NEBTA Monthly Meeting - October 11th

October 11, 2018
3:30 PM to 6:00 PM
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Hilton Woburn
2 Forbes Road
Woburn, MA 01801
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Hilton Woburn

Join us for our first meeting of the fall, on Thursday, October 11th at 3:00pm* at the Hilton Woburn. 

Our speaker will be Neil Hammond, who will be talking to us about "Re-Inventing Travel".

* A directs (buyers)-only session beginning with registration at 3:00pm will precede our general session beginning at 4:15pm (registration for our allied members and supplier guests begins at 3:45 pm). 

The buyers only session will be an interactive discussion centered around “Hot Topics Impacting Corporate Travel Managers”.

About Neil Hammond

Neil Hammond has 15 years’ experience in the travel industry as a buyer and consultant. He started his career with Schlumberger and has worked in the United Kingdom, France and the USA. Neil held various roles in Manufacturing, Supply Chain and Quality Assurance supplying oilfield equipment to their field locations before becoming Global Travel Manager where he implemented the $360 million travel program in 40 countries.

After leaving Schlumberger, Neil joined Advito as Director leading a team of professional consultants engaged in Air and Hotel sourcing projects to corporate clients.

In 2013 Neil founded SmartKapps (now acquired by GoldSpring Consulting) and developed technology to support sourcing projects for Corporate Air and Hotel with a focus on streamlining the process for corporate buyers. Air Sourcing Manager ™ and Hotel Optimization Manager ™, enable GoldSpring’s consultants to manage sourcing projects and handle all the complexities of airline and hotel sourcing engagements in a more efficient manner with reduced project timescales.

Neil joined GoldSpring Consulting in 2014 and has been a frequent speaker at GBTA Conventions and chapter meetings as well as other travel industry events.

 

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GBTA New England Chapter relies on the volunteer efforts of our membership. If you are interested and want to find out about the benefits of volunteering please contact: 
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