One essential component to success in today’s international marketplace is the ability of companies to mobilize employees to any destination in the world where they do business. Whether it be a short business trip, or a long-term work assignment – getting the right person to the right destination at the right time can be the difference between success and failure.

Along with this increasing demand for international business work and travel – the complexity of visa and immigration laws and processes likewise continues to rise. Also on the rise in many countries is authorities’ scrutiny of business and work activities performed by foreign business travelers and employees.

To effectively navigate the current international climate, companies’ business travel and corporate immigration policies and practices must be both compliant with fast-changing laws and responsive to real-world business challenges and opportunities.

In this 60-minute webinar, you will get answers to:

  • Why should business travel receive the same level of attention as immigration?
  • When does a business trip become a work assignment?
  • How are immigration and business travel management and compliance the same?
  • The best way to design a comprehensive immigration and business travel program, including travel policy recommendations
  • How do new social media regulations impact your employees?
  • Your questions on business immigration and travel

Join us for this insightful discussion of the intersection of business travel and immigration – with practical guidance and applications for a successful business travel and immigration program.

Meet our Presenters

Sophy King high resA recognized industry leader in global immigration, Sophy King, Senior Vice President of Global Immigration, leads Newland Chase’s regional immigration centres in London, Houston, and Singapore, as well as overseeing our partner network management team, immigration software implementation team, global knowledge management team, and global client services team. Sophy and her teams employ a regional model that is supported by Newland Chase’s national offices and global partners and strengthened by the company’s proprietary case and knowledge management systems. Sophy is a regular speaker at immigration conferences and seminars and a frequent contributor to white papers and articles in industry publications.

Currently based in the UK, Sophy has previously lived in Russia, China, Japan, and Spain. Sophy has worked in the global immigration industry for 15 years, starting as an Assistant Immigration Consultant for a well-known global service provider in 2003 and working her way up to Director of Consulting & Compliance. She then took the position of Director of Knowledge Management for a competing firm, before founding Peregrine Immigration Management Ltd in 2011, which became part of the Newland Chase group in 2016. She graduated from Cambridge University in the UK with an MA (Cantab.) in Oriental Studies (Chinese).

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As Senior Vice President of North America, Sandra Woznitski leads Newland Chase’s business development and client management and service delivery in North America. Sandi joined the organization in 2010 and has served as Senior Vice President of the North America region since 2013. She has an extensive background in customer service, sales, and marketing with particular expertise in developing strategies to increase customer satisfaction and institutional profitability on a global scale. Sandi has overseen the integration of five acquisitions into the North America operations.

Prior to joining the company, Sandi spent over 20 years at MCI Telecommunications and Verizon where she held various senior leadership positions in customer service, sales, and marketing. She is a cum laude graduate of Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University with a Bachelor in Hotel, Restaurant, and Institutional Management.