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Partnering with Millennials in a Managed Travel Program

March 12, 2014
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
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DoubleTree by Hilton, Silver Spring
8727 Colesville Road
Silver Spring, MD 20910

Who are the millennials and how are they impacting corporate travel? This keynote includes a deep dive into the habits of this generation and the impact they are having on managed travel. From new trends to increasing demands, this group will soon overtake the corporate environment and dominate travel spending. Including interactive breakout sessions, this discussion with help prepare the managed travel industry to work with these young professionals.

Tim’s Bio:

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Tim Hines is a serial entrepreneur, consultant and keynote speaker specializing in social media, mobile technology and entrepreneurship. Based in Chicago, Tim has been working in marketing, social media and the corporate travel industries for over ten years with companies such as the Tribune Company, TicketMaster and the CIA.

Tim Hines is Founder and President of Business Traveler Social, where he is responsible for overall direction, strategy and marketing. Since its launch in 2010, Tim and his team have rapidly built BTSocial, creating both a global presence and new social travel technology.

Tim is also very active in the business travel industry; he is a member of the Chicago Business Travel Association (CBTA) and the Association of Corporate Travel Executives (ACTE) of which BTSocial is a media partner.

Tim has become a prominent connector in the Chicago entrepreneurship and technology community, where he coordinates the monthly Inspire Startups  event and is a recent entrant in the Startup Leadership Program. He also serves on the Community Advisory Board for the Future Founders Foundation helping undeserved youth explore entrepreneurship.

Tim obtained his degree in marketing from the University of Illinois at Chicago where he began development of his first start-up, ConsumerVine.

Speaking Experience:

  • New Jersey Business Travel Association - ”Partnering with Millennials in a Managed Travel Program” (Oct. ’13)
  • Virginia Business Travel Association - ”Partnering with Millennials in a Managed Travel Program” (Sep. ’13)
  • Commonwealth Business Travel Group – “Partnering with Millennials in a Managed Travel Program” (Jul. ’13)
  • Mid-South Area Business Travel Association – “Navigating the New World of Social Travel” (Jun. ’13)
  • Entrepreneur’s Unplugg’d – Lightning Round “Boot-strapping Like a Pro” (May. ’13)
  • University of Illinois Innovation Incubator – “Building the Best Team” (May. ’13)
  • University of Illinois at Chicago – College of Business Alumni Panelist (Apr. ’13)
  • Startup Bootcamp – “Social Media Branding for Startups” (Nov. ’12)


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