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GBTA’s mission is to be the leading source of business travel knowledge worldwide. This knowledge is created through education, research, networking and advocacy delivered on demand.

  • We believe members come first. 
  • We believe in marketplace transparency.
  • We believe volunteerism drives success.   
  • We believe relationships create value.



GBTA is the voice of the global business travel industry.  Our news, editorials and perspectives bring to life the latest business travel industry insights, trends, advocacy, events, research and education.

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GBTA relies upon experienced and dedicated business travel industry professionals to guide its strategy and direction to better serve our members at large, and the business travel industry.

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Discover the professional development, networking, educational events and resources from GBTA available in your region.


GBTA Chapters & Affiliates connect you with business travel professionals and education in 39 markets across the Unites States.   Each local chapter provides unique perspectives and compelling benefits through education, networking and scholarship opportunities.

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GBTA’s 9 Committees set the direction of the business travel industry across major categories of interest including; aviation, hotels, meetings, risk management, sustainability, government relations, payment solutions, technology and sports, media and entertainment.  

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Upcoming Events



Conferencia GBTA 2018 - Ciudad de México

Ciudad de México, D.F. - México

Asista a la Conferencia de GBTA 2018 – Ciudad de México, donde encontrará los temas más actuales en cuestión de la Administración de Viajes Corporativos y Eventos.


GBTA Conference 2018 - Toronto

Toronto, ON - Canada

Attendees from around the world will gather in Toronto for education on the industry’s most pressing issues and announcements on the latest products and services by the world’s leading suppliers.



GBTA Convention 2018

San Diego, CA - USA

Join your peers in San Diego for the 50th anniversary of The Business Travel Event of the Year® as we build upon the momentum created by the latest trends, changes and progressions in the industry.

GBTA News and Commentary

Message From the Office of the GBTA President - Year End Wrap

Christle Johnson / Friday, December 29, 2017

*The following was also sent as an email to GBTA members.*

Dear GBTA Members,

The end of the year is always a great time to reflect on our accomplishments while simultaneously looking forward to the new opportunities presented by a new year. In that spirit, I want to celebrate the last days of 2017 and hope you are all having a wonderful holiday season.


Week in Review

Marianne Varkiani / Friday, December 29, 2017

It’s been a slow news week with the holidays, but we have a couple of stories to share to keep you updated on the latest business travel news.


GBTA Convention 2018 Coming to San Diego

Convention Registration is Officially Open

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The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), the voice of the global business travel industry, is pleased to announce the launch of registration for GBTA Convention 2018. Next year’s Convention, the largest, most comprehensive annual...

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