July 15-19, 2017    |    Boston, MA

Agenda

  • SATURDAY, JULY 15
  • SUNDAY, JULY 16
  • MONDAY, JULY 17
  • TUESDAY, JULY 18
  • WEDNESDAY, JULY 19
Registration Opens - South East Lobby (Level 1) and North Lobby (Level 1)
Fundamentals of Business Travel Management - Room 253A (Level 2)
Advanced Principles of Business Travel Management - Room 253B (Level 2)
Global Leadership Professional® (GLP) Program - Room 253C (Level 2)
Satellite Registration Open - Hotel Lobby, Westin Boston Waterfront
2018 Expo Selection Center - North Lobby (Level 1)
GBTA Cares Service Project
Global Leaders Reception & Dinner – Invite Only
11th Annual GBTA Foundation Golf Classic
Registration Open - South East Lobby (Level 1) and North Lobby (Level 1)
Fundamentals of Business Travel Management - Room 253A (Level 2)
Advanced Principles of Business Travel Management - Room 253B (Level 2)
Global Leadership Professional® (GLP) Program - Room 253C (Level 2)
2018 Expo Selection Center  - North Lobby (Level 1)
Satellite Registration Open - Hotel Lobby, Westin Boston Waterfront
Discover Boston: Fenway Park
GTP® Certification Examination - Room 252AB (Level 2)
GBTA Media Day - GBTA Studio (North Lobby)
First Time Attendee Orientation
This event is sponsored by: Dav El | BostonCoach Chauffeured Transportation Network
GBTA Tools and Resources Demos (Level 2)
GBTA Tools and Resources Demos (Level 2)
GBTA Foundation Partner Reception - Invite Only
Satellite Registration Open for Opening Reception (Badge pick up only) – Lighthouse Room, Seaport Hotel

GBTA Opening Welcome Reception
Seaport World Trade Center

Sponsored by Greater Boston Convention and Visitors Bureau
Satellite registration available at Opening Reception starting at 6:30pm
 
  • Shuttles will drop off attendees on Summer Street, attendees will need to proceed a short distance over the bridge to the World Trade Center.
  • Shuttles returning to GBTA Hotels will pick up attendees at the same location on Summer Street.
11th Annual GBTA Foundation Golf Classic
Registration Open - South East Lobby (Level 1) and North Lobby (Level 1)
Fundamentals of Business Travel Management - Room 253A (Level 2)
Advanced Principles of Business Travel Management - Room 253B (Level 2)
Global Leadership Professional® (GLP) Program - Room 253C (Level 2)
2018 Expo Selection Center  - North Lobby (Level 1)
Satellite Registration Open - Hotel Lobby, Westin Boston Waterfront
Discover Boston: Fenway Park
GTP® Certification Examination - Room 252AB (Level 2)
GBTA Media Day - GBTA Studio (North Lobby)
First Time Attendee Orientation
This event is sponsored by: Dav El | BostonCoach Chauffeured Transportation Network
GBTA Tools and Resources Demos (Level 2)
GBTA Tools and Resources Demos (Level 2)
GBTA Foundation Partner Reception - Invite Only
Satellite Registration Open for Opening Reception (Badge pick up only) – Lighthouse Room, Seaport Hotel

GBTA Opening Welcome Reception
Seaport World Trade Center

Sponsored by Greater Boston Convention and Visitors Bureau
Satellite registration available at Opening Reception starting at 6:30pm
 
  • Shuttles will drop off attendees on Summer Street, attendees will need to proceed a short distance over the bridge to the World Trade Center.
  • Shuttles returning to GBTA Hotels will pick up attendees at the same location on Summer Street.
Registration Open – South East Lobby (Level 1) and North Lobby (Level 1)
Satellite Registration Open - Hotel Lobby, Westin Boston Waterfront
Education Sessions - Level 2 Meeting Rooms
Volunteer Leaders Lounge - Invite Only
2018 Expo Selection Center  - North Lobby (Level 1)
GBTA Annual Business Meeting - Grand Ballroom (Level 3)
Center Stage - Grand Ballroom (Level 3)
Panel: Geopolitical Disruptions Impacting Global Business Travel
Sponsored by Yapta, Inc.
Center Stage –  Grand Ballroom (Level 3)
The Turkish Airlines Story, Ilker Ayci

Convention Arena Luncheon –  Hall A (Enter from North Lobby - Level 1)
Speaker: Gen. David H. Petraeus, (US Army, Retired)
Appearance made possible by Domo

Expo – Hall B (Exhibit Level) - Exit back of Convention Arena Luncheon Room)
Registration Open – South East Lobby (Level 1) and North Lobby (Level 1)
Education Sessions - Level 2 Meeting Rooms
2018 Expo Selection Center  - North Lobby (Level 1)
Volunteer Leaders Lounge - Invite Only
Education Sessions - Level 2 Meeting Rooms
Center Stage Panel - Grand Ballroom (Level 3)
One-on-One with Delta Air Lines CEO, Ed Bastian
Center Stage Panel - Grand Ballroom (Level 3)
The Modern State of Lodging

Convention Arena Luncheon - Hall A (Enter from North Lobby - Level 1)
M-W Education – Meeting Rooms (Level 2)

Speaker: Barry Diller, Chairman and Senior Executive, IAC
Chairman and Senior Executive, Expedia, Inc.
Panel Moderator: Erik Schatzker, Correspondent

Expo - Hall B (Exhibit Level) - Exit back of Convention Arena Room)
Registration Open – South East Lobby (Level 1)
Expo – Hall B (Exhibit Level) 
Volunteer Leaders Lounge - Invite Only
2018 Expo Selection Center  - North Lobby (Level 1)
Education Sessions - Level 2 Meeting Rooms
Convention Arena Luncheon  - Hall A (Enter from North Lobby - Level 1)
Speaker: Michael Phelps, USA Gold Medalist  
GBTA Convention 2017 concludes—safe travels home!
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  • David Petraeus

    Gen. David H. Petraeus

    (US Army, Retired)

     

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  • Ilker Ayci

    Ilker Ayci

    Chairman, Turkish Airlines

     

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  • Ed Bastian

    Ed Bastian

    Chief Executive Officer, Delta Air Lines

     

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  • Michael Phelps

    Michael Phelps

    USA Gold Medalist

     

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  • Andrea Kremer

    Andrea Kremer

    Journalist
    Moderator of Michael Phelps Q&A
     

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