ABT-ACTE Russia Saint-Petersburg Business Travel Forum

23 august – 24 august 2018

Venue: St. Petersburg

August, 23*

Welcome cocktail for acquaintance of participants

Time: 17:30 - 21.00
Location: TBA

Additional registration is required

August, 24**




Block 1.  


Panel discussion. Independent online booking tool.

Are the agencies ready to work using independent online booking tool?

Revizorro era. The ways to use employees' feedback.

Almost everyone collects and analyzes business travel data, but what is the right way to implement new practices and improve traveller`s experience?


Travel manager: who is he?

What qualities and professional skills should a travel manager have?
Can we replace a travel manager with a bot?
What functions will a human retain and how will it affect the price cost?



Coffee break


Block 2


Traditional RFP VS Dynamic.

Are you still thinking of improving an RFP? Maybe it is better to get a discount for BAR?


Payment solutions. Launch of V-pyment.

Irina Kostyukova, Head of procurement group, Kaspersky Lab JSC

Case study. Implementation stages.

What tasks do the virtual payment tools help to solve?

- The peculiarities of V-payment in Russian companies.

- The results achieved 1,5 years after lauch.


Safety during a business trip.


Safety in corporate events.

Mariya Zakharova, Senior manager, Business and Protocol events, SIBUR

Are there any special rules of business trip planning for C-suites?

Are there any standards for choosing and preparing a venue for an event (talks/official meetings/mass events) with C-suites among the participants?


Business Travel in state-owned companies.

Panel discussion. Purchase in state-owned companies.
How do state-owned companies cope with the restrictions on the choice of providers according to 223 Federal Law or 44 Federal Law?
What is the right way to define qualitative criteria in a technical enquiry and to comply with the restrictions of the Federal Anti-Monopoly Service?




Block 3. MICE


Panel discussion. FIFA. Shall we strike the balance?

Was everyone ready for such a challenge? Customer and provider experience.


Digital transformation in event planning for customers.

What has changed with the advance of the digital era? What new channels do organizers use to attract customers? 


Sustainable development in MICE.

How to make the first step towards a green event or more environment friendly corporate travel? What measures can be taken in the transportation or air travel sector of business travel?

Additional registration is required. Participation only for corporate customers and conference partners

** The program is subject to change

Participation is free for corporate buyers of business travel. Please apply to events@abt-acte.ru

If you want to become a speaker or partner, or you would like to offer questions to the moderator, we will be glad to give you such an opportunity, please, contact us +7 (495) 660-77-83 or  send us an e-mail events@abt-acte.ru


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