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.

Realizada no Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, a GBTA Convention 2017 reunirá cerca de 7.000 profissionais de viagens de negócios de mais de 50 países em todo o mundo. Ele contará com palestrantes de classe mundial, mais de 70 sessões de educação líderes do setor, a maior exposição de viagens de negócios, uma ampla seleção de oportunidades de desenvolvimento profissional e muito mais, oferecendo aos participantes a oportunidade de desenvolvimento profissional e negócios.

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.

O registro de mídia é gratuito. O terceiro Media Day anual do GBTA, em 16 de julho de 2017, apresentará anúncios de notícias consecutivas durante toda a manhã das principais empresas de viagens do mundo, dando à mídia um passe exclusivo para as últimas notícias do setor de viagens.

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

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A Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) é a principal organização comercial de viagens de negócios e reuniões do mundo, com sede na área de Washington, DC, com operações em seis continentes. Os mais de 9.000 membros do GBTA gerenciam mais de $345 bilhões de despesas globais com viagens e reuniões de negócios anualmente. GBTA e a Fundação GBTA oferecem educação, eventos, pesquisa, advocacia e mídia de classe mundial para uma rede global crescente de mais de 28.000 profissionais de viagens e 125.000 contatos ativos. Para saber como as viagens de negócios impulsionam o crescimento duradouro dos negócios, gbta.org