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May 21 – 23, 2019

Kohala Coast, Hawaii


The Business Travel Leadership Summit is a resource for participants to learn about critical leadership issues within the business travel industry. The three-day event is facilitated by Connect Business Travel & top industry professionals There are no buyers and no sellers at the roundtable and no appointments or booths. Industry professionals come together on a level playing field. The Leadership Summit guarantees not to exceed a ratio of 1:1. This intimate group size allows each participant to forge powerful relationships.


The Westin Hapuna Beach Resort stretches along its namesake white-sand beach on the Island of Hawaii. The Kohala Coast is known for its world-class shoreline, as well as for cultural and archaeological gems nestled between centuries-old lava fields. The resort’s contemporary style contrasts with lush, manicured gardens and the endless blues of the sky and the ocean. Four reimagined dining venues are inspired by the island’s bounty. The award-winning 18-hole Hapuna Golf Course was designed by Arnold Palmer. The resort boasts more than 85,000 square feet of newly refreshed function space for productive business meetings and inspiring social events.





Tuesday, May 21, 2019

9am – 10:45am

Round Table Sessions


11:00am – Noon

Noon – 1:00pm




Working Lunch

Round Table Workshops

Networking Activities & Excursions

Open Evening For Networking & Relationship-Building


Wednesday, May 22, 2019

7:30am – 8:45am

9:00am – 11:45am

Noon – 12:45pm

12:45pm – 2:00pm



Round Table Sessions

Working Lunch

Debrief & Close

Open Evening

Thursday, May 23, 2019

All Day





Participants will learn about critical leadership issues within the Business Travel Industry through round table discussions providing a sounding board to issues facing your industry.



Participants share their unique skills and perspectives with industry peers and learn from the experiences of others as well as provide a sounding board for issues that cannot easily be discussed in large forums.