If you’re responsible for travel procurement, it’s the greatest show on earth.
Well, at least in Europe… Over 2 days you will have access to everything you need to know about corporate travel under one roof.
For more than 20 years, the Business Travel Show has brought together corporate travel buyers with suppliers, TMCs, technology solutions and one of the most comprehensive educational programmes on the business travel scene.
When: 21-22 Febaruary 2018
Where: Olympia London, Hammersmith Rd, London, W14 8UX
Find us: Stand 130
What's on: FCM will be showcasing the latest developments for Sam, our intelligent travel chat-bot so if you met Sam last year, find out what's new. If you've never met Sam, now is the time. If group travel, meetings or events are high on your agenda, make time to come and talk to one of the experts from FCM's specialist business, cievents. In 2017, FCM launched FCM Connect, our interconnected suite of travel technology. Drop by for a demo and see this comprehensive travel technology platform in action. Finally, we're excited to be unveiling our new online booking solution at the Business Travel Show - you may just find everything you're searching for.
Why visit the Business Travel Show 2018?
Running across two days on 21st and 22nd February, the Business Travel Show provides you with access to the complete spectrum of travel suppliers, an incredibly rich conference and workshops programme and an opportunity to network with the corporate travel community. So whether you're a seasoned procurement specialist or are relatively new to the world of manaing business travel, you'll definitely find something to inspire you at the 2018 Business Travel Show.
New ideas to improve your travel
Find new ideas to improve your travel
Motivation and inspiration are easy to come by with leading industry and specialist speakers, thought provoking debates and deep dives into the challenges we all face and may face in the future.
Meet suppliers and find solutions
Three days of unrivalled sourcing and networking opportunities
With unrivalled access to more than 200 suppliers under one roof, travel buyers and procurement specialists can compare and evaluate travel brands covering the full range of solutions including air, accommodation, ground transport, technology and duty of care. Of course if it's a travel management company you're looking for then visit Stand B130 and talk to FCM Travel Solutions.
Cost Management Strategies
Discover ways to cut costs and keep travellers happy
Whether it's utilising the right technology, strategic account management, savvier ways of procuring travel or increasing your knowledge base in order to maximise the return on your investment in travel, you'll discover a myriad of opportunities to implement cost management strategies by visiting the Business Travel Show.
Get tips, advice and insight
60+ thought-provoking sessions, networking and experience sharing
Many of the workshops and panels are designed for you to walk away with tangible, actionable ideas and checklists. From the fundamentals of business travel to thought leadership presentations and panel debates to challenge conventional thinking, taking time to visit to the Business Travel Show will reward you with practical knowledge and food for thought.
Find out about travel technology now and for the future
The Business Travel Show is co-located with Travel Technology Europe Show and registering for either gets you into the other event. With its own comprehensive conference programme, you can find out the latest in travel tech trends and solutions as well as take a peak into the future with innovation showcases and panel discussions.
Make new contacts and share experiences
From peer-to-peer and supplier networking sessions, to informal social events, you will have an opportunity to build new relationships at the show and be given a chance to collaborate and share ideas and experience.
FCM on the Programme
FCM experts regularly participate on panels and run workshops at the Business Travel Show, and this year is no exception.
Alex Blunt - Hotel Supplier Relations
Alex Blunt, FCM’s Head of Hotel Supplier Relations joins the panel session “Are we getting a good price”. Taking place at 1pm on Thursday 22nd Feb, the panel discusses how you can ensure your TMC is sourcing the best rates; have preferred hotels load the correct rates and are these available? The session will provide an invaluable checklist of what to watch out for and how to fix it.
Michel Rouse - CTO EMEA
Michel Rouse, CTO EMEA joins a panel of experts at Travel Technology Europe. On Wed 21st Feb at 3.30pm the session will discuss futureproofing yourself: critical skills and the need for innovation and takes a look at the areas that you need to be on top of as a modern, forward-thinking thought leader.
There are so many reasons to visit the FCM Stand (B130)
Are group travel, meetings management or corporate events high on your agenda?
Navigating the complexity and gaining the best ROI on or MICE spend doesn’t need to take up all your time and cause you stress. The team from FCM’s specialist group travel, meetings and events business, cievents will be on the stand to help you find the perfect solution.
What's happening Sam?
FCM’s intelligent travel chat bot, Sam, has a busy year planned for 2018 with some great new features and functions. Find out what Sam has planned for the year ahead to create an even better travel experience.
Some treats for you at stand B130
Our VIP Drinks Reception is sponsored by our fantastic partners at...
VIP Drinks Reception
Join the FCM team for some drinks and live music, sponsored by Virgin Atlantic | Delta.
Stand B130, Wednesday 21st February @4pm
Best coffee at the show
Stop by the stand and enjoy a freshly made coffee from our brilliant Barista.
Win great prizes
Don't miss out on the chance to win some great prizes at the FCM stand! More details to follow...