Chairman and Senior Executive of IAC Barry Diller to Speak at GBTA Convention 2017

Alexandria, VA (June 8, 2017) – The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), the voice of the global business travel industry, today announced Chairman and Senior Executive of IAC and Chairman of Expedia, Inc. Barry Diller as a featured speaker at GBTA Convention 2017, July 15 – 19 in Boston. A one-on-one interview with Barry Diller will take place at Convention Arena on Tuesday, July 18. This session is made possible by Egencia.

“We are very pleased to welcome Barry Diller to the stage at GBTA Convention 2017,” said Christle Johnson, GBTA president. “We look forward to hearing about how his varied involvement across multiple industry sectors impacts the business travel industry. Barry will surely leverage his extensive experience as an industry leader to enlighten our attendees.”

Barry Diller is the Chairman and Senior Executive of IAC and the Chairman of Expedia, Inc. In the past, Mr. Diller served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Fox, Inc. and was responsible for the creation of Fox Broadcasting Company in addition to Fox’s motion picture operations.

Before joining Fox, Mr. Diller served for 10 years as the Chairman and Chief Executive of Paramount Pictures Corporation. In March 1983, in addition to Paramount, Mr. Diller became President of the conglomerate’s newly formed Entertainment and Communications Group, which included Simon & Schuster, Inc., Madison Square Garden Corporation and SEGA Enterprises, Inc. Prior to joining Paramount, Mr. Diller served as Vice President of Prime Time Television for ABC Entertainment.

The session will be moderated by Erik Schatzker, a New York based Bloomberg correspondent focused on high-profile events and interviews.

Celebrada en el Centro de Convenciones y Exposiciones de Boston, la Convención GBTA 2017 reunirá a casi 7000 profesionales de viajes de negocios de más de 50 países de todo el mundo. Contará con oradores principales de clase mundial, más de 70 sesiones educativas líderes en la industria, el piso de exposición de viajes de negocios más grande, una amplia selección de oportunidades de desarrollo profesional y mucho más, brindando a los asistentes la oportunidad de desarrollo profesional y hacer negocios.

Attendee registration is open now. Register by June 13, 2017 to receive up to $100 in savings. More info on programs and speakers will be unveiled throughout 2017. For the latest developments and more information, please visit gbta.org/convention.

El registro de medios es gratuito. El tercer Media Day anual de GBTA, el 16 de julio de 2017, contará con anuncios de noticias consecutivos a lo largo de la mañana de las principales compañías de viajes de todo el mundo, dando a los medios un pase exclusivo a las últimas noticias de la industria de viajes.

CONTACT: Colleen Lerro Gallagher, +1 703-236-1133, [email protected]

Marianne Varkiani, +1 703-236-1164, [email protected]

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La Asociación Global de Viajes de Negocios (GBTA) es la principal organización comercial de viajes de negocios y reuniones del mundo con sede en el área de Washington, DC y operaciones en seis continentes. Los más de 9000 miembros de GBTA administran anualmente más de $345 mil millones de viajes de negocios globales y gastos de reuniones. GBTA y la Fundación GBTA brindan educación, eventos, investigación, defensa y medios de clase mundial a una red global en crecimiento de más de 28,000 profesionales de viajes y 125,000 contactos activos. Para aprender cómo los viajes de negocios impulsan el crecimiento empresarial duradero, gbta.org