What is the Global Connections Program?

The Global Connections Program is an all-new program created to provide travel buyers with the opportunity to attend GBTA events outside their home region, with complimentary registrations to GBTA Convention, GBTA Conference 2019 – Munich in Partnership with VDR, GBTA Conference – Toronto and over a dozen events around the world!

Why participate in the Global Connections Program?

Your employees, clients and partners are all a part of your organization’s global network. GBTA believes your travel program and policies should reflect these global needs. Attending GBTA events outside of your home region is the next step toward managing a universal, comprehensive business travel program.

Benefits Include: Access to education on global and region-specific risks, products & services for your travelers. Networking opportunities with global and regional suppliers to secure the best deals for your company. Updates & information on global travel trends to help keep you up-to-date on the evolving business travel industry.

Is the Global Connections Program for You?

See eligibility requirements below.

  • Must be a GBTA Buyer member at time of application and on date of event
  • Since 2016, you have not attended the event that you are seeking complimentary registration for.
  • Must reside outside of the region of where the conference is being held:
    • United States, Canada, Europe, Mexico & Latin America, India, Australia/New Zealand, Africa
  • Must have attended at least one of the following “home” GBTA global events from 2018 – 2019:
    • GBTA Convention 2018/2019
    • GBTA Conference 2018/2019: LATAM:  Mexico City, San Jose, Buenos Aires, Lima, Rio, Sao Paulo; Canada: Toronto, Calgary; India:   New Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore; Europe:  Berlin, Munich, Milan, Florence; Australia/New Zealand:   Sydney

  • Suppliers are ineligible for the program
  • Eligible participants may waive registration fees to multiple events, if qualified
  • Applicant/registrant is responsible for T&E
  • Program is valid through December 31, 2019

Connecting the People that Connect the World.™


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