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Connect Business Travel brings together Corporate Travel Executives with key suppliers for one-on-one appointments conducted in a reverse-style tradeshow format. What does that mean? It means that you get right down to business, no wasted time walking around a trade show floor or meeting with people that don’t fit your needs. This coupled with top notch relevant education makes it a can’t miss event. Sign up today to make serious business connections, learn best practices and catch up on the latest technology in sunny Florida


Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center

The 4-star Gaylord Palms offers live nightly entertainment, a waterslide and separate children’s and adults swimming pools. The hotel also features a sand beach play area, waterfalls and on-site boutique shops. Elegant gardens and a full-service spa are available and the spacious rooms provide views of the city or atriums.  BOOK YOUR ROOM HERE



Wednesday, February 20, 2019

2:00 pm – 4:00 pm


3:00 pm – 3:30 pm


4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Happy Hour Marketplace Appointments


Opening Reception

Thursday, February 21, 2019

9:00 am – 10:15 am

Breakfast & Program – “From Frustrated to FOCUSED in the Travel Buying World”

10:30 am – 12:30 pm

Marketplace Appointments

12:45 pm – 2:00 pm

Lunch & Program – “How to Lead a Rock Star Team”

2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Education – “Step Up, Speak Up, & Show Up in Your Career”

5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Keynote Session: George W. Bush

Friday, February 22, 2019

9:00 am – 10:15 am

Breakfast & Program – “A Better Way to Great: A Travel Buyers Journey”

10:30 am – 12:30 am

Marketplace Appointments


With Connect’s signature reverse-style trade show you can focus on the deal and not the navigation of a convention hall.  .


As suppliers of Business Travel you will meet with travel execs for prescheduled one-on-one appointments. No booth set up is necessary. We do all the work for you.