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August Zoom Series Meeting - Hotel RFP Changes

August 27, 2020
1:30 PM CDT - 2:45 PM CDT
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Tired of the hotel RFP? Not sure how to move forward into 2021? Don't miss this exciting session to learn about today's alternatives!

Join us on Aug 27th from 1:30-2:45pm as Will Tate of Goldspring Consulting moderates our panel of Chicago buyers as they discuss how they are navigating their current hotel programs and the changes to the RFP process.  Don’t miss this important discussion to learn what you need to know before the start of this year’s hotel RFP season and understand the new RFP norm from the eyes of the expert panelists.


  • Meghan Garza, Senior Travel Specialist at William Blair
  • Koreen Barbara, Global Travel Manager at McDonald’s
  • Jillian Cisternino, Lead Travel Services at A.T. Kearney
  • Laura Kusto, Senior Director and Global Hotel Practice Lead at Stay by BCD Travel



This meeting is free for all members.


Will Tate is a partner at GoldSpring Consulting, an independent travel management consultancy company.

Will has taught many industry courses both GBTA and ACTE.  He was an adjunct professor of the Wharton School of Business of the University of Houston and of the University of Virginia and has presented on corporate travel management topics worldwide. He was a recurring columnist for Fast Company magazine.   He has served on the advisory boards of the Institute for Business Travel Management, various airlines and hotel chains.  He currently serves on the industry advisory board of Business Travel Media Group, the parent company of Business Travel News, The Beat, etc.

In his consulting role, he has created (and is so noted in the Copyrights) two measuring methods for determining travel management effectiveness and contribution to the organization.


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