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What's the latest technology and trends in Strategic Meetings Management

September 11, 2013
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
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Discovery Communications
One Discovery Place
Silver Spring, MD 20910

Come see our expert panelists describe the latest and greatest in Strategic Meetings Management!


Yukari Tortorich

Vice President of Global Travel Services, Discovery Communications.  Yukari is known for a best practices approach and early adoption of innovative solutions within Discovery Communications. Responsible for creating, adjusting and enforcing travel policy, she also seeks to build better communication with the end traveler.  Ms. Tortorich is a member GBTA & ACTE. She currently serves on the Corporate Travel Advisory Board for Executive Travel Magazine. She has also served on planning committee for the ACTE and on advisory boards for GetThere and Travelocity Business.


SignUp4's Matt Curry

Director of Business Development. Over the past six years, as SignUp4 has experienced nearly 400% growth in revenue, Matt has served in various supporting roles focused around direct sales, management and business development.  Currently, he manages strategic partnerships, alliances and acquisitions to help drive revenue and market share for the organization.  Prior to joining SignUp4, Matt spent several years in the virtual events and telecommunications industry. 

ACTIVE Network's Josh Templeton

As Director of the East Enterprise Sales team for ACTIVE Network™ Business Solutions Group, Joshua Templeton is responsible for net new business, as well as managing and expanding business with ACTIVE Network’s existing customers. Joshua has contributed for both the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) and the Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE) around the need for Strategic Meetings Management Programs (SMMPs) in the marketplace. He has been in the conference, meetings, and events space for more than six years, and has helped land and deploy some of ACTIVE Network’s largest global customers. Prior to joining ACTIVE Network, Josh was a key contributor at Concur Technologies. He is based in Maryland with his wife and two daughters. 

Cvent's John Broaddus

Regional Director of Sales at Cvent. For more than seven years, John has held several sales, business development and marketing management roles in the travel and meeting technology industries. Prior to Cvent, he was Vice President of Sales at SignUp4 and Vice President of Sales and Marketing at TRX.   Prior to that, John was a Sales and Business Development Consultant where he helped start ups and established companies define and develop software products to take to market, gain early adopter customers  and validate their offerings based on feedback from actual users.  


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