SOURCE: Egencia


June 03, 2013 09:27 ET

Egencia to Host "Consumer-to-Business: The Modern Shift Facing Corporate America"

Free Industry Event to Discuss How Technology Available Outside of the Office Is Driving Employee Expectations Within the Office and While on Business Travel

ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwired - June 03, 2013) -  Egencia®, the business travel division of Expedia, Inc. (NASDAQ: EXPE), is hosting an industry event titled "Consumer-to-Business: The Modern Shift Facing Corporate America" on Wednesday, June 12 at 3 p.m. at the Georgian Terrace Hotel in Atlanta.

Egencia's Mark Hollyhead, senior vice president of the Americas, will moderate the panel discussion featuring representatives from the Association of Corporate Travel Executives (ACTE), Randstad Professionals, United Technologies Corp. and Duke Energy, who will share best practices and highlight how they are successfully bringing the consumer experience into their respective organizations.

"Consumer markets are emerging as the primary driver of technology innovation," says Hollyhead. "Smart businesses are taking action and implementing change throughout the enterprise, from IT to finance-to HR and corporate travel, in order to meet employee expectations and support recruitment efforts."

Event panelists include:

  • Greeley Koch, executive director of ACTE 
  • Sarah Moon, procurement manager at Randstad Professionals
  • Michael W. Lyons, global travel manager at United Technologies Corp.
  • Christine Wyche, director of support services at Duke Energy

From next-generation mobile technology to exceptional customer service, to personalization and gamification, to rewards and recognition programs, attendees will walk away with a true understanding of how to modernize their business practices and delight employees-including modern business travelers and Millennials, now the country's largest generation.

Event registration is required. The panel discussion runs from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. with a cocktail networking reception immediately following. To register:

About Egencia, an Expedia, Inc. company

Egencia is a leading full-service travel management company delivering innovative corporate travel solutions and expert local service to more than 10,000 clients in nearly 60 countries around the world. As part of Expedia, Inc., (NASDAQ: EXPE), the world's largest travel marketplace, Egencia provides forward-looking companies with the ability to drive compliance and cost savings in their travel programs, while meeting the needs and requirements of the modern business traveler. For more information, please visit or follow us on Twitter @Egencia.

Egencia and the Egencia logo are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Expedia, Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. © 2013 Egencia, LLC. All rights reserved. CST # 2029030-50; CST # 2083922-50.

Editor's Note:

The event is open to media and bloggers. To register, please contact Egencia's PR manager Kristin Treat at

Contact Information

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    Kristin Treat
    PR Manager, North America
    Office: 425-679-4930
    Mobile: 425-214-6026