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.
Catherine 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)
The VDR represents the interests of German industry and deals with the general and competitive conditions surrounding business trips and mobility. It campaigns for efficient, economical, safe, unhindered, worldwide travel possibilities for companies. The VDR with its over 530 member companies represents a total annual turnover in the business travel sector of more than EUR 10 billion.
Sobre a Global Business Travel Association
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