15 – 15.15  Interactive Round Table Discussion

 

 15.15 – 15.30  Close
Sponsor and Speaker Thanks and Business Card Prize Draw
 15.30 – 16.00  Tea  &  Coffee Served

Registration Fees

 REGISTRATION FEES:
ABTA Premium  &  Enterprise Members:
ABTA LITE Members:
Non ABTA Members:
Annual ABTA Membership + Event Promo:
Hosted Buyers/Speakers/Press (Requires Promo Code):
Complimentary
NGN 12 800.00 ($ 35.00)
NGN 18 300.00 ($ 50.00)
NGN 29 300.00 ($ 80.00)
Complimentary

Event Sponsors and Partners

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