Unsurpassed Education

Topics may include:

GBTA Convention 2017 will feature more education sessions than ever before to help attendees find the right balance in their travel management roles.

Data Analytics

Travel professionals rely on accurate data to make good business decisions and run successful managed travel programs. Streamline how your program aggregates and analyzes data in today’s data-driven world.

Global

Efficient global travel programs are crucial in our increasingly interconnected world. Discover new technologies and practices to incorporate into your policies in order to truly globalize your travel program.

Leadership

Effective business leadership is a requirement for career advancement. Discuss communications strategies and other leadership skills necessary to advance in the business travel industry.

Lodging

Policies on hotels, lodging and long-term housing seem to change on a yearly basis. Stay up-to-date on the latest policies and how they can affect your travel program.


Meetings

Event planning has become an increasingly difficult balancing act as new options emerge each year. Explore the various obstacles and opportunities, from venue selection to personnel management and logistics, which are needed to pull off the perfect event.

Procurement

Budgeting and contracting are two of the most important aspects of any efficient travel program. Keep your procurement process organized as the industry’s leading experts provide tips and best practices.

Risk

Travel risks associated with the current technological, environmental and geopolitical landscape affect how your clients conduct business. Identify the latest risks—and find out how to address them with policy.

Sports, Entertainment & Media

Only travel professionals in the sports, entertainment & media industries can fully understand the complexities of their respective fields. Share and discover new trends, innovations and practices with your peers in order to keep your travelers satisfied.