Upcoming Webinars & Online Trainings

Webinars

GBTA webinars allow members and non-members to engage in live interactive programs on the most important business travel industry issues and topics.

Each GBTA webinar covers a wide range of topics that are specific, educational, interactive, and cost effective. GBTA’s webinars are designed to help you stay abreast of the latest technologies, newly-passed regulations, and updated processes and trends affecting global business travel.

GTP® recertification credits can be earned for most GBTA webinars. Keep documentation of your attendance and track credits through the Recertification Portal. Please email questions to certification@gbta.org


*Note: webinar archives are available only to GBTA members in the GBTA Hub Research Library

Online Trainings

GBTA online trainings offer valuable, skill-building opportunities taught by experienced industry professionals through an interactive, online platform. These sessions are designed to increase travel professional’s skills, knowledge and understanding on a given topic.

On Demand: Corporate Meetings Program and Design

Discover the basic and advanced principles required to start a corporate meetings program or advance your existing program. This pre-recorded online course is designed for mid-level meetings management and procurement professionals and is comprised of five, 90-minute modules.

Module 1: Meetings Management Lifecycle and Stakeholder Relations

Gain a general overview and learn how to identify the benefits and attributes of successful meetings management programs.

Module 2: Building a Business Case

Describe and utilize the key components of building a business case. Examine the specific resources available for you to use to build an effective business case for any part of the meetings management process.

Module 3: Architect Your Meetings Program

Learn the basics of creating and implementing a meeting policy. Understand the design considerations that affect the meeting policy and how to make the rights choices for your meetings program.

Module 4: Procurement and Travel Synergies

Track the evolution of procurement in relation to strategic meetings management. In addition, evaluate the common measures of success for procurement while developing a specific strategy to manage contracting work for meetings.

Module 5: Technology and Data Visualization

Discover the latest technology available for meetings management and procurement professionals. Review best practices in the implementation, training, launch and post-launch of technology products and services.

Project ICARUS Sustainability Best Practice Certificate Program

Discover best practices in sustainability in business travel and meetings through this online, instructor led, 5 module course.

Module 1: Introduction to Sustainability in Business Travel and Meetings for Buyers and Suppliers

Module 2: Calculating a Carbon Footprint/ Reviewing and Exploring Ways to Reduce Carbon Emissions

Module 3: Working with the Supply Chain/ How Suppliers Can Help Drive a Travel Buyer's Sustainability Objectives

Module 4: Evaluating Social and Economic Aspects of a Travel Program Including Frequent Traveler Well-Being and Safety

Module 5: Communications/ Gaining Management Support/ Reporting and Publishing a Sustainability Program

Interested in Presenting a Webinar?

GBTA is always seeking professionals to contribute new ideas, solutions, and innovations to current business travel topics and challenges. If you have an idea for a GBTA webinar or are interested in serving as a speaker, please submit a proposal.

A member of the GBTA Professional Development team will be in touch with you to schedule a session if the submission is accepted. Proposals for online programs are accepted year-round. Submissions promoting specific products or services will not be accepted.

Please contact pd@gbta.org with any questions.