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GBTA Convention 2019

Chicago, IL

The Business Travel Event of the Year®

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Conferences & Symposiums


GBTA Legislative Summit 2019

Washington, D.C. - USA


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GBTA Chapters 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 14 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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Congratulations to the 2019 GBTA Board of Directors Nominees

Admin / May 17, 2019

Please join us in congratulating the following members, who have been nominated to run for positions on the GBTA Board of Directors. Candidate platform statements will be sent to all GBTA Members in the coming weeks.

GBTA Ladders Summit 2019 - #LadderUp

Marianne Varkiani / May 17, 2019

The fifth annual GBTA Ladders Summit took place this week in Washington, D.C., bringing together over 120 professionals spanning multiple industry sectors. Individuals from around the globe convened to exchange ideas and...

Hotel Booking: Content and Policies - Summary of Findings

Tuesday March 12, 2019

In recent years, hotel booking has seen several major innovations. Will these change how “managed” travel programs book hotels?

Don't Forget Ground Transportation When Talking About Business Travel

Shane Downey / May 15, 2019

Throughout most of the 17th annual Legislative Summit, I drove home the message that business travel is important both to the U.S. economy and to the nation’s workforce. And one of the ways we achieve that is by having well-run airports and successful airlines. But how do we get to…

JOLT—It’s Not Just An Energy Drink

Shane Downey / May 15, 2019

The Visa Waiver Program (VWP) permits citizens of 38 countries to travel to the U.S. for business or tourism for stays of up to 90 days without a visa. In return, those 38 countries must permit U.S. citizens and nationals to travel to their countries for a similar length of…

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