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Optimizing Business Travel in a Volatile Economy

Optimizing Business Travel in a Volatile Economy

This webinar is sponsored by Southwest Airlines SWABIZ

Business travel is often difficult for small and medium businesses to manage. Most do not have the infrastructure required to set up and monitor these processes. Robert Brown from Southwest Airlines and Meredith Morris from Monster discussed business travel policies and ways to streamline these processes. In this webinar you will learn:

  •     How business policies impact business travelers
  •     Best practices to optimize business travel dollars
  •     Key features of successful business travel policies
  •     Ways to best utilize your travel resources

This webinar is sponsored by Southwest Airlines SWABIZ

SWABIZ allows business travelers to plan, book, and purchase Ticketless Travel on Southwest Airlines — a simple and efficient method to obtain our lowest fares. SWABIZ also provides you, the travel manager, a useful mechanism for the tracking and reporting of business travel.

Monster thanks our presenters Robert Brown and Meredith Morris.


Robert Brown
Director of Corporate Sales and Distribution, Southwest Airlines

Mr. Brown started his career with Southwest a little more than fourteen years ago, as a Marketing Manager for the Chicago, Detroit and Cleveland markets. After four years in this role, Mr. Brown was promoted to District Marketing Manager, overseeing all sales and marketing activities for the upper midwest and northeast markets. Mr. Brown served as District Manager for four years before being promoted to Regional Director and relocating to the Southwest Airlines headquarters here in Dallas.

In his current role, Mr. Brown and his sales team oversee all national account sales and distribution efforts for Southwest Airline’s business travel initiatives.

Meredith Morris
Senior Research Analyst, Monster Intelligence

Ms. Morris helps analyze the over 4.2 million unique job searches performed on Monster each day. She is responsible for developing marketing research studies, examining industry data and discerning key labor trends. Ms. Morris also focuses on brand, marketing, advertising, and customer satisfaction research.

Prior to working at Monster, Ms. Morris was the Marketing Research manager at RC2 Corp., where she conducted quantitative and qualitative research that gathered consumer insights for product design. She holds a BBA from UMass’ Isenberg School of Management.