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Tips for Navigating Worldwide ERC® Global Workforce Symposium in 2019


If your company has a mobility program, then the Worldwide ERC® Global Workforce Symposium is a must attend event.

October 16 – 18, 2019   |   Boston, MA

Boston, MA

We are excited to once again attend the Worldwide ERC® Global Workforce Symposium (ERC GWS) in just a couple of months!

If you have never attended ERC GWS, this annual event brings the international mobility community together for the opportunity to network, benchmark, collaborate, and reconnect with industry peers and experts. A wide variety of events take place throughout the 3-day conference, including various forums, speakers, educational sessions, and workshops.

The ERC GWS is a great place to connect with others in the industry. Whether you are new to the mobility world or a seasoned expert in all things global, you are sure to find something at the event that will help you enhance and expand your mobility program. 

GTN has attended this event for the past 12 years, and through the years, we have learned a few things that will help you make the most out of the time given. Below are our top three tips for navigating the show:

  1. Attend as many educational sessions and forums as possible. Each session is filled with expert advice from not only the suppliers you work with, but also corporate practitioners that have years of mobility experience. You will hear, first hand, the experiences of others doing exactly what you do.
  2. Take advantage of the networking opportunities. Around every corner, there is someone who has done what you are trying to do, put a process in place that you are thinking about adopting, or figured out a new tactic that you have not even thought of. Take advantage of the hundreds of individuals in the mobility industry that are all together in one place.
  3. Review the list of service providers that are attending. There are many pieces to the puzzle that need to fit together to make a successful mobility program. You need the right vendors that will help you to develop, enhance, and run your program successfully. The service providers that attend the show are there to help you. Take advantage of their presence, be sure to review the list of which ones will be there, and find time to visit with them.

The event is taking place October 16-18, 2019 in Boston, MA. More about the event, including the full agenda and registration, can be found on the event website.

See you there!

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Author Steve Daas

Formally a partner in one of the Big 4 accounting firms, Steve immediately saw the entrepreneurial spirit at GTN and joined the firm in October 2005. Steve became Chief Operating Officer in 2008, and in 2018, his role and title transitioned to Partner, Global Client Experience where he focused his efforts on the firm’s commitment to being the trusted partner and resource for their clients. Steve retired from GTN in 2020.
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