ANNAPOLIS, MD--(Marketwired - Jul 15, 2016) - iJET International, Inc. (iJET), a leading integrated risk management solutions provider, will exhibit and present at the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) Convention 2016, held in Denver, CO, on July 16-20, 2016.
This year at GBTA, the iJET International team will present its groundbreaking new business unit, Powered By iJET, which enables iJET's B2B2B partners to augment and enhance their own solutions with iJET's industry-leading global intelligence and capabilities.
In addition, the company is pleased to offer demonstrations of its latest technology including Worldcue® Companion, Critical Monitor™, and Critical Trac®, showcasing how iJET is ushering in the future of people risk management and helping organizations to prepare, monitor, and respond to global threats.
iJET is co-sponsoring GBTA Booth #1659 with its medical response partner, AXA Assistance, to showcase their integrated portal with mobile app access to information needed to prepare for, monitor and respond to threats that may impact productivity. Together, iJET and AXA Assistance provide world-class travel, medical, and security solutions that enable organizations to keep their people healthy and safe and bring peace of mind to travelers around the globe.
In addition to iJET's presence on the show floor (Booth #1659), the executive team will participate in the following:
- iJET chief executive officer, Bruce McIndoe will be moderating a session titled "Managing Travel Risk - Take Control of Your Travelers' Safety and Security" on Monday, July 18 at 9:00 a.m. In this session, Bruce, along with a panel of industry experts who helped update The GBTA Foundation's current TRM3™ self-assessment tool, will lead attendees through the new features of this tool and discuss the benefits of going through the assessment, as well as next steps.
- McIndoe will also moderate a session titled "Managing Disruption - The Sharing Economy" on Tuesday, July 19 at 11:30 a.m. In this education session, Bruce will lead industry experts from Enterprise Holdings, Liberty Mutual and more to examine the Sharing Economy, how it will affect consumers in the future, and the different ways to manage disruption.
- John Rose, chief operating officer of iJET and co-chair of the GBTA Risk Committee, will be a panelist in the discussion session "Risk Radar - What is Happening Today that May Impact Your Travel Tomorrow?" on Tuesday, July 19 at 10:00 a.m., focusing on the medical and security aspects of real current events that have the potential to impact business travel. John will be joined by Katherine Harmon, director of health intelligence at iJET International.
- Theresa Thomas, senior vice president of iJET's new business unit, Powered by iJET, will co-present the session "Risk Management as it Related to Group Travel and the False Sense of Security We Have When Attending Meetings and Events" on Wednesday, July 20 at 11:00 a.m. The session will interactively delve into group travel risks for "what to do and not to do" to prevent staged risks while at a meeting venue, hotel, and in transportation situations.
GBTA is the largest annual gathering of business travel and meetings managers, meeting planners, procurement professionals and suppliers in the world with nearly 7,000 attendees participating in education, professional development and networking opportunities and over 400 companies exhibiting.
iJET has been a longstanding supporter of GBTA, the GBTA Foundation and the GBTA Annual Conventions, which provide invaluable opportunities for industry leaders, business travel professionals, organizations, and suppliers to collaborate and share insights on thought provoking topics concerning the travel industry.
About AXA Assistance
AXA Assistance is one of the world's leading assistance providers, handling 10.8 million claims per year. The company employs 8,550 people in 34 different countries and does business in more than 200 nation states. As a business that operates face-to-face at local level, AXA Assistance is in direct contact with today's fast-changing world. Today's businesses are growing internationally and becoming increasingly global as they respond to the needs of today's consumers. This trend towards service globalization can be seen in every aspect of AXA Assistance's business. With the support of its international network, AXA Assistance delivers immediate solutions by deploying expertise and a wide range of innovative services. For more information, visit www.axa-assistance.us.
About iJET International
iJET International (iJET) provides intelligence-driven, integrated risk management solutions that enable multinational organizations to operate globally with confidence. iJET's end-to-end, tailored solutions integrate world-class operational threat intelligence, innovative technology, and response services to help organizations avoid threats, mitigate risk and protect their people, assets, and reputation. Founded in 1999, iJET is a privately held company headquartered in Annapolis, U.S. with regional offices in London and Singapore and country offices in Japan, India and Germany. For more information, please visit www.iJET.com.