Premium Business Summit 2020 Agenda

Pre-Event - 
Monday, Nov 9th, 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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Important Note: All times are listed in Eastern Time (ET).


Tuesday, November 10th
Time Event
12:00 PM – 4:45 PM Premium Business Summit 2020 - Welcome to Day One
   Welcome  Hear from Zane Kerby, ASTA's CEO and Wendy Gillette, anchor for CBS News and the emcee for ASTA Premium Business Summit
  Leadership in a Time of Disruption — Bill Taylor, Co-Founder of Fast Company magazine, talks to how during uncertain times like these, the most effective leaders are the ones who communicate a sense of strategic originality, organizational clarity, and authentic humanity. Competition is no longer about being the best at what lots of others already do, it’s about being the only one who does what you do.
  In the Spotlight — Travel Weekly Editor in Chief, Arnie Weissmann talks frankly with Airline Reporting Corporation (ARC) President & CEO Mike Premo on ARC's latest investments and their expanded focus on direct distribution. 
  Travel and Personal Safety —  As travel resumes and restrictions ease around the globe, what is being done for the health and safety of travelers?  A panel of experts including airlines, cruise lines, hotels, and the TSA will address safety and hygiene in today's world and how that impacts you and your clients' relationship in the future.
  Habits Trump All – The Key to Organizational and Personal Success Organizational success begins at the top and is implemented in the trenches. Today more than ever before navigating a rapidly changing environment is one of the primary responsibilities of senior leaders.  A recent study shows that success in today’s world will not be the result of the decisions you make or your natural talent.  The most important factor to your success and the success of your organization is your habits.

 In this presentation, VitalSmarts Master Trainer Scott Robley, will share some of the findings on habits from their recent study of more than 1808 workers, including some of the career habits respondents felt made the difference between success and failure. Scott will also share 3 Big Ideas or Tips to help senior leaders begin creating new and simple, keystone habits to improve their personal and organizational ability to adapt to change and achieve success.
  4:00 PM – 4:45 PM Virtual Social Hour
Welcome back fan favorite Gary Ferrar, Magician/Mentalist! Prepare to have your mind blown and then enjoy time to socialize with your peers.
Wednesday, November 11th
Time Event
12:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Premium Business Summit 2020 - Welcome to Day Two

  Welcome  Hear from Dave Hershberger, ASTA's Chairman of the Board and Wendy Gillette, anchor for CBS News and the emcee for ASTA Premium Business Summit
  Travel Court – Who Owns the Client? — A rousing round of courtroom drama with ASTA Travel Court, where the audience has a say in our mock trial with Peter Lobasso, ASTA's SVP & General Counsel and Wendy Gillette. 
  Covid-19 Relief — Hear from ASTA Executive Vice President of Advocacy, Eben Peck regarding the latest on relief efforts in play on Capitol Hill.
  Business Impact Recovery — Candid and engaged discussions addressing what's on the horizon for business impact recovery with Scott Wayne, Managing Partner at Envoy.  Where do we go from here and how can agencies and the world be better prepared going forward?  How can agencies and the world be better prepared going forward?
  New World - New Rules — The world has changed; the rules have changed, and the future is uncertain. If we got a grip on COVID-19 tomorrow, we’d still have a new game to play.

In this session, Scott Wayne, a former British Diplomat, and Adrienne Cole Johnson, Community Engagement Expert moderate an interactive session on strategies and best practices that leaders can implement to maintain, and improve, one’s emotional and physical well-being. Come learn and discuss how you can take care of yourself, while also preparing for the ambiguity and uncertainty of the future within your state and organizations. 
  Recap and Final Thoughts


Important Note: All times are listed in Eastern Time (ET).