About GBTA Europe

GBTA in Europe is founded on its partnerships with the region’s leading business travel associations and the GBTA France chapter.
The network provides business travel and meeting professionals with a European remit with access to the best education and training, research, benchmarking tools and events. For advocacy, it means that GBTA is the voice of business travel in Europe.


Make the business travel connections in Europe that matter most to you, your career, and your business. Join Today >


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

Professional Development

Power your career with business travel education and certifications to fuel recognition and career advancement. Learn more >


Access the world’s largest collection of business travel industry research, RFP templates, benchmarking tools and archived webinars. Learn more >

News & Media

Why GBTA Europe?

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GBTA’s 13 committees set the direction of the business travel industry across major categories of interest. 

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Valuable Connections

Join 9,000 + global members and connect via GBTA’s member-only networking and collaboration tool, GBTA Hub.

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Stay Current

Don’t fall behind — the business travel environment is constantly in flux. GBTA’s resources keep you abreast of the latest news and research.

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GBTA Europe Events

GBTA Europe Sponsorship and Exhibition Opportunities

Is your organization looking to connect with European business travel and meetings management professionals? 

Increase your brand awareness and visibility by making an impact as a sponsor

Sponsor GBTA Conference 2023 – Hamburg in Partnership with VDR

Expose your brand to the largest number of European business travel professionals

Exhibit at GBTA Conference 2023 – Hamburg in Partnership with VDR

For sponsorship and exhibition enquiries, please contact:

Catherine Logan
Regional Vice President – Europe
Email Catherine
Mobile: +44 (0) 7980 588 181

GBTA Europe Membership

Join GBTA today and take advantage of all of the local and global features and programmes that are customized to support you, your company and your career.

Your GBTA Europe membership entitles you to membership of both GBTA’s European network and the broader GBTA association – providing you with all the resources and benefits of membership. GBTA is a global association with travel professional members located around the world, and has been a leader in the business travel industry for over forty years.


If you reside in a country where we currently do not have a partner association, you can join GBTA directly >

If you are not a member of one of the below partner associations and would like to join GBTA directly please contact [email protected]

If you are already a member of one of the above partner associations, please proceed with registration for GBTA membership, which will either be complimentary or at a discounted rate for partner members. All memberships of partner associations are verified.


The Advisory Board is a group of appointed buyer and supplier members of the network with the goal of creating membership benefit strategy, ensuring GBTA Europe remains led by buyers and monitoring that any activity undertaken by the network is in line with created strategy and objectives.

Ben Park

GBTA Europe, Regional Chair 
Senior Director Procurement & Travel
Parexel International GmbH

Roberta Billè

GBTA Italy Representative
Xpend Manager
Sandoz Italia

Martin Ferguson

Board Member
Vice President, Global, Communications, Public Affairs & Global Events
Amercian Express Global Business Travel

Dan Humby

Board Member
Vice President, Sales – Europe
Groups 360

Jens Liltorp, CCTE

GBTA Board of Directors,
Direct Seat, Regional Europe 
Manager, Global Travel and Meetings
LEO Pharma, Denmark

Catherine Logan

GBTA Europe Staff Delegate 
Regional Senior Vice President – EMEA & APAC

Jorge Mesa

Board Member
Director – Global Crisis Management
BCD Travel

Axel Müller

Board member
Regional VP DACH

Roman Neumeister

Board Member
Travel Officer

Martin Sapori

Board member
VP Sales – Strategy and Transformation, Performance, Business Development

Odete Pimenta Da Silva

Partnership Council Rep
Managing Director

Julia Sullivan

Board Member
Corporate Travel Strategy Manager

Stefan Van Sliedregt

Board Member
Manager Global Travel and Expense
JDE Peet’s

Stéphane Vallageas

GBTA France representative
Global Lead Buyer Airlines, Payment Means, Safety Capgemini

Mikkel Wismann

Board Member
Managing Director and Vice President SML CIBT

The Partnership Council is a group of single representatives from each of GBTA Europe’s partners. Its role is to guide the network to ensure it works in the interests of Europe’s regional partners and their members/subscribers, and to ensure the mutual co-operation of all partners for the benefit of all.

Roman Neumeister

Council Member 

Jens Søndergaard

Council Member 
General Manager 

Catherine Logan

Europe GBTA Staff Delegate
Senior Regional Vice President – EMEA & APAC

Jens Schließmann

Council Member 
Executive Director

Camilla Lageson

Council Member 
Managing Director

Fredrik Hermelin

Council Member 
General Manager

Odete Pimenta da Silva

Council Member 
Managing Director 

Scott Davies

Council Member 
Chief Executive Officer 

Sari Viljamaa

Council Member 
Managing Director 

Víctor Noguer

Council Member 
Managing Director 

Contact GBTA Europe

Melanie Garrett

Senior Vice President, Business Development – Europe
Email Melanie
+44 (0) 7736 105 257

Catherine Logan

Senior Regional Vice President – Europe & APAC
Email Catherine
+44 (0) 7980 588 181

Dawn McCormick

Senior Director, Event Operations – EMEA &APAC
Email Dawn
+44 (0) 7525241864

Tara O’Sullivan

Senior Marketing Manager
Email Tara

Nikki Stimson

Press & Media Relations
Email Nikki
+44 (0) 7764618199