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Supply Market Intelligence for Procurement Professionals by Kelly Barner, Jeanette Jones

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TRAVEL AND MEETINGS

Even in this day of advanced communications technology, professionals still travel to win sales, build relationships, network, participate in on-site problem solving, train, and obtain knowledge. Air, hotel, rental car, entertainment, meetings, and travel management companies are the most common spend categories associated with travel. The U.S. Travel Association reported that “direct spending on business travel by domestic and international travelers, including expenditures on meetings, events, and incentive programs, totaled $266.5 billion in 2013.”1 In an article by Andrew Bartolini, according to research by Ardent Partners, ...

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