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The Agenda

Time Topic & Description Speaker(s) Format
09:00

Registration & Exhibition

09:30

Welcome address

Andreas Schönfeld - Managing Director Germany - HRS 

09:45

Lodging Industry Perspective

This next iteration of the lodging perspective presentation will continue to provide insight into how the hotel industry functions and what both buyers and hoteliers should be keeping an eye on in the year ahead.

Rob Hornman - Senior Vice President Hotel Solutions EMEA - HRS

10:15

KEYNOTE

Christian Lindner MdB - Bundes- und Fraktionsvorsitzender der Freien Demokraten

10:45

Break & Networking

11:15

The Beyond Spotlight

A buyer takes the stage! It's a great opportunity to learn about the challenges others faced along the way, how they convinced senior management to make a change, what are their the lessons learned and what they managed to achieve.

Andreas Schönfeld - Managing Director Germany - HRS

11:45

Breakout-Sessions Round 1

Breakokut 1 - Buyer only workshop

CLF surveys state the buyers want more networking time.  A networking-focused session that allows buyers to discuss industry topics and challenges in small groups.


Breakout 2 - Hotel only workshop

Breakokut 1 - Buyer only workshop

Silke Rosso - Head of Key Account Management - HRS

12:45

Lunch

13:45

Breakout-Sessions Round 2

Breakout 3 - Take Control of Your Lodging Program - The End-toEnd Case Study

This session will present a business case for taking a lodging program end-to-end.  We will introduce a business case calculator that will be allow the buyer to input their own data and determine potential savings (real and productivity savings) for an end-to-end program.  The tool will allow the buyer to work internally and showcase what can be accomplished with a complete program.


Breakout 4 - Beyond the Hotel Invoice

This session targeting finance/accounting teams will focus on how incorrect hotel invoices impact the expensing process for hoteliers, corporates and travelers and highlight next steps to improve expense reporting.


Breakout 5 - Convergence of Meetings & Transient for Greater Savings

Convergence with Transient and Meetings is taking placce. We see a trend that more and more travel buyers are in charge of MICE. They desperately look for transparency and ultimately savings & efficient P2P processes.

Breakout 3 - Take Control of Your Lodging Program - The End-toEnd Case Study


Breakout 4 - Beyond the Hotel Invoice


Breakout 5 - Convergence of Meetings & Transient for Greater Savings

Heinz Leonard Hornsby - Travel Manager Germany - Deloitte

14:45

Break & Networking

15:00

Breakout-Sessions Round 3

Breakout 3 - Take Control of Your Lodging Program - The End-toEnd Case Study

This session will present a business case for taking a lodging program end-to-end.  We will introduce a business case calculator that will be allow the buyer to input their own data and determine potential savings (real and productivity savings) for an end-to-end program.  The tool will allow the buyer to work internally and showcase what can be accomplished with a complete program.


Breakout 4 - Beyond the Hotel Invoice

This session targeting finance/accounting teams will focus on how incorrect hotel invoices impact the expensing process for hoteliers, corporates and travelers and highlight next steps to improve expense reporting.


Breakout 5 - Convergence of Meetings & Transient for Greater Savings

Convergence with Transient and Meetings is taking placce. We see a trend that more and more travel buyers are in charge of MICE. They desperately look for transparency and ultimately savings & efficient P2P processes.

Breakout 3 - Fallstudie


Breakout 4 - Beyond the Hotel Invoice


Breakout 5 - Meetings & Transient gehen Hand in Hand

Heinz Leonard Hornsby - Travel Manager Deutschland - Deloitte

16:00

Break & Networking

16:15

The Future Is All Around Us 

We take a crystal ball to the hotel & travel industry to answer what traveler experience will be like in five years – from booking to during the trip to post-trip.

Martin Biermann - Vice President Product Development - HRS

16:45

HRS Beyond Today

A casual conversation with HRS‘ chief executive, giving attendees a chance to hear what he‘s thinking and what he‘s seeing

Tobias Ragge - CEO - HRS

17:10

Beyond Awards & Closing

17:25

Reception at the CLF Marketplace


— Please note the agenda is subject to change —

  • 09:00 — Registration & Exhibition

    Registration & Exhibition

  • 09:30 — Welcome address

    Welcome address

  • 09:45 — Lodging Industry PerspectiveThis next iteration of the lodging perspective presentation will continue to provide insight into how the hotel industry functions and what both buyers and hoteliers should be keeping an eye on in the year ahead.

    Lodging Industry Perspective

    This next iteration of the lodging perspective presentation will continue to provide insight into how the hotel industry functions and what both buyers and hoteliers should be keeping an eye on in the year ahead.

  • 10:15 — KEYNOTE

    KEYNOTE

  • 10:45 — Break & Networking

    Break & Networking

  • 11:15 — The Beyond SpotlightA buyer takes the stage! It's a great opportunity to learn about the challenges others faced along the way, how they convinced senior management to make a change, what are their the lessons learned and what they managed to achieve.

    The Beyond Spotlight

    A buyer takes the stage! It's a great opportunity to learn about the challenges others faced along the way, how they convinced senior management to make a change, what are their the lessons learned and what they managed to achieve.

  • 11:45 — Breakout-Sessions Round 1Breakokut 1 - Buyer only workshopCLF surveys state the buyers want more networking time.  A networking-focused session that allows buyers to discuss industry topics and challenges in small groups.Breakout 2 - Hotel only workshop

    Breakout-Sessions Round 1

    Breakokut 1 - Buyer only workshop

    CLF surveys state the buyers want more networking time.  A networking-focused session that allows buyers to discuss industry topics and challenges in small groups.


    Breakout 2 - Hotel only workshop

  • 12:45 — Lunch

    Lunch

  • 13:45 — Breakout-Sessions Round 2Breakout 3 - Take Control of Your Lodging Program - The End-toEnd Case StudyThis session will present a business case for taking a lodging program end-to-end.  We will introduce a business case calculator that will be allow the buyer to input their own data and determine potential savings (real and productivity savings) for an end-to-end program.  The tool will allow the buyer to work internally and showcase what can be accomplished with a complete program.Breakout 4 - Beyond the Hotel InvoiceThis session targeting finance/accounting teams will focus on how incorrect hotel invoices impact the expensing process for hoteliers, corporates and travelers and highlight next steps to improve expense reporting.Breakout 5 - Convergence of Meetings & Transient for Greater SavingsConvergence with Transient and Meetings is taking placce. We see a trend that more and more travel buyers are in charge of MICE. They desperately look for transparency and ultimately savings & efficient P2P processes.

    Breakout-Sessions Round 2

    Breakout 3 - Take Control of Your Lodging Program - The End-toEnd Case Study

    This session will present a business case for taking a lodging program end-to-end.  We will introduce a business case calculator that will be allow the buyer to input their own data and determine potential savings (real and productivity savings) for an end-to-end program.  The tool will allow the buyer to work internally and showcase what can be accomplished with a complete program.


    Breakout 4 - Beyond the Hotel Invoice

    This session targeting finance/accounting teams will focus on how incorrect hotel invoices impact the expensing process for hoteliers, corporates and travelers and highlight next steps to improve expense reporting.


    Breakout 5 - Convergence of Meetings & Transient for Greater Savings

    Convergence with Transient and Meetings is taking placce. We see a trend that more and more travel buyers are in charge of MICE. They desperately look for transparency and ultimately savings & efficient P2P processes.

  • 14:45 — Break & Networking

    Break & Networking

  • 15:00 — Breakout-Sessions Round 3Breakout 3 - Take Control of Your Lodging Program - The End-toEnd Case StudyThis session will present a business case for taking a lodging program end-to-end.  We will introduce a business case calculator that will be allow the buyer to input their own data and determine potential savings (real and productivity savings) for an end-to-end program.  The tool will allow the buyer to work internally and showcase what can be accomplished with a complete program.Breakout 4 - Beyond the Hotel InvoiceThis session targeting finance/accounting teams will focus on how incorrect hotel invoices impact the expensing process for hoteliers, corporates and travelers and highlight next steps to improve expense reporting.Breakout 5 - Convergence of Meetings & Transient for Greater SavingsConvergence with Transient and Meetings is taking placce. We see a trend that more and more travel buyers are in charge of MICE. They desperately look for transparency and ultimately savings & efficient P2P processes.

    Breakout-Sessions Round 3

    Breakout 3 - Take Control of Your Lodging Program - The End-toEnd Case Study

    This session will present a business case for taking a lodging program end-to-end.  We will introduce a business case calculator that will be allow the buyer to input their own data and determine potential savings (real and productivity savings) for an end-to-end program.  The tool will allow the buyer to work internally and showcase what can be accomplished with a complete program.


    Breakout 4 - Beyond the Hotel Invoice

    This session targeting finance/accounting teams will focus on how incorrect hotel invoices impact the expensing process for hoteliers, corporates and travelers and highlight next steps to improve expense reporting.


    Breakout 5 - Convergence of Meetings & Transient for Greater Savings

    Convergence with Transient and Meetings is taking placce. We see a trend that more and more travel buyers are in charge of MICE. They desperately look for transparency and ultimately savings & efficient P2P processes.

  • 16:00 — Break & Networking

    Break & Networking

  • 16:15 — The Future Is All Around Us We take a crystal ball to the hotel & travel industry to answer what traveler experience will be like in five years – from booking to during the trip to post-trip.

    The Future Is All Around Us 

    We take a crystal ball to the hotel & travel industry to answer what traveler experience will be like in five years – from booking to during the trip to post-trip.

  • 16:45 — HRS Beyond TodayA casual conversation with HRS‘ chief executive, giving attendees a chance to hear what he‘s thinking and what he‘s seeing

    HRS Beyond Today

    A casual conversation with HRS‘ chief executive, giving attendees a chance to hear what he‘s thinking and what he‘s seeing

  • 17:10 — Beyond Awards & Closing

    Beyond Awards & Closing

  • 17:25 — Reception at the CLF Marketplace

    Reception at the CLF Marketplace


— Please note the agenda is subject to change —

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