CCRA's PowerSolutions Travel Professional Networking Event Coming to Chicago August 18th

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Travel Industry Expert and Suppliers to Address Global Terrorism Fears, Provide Opportunities to Network and Discuss Best Practices.

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We're doing everything we can to connect our travel agency customers with as much information and expertise as we can to help them address concerns that their clients may have. This will be an informative night for all.

CCRA will be hosting a free travel industry networking event for travel professionals which will feature top suppliers in Chicago on August 18th from 6:00 – 8:00 PM.

PowerSolutions Live will be taking place at the Intercontinental Hotel on the famous Magnificant Mile in downtown Chicago. Local and national representatives from the industry’s top suppliers across air, hotel, tour, and more will be present to meet and establish relationsionships with travel agents.

Betsy Riggs, Business Development Manager, USA, from Allianz, will be the Guest Speaker at this PowerSolutions Live event. The main topic she will be discussing will be How Travel Agents Can Meet and Beat Challenges in 2016. Related discussions on this topic include:

How can I put my clients' terrorism fears to rest?
What role would I play in a terrorist attack if my client is stranded in-country?
Are there any insurance products available that would get our clients out of a terrorist situation?
What about medical needs if they're injured?
How should we advise clients when traveling internationally? And if we didn't advise them properly can we be sued?
How do we deal with questions from our clients on this topic?
What about the travel alerts issued by the US? How important are they to our business and our duty to notify clients of possible problem?

"We're doing everything we can to connect our travel agency customers with as much information and expertise as we can to help them address concerns that their clients may have. This will be an informative night for all." says CCRA's President and CEO, Dic Marxen. He added "CCRA has a long history of assisting travelers in need, and we're proud to be able to deliver both our expertise and that of Allianz Global Assistance at such a relevant time."

Suppliers who will be present include:
IHG (Intercontinental Hotels Group)
Carey International
Pineapple Hospitality
Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group
Starwood Villa Rentals
Visit St. Petersburg & Clearwater
Korea Tourism
SBE
Hainan Airlines
Aer Lingus
China Eastern Airlines

This is the fourth PowerSolutions event to be held in the US this year, with previously successful events held in San Francisco, Minneapolis and New Orleans earlier this year. Additional dates will be held in Philadelphia on September 23rd, South Florida on November 2nd and wrapping up in Orlando on December 13th.

To read more and about PowerSolutions Live in Chicago on August 18th, and to register please visit: https://pschicago.eventbrite.com

About CCRA:
Based in Ft. Worth, Texas, CCRA Travel Commerce Network is a global hub for travel technology, marketing, accreditation and education. For over forty years, CCRA has connected travel professionals and suppliers with the products and services they need to drive revenue, relationships and brand recognition in the travel marketplace. From the TRUE accreditation and coding system to hotels, air, call center services and more, CCRA is truly where the travel industry connects.

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