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Webinar Recording

2016 Emerging Trends in T&E Expense Management and Business Travel

Date: Wednesday, August 17, 2016
Time: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
Today’s use of mobile technologies and a growing preference for new app-based services mean company travel and entertainment spending is now even more difficult to track and contain. Fortunately, the systems and technologies used to keep employee spending in check have also evolved.

Discover the latest spending trends in U.S. business travel and how they’re driving the purchase decisions of your employees on the road. Find out how companies are using automation to streamline the expense reporting process while improving visibility and control over spending.

This webinar will review today’s top business travel trends and expense management strategies. Topics covered will include:
  • Annual T&E expense spending trends and benchmarks by category
  • Most expensed and top rated vendors for meals, lodging, airfare, and more
  • Why 20% of company T&E spend is out of policy (and what you can do about it)
  • How mobile technologies are transforming corporate travel and expense reporting
  • Five strategies to simplify expense management and keep spending in check
After attending this event you will be able to:
Understand annual T&E expense spending trends and benchmarks by category
Recognize most expensed and top rated vendors for meals, lodging, airfare, and more
Understand why 20% of company T&E spend is out of policy (and what you can do about it)
Discover how mobile technologies are transforming corporate travel and expense reporting
List five strategies to simplify expense management and keep spending in check

Speakers

Robert Neveu, President & Co-founder, Certify
Robert Neveu
President & Co-founder, Certify
In 2008, Bob launched Certify as his second software startup in Portland. Certify’s venture-backed team have accelerated the growth of the business to where they are considered the second largest provider in North America of expense reporting software with multinational customers including Pitney Bowes, Bristol Myers-Squibb, Subway Sandwiches, and Virgin Galactic. Certify has gained the attention of many major news publications for its innovative technology, including its recent release of auto-generated expense reporting with Certify ReportExecutive, featured in the Wall Street Journal (September, 2013), New York Times (October, 2013), and CNNMoney (December, 2013).
Christopher Pless, Assistant VP, Senior Accountant, Crestmark Bank
Christopher Pless
Assistant VP, Senior Accountant, Crestmark Bank
Christopher Pless is an assistant vice president, senior accountant at Crestmark Bank, headquartered in Troy, Michigan. Christopher is responsible for analysis and reconciliation of the financial accounts for several Crestmark business units, and for administrating several of Crestmark’s systems. Christopher graduated from Madonna University in Livonia, Michigan with a bachelor’s degree in accounting. He joined Crestmark in May of 2000 as a staff accountant, and since then, he has taken on greater responsibility, and has been a valuable member of Crestmark’s staff. He was promoted to assistant vice president in 2011. Christopher recently celebrated his 16th anniversary at Crestmark.
Moderated by: Khoa Tran, Operations Manager, Proformative
Moderated by: Khoa Tran
Operations Manager, Proformative
Khoa is in charge of live event operations at Proformative and has led the preparation and execution of hundreds of live events on various finance, accounting and related topics across the Office of the CFO. You could say his job is a lot like learning finance and accounting for a living. Khoa is primarily responsible for ensuring great content, delivery, and learning for each of Proformative’s webinars and in-person events.

Sponsor

Event Sponsor Certify
Certify - Certify is an easy-to-use, web-based expense management solution companies of every size. Certify makes expense reporting easy, with mobile receipt capture and automated expense report creation for the employee, a simple approval process for the manager, and streamlined processing and reimbursement process for the accountant.

Certification is not required to get started, but please let us know which certifications you have.

By filling out this form you will become a member of Proformative, and are subject to Proformative's User Agreement. This webinar is provided to you for free by the sponsor, who may contact you later.

Continuing Education Information

Certified Public Accountant

  • Continuing Education Credit
    1 CPE Credit
  • Field of Study
    Specialized Knowledge
  • CPE Delivery Method
    Group-Internet
  • Program Location
    Online
  • Program Level
    Basic
  • Prerequisites
    No advanced preparation or prerequisites are required for this course.
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Continuing Professional Development

  • Continuing Education Credit
    1 Hour
  • Field of Study
    Specialized Knowledge
  • CPE Delivery Method
    Group-Internet
  • Program Location
    Online
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Certified Management Accountant

  • Continuing Education Credit
    1 CE Credit
  • Field of Study
    Specialized Knowledge
  • CE Delivery Method
    Group-Internet
  • Program Location
    Online
  • Program Level
    Basic
  • Prerequisites
    No advanced preparation or prerequisites are required for this course.
More information about CE Credits