Upcoming show highlights by Katrina Leung

Thinking outside the box is critical when it comes to the future of corporate travel, and the series of conferences we have organised at this year’s virtual event will urge participants to challenge their approach to “business as usual”. Key speakers will include Tobias Ragge, CEO of HRS Group, who will cover the new prospects for Corporate Travel, and Brett Thomson, General Manager, Corporate Travel, TAG, who will discuss Building a better solution for International Mobility.

MICE Show Asia: Rethinking the MICE industry will be encouraged in this series of conferences, and participants will be challenged to question their familiar and comfortable approach to everything MICE. Key speakers will include Matthias Schultze, Managing Director, German Convention Bureau (GCB) who will share What’s next in the constantly changing business events industry, and Edward Koh, Executive Director, Conventions, Meetings & Incentive Travel, Singapore Tourism Board (STB), who will also discuss Doing MICE business in the New Normal.

Travel Tech Asia: The role of technology in travel is more important than ever before. This conference series will explore what technologies will define the future of travel, as well as those tech trends that are taking off now and helping to keep the industry moving. Oliver Dlouhy, Co-Founder & CEO, Kiwi.com will consider COVID-19 as a fast track to fully digital travel distribution and Richard Harris, Founder & CEO, <intent> who will discuss the future of AI in travel in his keynote “You can’t predict the future of travel. But the machine can”.

Destination Marketing Organisations, the hospitality sector and tours, attractions and activities will also have very full schedules at the virtual event. Stay tuned!