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2020 February Meeting - Maximizing Your TMC Partnership - San Antonio Chapter

North America

Learn from multiple Travel Management Company members about the role of a TMC within business travel. Our panel of TMC representatives and Buyers will talk about the overall TMC role in business travel, how they work with both buyers and suppliers, best practices for working with them, how their business has changed over the past few years and what the future holds.

Are Corporate Hotel Programs Riding the Traveler Experience Wave?

North America

Based on GBTA research, this session will discuss how buyers can improve satisfaction with their hotel program.

February 2020 Connect-Air travel industry update - Oregon Chapter

North America

Surveys show that members place a high value on the networking, relationship and communication opportunities that professional organizations provide. And, they love visiting new and interesting venues. This month’s meeting is your chance to network, learn and enjoy some time in the San Francisco headquarters of Lyric.

Bay Area Business Travel Association February 2020 Networking - Bay Area Chapter

North America

Surveys show that members place a high value on the networking, relationship and communication opportunities that professional organizations provide. And, they love visiting new and interesting venues. This month’s meeting is your chance to network, learn and enjoy some time in the San Francisco headquarters of Lyric.

GBTA Business Travel Workshop Series - Montreal

North America

The GBTA Business Travel Workshop Series is a half-day, hands-on forum, hosted in Montreal and Toronto, for individuals responsible for sourcing travel as a component of their job responsibilities.

GBTA Business Travel Workshop Series - Toronto

North America

The GBTA Business Travel Workshop Series is a half-day, hands-on forum, hosted in Montreal and Toronto, for individuals responsible for sourcing travel as a component of their job responsibilities.

The Future of Transportation-Brightline Miami - South Florida Chapter

North America

Marcia Lowther is the Senior Vice President of Sales of Brightline Trains, soon to be Virgin Trains USA, the first privately owned and operated intercity passenger rail system in over 100 years. Marcia is responsible for driving revenue through corporate, commuter, groups and events as well as through partnerships with cruises and the travel trade community.

Government Relations and Legislative Initiatives - Chicago Chapter

North America

This meeting focuses on Government Relations, Legislative initiatives, and the continuing changes to distribution (NDC). We'll also hear from Chicago industry experts!

March Breakfast Meeting, Hotel Program Management Best Practices and Trends - Georgia Chapter

North America

Hotel sourcing and management is one of the most complex processes travel buyers must wrap their heads around, especially for global programs using thousands of properties in dozens, if not hundreds, of countries.

Convention Exhibitor Success Webinar

Asia Pacific, Europe, Latin America, North America

This webinar is for new and seasoned exhibitors alike. We will review new tools, have an overview of GES, introduce new exhibitor resources, and much more!

2020 Texas Education Day - Austin Chapter

North America

On March 5-6, 2020, the GBTA- Austin Chapter will have the honor of hosting GBTA’s Annual Texas Education Day (TED) which draws 250+ Travel Professionals from Austin, Houston, San Antonio, Dallas-Fort Worth and throughout the country to our remarkable city. TED is the premier conference for Business Travel professionals focusing on current trends, educational content and networking opportunities.

Spring Fling Fundraiser - San Diego Chapter

North America

The Headstrong Project is a registered 501c3 nonprofit organization with headquarters in New York. Committed to veteran mental health care, they have treated over 1200 veterans, helping them regain their mental fitness. The cost for this special treatment is approximately $5000 per veteran.

Fundamentals of Business Travel Management™

Europe

Designed as a comprehensive guide to the key areas of managed travel, GBTA’s Fundamentals curriculum includes a full range of topics including safety, policy, trends, performance and more.

Global Leadership Professional® (GLP) Marketing Competency

North America

Explore characteristics of strong brands, client knowledge base and EI and walk away with tangible goals and action items.

The Roaring 20s – Travel in 2020 - Connecticut-Westchester Chapter

North America

History never repeats, but there are lessons to be learned about the past so we don’t make the same mistakes again.

A Day in the Life of a Corporate Travel Manager - Tennessee Chapter

North America

Travel Management … It's not easy but somebody has to do it! Each day of travel management brings something new. Duty of Care, Vendor Negotiations, Meetings Management, Corporate Social Responsibility, Cost Savings, No Seat Assignments, Cancelled Flights, No Room Availability

TripBam and the ROI - Kansas City Chapter

North America

Join us for a wonderful lunch at the Phillips Hotel. We will have Jeff Hillenmeyer with TripBam, presenting about ROI in a hotel program through the use of data and analytics. We hope to see you there!

GBTA-WI March 2020 Chapter Meeting- REAL ID & TSA - Wisconsin Chapter

North America

Take a deep dive into REAL ID and TSA to prepare for upcoming changes and ensure your travelers the best experience possible. During this session hear from experts from both the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the Wisconsin Department of Motor Vehicles.

Leadership Today - Are You Playing Checkers Or Chess - Los Angeles Chapter

North America

We all understand that the world is quite complex today and the responsibility of leading a team has never been more challenging. In a world of multi-generations, multiple communication platforms and numerous distractions Team Dynamics have become complicated.

Ohio Valley Business Travel Association - Ohio Valley Chapter

North America

OVBTA is excited about the quarterly meeting in March. We are bringing in Mark Sharoff from the GBTA Research department to present "The Top Business Travel Trends" and "Are Corporate Hotel Programs Riding the Customer Service Wave?".

Carrefour des Experts Travel & MICE par GBTA

Europe

GBTA a pour ambition de délivrer un contenu de qualité, grâce à des intervenants experts, faire progresser notre industrie et partager avec ses membres des retours d’expérience exemplaires. Ce Carrefour présentera des ateliers Travel et MICE autour d’un panel d’intervenants experts en la matière.

Ground Transportation A Key Element of an Effective Travel Management Program - Utah Chapter

North America

As a percentage of overall managed travel spend, ground transportation typically falls on the lower end. This often overlooked segment is ripe for negotiation, however.

From Travel Hell to Travel Well - North Central Chapter

North America

Whether you travel domestically, internationally, only a few times a year, or are a road warrior, you will leave this session knowing the insider tips from a traditional naturopath (natural health doctor) that spent 30+ years traveling around the world for IBM…and lived to tell the stories.

The Economic Impact Of Travel In California - Silicon Valley Chapter

North America

Come and join us for the March SVBTA monthly meeting. We are very excited to present the President & CEO of Visit California, Caroline Beteta who will be presenting on the economic impact of travel in California, the growth of the Golden State’s tourism industry and the importance of destination stewardship in order to encourage sustainable travel.

Nordic Business Travel Summit 2020 - The Name of the Game!

Europe

We have further developed our Summit and are now including breakout sessions in order to provide wider content, adding more choice. The goal of the event is to Inspire, Challenge and Inform– at NBTS you will get a taste of what’s coming and what you need to prepare for.

Hotel Sourcing and Negotiations - Tampa Bay Chapter

North America

David Marcus, VP of HotelConnex will share his knowledge about hotel sourcing, negotiations and the latest trends and technology that help both buyers and suppliers connect and do better business.

Reduce Traveler Stress - Find the Missing Gaps in Your Travel Program

North America

Find the critical gaps in your travel program such as cancelled flights, parking, and meals. Learn how filling these gaps with easily-implemented technology can help you build a stress-free travel experience and also reduce travel costs.

GBTA Conference 2020 - Mexico City

Latin America

Join nearly 700 business travel professionals together for networking, collaboration and education at the 14th annual GBTA 2020 Conference - Mexico City.

Human Trafficking - Arizona Chapter

North America

Human Trafficking - What You Can Do About It

New England Business Travel Association NDC-Myth vs. Reality - New England Chapter

North America

Airline, GDS, TMC experts will take the mystery out of NDC. An interactive discussion to help us understand the vastly different perspectives of US carriers vs EU carriers on NDC and to comprehend all of the noise around this topic.

So, What Do You Do? - Travel Manager Edition - Bay Area Chapter

North America

We connect, collaborate, work and partner better together when we know what each other’s priorities, needs and opportunities are. This “So, What Do You Do?” program will allow us to dive deeper into what the Scope of a Travel Managers job is like.

Annual State of the Airport Meeting - New Jersey Chapter

North America

Year after year, our annual State of the Airport meeting is our most highly anticipated event.

2020 Travel Risk Forecast

Asia Pacific, Europe, Latin America, North America

Join the GBTA Risk Committee presenting their Travel Risk Forecast 2020 webinar.

RMC of GBTA April Event - Data Analytics - Rocky Mountain Chapter

North America

Supporting an underserved segment of the corporate travel sector...

Traveler Security/Duty of Care with Facebook's Ben Coleman - Oklahoma Chapter

North America

Facebook's Ben Coleman will be speaking on global traveler security and duty of care. Come join us in Oklahoma City at the Skirvin Hilton Hotel for lunch and learn from one of the best.

Risky Business – How Government Issues are Impacting You and Your Job - Tennessee Chapter

North America

The GBTA Government Relations team will give you an inside look of U.S and EU policies, proposals being debated and the impact they could have on business travel. Topics will include the new U.S. Congress, the impact Brexit is having, Canada’s legalization of marijuana and increasing global travel costs across air, hotel and ground transport.

Partner Event - NATM Member Meeting & AGM

Europe

Partner Event - NATM Member Meeting & AGM

Q2 Chicago Chapter Meeting - Chicago Chapter

North America

Save the Date for the Chicago Chapter's second quarter meeting. Speakers and full agenda to be released soon.

Fundamentals of Business Travel Management™

Europe

Participants in this course gain a better understanding of business travel management and make themselves indispensable to the business travel needs of their organization.

GBTA Regional Direct Talk

North America

GBTA Canada recognizes the importance of peer networking and best practice sharing.

GBTA Regional Direct Talk - COPY

North America

GBTA Canada recognizes the importance of peer networking and best practice sharing.

ITM Conference 2020

Europe

The theme of ITM’s Conference, in partnership with GBTA, this time is “Thrive”. Our community is healthy and growing; and the content will focus on the critical priorities of inclusion, diversity, wellness and sustainability.

GBTA Ladders Summit 2020

North America

Welcome to the 2020 Ladders Summit.

btTB-GBTA Conference

Asia Pacific, North America

btTB-GBTA Conference

Partner Event - NATM Member Meeting

Europe

Partner Event - NATM Member Meeting

GBTA Conference 2020 - Toronto

North America

Canada’s largest gathering place for business travel and meetings management professionals.

Advanced Principles of Business Travel Management ™

Europe

The Advanced Principles of Business Travel Management™ course builds off of the Fundamentals curriculum to aid business travel professionals in increasing their knowledge of the industry while also expanding on their professional skills. This course is designed for travel buyers overseeing a managed business travel program and suppliers offering travel-related products and services.

Annual Golf and Croquet Event - Chicago Chapter

North America

Join us for another fun day on the links! More information to come, but note that this year's event is separate from the Q3 Chapter Event.

GBTA Convention 2020

North America

Join us in Denver from July 25-29 for The Business Travel Event of the Year featuring 400+ exhibiting companies

WINiT Summit 2020 - Denver

North America

Join WINiT By GBTA for a half-day session dedicated to the career development of women in travel. This event brings together professionals across all levels of business travel with the sole mission to positively change and impact the careers and lives of women in travel-related industries.

Q3 Chicago Chapter Meeting - Chicago Chapter

North America

Save the Date for the Chicago Chapter's third quarter meeting. Speakers and full agenda to be released soon.

Advanced Principles of Business Travel Management

Europe

The Advanced Principles of Business Travel Management™ course builds off of the Fundamentals curriculum to aid business travel professionals in increasing their knowledge of the industry while also expanding on their professional skills.

Fundamentals of Business Travel Management™

Europe

Designed as a comprehensive guide to the key areas of managed travel, GBTA’s Fundamentals curriculum includes a full range of topics including safety, policy, trends, performance and more. Participants in this course gain a better understanding of business travel management and make themselves indispensable to the business travel needs of their organization.

GBTA Regional Direct Talk

North America

GBTA Canada recognizes the importance of peer networking and best practice sharing.

Partner Event - NATM Member Meeting

Europe

Partner Event - NATM Member Meeting

Masters CEO Symposium - A GBTA Event

North America

Masters CEO Symposium - A GBTA Event

Conferenza GBTA 2020 – Roma

Europe

Se si incontra qualche problema durante la registrazione, si prega di contattare GBTA Italia all'indirizzo italy@gbta.org.

Global Leadership Professional® (GLP)Financial Competency

North America

Business leaders gain a solid understanding of financial measurement and valuation tools. This will provide leaders from all backgrounds the skills necessary to communicate effectively on issues relating to finance, accounting and ultimately, their bottom lines.

GBTA Western Canada Conference 2020 – Calgary

North America

GBTA is proud to present GBTA Western Canada Conference 2020 – Calgary the annual Conference for business travel professionals representing Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba and Saskatchewan!

Advanced Principles of Business Travel Management

Europe

The Advanced Principles of Business Travel Management™ course builds off of the Fundamentals curriculum to aid business travel professionals in increasing their knowledge of the industry while also expanding on their professional skills.

GBTA Conference 2020 - Wiesbaden in Partnership with VDR

Europe

The next generation of travel professionals meets world-class education and networking with industry-leading suppliers.

Partner Event - NATM Member Meeting & AGM

Europe

Partner Event - NATM Member Meeting & AGM

GBTA Regional Direct Talk

North America

GBTA Canada recognizes the importance of peer networking and best practice sharing.

Q4 Chicago Holiday and Charity Event - Chicago Chapter

North America

Save the date for our Annual Holiday and Charity Event!