|14:00-14.30||Registration & coffee|
– The Economic Outlook: What are the risks and opportunities ahead?
By Bas Lemmens, CEO at Meetings.com (part of Hotelplanner.com)
With more than 20 years of experience in the travel and hospitality industry, Mr. Bas Lemmens is the Co-founder of Booking.com and has served in various roles within the European hotel business including Ebookers.com, Isango.com, Easytobook.com, Hotelchamp.com, Redigo.ru, handling global business development accounts in addition to product acquisition and revenue management. A graduate from the University of Twente in Holland with a Master in Industrial Engineering and Management Science. Now he is the CEO of Meetings.com.
Meetings.com provides event planners and corporate buyers with the commercial might and technology-driven tools they need to save time, save money and create better events,” said industry veteran Bas Lemmens, CEO Meetings.com. “Years ago, when we started Booking.com, the goal was easy. We wanted to bring the best hotel rates into the hands of customers. Today, at Meetings.com, we have done the same with the more complex group and event planning market.
Both the presentation and the Think Tank will be in Dutch
Moderator: Bas Lemmens
Interactive session about the above topics
|16:00-17:30||Drinks and networking|
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