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British Airways Face-to-Face Global Entrepreneur Conference (GEC) – Becoming a savvy, global entrepreneur
10:00am – 10:05amWelcome
10:05am – 10:45amKeynote Speech
10:45am – 11:00amBreak
 Track 1 – Business Planning Track 2 – MarketingTrack 3 – Travel
11:00am – 11:45amInternational Relationship BuildingMarketing, PR, TradeshowsCultural Protocol
11:50am – 12:45pmExporting and CommerceElevator Pitch – Interactive WorkshopFace-to-Face – Networking and Building Rapport
12:45pm –2:00pmLunch and Keynote Address with Bill Rancic
2:00pm – 2:45pmMoney and FinancingSocial MediaTravel Savvy
2:50pm – 3:35pmBuilding a Global Online CommunityMarketing Analysis and Opportunity IdentificationMaximizing International Business Trips
3:35pm –3:45pmBreak
3:45pm –4:00pmSuccess Story Barbara Corcoran
4:00pm –5:00pmTop Finalists Make Their Pitch
5:00pm –6:00pmNetworking and Cocktail party
5:30amBuses depart from Sheraton to New York John F. Kennedy International Airport
6:00amCheck–in open followed by pre–flight breakfast in the British Airways Terraces Lounge
7:00amWelcome remarks and special guests
8:00amBoarding commences
8:55amDeparture – Flight BA9116C
8:40pmArrival – Flight BA9116C
London, Heathrow Terminal 5
Escort to Sofitel London Heathrow Hotel – T5
9:00pm – 10:00pmHotel check–in
10:00pm – 12:00amChampagne Welcome Reception – Sofitel London Heathrow Hotel Library Bar/Tea Salon
Your Hosts: Simon Talling–Smith, EVP Americas; Andrew Crawley, Sales and Marketing Director; Kerris Bright, Head of Marketing and Willie Walsh, CEO, International Airlines Group
8:00am – 9:00amBreakfast and Registration
9:00am – 9:15amWelcome remarks with Simon Talling–Smith, EVP Americas, British Airways
9:15am – 9:30amNik Haigh, Director, Grassroot Soccer and 2009 British Airways Business Opportunity Grant Recipient
9:30am – 10:15amKeith Williams, CEO, British Airways
10:15am – 11:00amLord Stephen Green, UK Minister for Trade and Investment
11:00am – 12:30pmSir Clive Woodward, Olympic Performance Director, British Olympic Association
12:30pm – 1:30pmNetworking


Please mark the following key dates on your calendar:

Submit Rd 2 packet forms
by January 5, 2011

All flight bookings final
by January 10, 2011

Conference session sign-up
by January 17, 2011


Forms you will need to fill out:

Session sign-up
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