Toronto Education Forum

 9 September 2019

Looking to breathe new life into your travel programme?
Join industry leaders at the premier Education Forum in Canada!

Date: Monday, 9 September, 2019
Time: 09:30 - 17:30

Meet ACTE:

Space is limited to 100 attendees, register today!

Thank You to our sponsors:

Event Sponsors


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09:30 - 10:30 |
Registration Open

10:00 - 10:30 | Mix n' Migle in InterACTE

10:30 - 12:00 | Main Stage Programming

12:00 - 13:10 | Breakout rooms with working lunch

13:15 - 14:30 | Main Stage Programming

14:30 - 15:00 | Networking Break in InterACTE

15:00 - 16:30 | Main Stage Programming

16:30 - 17:30 | Networking Reception in InterACTE


Understanding One Order and how it will affect your travel programme
A guided discussion concerning IATA’s One Order initiative, which will combine into one document the PNR, the ETK, and the EMD.  Join us to gain an understanding of this initiative and how you can work with your airline and TMC partners to both protect and develop your travel programme.

Garth Jopling, Partner, Nina and Pinta

A Quality Metric for All!

In today’s world, we need to broaden the current scope that determines travel programme effectiveness from what is now measured. Based on findings from 2018 ACTE research, conducted in collaboration with BCD Travel, we have identified the need to have measurements that include components such as trip success rate, traveller friction, human resource information, etc. The entire industry will benefit from a quality metric that is more practical in use. In this session, YOU will have the opportunity to weigh in and take an active role in identifying and creating a universal quality metric the entire industry can use. 

Anusha Chatterjee, Research Manager, ACTE Global

2019 ACTE Research Overview

Join as we discuss the various research topics that affect the corporate industry. During this session, we will be providing industry insights on the following areas:
• Future of Travel Management
• Quality Management in Business Travel
• Industry Metrics for the Measuring Travel Programme Quality
• Corporate Travel Payment Solutions
• HRS Simplification Study

Leigh Bochicchio, Executive Director, ACTE Global

Corporate Buyer Round Table Discussion
We invite you join the discussion, connect with local travel managers and crowd-source ideas and solutions to help better serve your organisations. This is a closed-door buyer only discussion that allows you to bring your questions to the table, address challenges and receive immediate feedback from industry colleagues.

Facilitated by:
Carole Maher, Procurement Consultant, Supply Chain Ontario, Ontario Shared Services, Ministry of Government and Consumer Services

Economic and Business Travel Outlook: Still Moving Forward
Back at the Education Forum by popular demand, join Sal Guatieri, BMO Senior Economist and Director, Economic Research as he updates us on his insights on key Canadian, US and Global economic factors.

What previous attendees have to say about Sal’s presentation:
• “BMO annual economic projections are excellent! Please keep this!”
• “Sal knows his stuff and tied it well to travel.”
• “Great information and easy to understand.”

Sal Guatieri, BMO Senior Economist and Director, Economic Research

Session Topics in Development

- New Distribution Capabilities
- Relocation and Duty of Care

Note: Additional topics, session descriptions and speakers coming soon! All session information is subject to change.

Venue - Radisson Admiral Hotel Toronto-Harbourfront
249 Queens Quay W, Toronto, ON M5J 2N5
+1 416-203-3333

A truly unique hotel situated on the shores of Lake Ontario, The Radisson Admiral Hotel Toronto-Harbourfront features stunning views of the lake from many of its 157 newly renovated guest rooms and studios. The Hotel offers superb restaurant and lounge facilities in concert with flexible conference and event space as well as visually stunning exterior pool patio facilities.

Guests will enjoy their close proximity to Toronto's downtown main attractions and is easily accessible to both Pearson Airport using the UP Express or the Billy Bishop Airport, situated <2km's from the hotel. Enjoy complimentary Wi-Fi in all guest rooms, a fitness center, outdoor lakeview pool lounge and room service from 6:30am - 10:30am and 5pm -10pm daily.

Our property offers >11,000 sq. ft of meeting space which underwent renovations in 2016.

To find out more, visit or call 1-800-333-3333

**Attendees can save 30% of the hotel rack room rates when requesting for a guest room through Amber Hall by 23 August 2019 (Subject to availability). Within your email request, please include your first and last name, check in/out dates and any special requests.

Important note: Toronto Film Festival dates are Sep 5-15, 2019. Hotel inventory is filling up quickly, please do not delay in booking your accommodations at the host hotel or nearby property. 

Interested in showcasing your business or product to corporate travel managers and industry professionals? Limited sponsorship opportunities are still available, starting at just $750, contact Amber Hall for more information.

Getting There

Lyft Travel Discount
We've partnered with Lyft Business to provide you transportation to and from the Toronto-Radisson Admiral Hotel Harbourfront. Save $5 off, 2 rides to/from the host hotel on 9 September 2019. Before you request your ride, in the "Promos" section of the Lyft app enter your promo code: ACTETORONTO. Note: You must be in "Personal" mode for the code to apply and will only need to enter the code one time.

Compliments of: Lyft Business

UP Express
Are you arriving at Toronto Pearson Airport? If so, don’t stress about traffic or rush hour! UP Express departs from both Toronto Pearson International Airport and Union Station and every 15 minutes. Your journey takes just 25 minutes; it's the swiftest and most reliable way to travel. Purchase your tickets online or at the station for just $12.35 one-way. 

Travellers should disembark at Union Station and can walk 14 minutes to the host hotel. View the walking map.


Registration Deadline: 5 September 2019
Space is limited to 100 attendees, register today!

Become a member of ACTE today and receive up to 30% off the non-member registration rates.

Prices below are in CAD and do not include tax.
A tax of 13% will be added to the fee when registering.

ACTE Corporate Buyers & GOV/NGO's/Faculty:

Members: $0* Non-Members: $149


Members: $199 Non-Members: $259


Members: $0* Non-Members: $70

*Registration fees for ACTE events are now included as an enhanced membership benefit for business travel managers. This offer extends to all existing travel manager members and any new travel managers who join ACTE in 2019. A nominal non-refundable processing fee $10 is required at the time of registration and membership must be valid throughout the event date(s). Corporate buyer members who cancel their registration less than 7 days prior to the forum or who are no shows will be charged a $25 cancellation fee.

Cancellation, No-Show and Transfer Policy:

To view the full cancellation, no-show and transfer policy click here.


ACTE invites qualified bloggers, journalists and reporters for news dailies, financial publications, business travel publications, and broadcast media to submit a registration request for press credentials expressly for the purpose of editorial coverage. Press credentials limited to two per media outlet. Advertising sales staff may not register as press. To submit your request for a complimentary press registration, contact us.

If you have questions, would like to register someone else, or have a registration requiring an invoice for payment contact us.

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