Daily News Brief – January 19, 2021
Dave Hilfman’s Monday Memo to GBTA Members – Tuesday Edition
Today is a historic moment in the United States and a reason for optimism when it comes to our industry. Let’s all hope for a seamless inauguration in Washington D.C., and for this to mark a new beginning in the struggle to overcome the pandemic and the challenges it has created for business travel, the economy and so many families.
Register Now for an All-New Webinar featuring GBTA’s Annual BTI™ Report:
2020 Business Travel Index – Data and Insights
Tuesday, February 2 | 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM EST
The eagerly-anticipated annual GBTA BTI™ report will be released in February. Join us for a webinar where GBTA, in partnership with Rockport Analytics, will discuss the results of the annual study of global business travel spending patterns and reveal trends and regions where business travel is recovering. Following a turbulent year which has had a huge impact on both the global economy and business travel, this webinar promises to deliver key data points and applicable ways to utilize this information to promote a safe return to travel for your corporate travellers.
• Jon Gray, Principal, Rockport Analytics
• Chris Ely, Director of Research, GBTA
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Brought to you by the GBTA Academy, The GTP® Certification is designed to raise industry standards, enhance work performance, and recognize individuals who demonstrate core competencies essential to the business travel management discipline.
Dates for the Spring Exam are April 24 – May 29. The application deadline is March 24, 2021. Virtual proctoring now available.
Call for Proposals
Share Your Industry Knowledge at GBTA Convention 2021:
Submit an Education Session Proposal
The GBTA Convention 2021 Call for Proposals (CFP) submission deadline has been extended to Friday, February 26, 2021. GBTA remains absolutely committed to delivering quality and relevant content in various delivery formats. We would actively encourage you to submit content topics that will be timely and most useful to travel professionals in these challenging times.
Please note: GBTA will provide the technology to ensure speaker and attendee engagement, whether this be in-person or virtually. Please include experts that may need to present virtually in your submissions. If you have questions regarding the CFP process, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
New York Travel Specialist
New York, NY
We are looking for an experienced travel specialist to help manage travel logistics to-and-from our New York office for the entire Jane Street community, including employees, candidates, program attendees, and clients. This role is an exciting opportunity to shape the foundation of a growing team at our firm.
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