GBTA and VDR Announce Egencia President Rob Greyber as Centre Stage speaker at GBTA Conference 2015 in Partnership with VDR

London, 8th September 2015 – The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) – the voice of the global business travel industry – and German business travel buyer association VDR – today announced that Mr. Rob Greyber, President of Egencia®, will be a featured speaker at their joint conference taking place in Frankfurt, 9-11 November.

Rob will participate in the conference’s opening industry Centre Stage session, which will feature a panel looking at the dynamic business travel distribution model and he will provide an expert perspective on how this is likely to evolve in the coming years.

Catherine McGavock, GBTA’s Regional Vice President – EMEA said:
“We are pleased to welcome Rob as a featured speaker and know as an industry leader, he will provide unique insight to the topic along with other senior industry leaders soon to be announced.”

Rob Greyber added:
“Throughout my career, the only constant has been change and the importance of managing it for success. I look forward to participating in a stimulating debate on today’s distribution landscape and appreciate the platform provided by GBTA and VDR.”

Rob is the President of Egencia and is responsible for the organisation’s overall strategy and operations worldwide. He’s worked with the Expedia group for over 11 years. Prior to Expedia, Rob worked in San Francisco for Scient Corp., a strategy and technology consulting firm where he led the team that designed and built the initial web and operating infrastructure for Hotwire.com, now a subsidiary of the Expedia group.

Following the success of last year’s conference, the event brings together GBTA’s annual conference in Europe with German partner association VDR’s autumn symposium to create Europe’s foremost business travel conference, expected to attract more than 900 delegates from over 20 countries.

CONTACTO:
Catalina McGavock, +44 (0) 7980 588181, [email protected]
Claudia Giese, +49 69 69 52 29 33, [email protected]
Colleen Lerro Gallagher, +1 703 236 1133, [email protected]

Verband Deutsches Reisemanagement e.V. (VDR)
El VDR representa los intereses de la industria alemana y se ocupa de las condiciones generales y competitivas en torno a los viajes de negocios y la movilidad. Hace campaña por posibilidades de viaje eficientes, económicas, seguras, sin obstáculos y en todo el mundo para las empresas. El VDR con sus más de 530 empresas miembros representa una facturación anual total en el sector de viajes de negocios de más de 10 mil millones de euros.

Acerca de la Asociación Global de Viajes de Negocios
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