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ACTE to Provide Introductory Travel Management Workshop at ICOMEX

Mexico City, Mexico
November 9, 2012


Join the region's leading buyers and suppliers of business travel for an ACTE Executive Forum in Mexico City. We welcome members and nonmembers alike. Please email Amber Kelleher for additional details.
7-9 November 2012
ICOMEX, Incentives, Congress, Conventions and Exhibitions Trade Show, provides the platform for tourism, meetings & corporate travel suppliers to meet with key buyers from the MICE sector. This year, ICOMEX will partner with the Association of Corporate Travel Executives (ACTE) to provide a hands-on, 3-hour corporate travel management workshop for ICOMEX attendees.


ACTE Welcome


Part 1: The Business Case for Travel Management & Establishing a Travel Policy
This interactive workshop experience will demonstrate the importance of travel management as a business objective, explain how travel managers can create successful travel programs, and illustrate best practices for establishing travel policies.
Presented by: 
Alejandro García Bautista, Multinational Corporate Solutions Manager, Corporate Travel Services - Egencia
Moderated by: 
Raul Perez Vazquez, HR Mobility Global Commodity Manager, Intel Corporation


Part 2: Best Practices for Buyer-Supplier Relationships & Structuring Effective Service Level Agreements (SLAs)
What are the leading practices for effective supplier relationships? What are the advantages of service level agreements (SLAs) with preferred suppliers, and how should they be structured? What can buyers and suppliers do to improve the account review process? This interactive discussion will answer these questions and more.
Panelists include:
Jorge Flores, Director General de México, Travelport
Alejandro García Bautista, Multinational Corporate Solutions Manager, Corporate Travel Services - Egencia

Moderated by: 
Raul Perez Vazquez, HR Mobility Global Commodity Manager, Intel Corporation


Networking Break - Visit ICOMEX Trade show floor


Part 3 - Data Streams & Reporting
This scenario-based workshop will demonstrate the power of data and reporting: to control expenses, to improve negotiation leverage, to monitor the safety and security of employees, and to improve travelers' experiences. Apply the lessons learned in this session and improve data management in your own company.
Presented by: 
Jorge Flores, Director General de México, Travelport

Moderated by: 
Raul Perez Vazquez, HR Mobility Global Commodity Manager, Intel Corporation

Interested in Sponsoring the educational workshop?  Please contact Lisa Williamson at lwilliamson@acte.org.

Travel Buyers - Register Today Under ICOMEX's Hosted Buyer Programme

If you organise, influence or make budgetary decisions for international meetings, conferences, incentive travel, business travel, conventions, product launches, staff training or events then you could be eligible to attend ICOMEX as a Hosted Buyer.

Download the Hosted Buyer Program

Benefits of being a ICOMEX Hosted Buyer include:
• A personal itinerary of appointments with exhibitors, arranged prior to the event
• Complimentary roundrip economy flights to/from your location
• Complimentary 4/5 star accommodation at an official ICOMEX hotel in Abu Dhabi
• Invitations to evening receptions and exclusive networking functions
• Entrance to the private Hosted Buyer lounge during the exhibition
• Complimentary access to the Professional Education Programmes

For more information for ICOMEX 2012, please visit http://www.icomex-mexico.com/