#Sharing highlights from GBTA Convention 2015 in Orlando (Part II)
August 4, 2015
At this year’s GBTA Convention, we truly enjoyed networking and building relationships with some of the world’s most influential travel management companies and vendors. Along with Robbie the Robot, our team of Certify-ers joined sessions and keynotes, browsed the expo hall and attended some fantastic parties. Here we’re #sharing some of Robbie’s adventures throughout GBTA 2015.
To kick off the convention, we chose a booth space for GBTA 2016 (stay tuned for more details!). Then, Robbie helped us live-tweet some of Monday’s sessions, using the hashtag #Sharing, of course:
During Monday’s lunch, keynote speaker Kevin Bacon shared travel-related anecdotes, along with the story behind his infamous “Bacon Number.” After this year’s GBTA, Robbie moved one degree closer!
One of our favorite booths at GBTA 2015 (second to our own, of course) was Airbnb’s layout. Trendy and inviting, the apartment-inspired booth featured wall art, a functional desk space and two chic seating a...
July 30, 2015
#Sharing Highlights from GBTA Convention 2015 in Orlando (Part I)
We had a great time at this year’s GBTA Convention networking and building relationships with some of the world’s most influential travel management companies and vendors. Along with Robbie the Robot, our team of Certify-ers went to sessions and keynotes, browsed the expo hall and attended some fant...
July 28, 2015
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Certify takes a leading role in business travel trends
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Certify to join GBTA Convention 2015 at booth #400
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Sometimes life presents the most interesting contradictions. Consider just one recent example of the meteoric rise of ridesharing leader, Uber. On one hand you have taxi companies, special interest groups and governments around the world seemingly doing everything they can to take Uber down. Yet, at...
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Spanish Support Documents and Product Release Notes
With Customer Happiness being our goal, and customers in 80+ countries, it only makes sense to keep expanding our Support services.
Fresh off the heels of our new Support site launch, we are pleased to announce that we are expanding it even further with two brand new features: Spanish Support do...
July 7, 2015
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In previous blogs I established why T&E should matter to CFOs and identified 7 red flags for CFOs to look for that signal the need for more effective travel and expense management to positively impact their bottom line and improve the morale of company travelers. Now comes the hard part: how to buil...
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Certify celebrates “Independence Day” around the globe
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Survey Results: What Business Travelers Prefer
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