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September 30, 2020

Inside the TripActions Community: September 30

After months of weekly Zoom conversations and check-ins, we can’t wait to get everyone together (virtually) for TRAVERSE 20 - the online T&E summit hosted by TripActions - happening next Tuesday,October 6. Through the strength and dedication of our community, individual travel managers, HR professionals, and finance leaders found solutions and comradery during one of the toughest periods of their careers. We’re taking it up a notch next week with experts sharing their top insights from the past six months -- and how to best prepare for the next six months and beyond.

In the days leading up to TRAVERSE 20, you can still join us in the TripActions Office Hours and Workshops, on the TripActions Community, and with our Open for Business T&E podcast. Together we’ll continue to uncover your needs and identify ways to address them as corporate travel managers, finance leaders, HR professionals, and risk executives chart the path forward.

Here are the top conversations that we’re having as a community this week:

TRAVERSE 20: The Virtual T&E Summit

The virtual travel and expense summit for finance leaders and travel management professionals is taking place online this coming Tuesday, October 6. The Points Guy founder and CEO Brian Kelly will kick off the day followed by finance and travel management specific breakouts throughout the morning. Although we miss seeing our TripActions Community of customers, colleagues and partners in person, it will be a great opportunity to all get together again (virtually).

The Risks & Rewards of Gamification in Business Travel

The carrot or the stick? There’s been an age-old debate over whether the possibility of a reward or the risk of punishment, motivates employee behavior. Join our community of travel managers in discussing how incentives have helped drive adoption and cost savings.

Corporate Travel Reset: 5 Tips to Improve Productivity

As regions reopen, travel managers are assessing the value of each business trip in new ways. Maximizing productivity will help employees and their managers feel more confident about the value of spending time and money on travel — which is why this list on how to improve productivity on the road is great. The community is discussing their top tips and hacks to getting the most out of business travel.

*Small Meetings & Hybrid Events are Possible *

With safety in mind, Hyatt is preparing for the return to business travel by listening to customers, using the latest technologies, and understanding the needs of event organizers. Our community suggests that hybrid meetings will be the norm moving forward so no one has to miss an event or conversation if they’re unable to travel.

To read more about the thoughts and questions on the top of finance and corporate travel leaders’ minds, join us today on the TripActions Community.

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