19 Sep

The Travel Convention: 8-10 October, Seville

500 travel industry professionals are set to enjoy a superb blend of insightful business sessions, social activities and networking opportunities at the Travel Convention from 8 to 10 October in Seville – don’t miss your opportunity to join them.
The Convention Programme, which is now available to view on travelconvention.com, features a comprehensive overview of the sector’s most forward-looking event including full details of the plenary and workshop sessions, social and networking events, excursions and more.  
With Truth, Trust and the Future of the Expert as its theme, the Convention’s business sessions will take place at the five Star Barceló Sevilla Renacimiento’s conference centre. Plenary sessions will be moderated by Chris Ship of ITV News, with an exceptional line up of guest speakers set to explore the cornerstones of the future relationship between the travel industry and the traveller.  These include Johan Lundgren, CEO, easyJet; Bryony Gordon, Feature Writer & Columnist, The Telegraph; Maajid Nawaz, Presenter, Global’s LBC; Sofia Natal, Global Customer Experience Transformation Expert, IBM iX; and Rory Sutherland, Vice Chairman, O&M Group UK.

The Programme will also feature four Specialist Workshops. If you thought The Internet changed the World…get ready for Voice! will see Global, the Media & Entertainment Group, reveal the creative tools needed to stand out in a ‘sound-on’ world; Travel M&A in Uncertain Times focus on the key drivers behind today’s M&A market; Wellbeing in the Workplace offer an informative, thought-provoking and interactive look at workplace wellbeing and motivation; and Reputation Management Inside Out examine how putting the right business strategies in place for managing people and process risks can prevent reputational harm.
The agenda will also provide ample time for delegates to constructively network while in Andalusia’s capital. Highlights include Monday’s Opening Ceremony and Welcome Party at the Casino de la Exposición and Tuesday’s Party in the Province at the Cortijo Torre de la Reina. Other highlights include two lunches, three Convention bars and the return of the Convention Supper Club. Delegates will also be able to enjoy sporting and social activities such as the annual Golf Tournament, Football Match, local excursions and the ‘Ride for Your LifeLine’ charity bike ride.  
ABTA colleagues will be available to meet with delegates throughout the Convention for 1-2-1 meetings. To pre-book an appointment, please email membersinfo@abta.co.uk.
No other conference brings together as many senior UK travel industry professionals and leaders as The Travel Convention, and the 2018 edition looks set to be one of the best yet. Register now to avoid disappointment.

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