Registration Now Open for 2015 Event
Alexandria, VA (January 15, 2015) – The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) – the voice of the global business travel industry – announced today registration is open for GBTA Convention 2015 in Orlando, Fla., July 25-29. The annual convention is the largest, most comprehensive annual gathering of business travel and meetings managers, meeting planners, procurement professionals and suppliers anywhere in the world.
The 2015 Convention theme, #Sharing, aptly describes today’s business travel environment. There is no other industry where face to face meetings and the concept of sharing is more prevalent than the business travel industry. At Convention, the industry will come together as nearly 7,000 industry professionals will share in a transformative experience. The entire industry will be present to add their unique perspective and find out what #Sharing can do for you, your company and the business travel industry.
Held at the Orange County Convention Center, GBTA Convention 2015 will bring you world-class keynote speakers, more than 80 industry-leading education sessions, the largest business travel expo floor, a wide selection of professional development opportunities and much more providing attendees the opportunity to build their careers and get business done.
“Business travel is an ever-evolving and constantly changing profession and together we have the opportunity to share ideas with other professionals, learn to navigate the sharing economy, and innovate to achieve shared success,” said Michael W. McCormick, GBTA executive director and COO. “The GBTA Convention has always been a meeting point for the dynamic individuals who make up the business travel industry and this year, like the industry itself, Convention is moving forward fast. We are excited to once again join together business travel professionals from across the industry to share their ideas, inventions, innovations and discoveries.”
Attendee registration is open now. Register before January 23, 2015 to receive early bird rates. More info on programs and speakers will be unveiled throughout 2015. For the latest developments and more information, please visit gbta.org/convention.
Media registration is complimentary and available online.
About GBTA Convention
The GBTA Convention, with nearly 7,000 attendees, is the largest, most comprehensive annual gathering of business travel and meetings managers, meeting planners, procurement professionals and suppliers anywhere in the world. The Business Travel Event of the Year ® features: more than 80 industry-leading education sessions organized into 20+ specialized tracks geared to specific levels of experience and a variety of disciplines; a 400+ company Exposition showcasing market choices not available at other.
About the Global Business Travel Association
The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) is the world’s premier business travel and meetings trade organization headquartered in the Washington, D.C. area with operations on six continents. GBTA’s 9,000-plus members manage more than $345 billion of global business travel and meetings expenditures annually. GBTA and the GBTA Foundation deliver world-class education, events, research, advocacy and media to a growing global network of more than 28,000 travel professionals and 125,000 active contacts. To learn how business travel drives lasting business growth, gbta.org