GBTA Legislative Summit 2018

June 4 – 6, 2018 | Washington, D.C.

It is once again time to make your voice heard for the business travel industry. The annual GBTA Legislative Summit brings together passionate professionals who want to advocate for the future of the business travel industry. This event presents attendees with the unique opportunity to:

  • Meet with their Senators and Representatives to share opinions and advocate for policies that support the business travel industry;
  • Learn about Congressional debates and outcomes that will impact the business travel industry;
  • Hear perspectives from Administration Officials and Members of Congress;
  • Connect with other industry professionals who want to make a difference; and
  • Gain a unique DC experience.

Because of the success of this event, GBTA is pleased to announce a few changes to this year’s program:


New Venue

This year’s event will be held at the Ronald Reagan Building – located just blocks from the White House and Department of Transportation in downtown Washington, D.C.


Scenic Boat Tour in Georgetown

Boomerang Yacht Cruises
Washington Harbour at Georgetown Waterfront
3100 K St. NW, Washington, DC 20007
7:30 – 9:30 p.m.

Guest are encouraged to arrive at 7:15 p.m. Boarding time is 7:30 p.m. and the boat will depart promptly at 7:45 p.m.

Guests will be able to see the Georgetown waterfront, boathouse, and University, the Watergate Hotel, Kennedy Center, Washington Monument, Lincoln Memorial, Jefferson Memorial, the Pentagon, entrance to the Tidal Basin, Hain’s Point, the Custis Lee Memorial, Key Bridge, and the Memorial Bridge.


7:30pm - 9:30pm

Welcome Reception


8:00am - 5:00pm

Legislative Summit

8:00am - 9:00am

Breakfast & Briefing

9:00am - 5:00pm

Capitol Hill Meetings with Members of Congress

Meetings will be different for attendees; we ask that all attendees try to remain in D.C. until 5:00pm to allow the scheduling of meeting with Representatives and Senators

Registration Rates

Direct or Indirect Member (Including All Access)

$ 275

Allied Member (Including All Access)

$ 275

Direct or Indirect Non-Member

$ 375

Allied Non-Member

$ 375

Chapter/Affiliate Direct or Indirect Members

$ 325

Chapter/Affiliate Allied Members

$ 325

1 Year GBTA Membership + Legislative Summit

$ 620

Cancellation Policy

All cancellation requests must be made in writing to GBTA at

A full refund less a $75 administrative fee will be given for cancellations received on or before May 7, 2018.

No refunds will be given after May 7, 2018. There are no refunds for "no shows.” Refunds will be credited back to the original credit card used for payment.

Substitution Policy

A GBTA attendee may transfer his/her registration to another eligible party if he/she is unable to attend. All substitution requests must be made in writing to GBTA at and handled on the backend of the registration system.

The substitute is responsible for any and all financial arrangements between the original registrant and the substitute. The original registrant's registration may be refunded (less the $75 administrative fee) or transferred to the substitute. If the substitute is in a different member category than the original registrant additional fees may apply.



Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center
1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Washington, DC 20004


Hyatt Place Washington DC National Mall
400 E St., SW
Washington, DC 20024

Book Hotel Now

A room block has been secured at the Hyatt Place Washington DC National Mall for the duration of the summit. Room accommodations can be secured through the reservation link. The reservation cut-off date is April 26, 2018. Reservation requests received after this deadline date will be subject to availability and the prevailing rate.

Room Rate

Single/Double: $309 (plus applicable taxes)
Complimentary guestroom internet access, Breakfast and access to fitness center is included in the room rate.
Hotel room, tax, incidentals, airfare and other expenses are the responsibility of the attendee.

Room Cancellation Policy

Room cancellations must be made 24 hours prior to arrival in order to not incur any penalties.

Amenities and Services

Hyatt Place Washington DC/National Mall amenities and services.