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  • American Express Global Business Travel acquires Banks Sadler

    International event management agency becomes part of American Express Meetings & Events American Express Global Business Travel (GBT) has completed the previously announced acquisition of Banks Sadler. The international event management agency, headquartered in London, becomes part of American Express Meetings & Events, a division of American Express GBT. As a result of the purchase, Issa Jouaneh, Senior Vice President and General Manager of American Express Meetings & Events, says Banks Sadler customers will profit from an expanded value proposition.…

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  • Business travel responsible for $547 billion in U.S. GDP in 2016, creates over 7.4 million jobs

    U.S. business travel spending reached $424 billion in 2016 A new report issued at GBTA Convention 2017 by the GBTA Foundation, the education and research arm of the Global Business Travel Association, in partnership with American Express Global Business Travel (GBT), highlights the positive economic impact business travel has on the nation’s economy. The study, titled ‘The U.S. Business Travel Economic Impact Report,’ reveals business travel was responsible for about three per cent ($547 billion) of U.S. GDP in 2016.…

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  • American Express GBT acquires leading meetings and events specialist

    American Express Global Business Travel (GBT) has signed an agreement to acquire Banks Sadler, an international event management agency headquartered in London. The company will operate as part of American Express Meetings & Events, a division of GBT. When the transaction completes, expected in Q3, the company and its staff will formally become part of the GBT family. Issa Jouaneh, Senior Vice President and General Manager of American Express Meetings & Events, says the acquisition is strategic for his organization…

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