March 2019 Educational Forum

March 13, 2019
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
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CIRC Hotel
1780 Polk St
Hollywood, FL 33020
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Join us for our March educational forum!

Wednesday, March 13th
CIRC Hotel

The Convergence of Travel & SMM (Strategic Meetings Management)
Speaker: Kevin Iwamoto, Senior Vice President, Goldspring Consulting

Tentative timeline       

11:00am – Registration 
11:30am – 12:00pm Welcome Remarks, Chapter Business, and Self Introductions
11:30am – 12:30pm – Lunch is served
12:30pm – 1:20pm – Kevin Iwamoto, Strategic Meetings Management Programs
1:20pm – 2:00pm – Raffles and Networking

Key Takeaways:

1) Learn why some corporate travel programs are looking to partner and negotiate combined spend volumes
2) What challenges stand in the way of such strategies and plans
3) What are some best practices and advice from corporate travel managers who have embarked on this consolidation strategy

About Our Speaker:

Kevin Iwamoto

Kevin has enjoyed over 30 years in the travel industry. He is considered one of the original founders of Strategic Meetings Management (SMM) and is acknowledged globally as a leading subject matter expert in the discipline.

Kevin is a former President & CEO of the Board of Directors for the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) and is a sought-after industry spokesperson representing business travel and meetings and event interests globally.


$75.00 Non-Member Cost
$95.00 after 12:00 am March 7

$50.00 Member Cost
$65.00 after 12:00 am March 7