GBTA Energy, Resources & Marine Symposium 2017 | Houston

November 14, 2017


GBTA Energy, Resources & Marine Symposium 2017 will bring nearly 200 professionals for outstanding educational content, exceptional keynote speakers and phenomenal networking.

Attendees of this event will benefit from educational content surrounding logistical challenges specific to travel management in the energy, resources, and marine industries. Attendees will also benefit from the content of the sessions and presentations, professional development, connect with corporate buyers from some of the largest energy and shipping companies in the world and get acquainted with suppliers that specialize in meeting the unique needs of travelers in these specialized industries. 



GTP® Certification holders will be awarded five (5) recertification credits for attending this event.  


Registration Opening Soon




2017 Agenda


Wednesday, November 16
8:30 – 9:45 AM Registration & Continental Breakfast
Azalea Foyer
9:45 – 10:00 AM Opening Remarks
Azalea Ballroom
10:00 – 11:00 AM Opening Keynote
Azalea Ballroom
11:00 – 11:15 AM Coffee Break
Azalea Foyer
11:15 – 12:15 PM General Session
Azalea Ballroom
12:15 – 1:30 PM Networking Lunch
Azalea Foyer
1:30 – 2:30 PM

General Session
Azalea Ballroom

2:30 – 2:45 PM Coffee Break
Azalea Foyer
2:45 – 3:45 PM

General Session
Azalea Ballroom 

3:45 – 4:45 PM

Closing Keynote

Azalea Ballroom

5:00 – 6:30 PM Networking Reception






The Westin Houston, Memorial City

The Westin Houston, Memorial City is located in the heart of the vibrant Memorial City District and adjacent to Memorial City Mall. Enjoy close proximity to Westchase District, the Energy Corridor, and the evolving CityCentre area.  This hotel also earned a GBTA Project ICARUS Supplier Gold Medal.



945 Gessner Rd.
Houston, TX 77024
281 501 4300


Hotel Rates

Room Rate: $199.00 plus taxes for Single/Double occupancy
Deadline to book rooms: Monday, October 16th, 2017

Call 1-800-937-8461 and ask for the “GBTA ERM Symposium” to book your room.




Sponsorship Opportunities  

Promote your organization alongside a full day of speakers and sessions geared toward the unique challenges and opportunities that are faced by travel managers in today's energy markets. Don't miss the opportunity to connect with business travel buyers from these difficult to reach sectors.

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