Approved Provider Program

The GTP® Approved Provider Program allows organizations that offer business travel related educational sessions the opportunity to award recertification credits to GTP® certification holders.

The program is designed to enhance the ongoing professional development of GTP® credential holders by offering quality learning experiences related to the field of business travel management. There are two steps in the Approved Provider Program:

  • Qualify as an Approved Provider
  • Submit content for review
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Benefits of GTP® Approved Providers

  • Publicize your organization as a GTP® Approved Provider.
  • Receive an approved provider seal for use in marketing and onsite materials as well as on attendee certificates of completion.
  • Organization or name will be listed as a GTP® Approved Provider.
  • Permitted to link to the GTP® section of the GBTA website

Criteria for GTP® Approved Providers

  • Organization has been a legal business entity for at least one year.
  • Organization has offered business travel management education for at least one year.
  • Content is consistent with current GTP® Test Content Outline.

Approved Provider Authorization Process

  • Applications are processed within 30 days of receipt.
  • GBTA will notify applicant of status via email.
  • Approved Providers must submit a new application annually before their status expires.


Note: Chapters are automatically considered Approved Providers. Full list of Chapters 


Applications & Fees

Organization Annual Approved Provider Application Fee Approved Provider Application Program Review Fee Approved Provider Credit Application
GBTA Chapter Waived Waived Click Here
Corporate $1,000 Click Here $100 per session Click Here
Non-Profit $500 Click Here $100 per session Click Here

Calculating Recertification Credit Hours:

  • One (1) recertification credit hour is awarded for 60 minutes of education.
  • Following the 60 minutes, credits will be awarded in 30-minute increments, with each 30 minutes equating to one (1) additional credit.

Time dedicated to non-educational activities, such as exhibit halls, meals, entertainment, and the like does not count toward recertification credits.


Program Approval or Denial

GBTA will electronically forward the approved sessions to accepted applicants.

Approved Providers

A full list of approved providers will be available soon.