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PBTA / ACTE Educational Forum

June 07, 2018
11:30 AM to 2:00 PM
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DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Pittsburgh - Green Tree
500 Mansfield Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15205

Please join us in June for our PBTA/ ACTE Educational Forum featuring Greeley S. Koch. Greeley will be discussing the following topics in addition to hosting a buyers round-table:

Hotel Sourcing
The hotel RFP continues to be one of the biggest pain points for travel manager. We will examine how companies are managing their hotel negotiations, the level of satisfaction with their current negotiation strategy and the who/what/why of continuous sourcing as a potential alternative to more traditional sourcing strategies.

The Modern Business Traveler

We will focus on the traveler experience and its impact on travel policy decisions.  By comparing current data to prior trends, we will discuss to what degree companies are shifting their perspectives.  The results will be analyzed so you can stay ahead of emerging trends and prepare your organization for what is to come.


11:30 – Noon:  Networking

12:00  - Lunch served and PBTA and ACTE introductions

12:15 – 1:30 – Greeley to present

1:45 – 2:30 – Buyers roundtable

Greeley S. Koch

Association of Corporate Travel Executives

Executive Director


Executive Director for the Association of Corporate Travel Executives, Greeley Koch has his primary focus on the advancement of the ACTE member’s career by making sure the ACTE community is prepared for the future of corporate travel management and its emphasis on the modern business traveller.


He has served as a global travel manager, a consultant, and has worked for a global travel management company and travel software company. He is a former ACTE board member, president, and has testified on behalf of the industry before the United States Congress. Koch has previously been named as one of the Top 25 Most Influential Business Travel Executives and Buying Business Travel named him one of the 30 Top Influencers in Business Travel.


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