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Combining the right talent, a fresh vision, and exclusive mentorship to help you develop your career and climb to the top.
GBTA Ladders is a unique team mentor program that affords members an opportunity to not only expand their professional development within the travel and meetings industry, but to also gain true lifelong colleagues & friends. GBTA Ladders Program Mentors are highly accomplished executives with proven success in the travel business from both buyer and supplier organizations. These passionate industry leaders volunteer their time to guide talented members of the corporate travel community by helping them build connections, knowledge, and skills – helping shape the future of the business travel industry. Each year GBTA Ladders looks for the best and the brightest around the travel industry to join our ever growing family of GBTA Ladders Mentees. We strive to select professionals with the highest merits and qualifications; such as individuals in fast-track executive management or similar management programs within their companies.
GBTA Ladders is a group of managed travel’s emerging industry leaders joining together for the dual purpose of:
The mission of GBTA Ladders program is to create an environment that facilitates the exchange of ideas and invigorates interest in the business of travel among the next generation of business travel professionals.
“We set out to create an environment that facilitates the exchange of ideas and invigorates interest in the business of travel among the next generation of professionals, rather than just bringing a group of people together because of their age. Young business professionals need more than just networking, they need help balancing work, life and continuing education while they focus on improving their business skills, career goals and develop a vital network of colleagues,”
- Founder and Committee Staff Delegate Caitlin Gomez.
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The future of travel management is to think of the traveler as a consumer and treat them as such. Understand their needs and then market to them, all linked back to the culture and environment the company wants to create for its employees.