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WELCOME Michigan Business Travel Association Members & Guests It’s Your Organization!

WELCOME Michigan Business Travel Association Members & Guests It’s Your Organization!

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WELCOME Michigan Business Travel Association Members & Guests It’s Your Organization!

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  1. WELCOME Michigan Business Travel Association Members & Guests It’s Your Organization!

  2. Agenda 10:00am – 10:30am Registration & Networking 10:30am – 11:00am Hotel Rates & Industry Forecasts 11:00am – 12:00pm Sourcing 12:00pm – 1:00pm Lunch 1:00pm – 1:30pm MBTA Business Meeting 1:30pm – 2:30pm Optimizing Hotel Spend and Negotiations 2:30pm – 2:45pm Wrap Up • It’s Your Organization!

  3. Morning Session • Update on Hotel Rates & Industry Forecasts • Sourcing • Presenter: • Kim Maschoff, Director of Hotel Practice • It’s Your Organization!

  4. MBTA BUSINESS MEETING • By Law Changes / Elections Committee • President Updates • Committee Updates • Membership – Tawnya Johnson • Education – Rennie Vanrosmalen & Jim Smith • Meetings & Events – Suzanne Burcroff • Technology – Alex Lenko • Finance – Jenny Baumann • Charities – Jodie Duncan • Scholarships – Carol Schoendorff • Government Affairs – Michael Hoff • Sponsorships – Ann Ammons • It’s Your Organization!

  5. Membership Committee • Chair: Tawnya Johnson, The Inn at St. John’s • Members: • Kelly Herbert, The Henry | An Autograph Collection Hotel • Anna Korkes, Travel Incorporated • Bonnie Tibitowski, IAC Group • We currently have 129 active members for 2012 • Please contact membership@michiganbta.org if you have questions about joining. • It is Your Organization!

  6. Education Committee • Co-Chairs: Jim Smith, Enterprise Holdings, Inc. • Rennie VanRosmalen, Meijer • Members: Amy Marciano-Ratliff - American Express Travel • Jamie Slagh – Steelcase – Susan Gould – Meijer • 2012 DATESTOPICLOCATION • October 17th Hotel Sourcing/Meeting Planning Greater Detroit Area • November 14th Webinar - GBTA Education, Heather Trusty • December 5th Holiday Event / “Game Show” Greater Detroit Area • Announcing 2013 Meeting Dates! • Thursday February 21 (Detroit) August 4-7 GBTA Convention – San Diego • Thursday, March 21 (Webinar) Thursday, September 19 (Detroit) • Thursday, April 18 (Grand Rapids) Thursday, October 24 Education Day • Monday, June 17 (Webinar) Thursday, November 14 (Webinar) • Thursday, July 18 (Webinar) Thursday, December 5 (Detroit) • It’s Your Organization!

  7. Events Committee • Co -Chair: Paula Flowers – Kelly Services • Suzanne Burcroff – Marriott Center Point • Members: Anita Kasper – Carlson Wagonlit Travel • 2012 Meeting Dates: • October 17, 2012 - 4th Regular Meeting (Greater Detroit Area) • December 5 2012 - 5th Meeting, Holiday Charity Auction • 2012 Initiatives: • Venues to be sourced and selected at least 2 months prior to meeting date • It’s Your Organization!

  8. Technology Committee Chair: Alex Lenko, Meritor • For now the MBTA LinkedIn page is being reserved for members only. • Volunteers for this and the other Committees greatly encouraged!  Visit MichiganBTA.org to learn more about the individual committees. • Please send any comments or suggestions to Alex.Lenko@Meritor.com • It’s Your Organization!

  9. Treasury Report • It’s Your Organization!

  10. Charity Committee Chair: Jodie Duncan Members: Sandy Chwierut - Bosch, Kathy Mastin –Visteon, Jenny Baumann - Delta, Kanina Brinkey – Marriott, Kim Burns – Lear Corporation, Gail Major – Embassy Suites 2012 Charity is the Freedom Center http://miarmedforceshospitality.org The Charity committee is collecting in-kind items today for the Freedom Center. We are starting to collect donations for the holiday meeting. Please contact Jodie Duncan, or any committee member to advise of any donation you are able to make. All donations are greatly appreciated. We will be having a raffle with pre-sold tickets, a silent auction, and possibly a live auction at the holiday meeting. It is Your Organization!

  11. MBTA Scholarship Program • Chair: Carol Schoendorff • Member: John Brady, Choice Hotels • Cheryl Cannon – United Airlines • Camelia Mesek - Emirates • 2012 Scholarship Awards • Annual Membership • Rene Andre • Shirley Randall • Amy J. Marciano-Ratliff • LaKeisha King • Convention Registration • Debbie Herrick Graves • Kathy Myers • Legislative Summit • Alexander Lenko • It is Your Organization! • “

  12. Government Relations Today’s chapter challenge focus Government Relations – Where Does My Donation Go ? Whether or not you are politically “active”, there is no better way to support the candidates and the issues that impact your company’s travel needs than through NBTA PAC. Your contribution, combined with the donations from other chapter members across the country, will help ensure that NBTA PAC has the power to back those members of Congress who show leadership and commitment to the business travel community’s issues. • Studies show that businesses can realize more than $15 in profit for every $1 wisely invested in business Travel Its Your Organization!

  13. Government Relations Government Relations – What Have You Done For Me Lately ..… Its Your Organization!

  14. Government Relations Today’s chapter challenge focus Government Relations Goals – 1 of 3 Chapter Goals From GBTA Left To Meet….. Goal 2 • 30% of membership donates Goal 3 • 30% of membership send letter to elected officials through the Legislative Action Center • Goal 1 • Please help close the $650 gap today so can meet our MBTA chapter goal of $1000 • Studies show that businesses can realize more than $15 in profit for every $1 wisely invested in business Travel Its Your Organization!

  15. Sponsorships Committee • Chair: Ann Ammons • It’s Your Organization! • Annual Sponsorships • Golf Tournament Sponsorships • Education Day • Holiday Meeting/Charity Fundraiser • Committee members needed

  16. Afternoon Session • Optimizing Hotel Spend and Negotiations • Moderator – Desiree French, TCG • Panelist Members: • Paula Flowers, Kelly Services • Barbara Clauser, ThyssenKrupp USA, INC • Lisa Maloney, Carlson Wagonlit Travel • Kanina Brinkey, Marriott • It’s Your Organization!

  17. Thank You for your Attendance • It’s Your Organization!