About GBTA Canada

GBTA Canada is the voice of the Canadian business travel industry. We believe in providing the business travel and meetings community with a global platform to serve as a resource library for their peers, to implement world-class Conferences, workshops and virtual meetings, and to foster an interactive network of innovation and support.

Join GBTA Canada to take advantage of valuable features and programs that are tailored and targeted to support your success and to benefit your company.

As a member of GBTA Canada, access comprehensive business resources on the latest trends and practices in the Canadian marketplace. You'll benefit from our educational programs held in cities across Canada throughout the year, industry leading benchmarking tools and reports specific to the Canadian marketplace and a network of Canadian corporate purchasing and management professionals coast-to-coast! 

 


Membership

Make the business travel connections in Canada that matter most to you, your career, and your business. Learn More

Research

The Canadian Business Travel Industry: Business Travel’s Impact on Jobs and the Canadian Economy Learn More

Sponsor

Expose your brand to the largest number of Canadian business travel professionals. Learn About Sponsorship Opportunities

Why GBTA Canada?

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Our Location

Operations across all 10 provinces and on 6 continents around the globe

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Our Network

A global membership of 9,000+ and growing

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Our Impact

$23.5 billion CAD represented in Canadian business travel**. $435+ billion CAD of business travel and meetings expenditures represented globally.

**credit: Economic Impact Study

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Our Scope

GBTA Canada’s research, advocacy and media reaches 28,000 travel professionals and 125,000 active contacts

 

Connecting Canada

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Canada Conferences

May
9-12
2021

GBTA Conference 2021 - Toronto

Toronto

9 AM - 5 PM Daily

Registration & Pricing Coming Soon

OCT
20-21
2021

GBTA Western Canada Conference 2021 - Calgary

Calgary

GBTA is proud to present GBTA Western Canada Conference 2021 – Calgary the annual Conference for business travel professionals representing Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba and Saskatchewan! 

GBTA Regional Direct Talks

nov
4
2020

GBTA Regional Direct Talks

Sign-Up

2pm EST / 12pm MST / 11am PST

DEC
16
2020

GBTA Regional Direct Talks

Sign-Up

2pm EST / 12pm MST / 11am PST

 

 

COVID-19 News & Media

 

Regional Direct Talks

GBTA Canada recognizes the importance of peer networking and best practice sharing. Unique to GBTA Canada are our Regional Direct (buyer) Talks.  Direct (buyer) members gather virtually, to exchange ideas, and understand market dynamics.

Learn more about GBTA Regional Direct Talks or Email Nancy Tudorache, CTE, Regional Vice President, Canada, +1 416 840 6128

 

GBTA Canada Advisory Board

The mission of the GBTA Canada Advisory Board is to assist with, review, research and make recommendations on all current issues in the Canadian marketplace that impact all members (allied-supplier and direct-buyer) of GBTA Canada.   

  • To guide GBTA Canada’s leadership on their education and professional development programs relative to the marketplace
  • To guide GBTA Canada’s leadership in their education-focused initiatives and programs
  • To be champions of GBTA Canada with fellow members and potential members coast-to-coast
  • To be a knowledge-based resource for new and existing members of GBTA Canada
  • To volunteer onsite at GBTA Canada events

Sue Spear
Canada Regional Chair
Manager, Corporate Travel & Fleet
Cengage


Shelly Lewchuk, GTP
Past President of the Advisory Board, GBTA Canada
Manager, Corporate Travel
Canadian Natural Resources Limited


Stephen Anderson
Board Member
SVP Corporate Relations & Marketing
FocusPoint International


Alex Ferdinand
Board Member
Senior Director, Worldwide Sales Global Business Travel & Affinity Partnerships
BWH Hotel Group


Sharlene Ketwaroo-Nanoo, GTP
Board Member
Category Manager, Travel
Rogers Communications


Linda Lee, GTP
Board Member
Executive Assistant to Drew Zieglgansberger, Executive Vice President Upstream
Cenovus Energy Inc.


Geoffrey Parsons
Board Member
President
Geopar Consulting


Ian Race, CTE, GTP
Board Member
Senior Vice President, Sales & Account Management
Direct Travel


Connie Smith, GTP, GLP
Board Member
Manager, Global Travel Services
McCain Foods Ltd.


Jennifer Urquhart
Board Member
Strategic Sales Manager, Central/Eastern Canada, Business Rental
Enterprise Holdings


 

GBTA Canada Sponsorship Opportunities

Looking to connect with Canadian business travel and meetings management professionals?

Increase your brand awareness and visibility by making an impact as a sponsor at one of our 2020 events. Expose your brand to the largest number of Canadian business travel professionals.

Nancy Tudorache, CTE
Regional Vice President, Canada
Direct: +1 416 840 6128
Email Nancy

Contact GBTA Canada

Nancy Tudorache, CTE

Regional Vice President, Canada
+1 416 840 6128
Email Nancy

Ann Corbitt

Registration Manager
+1 416 526 5859
Email Ann