About GBTA Australia & New Zealand

GBTA Australia and New Zealand is the authoritative voice of business travel management in these two countries and the industry's foremost organisation committed to the personal development of skilled business travel professionals. GBTA Australia and New Zealand was formed in 2017, through a partnership with btTB. btTB has been the premier provider of information, education and networking opportunities to the business travel community in the ANZ region for the prior 17 years.

The btTB and GBTA partnership, brings a host of new learning, development and networking opportunities to the Austalia and New Zealand markets. The partnership initiative is also supported by Procurement and Supply Australasia (PASA), bringing procurement rigour to the programme and access to its 25,000 strong procurement stakeholder community.

GBTA AUS/NZ is also a member of the Smartraveller Advisory Group, a group of travel industry leaders which assists the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade to promote safer and smarter travel for Australians travelling overseas.



Make the business travel connections in Australia and New Zealand that matter most to you, your career, and your business. Join Today


GBTA Australia and New Zealand offers a variety of education and networking opportunities across the region throughout the year. View Events


Expose your brand to the largest number of Australia and New Zealand business travel professionals. Learn About Sponsorship Opportunities


COVID-19 News & Media


BTQ Magazine for Travel Buyers

Business Travel Quarterly from btTB-GBTA for travel managers in Australia and New Zealand.

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Smartraveller Advisory Group

A group of travel industry leaders which assists the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade to promote safer and smarter travel for Australians travelling overseas.

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GBTA Australia & New Zealand Advisory Board

Michael Molloy
Board Member
Category Leader - Travel and Expense Management
Rio Tinto

Matt Grainger
Board Member

Kate Mackay
Board Member
Director – WoAG Travel
Dept. of Finance

Jo Prescott
Board Member
Senior Procurement Analyst
Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment

Joanne Barlow
Board Member
Procurement Manager – Indirect Materials and Services
Cochlear Ltd

Alan Arakelian
Board Member
CFO, Asia Pacific
Bain & Co

Fiona Gribbon
Board Member
Senior Procurement Specialist, Travel and Expense

Peter Wiseman
Board Member
General Manager Sales

James Kavanagh
Board Member
General Manager

Tony O’Connor
Deputy Director GBTA Australia & New Zealand
Butler Caroye Asia Pacific

GBTA Australia & New Zealand Sponsorship

Are you keen to build your contact points with key buyer stakeholders throughout the year? If so, you will be interested in becoming a GBTA Australia & New Zealand partner, providing you with extensive opportunities throughout the year at regional events, through btTB-GBTA publishing activities, and of the btTB-GBTA annual regional conference.

Learn more about Sponsorship and Exhibit opportunities >

GBTA Australia & New Zealand Contacts

Nigel Wardropper

07 5549 1092
Contact for programme and speaker enquiries

Tanya Johnston

07 5644 0515
Contact for registration enquiries

Nigel Pretty

07 5644 0510
Contact for sponsorship enquiries

Vanessa Preece

07 5644 0506
Contact for sponsorship enquiries