GBTA, VDR Launch Registration for European Conference in 2017

The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), the voice of the global business travel industry, and its German partner association VDR, the German Business Travel Association, announced that registration is open for GBTA Conference 2017 Frankfurt in Partnership with VDR.

The conference will take place 28-30 November 2017 in Frankfurt, Germany at The Forum at Messe Frankfurt. This year’s theme, Convergence, addresses the industry-wide disruption caused by the merging of various functions, roles and policies. From the changing role of the travel manager to the emergence of new and transformation of existing players in the market, these disrupters have paved the way for the evolution of business travel.

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We are thrilled to be working with VDR yet again to put together a phenomenal program for our conference attendees. Business travel professionals who attend will certainly benefit from our world-class speakers, tailored education sessions and countless networking opportunities.

“Our joint partnership enables us to create the largest business travel event of its kind in Europe,” said Dirk Gerdom, President of VDR. “We are proud to host this event and bring attendees an exceptional program for the fourth year in a row.”

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Attendee registration is now open and available online. Register by 20 June 2017 for up to 755 in savings. For the latest developments, please visit

Media registration is complimentary for qualified media. GBTA will also be hosting a Media Cocktail Party giving reporters the opportunity to hear breaking news directly from key industry suppliers. Please contact Nikki Stimson at [email protected] for more information on media registration.