The 3rd International business travel innovation forum
Андрей Воронин
Andrei Voronine
Chairman of Organizing Committee of the International Forum on Innovations in Business Travel "TRAVEL INTO THE FUTURE", Owner АТН Business Travel Solutions

Without any exaggeration one can say that 2014 has brought many changes in economy of Russia and the whole world. Changes concerned all areas of business and especially travel industry. Today it is essential to understanding, what technical novelties and tools will allow to operate effectively expenses on a business travel, how to invest in M&E area to keep their volumes, without increasing costs. It is important to know that the next say will bring us, on whom & what to rely, be aware of trends and technical novelties.

We invite top managers of providers and consumers of business travel and M&E services to discuss innovations which successfully work around the world and gradually come to our country. Speakers of a forum will share trends & fresh ideas with you, as well as practical recommendations on management of business trips. You will be among the first to learn detailed information on development, the present and future of business travel. Participation in the Forum is an opportunity to ask knotty questions and to get answers from experts personally.

If your organization already uses advanced technologies for the organization of business trips and events, tell us about it! Nominate the company for the "Travel into the Future" award, and the jury of experts will choose the most worthy.

We are looking forward to seeing you!

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9:30 Hall Welcome coffee
10:00 Great Hall Opening Ceremony Andrei Voronin, Chairman of Organizing Committee of “TRAVEL INTO THE FUTURE” Forum, ATH American Express owner
Anastasia Lavrenyuk, Commercial Director Sabre Travel Network Russia Head of Branch Sabre International LLC, Russia
10:10 Great Hall Sergey Shpilko “Moscow — business travel center”
The first deputy of the Head of Moscow Department of national policy, interregional communications and tourism, Moscow
10:30 Great Hall “Where technology is taking travel industry”
Ben is an author, futurist and technologist, specializing in the effects of the internet and the ubiquitous digital network on the world's political, cultural and social spheres. He enjoys an international career as a trends and digital guru, explaining complex technological and sociological topics to lay audiences, and as a high-level advisor on these matters to governments and business.
Ben Hammersley
Great Hall Innovations in Business travel. Plenary session.
11:30 Great Hall Innovation in Business Travel Technologies Joakim Everstin, Head of Sabre Innovations and the technology evangelist at Sabre Travel Network EMEA
12:00 Great Hall Innovations in aviation business Vadim Gubzhev, Corporate Agreement and Marketing Manager, TURKISH AIRLINES. Moscow, Russia.
12:20 Great Hall Innovations in M&E Klea Symeou, Business Development Director, Honeywell Incentives
12:40 Great Hall Russian business travel trends Aleksey Kushkin, ATH American Express
13:00 Great Hall Q&A Session
13:10 Hall Coffee break
13:10 Hall Master class: S.M.A.R.Q.T. platform demonstration Andrei Goncharov, АТН American Express
14:00 Great Hall Magnus Lindkvist
“Trendspotting – how to do it”
If you’re tired of paying so-called experts to tell you about how to capitalize on trends, than why not figure out how to do it on your own? When you learn the basics of trendspotting, you’ve taken a key step towards.
Magnus Lindkvist
15:00 Great Hall Interactive crowdsourcing session
15:30 Breakdown sessions:
Registration Business travel technology platforms Aleksey Kushkin, ATH American Express
Registration MICE trends Andrei Voronin, ATH American Express
Alexander Sadovoy, Interactive Solutions Group
Registration Financial control and cost effectiveness tools Stanislav Klyuy, ATH American Express
Registration Labor migration in Russia: news and trends for heads of HR Anton Golybin, ATH American Express
16:45 Hall Master class: S.M.A.R.Q.T. platform demonstration Andrei Goncharov, АТН American Express
17:00 Hall “Travel into the Future” Award ceremony
Hall Cocktail reception, award ceremony for participants of the Forum


  • Ben Hammersley
    “Where technology is taking travel industry”
    is an author, futurist and technologist, specializing in the effects of the internet and the ubiquitous digital network on the world's political, cultural and social spheres. He enjoys an international career as a trends and digital guru, explaining complex technological and sociological topics to lay audiences, and as a high-level advisor on these matters to governments and business. Ben is currently the UK Prime Minister's Ambassador to Tech City in East London which aims to be Europe's centre of innovation and the location of choice for tech and digital companies and investors. He also sits on the Tech City Advisory Board.
  • Magnus Lindkvist
    “Trendspotting – how to do it”
    Magnus Lindkvist is a Swedish trendspotter and futurologist based in Zürich, Switzerland. As one of the most thought-provoking speakers in the world today, he combines a dynamic presentation style with compelling content based on his three books, “Everything We Know Is Wrong”, “The Attack of the Unexpected,” and “When the Future Begins.” Magnus challenges our entire way of thinking about and looking towards the future.
  • Alexey Kushkin
    “Russian business travel trends”, “MICE technologies”
    ATH American Express CEO. Graduate of Moscow technical university of communications and informatics. Executive MBA at MIRBIS (Moscow international higher business school | Institute). Alexey will present during the plenary session and during the special breakdown session.
  • Andrei Voronin
    “Financial control and cost effectiveness tools”
    Andrei has graduated from Lomonosov Moscow State University, faculty of Computational Mathematics and Cybernetics. Received MBA degree at INSEAD business school (France). In 1992 he has created a business travel agency “Andrew's Consulting” which became a basis for the following ATH Business Travel Solutions Company and present ATH American Express. Today he is the owner and the Chairman of the board of directors of ATH American Express. Will present “Financial control and cost effectiveness tools” during a special breakdown session for financial directors.
  • Andrei Goncharov
    “Business travel technology platform”
    Business Analyst ATH American Express. Moscow State University of Instrument Engineering and Computer Science graduate. HR management specialist. Will present “Business travel technology platform” during a special breakdown session.
  • Andrei Golybin
    “Labor migration in Russia: news and trends for heads of HR”
    ATH American Express Visa and migration services director. Moscow State Linguistic University graduate. Linguist and intercultural communication specialist. Will present “Labor migration in Russia: news and trends for heads of HR” during a special breakdown session.
  • Alexander Sadovoy
    “Mobile apps: 100% of your event on your smartphone”
    Founder of Interactive Solutions Group. Expert in the field of development of information systems for the events. Head of educational programs. Head of game practice projects, developer of game projects.
  • Sergey Shpilko
    “Moscow — business travel center”
    The first deputy of the Head of Moscow Department of national policy, interregional communications and tourism. President of the Russian Union of the Touristic Industry, the member of Business council of the World tourism organization (UNWTO). The board member, the head of commission on tourism, the industries of hospitality and entertainments of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs. Will present “Moscow — business travel center” during the opening ceremony.
  • Joakim Everstin

    Head of Sabre Innovations and the technology evangelist at Sabre Travel Network EMEA

    In his role, Joakim is responsible for identifying emerging trends and technologies in travel, and overseeing the development of these into value-add products for Sabre’s customers. Frequent keynote speaker and panelist around mobile technology and wearable devices in some of the major EMEA travel trade shows such as WTM, ITB, IFTM and Arabian Travel Market.

    Prior to joining Sabre, managed a successful company in Sweden, which provided Multi Variate Testing (MVT) and web analytics to help e-commerce companies optimize their e-commerce funnels. Before this, worked at Scandinavian Airlines in the e-commerce department responsible for the front-end optimization on their web sites. Co-architected two corporate booking tools and worked as a hands-on developer on different online projects using open source technologies such as PHP, MySQL and Javascript/jQuery.

  • Anastasia Lavrenyuk

    Head of Branch Sabre International LLC, Russia
    Commercial Director Sabre Travel Network, Russia

    Anastasia Lavrenyuk was appointed the Head of Russian Branch at Sabre International LLC in 2006. Anastasia is a highly experienced professional in travel and tourism industry. Her career started in 1991 in Air France Moscow. Over the years, she held the positions of Sales Agent, Sales Representative and Sales Manager at Air France in Moscow. From 2003 to 2006, Anastasia was responsible for business development of Air France in Russia and the CIS. Among her major projects was the successful launch of Air France regular flights to Uzbekistan and Armenia.

    Anastasia graduated from Maurice Thorez Moscow State Linguistics University as a teacher and translator of French and English. She mostly appreciates openness, honesty and positive thinking in her friends and partners. Having more than 24 years of diversified experience and a proven track record in air transport and travel industries, Anastasia is full of optimism and desire to meet new professional challenges and do her best to ensure further development of Russian travel industry in accordance with best international practices and quality standards.

  • Klea Symeou

    Business Development Director, Honeywell Incentives

    After completing her Business studies in the USA, Klea returned to Cyprus where she began her career in the Tourism Industry. She joined ASG (Andy Spyrou Group) Ltd in 2000 and until July 2005 was the Incoming Manager handling the operations of the company’s Incoming Tourism division, from July 2005 until today, Klea is the Business Development Director at Honeywell Incentives, ASG Ltd.

  • Vadim V. Gubzhev

    Corporate Agreement and Marketing Manager, TURKISH AIRLINES. Moscow, Russia.

    Vadim has graduated from Gazi State University (Ankara, Turkey) with the Master’s degree of International relations. He continued his education in London School of Business and Finance and became MSc in Finance: Investment banking and securities. Previously he was a Branch Director in following banks: Credit Europe Bank and VTB24

  • Venue
    International Multimedia Press Center RIA Novosti

Travel Into the Future Award

Participation criteria
Usage of costs optimization tools
Automation of business travel processes
Usage of special financial instruments for business trips paynets (BTA, corporate cards)
Technological platform of events management(mobile applications etc)


Schemes of the halls

A total of 6 different rooms are available at the Press-center (capacities from 25 to 323 guests, or up to 600 people at the same time), all of them having the modern hi-tech equipment which enables live TV broadcast for the leading Russian and international broadcasting companies.

Furthermore, the Press-center holds multimedia events on a regular basis using various visual materials, which is the innovative way of communication between the newsmaker and the audience.

Driving directions


  • American Express GBT
    Forum Organizer

    ATH American Express

    ATH American Express is one of the biggest TMCs in Russia uniting more than 400 professionals at five offices in Russia from St. Petersburg to Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk. The company provides a full range of services in the organization of business trips, visa services and work permits, organization of events (M&E) and strategic management of a business travel for more than 200 leading Russian and international companies.

    From the moment of formation of ATH brought more than one hundred innovative ideas in the Russian business travel, many of which still are unique for a branch. It allowed the company to grow, offering service and the tools which don't have analogs in Russia. The reliable partnership with American Express Global Business Travel since 2012 combines global power of American Express Business Travel with local examination of ATH that allows to provide high quality of service to each client.

  • Marriott
    Hotel sponsor
  • Sabre
    Technological Sponsor

    Sabre Corporation

    Website: www.sabre.com

    Sabre® Corporation is a leading technology provider to the global travel and tourism industry. Sabre’s software, data, mobile and distribution solutions are used by hundreds of airlines and thousands of hotel properties to manage critical operations, including passenger and guest reservations, revenue management, flight, network and crew management. Sabre also operates a leading global travel marketplace, which processes more than $110 billion of estimated travel spend annually by connecting travel buyers and suppliers. Headquartered in Southlake, Texas, USA, Sabre operates offices in approximately 60 countries around the world.

  • Turkish Airlines
    Official Airline

    Turkish Airlines

    Turkish Airlines is a national carrier of Republic of Turkey and one of the largest carriers in Europe, Asia and Africa. Currently, being a leader in terms of destination countries we operate flights to 266 destinations in 110 countries. Turkish Airlines has the youngest fleet in Europe, which consists of 268 modern aircrafts from Boeing and Airbus family.

    In 2007 Turkish Airlines for the first time received the status of a 4-star airline company by Skytrax. In 2014 for the fourth year in a row company has been chosen “Europe’s Best Airlines”, “Best Airline Southern Europe” for the fifth year in a row, “Best food in Business Class” and “Best food in the Business Lounge.”

  • Honeywell
    General Sponsor

    Honeywell Incentives

    HONEYWELL INCENTIVES is today Cyprus’ leading DMC and was voted “Europe’s Leading Destination Management Company” in the 11th WORLD TRAVEL AWARDS.

    Honeywell Incentives believe that teamwork between specialists in each field is essential to the success of any given event. Our goal at Honeywell Incentives is to achieve the unimaginable and most difficult of programs, which is where our success lies topped with our ongoing search for new locations, venues and ideas.

    Honeywell has risen to its present highly reputable position through its commitment to understanding and catering for its client’s needs, the constant development of creatively designed programs, paying meticulous attention to every detail and tailoring each event to suit individual requirements.

    In addition, the strength of the company offers to the Organiser the added benefit of securing the most competitive rates from hotels and other suppliers. Complementing this is our investment in our own equipment, sets, costumes and decorative items enabling Honeywell to offer the Organiser unique events for even greater value.

    Let us Navigate you to a Successful Event in Cyprus…!

  • Expert Avis Marketing

    Expert Avis Marketing

    Tel.: +7-926-210-32-20
    Contact person: Elena Demidova, General Director

    Expert Avis Marketing provides the marketing representation services for the leading Destination Management Companies from different countries on the CIS market. The represented DMCs are the specialists in the field of Events, Conferences, Incentive and Individual tours. Our partners for the long time are recognised as the leaders on their markets and show the high professionalism, knowledge, creativity and attention to the details: Desert Adventures (UAE, Oman); Destination China (China, Hong Kong); Dragonfly Africa (South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Zambia, Mozambique, Mauritius, Kenya, Tanzania, Zanzibar); Grata (Georgia); Gulf Dunes (UAE, Oman); HG Travel (Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, Myanmar); Honeywell Incentives (Cyprus); MDS (Italy); On Site Malta (Malta); Sita (India, Nepal); TA DMC (Spain, Portugal); Upjet Group Travel (Turkey).


  • Raiden
    Official Transportation Partner

    RAIDEN group of companies

    Tel: +7 495 789-37-14
    Website: raidenrent.ru

    Founded in 1991 RAIDEN Group takes the leading positions in branch of transport service in the corporate market in Russia now.
    Our services:

    • managements of corporate car fleet,
    • rent of cars with the driver,
    • rent of cars without driver,
    • rendering of services of driver's,
    • Consultations and estimates of parks, and also wide range of additional services.

    Among our clients: NIKE Russia, Chevron Neftegaz Inc, Metal One Corporation, Nipponkoa Insurance, Shell, Mars, Sony Electronics, Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi UFJ, Volvo Cars, Yamaha Music, Yokohama, Volkswagen Group Rus, Hyundai Motors CIS, Transport Management of Olympic Games, Moscow School of Management Skolkovo, FC Lokomotiv and many other companies.

    RAIDEN renders services in Moscow, St. Petersburg, Yekaterinburg, Kazan, Sochi, Nizhny Novgorod, Volgograd, Voronezh, Samara, Krasnodar, Rostov-on-Don, Novosibirsk, Chelyabinsk, Ufa and other cities of Russia. Offices of the company are located in Moscow and St. Petersburg.

    Mission of RAYDEN: We develop society, forming business culture of transport services, involving partners, clients, employees, guaranteeing freedom, confidence and safety.

  • Interactive Solutions Group
    Technological Partner

    Interactive Solutions Group

    Phone: +7 495 545 41 95
    Website: i-s-group.ru

    Interactive Solutions Group (ISG) специализируется на разработке и проведении интерактивных программ, использующих игровые механики, а также создании мобильных приложений и информационных систем, направленных на повышение эффективности мероприятий и бизнеса.

    Основа стратегии компании – разработка и создание новых форматов мероприятий с использованием новейших технологий. Наш девиз – Инновации в действии!
    Наши услуги:

    • Интерактивные программы и квесты
    • Тренинги, образовательные и прикладные программы
    • Информационные системы для мероприятий (регистрации, трекинг, администрирование)
    • Мобильные приложения
    • Веб-ориентированные решения

    Среди клиентов компании: Microsoft, Газпром нефть, ТНТ, Supejob, Intel, Landata, Сбербанк, Fujitsu, Canon, Johnson&Johnson.

    ISG – двукратный победитель премии Global Event Awards в номинации «Лучший Team building проект» в 2013 и 2014 году. Победитель премии в области событийного маркетинга «Золотой Пазл`2014 – лучший ивент проект» в номинации «Лучший тимбилдинг проект», а также премии Russian Business Travel & MICE Award 2014 в двух номинациях: «Самый яркий MICE-проект года» и «За инновации и лучшие креативные концепции в деловых мероприятиях».

    В 2014 году компания вошла в ТОП-10 агентств по версии АКМР (Ассоциация директоров по коммуникациям и корпоративным медиа России), одержав победу в номинации «За новизну решений».

  • LinguaLeo
    Linguistic Partner
  • A5000
    Registration partner


    Phone: +7 495 374 75 74
    Website: www.a5000.ru

    10 FACTS about the company

    • Absolute leaders and professionals visitors and participants registration and accreditation at any events;
    • More than 5 years of the unique experience in projects implementation at key events in Russia, the CIS and abroad;
    • More than 400 successfully realized conferences, exhibitions, forums, summits and other events;
    • Rendering of projects covering up to 50.000 participants including public officials;
    • The 1.000.000th badge was issued in 2013;
    • We have developed a state-of-theart electronic registration system with comprehensive functionality and flexible adjustment according to Customer’s requirements;
    • Own staff of experienced engineers, technicians and qualified temporary personnel;
    • The largest in the CIS rental stock of regularly upgraded professional IT equipment ;
    • Wide use of modern technologies, including RFID tags и QR-codes;
    • Our clients are the world’s largest companies - Russian Railways, Rosneft, Gazprom, Microsoft, IBM, Cisco, EMC, Samsung, VTB Capital, Renaissance Capital, Ernst and Young and many others

Media partners

  • Travel Russian News
  • mice.ru
  • Административный директор


For sponsorship please contact:
Svetlana Kalinovskaya
+7(495)916-98-26 (ext. 1639)
For registration please contact:
Olga Gerasimova