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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. 
  • We believe in marketplace transparency.
  • We believe volunteerism drives success.   
  • We believe relationships create value.



GBTA is the voice of the global business travel industry.  Our news, editorials and perspectives bring to life the latest business travel industry insights, trends, advocacy, events, research and education.

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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.

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Discover the professional development, networking, educational events and resources from GBTA available in your region.


GBTA Chapters & Affiliates connect you with business travel professionals and education in 39 markets across the Unites States.   Each local chapter provides unique perspectives and compelling benefits through education, networking and scholarship opportunities.

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GBTA’s 9 Committees set the direction of the business travel industry across major categories of interest including; aviation, hotels, meetings, risk management, sustainability, government relations, payment solutions, technology and sports, media and entertainment.  

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Upcoming Events



Conferencia GBTA 2018 - Ciudad de México

Ciudad de México, D.F. - México

Asista a la Conferencia de GBTA 2018 – Ciudad de México, donde encontrará los temas más actuales en cuestión de la Administración de Viajes Corporativos y Eventos.


GBTA Conference 2018 - Toronto

Toronto, ON - Canada

Attendees from around the world will gather in Toronto for education on the industry’s most pressing issues and announcements on the latest products and services by the world’s leading suppliers.



GBTA Convention 2018

San Diego, CA - USA

Join your peers in San Diego for the 50th anniversary of The Business Travel Event of the Year® as we build upon the momentum created by the latest trends, changes and progressions in the industry.

GBTA News and Commentary

Making Expense Mobile

Colleen Gallagher / Wednesday, December 13, 2017

During GBTA Conference 2017 Frankfurt in partnership with VDR, Dan Fitzgerald of Traveldoo announced the launch of the company’s new mobile expense management app. Dan joined GBTA’s Mike McCormick at the Broadcast Studio to talk about the influence of B2C apps in the B2B world, and the importance of making things easier for the user.

The Story of Team Erin and Andrew

Marianne Varkiani / Thursday, December 7, 2017

The dreaded conference call – what some view as a miracle of modern technology, others view as the bane of their work existence. All etiquette seems to go out the door. Some people start zoning out, while others forget to hit mute, transporting you to a world full of fingers clattering across keyboards, children screaming, and myriad other background noises. And yet, the conference call was one of the essential elements leading to the success of this year’s winning GBTA Ladders team, Team Erin and Andrew.

GBTA to Congress: Don’t Increase the PFC

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“The IATA study confirms that any PFC increase will have a negative economic impact,” said Michael W. McCormick, GBTA executive director and COO. “This is especially true for the business traveler as the PFC is essentially a tax...

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