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The PA Show ExCeL 2024



Leveraging Technology to Plan Offsites, Leadership Retreats and Other In-Person Meetings

28 Feb 2024
Tech Theatre
Tech Theatre

Description: In-person meetings, including smaller internal meetings like offsites and strategy meetings, are on the rise due to hybrid and remote working. However, planning, budgeting, and managing meeting logistics is time-consuming and inefficient. In this dynamic presentation, James Faux, a seasoned expert in the business travel industry, will delve into the transformative power of technology. He will showcase how embracing modern tools can significantly ease the workload of personal assistants, executive assistants, and office managers by automating many of the mundane, time-consuming tasks related to meeting planning.

Key Points:

  1. The Rise of In-Person Meetings: Explore the growing demand for in-person gatherings and the increase in smaller meetings and their impact on budgets.
  2. Challenges of Old School Planning: Understand the limitations of relying on outdated methods, such as excessive spreadsheet usage and manual travel analysis.
  3. Technology as an Efficiency Booster: Discover how integrating technology into your planning process can drastically improve efficiency and effectiveness.
  4. Tools for Efficient Business Travel Planning: James will introduce specific tools and technologies designed to streamline the meeting planning and travel logistics process to ensure you deliver an event/meeting in line with business and sustainability goals.

Why Attend:
Attendees will gain valuable insights into the latest technologies transforming the meeting planning and group travel logistics landscape that help you achieve your meeting objectives, including staying on budget, reducing traveler time, and hitting sustainability targets. James Faux's experience will provide practical guidance on leveraging these tools to enhance productivity, reduce stress, and ultimately excel.

Target Audience:
This presentation is tailored for personal assistants, executive assistants, and office managers seeking innovative solutions to overcome challenges in business travel planning.

James Faux, Head of Enterprise - TROOP