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Why you should be at The Business Travel Show 2015

Feb 18, 2015

The Business Travel Show is one of the biggest and most exciting events in our calendar. It’s Europe’s biggest free travel exhibition for corporations, where buyers, managers, employees and bookers can come along for free, learn about the industry’s latest news and technological developments, and potentially source a new travel solution.

Business Travel Direct will of course be there – we wouldn’t miss it! We’ve been preparing for this for months now – we’ve created brand new company brochures, our company magazine, lots of give-aways and goodies, and if you’re really, really lucky, you might just be the winner of a pair of Eurostar tickets at our Business Travel Show competition. We’re at GTMC 7, so if you are attending this year, please do pop by our stand for a chat about how our latest products and services could benefit you and your organisation.

If this is the first time you’re hearing about the Business Travel Show, you might be wondering what the big deal is, and why on earth should you be going?

Well, not only is this probably one of the most important events of the year in our industry, but the Business Travel Show have really out-done themselves this year – with an expected 6,500 attendees and over 250 exhibitors attending, 2015 is definitely the year to be going. It’s a very informal environment that gives you the opportunity to network with a variety of lovely people over a cup of coffee, as well as have some much-needed face-to-face time with perspective new suppliers.

Whether you’re a big global brand or a smaller, modest corporation, I can guarantee you that there will be something there that could help you create the cost and time-effective travel solution you’ve been looking for. And if you’re not sure what you’re looking for, then not to worry – there’s over 50 talks and sessions set out by industry experts to help you learn all you need to know about corporate travel.

Okay, so by this point you should be pretty convinced that you need to be at the Business Travel Show this year… right? Yes, I thought so.

So why would you stop by GTMC7 to see us? Well, in a word, expertise. In another word, experience. In many words, we were established in 1970 so we have the knowledge and skillset to understand what would work for you. We’re a Concur Preferred Partner, one of only three in the UK, and we firmly believe that we’re not here to tell you where to book or which suppliers to use – we are simply here to help you make smart travel decisions that are cost-effective, productive, and of course, safe for your employees.

That’s why over the last few years, we’ve invested in a suite of innovative technology that help you book faster, receive the best prices on the market, keep below your travel budget and, instantly message your employees in the case of a crisis – wherever they are in the world. We have a dedicated marine division that can help you with punctual, safe, crew rotations at the best prices. After all, with a database of well over 200,000 hotels and every major airline in the world – you’ll have plenty of choice. And if you’re not looking for a Travel Management Company this year, just a little bit of guidance, then we can help there too. We have a team of industry-leading consultants who have all been in the corporate travel world for more than 15 years, who could really make a difference to your travel solution.

So, just to give you the final details: The Business Travel Show, Kensington Olympia, 25th and 26th February. Just follow this link to register and make sure you pop by GTMC 7 to say hello.