GBTA Mission

GBTA’s mission is to be the leading source of business travel knowledge worldwide. This knowledge is created through education, research, networking and advocacy delivered on demand.


We believe members come first. Learn more 


We believe volunteerism drives success. Learn more 


We believe in marketplace transparency. Learn More 


We believe relationships create value.

About GBTA

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 members manage more than $345 billion of global business travel and meetings expenditures annually. GBTA delivers 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.

Our focus is to equip our members with the knowledge and resources necessary to navigate the rapidly changing business travel landscape resulting in improved managed travel programs, top line business growth, and exemplary careers. We do this through the following:

Specialized Events

Attend the largest gatherings of business travel professionals at GBTA events, online webinars, and education sessions close to home, in your region, and around the world.

Learn More

Professional Development

Power your career with business travel education and certification to fuel recognition and career advancement. Education for every level within the business travel industry.

Learn More

Research and Industry Tools

Access the world’s largest collection of business travel industry research, RFP templates, benchmarking tools and archived webinars.

Learn More


Keep current on news, editorials and perspectives that bring to life the latest business travel industry insights, trends, advocacy, events, research and education.

Read More


GBTA relies upon experienced and dedicated business travel industry professionals to guide its strategy and direction to better serve our members at large, and the business travel industry.

Meet our leadership

Work at GBTA

Want to work in a dynamic work environment for a progressive and growing organization? Love the business travel industry? We’re always looking for talented people to bring innovative ideas and reliable execution to our team!

Explore Current Openings

GBTA, Our Voice

GBTA advocates for an open and competitive business travel marketplace that allows for pricing transparency, passenger safety, improved infrastructure, and regulations that support business objectives.

GBTA is headquartered in the Washington, D.C. area. GBTA connects the people that connect the world.

GBTA prides itself on its accessibility and transparency. Please feel free to review GBTA’s recent Business and Financial forms, filings and reports

Business Information

Bylaws as of May 2021