Press Information for Media

GBTA Convention 2014 offers journalists many opportunities to learn more about the business travel industry and to hear first-hand from the professionals who manage business travelers across the globe and the vendors that make safe, productive and cost effective travel possible.




Working members of the media interested in attending the GBTA Convention 2014 should register online.



Online Press Room

Exhibitors can post news and updates to the GBTA Convention Online Press Room before and throughout GBTA Convention.

Find more information online regarding press for exhibitors.

Attending media will have the chance to participate and attend the following:


  • Press Conferences - Exhibitors will announce new products, services and initiatives in the Press Conference Room. Attending media will receive a schedule of these press conferences, along with contact information and a brief description related to the announcement, prior to the event. Please fill out the Press Conference Request Form
  • Exposition - More than 400 companies will exhibit in the GBTA Convention 2014 exposition, representing a variety of industry segments including hotel and hospitality, travel services, airlines, transportation services and technology. Each exhibitor will showcase and demonstrate new products and services created to improve the business travel experience and streamline travel management.
  • Education Sessions - Media will have the opportunity to attend most of the education sessions designed to educate convention attendees on a variety of topics including management skill development, sourcing and procurement, the global marketplace, business strategy and negotiation, industry trends, meetings management and technology tools for the travel industry.
  • Press Room - Attending journalists will have access to the Press Room for their convenience. This room will supply internet access and materials provided by GBTA and its trade show exhibitors.


Members of the media interested in scheduling interviews during convention hours with GBTA spokespeople, board members, committee chairs or members should contact Please note that interviews are subject to availability.

GBTA Convention Hours:

Please see the GBTA Convention 2014 Agenda for the most up-to-date hours.

The GBTA Press Office Will be Open:

Sunday, July 27 12:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday, July 28 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday, July 29 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday, July 30 8:00 am - 3:00 pm



Communications and Public Relations Contacts

Colleen Lerro
+1 703 236 1133


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