Join fellow LCC colleagues from all over the globe, your exclusive LCC community, attending our free of charge virtual offer each week. Discover the wide variety of topics and high-class industry experts offered exclusively to LCC members only. All times are CET. If you have missed one session you can always watch the recordings here

MD Live |  Monthly Virtual Exchange on MD Level 

MD LIVE I 13 February 4 pm CET

Topic: Artifial Intelligence and its impacts to TRAVEL

Guest Speaker:

Mattia Boni Sforza, Expert Associate Partner of QuantumBlack, AI by McKinsey. Based in Milan with 10 years of experience dedicated to Data Science, Mattia has been leading definition and implementation of AI strategy across 10+ organisations and industries and functions, with focus on tour operating and travel. Mattia has also led implementation of AI transformations, particularly on HyperPersonalised marketing content generation, HelpDesk “virtual experts”, automated website content generation and revenue management pricing and network optimisation. Mattia’s research covers ethical aspects of AI and definition of guardrails to control risk associated with such technologies

 

Industry Wednesdays I Weekly New Tools & Products (time always CET)

Events
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Mar 2024
12:00 - 13:00 h
Industry Wednesday with Tripstax
Speaker: TBA
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In-Person Events

These in-person events invite all LCC this year

LCC Annual Summit

When: First two weeks of June

Where: destination TBA
What: This global conference unites decision-makers from all international LCC markets for a three days conference with seüartae focus on DMC and Corporate.

Registration here

LCC Employee Forum

When: 15-17. September 2024
Where: Lufthansa Training Center Seeheim, close to Frankfurt
What: This global event invites sales staff and POS staff to a two-days event, connected tp FAm Trips prior to the event.

Registration opens in January.

LCC Circle LATAM

When: 14. April 2024
Where: Pablo Bernhards House
What: This regional event invites all LATAM agencies to a efficient strategy day LATAM prior to WTM Sao Paulo.

Registration here.

AI Academy

The AI Academy is an exclusive modular training of various topics helping you to develop your skills on how to integrate AI successfully into your operational practice.

We start with the first two topics in Feb/March this year. Each training is 60 minutes and focuses on highly operational topic and clear take aways for immediate usage in your daily work.

Target group: everyone!  

Date:
14 February 2024  - 12 pm - 1 pm CET

Speaker: Matt Gibson, AI Consultant

Duration: 60 minutes

Contents:

This course will teach you how to use various AI platforms to repurpose your existing content to use in different mediums (text/image/audio/video) and how to expand your media abilities to use new content mediums to promote your business. Plus it will show you how to use ChatGPT+ to examine your own and your competitors content campaigns, find opportunities and new content ideas, and then plan and create campaigns using ChatGPT+ and other AI tools.

● The value of repurposing content
● Video/audio to text
● Text to audio/video
'● Editing audio/video into clips for reels and TikTok
● Converting text into clops for reels and TikTok'
● Invideo.io
● Creating video ads and explainers
○ https://synethesia.io
○ https://deepbrain.io
● Finding content opportunities
● Finding content ideas
● Introduction to Dall-E and Stable Diffusion
● Planning a social media campaign
● Creating a social media campaign
● Predis.ai social media demo
● Planning an email campaign
● Creating an email campaign

The AI Academy is an exclusive modular training of various topics helping you to develop your skills on how to integrate AI successfully into your operational practice.

We start with the first two topics in Feb/March this year. Each training is 60 minutes and focuses on highly operational topic and clear take aways for immediate usage in your daily work.

Target group: everyone!  

Date:
13 March 2024 - 12pm-1 pm CET

Speaker: Matt Gibson, AI Consultant

Duration: 60 minutes

Content:
In this course you will learn two methods for buildlding a custom chatbot for our business. By the end of this course you will be able to build a simple bot yourself. This course will discuss the pros and cons of each type of bot as well as the general limitations of, and costs associated with, bots when used on a large scale.
● ChatGPT+ Custom GPT vs the ChatGPT Assistant API
● How to build your own custom GPT on ChatGPT+
○ Custom GPT builder intro
○ Adding your information to the builder
○ Limiting responses
● Building your own custom GPT via the ChatGPT Assistant API or 3rd Party Platform
○ Demo of a custom chatbot build
● Costs, limitation, and other factors affecting large-scale chatbots

Onboarding Training new LCC Members

This is the training for new LCC members and new colleagues at existing LCC agencies to provide the full overview on the LCC concepts, branding, benefits, suppliers and procurement, DMC and corporate. 

Next Dates:

20-22 February 2024  - 10am - 12:30 pm CET

9-11 July 2024 - 10 am-12.30 om (register)

Speaker: ALL LCCI contact persons

Duration: 2.5 hours , 3 days

FAM Trips (in-person)

Destination ZAMBIA

LCCI offers various opportunities to familiarize yourself with new destinations - through LCC FAM Trips. The first FAM trips is planned as follows. If you want to opt to become a DMC host as well for one FAm trip, please reach out to us.

Next Dates:

09-18.05.2024 tentative date

Destination:

Zambia

LCC DMC Host: LCC Juls Travel Lufthansa City Center

Programme and Invitation: to follow soon

Trade Shows

Regional Roundtables

The regional exchange with your LCC Account Manager and Advisory Board Members for the region Europe.

Next Dates:

27  February 2024, 2 pm

Speaker: Daphne Pallikaraki, and Andrej Skraba, LCCI

Duration: 1 hour

The regional exchange with your LCC Account Manager  and your Advisory Board Member Liqun Zhao- includes the region APAC.

Next Dates:

27 February 2024, 10 am

Speaker: Andrej Skraba, LCCI

Duration: 1 hour

MEA & Africa

The regional exchange with your LCC Account Manager and Advisory Board Members - includes the regions MEA and Africa.

Next Dates:

27 February 2024, 12 pm

Speaker: Andrej Skraba, LCCI

Duration: 1 hour

LATAM & Spain

The regional exchange with your LCC Account Manager - includes the regions LATAM, South America and Spain.

Next Dates:

17 January 2024 at 9 pm CET / 3 pm BUE

Speaker: Jens Schuster, LCCI plus guest speakers

Duration: 1 hour

Townhall USA

The regional exchange with your LCC Account Manager - includes all LCC Members of the the North American region.

Next Dates:

January 2024 - exact date tba soon

Speaker: Jens Schuster, LCCI 

Duration: 1 hour

Special Interest   | Corporate, DMC and MOT Virtual Exchange

DMC Partner Exchange

Exclusive exchange of all LCC DMC Partners. Registration only for LCC DMC Partners.


Next Dates:

21.03.2024
23.05.2024
29.08.2024
28.11. 2024

Speaker: Sophie Wendlandt, Siiri Palisaar, LCCI
Duration: 1 hour

MOT Partner Exchange

Every 4 months we offer an exclusive exchange of all LCC MOT Members speicialised in Marine and Offshore Business. Registration only for LCC MOT members.

Next Dates:
February 2024

Speaker: Savio Monsorate, LCCI

Duration: 1 hour

Corporate Exchange and Corporate Training

Exclsuive corporate exchange round with BT LCC members. Exlusive corporate training for all LCC Business Travel agencies.

Next Dates:

4 April 2024
5 September 2024

Topic: Business Travel Meeting

Speaker: Savio Monsorate, LCCI

Duration: 1,5 hours