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.

Organisée au Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, la GBTA Convention 2017 réunira près de 7 000 professionnels du voyage d'affaires de plus de 50 pays à travers le monde. Il mettra en vedette des conférenciers de classe mondiale, plus de 70 sessions de formation de pointe, la plus grande exposition sur les voyages d'affaires, une large sélection d'opportunités de développement professionnel et bien plus encore, offrant aux participants la possibilité de se développer professionnellement et de faire des affaires.

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.

L'inscription des médias est gratuite. La troisième journée annuelle des médias de GBTA, le 16 juillet 2017, présentera des annonces consécutives tout au long de la matinée des principales agences de voyage du monde entier, offrant aux médias un accès exclusif aux dernières nouvelles de l'industrie du voyage.

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À propos de l'Association mondiale des voyages d'affaires
La Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) est la première organisation commerciale de voyages d'affaires et de réunions au monde. Son siège social est situé dans la région de Washington, DC et elle opère sur six continents. Plus de 9 000 membres de GBTA gèrent chaque année plus de $345 milliards de dépenses mondiales de voyages d'affaires et de réunions. GBTA et la Fondation GBTA offrent une éducation, des événements, des recherches, des plaidoyers et des médias de classe mondiale à un réseau mondial en pleine croissance de plus de 28 000 professionnels du voyage et 125 000 contacts actifs. Pour savoir comment les voyages d'affaires stimulent la croissance durable des entreprises, gbta.org