GBTA’s Supplier Summit in Atlanta is your go-to event to kick-start 2024. Don’t miss this opportunity to unite with industry colleagues and learn about what GBTA has in store for 2024, how you can maximize your GBTA experience, and plan and prepare for GBTA Convention 2024. This is an excellent opportunity to explore and create customized opportunities to enhance visibility of your company while learning best practices and tips to position you for Convention success.

Get the inside slant on exhibiting at GBTA Convention 2024

At Supplier Summit, you can explore the various opportunities that exist to showcase your services and products to business travel professionals at GBTA Convention 2024. Buyers and suppliers continue to rely on valuable face-to-face meetings to maintain industry relationships and discover new business opportunities at GBTA Convention, which will be held in Atlanta , Georgia on July 22-24, 2024.

78%

of buyer attendees rated finding new suppliers on the expo floor highly

8 out of 10

out of 10 buyer attendees were happy with gauging new products and services on the expo floor

85%

of buyer attendees expect to do business with at least one new supplier as a result of interactions during expo hours

7 out of 10

buyers agree the information gathered at Convention was influential in making supplier selection decisions


Explore sponsorship opportunities that raise your brand awareness throughout the year

It can be difficult to make a lasting impression when your organization is competing for attention. At Supplier Summit, you can explore myriad sponsorship opportunities at GBTA Convention 2024 – all designed to increase your organization’s brand awareness and credibility at Convention – and beyond.

Gain expert knowledge and learn best practices

Hear from the experts at GBTA and capture tips and tricks designed to help you maximize your expo and sponsorship ROI.

This event is for suppliers that service the business travel industry. Attendance is complimentary. Register now.

Email [email protected] for any questions.

Date- Thursday, February 8, 2024
Location- Atlanta, GA

Agenda*

*subject to change

12:00 PM – 12:45 PM

Networking Lunch

12:45 PM – 12:50 PM

Welcome and GBTA Team Introduction

Robert Ambrozy – EVP, Global Sales and Business Development, GBTA 

12:50 PM – 1:20 PM

Marketing Updates

– Marketing Toolkit
– Mobile App Best Practices

Kevin Fliess – Chief Marketing Officer, GBTA
Rachel Moore – Senior Manager, Marketing, GBTA

1:20 PM – 1:45 PM

Discover Atlanta CVB

– Introduction to Atlanta
– Supplier Venue Spaces

Bob Somers – S.V.P. – Global Sales, DeltaAir Lines
David McAuley – Director, Washington, D.C. Area Sales Office, Atlanta Convention & Visitors Bureau

1:45 PM – 2:00 PM

Convention 2024 Updates

– Program Updates
– New Opportunities
– Welcome Reception Information

Nicole Seely – Senior Manager, Event Operations, GBTA

2:00 PM – 2:30 PM

Expo Session

– Exhibitor Benefits
– Best Practices
– ERC Review
– Remaining Expo Space Available

Heather Brown – Senior Director, Exhibit Sales and Operations, GBTA
Magda Halim – Manger, Exhibit Operations, GBTA

2:30 PM – 3:00 PM

Sponsorship Session

– Best Practices
– Major Deadlines
– New Opportunities

Jennifer Glickson – Manager, Sales Operations and Fulfillment, GBTA
Nikki Baffin – Sponsorship Operations and Fulfillment Coordinator, GBTA

3:00 PM – 3:15 PM

Networking Break

3:15 PM – 4:45 PM

Walking Tour of the Convention Center

4 Groups, Led by:

Robert Ambrozy – EVP, Global Sales and Business Development, GBTA
Melanie Garrett – SVP, Sales – EMEA, GBTA
Mailene Cline – Director of Business Development, GBTA
Erica Hansen – Director of Business Development, GBTA

4:45 PM – 5:00 PM

Reconvene and Recap

Robert Ambrozy – EVP, Global Sales and Business Development, GBTA

5:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Closing Reception

Location

Georgia World Congress Center
285 Andrew Young International Blvd NW, Atlanta, GA 30313
Meeting Room name to be confirmed via email to registered attendees

A limited room block has been secured at the brand-new Hilton Signia Hotel, which is connected to the Convention Center.

Signia by Hilton Atlanta Georgia World Congress Center
159 Northside Dr NW, Atlanta, GA 30313
Room accommodations can be secured through this reservation link.

Room Rates: Single/Double: $199 (plus applicable taxes)

The reservation cut-off date is Wednesday, January 17, 2024. Reservation requests received after this deadline date will be subject to availability and the prevailing rate.

Don’t miss this opportunity to experience the new Co-Headquarters Hotel for GBTA Convention 2024.

Hotel room, tax, incidentals, airfare and other expenses are the responsibility of the attendee.

Registration


The GBTA Supplier Summit is a complimentary event for suppliers. Register today to learn about what GBTA has in store for Convention 2024.

Cancellation Policy:

All cancellations must be received by Monday, January 29, 2024. Please contact [email protected] to initiate a cancellation. Canceling your registration will not automatically cancel your housing reservation; however, GBTA reserves the right to cancel the room(s). Room(s) will be canceled within 14 days if the room cancellation has not occurred. To cancel your hotel room(s), please contact the hotel directly. GBTA will not reimburse cancellation or no-show fees charged by the hotel.

Substitution Policy:

Substitutions are permitted. The substitute must register as a new attendee by completing a new registration and securing housing. To initiate a substitution, please contact GBTA Registration Customer Service at [email protected] with the following information: Original Registrant’s name, Original Registrant’s email address, and the name and email address of the substitute. GBTA Registration Customer Service will respond with further instructions.


Thank you to our generous sponsors
for making this event possible.