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    Reach 7,000 business travel professionals on the GBTA Convention expo floor

  • Convention Arena Luncheon Speaker

    Tuesday, August 6

    Andy Cohen

    Host & Executive Producer, Bravo's "Watch What Happens Live"

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  • Welcome Kick Off Session Keynote

    Sunday, August 4

    Jon Taffer

    Host of Spike TV's Bar Rescue, Author, Restaurateur

  • Convention Arena Luncheon Speaker

    Monday, August 5

    Bob Costas

    Award-Winning Sportscaster, Broadcaster and Best-Selling Author

  • Convention Arena Luncheon Speaker

    Wednesday, August 7

    Ashley Judd

    Actress, Activist and Social Justice Humanitarian

  • Education Sessions Announced

    175+ Education Sessions

Hometown CEOs Take Center Stage

Judi Holler

Judi Holler
Chief #FearBoss

Jon Taffer
Host of Spike TV’s Bar Rescue

Bob Costas

Bob Costas
Award-Winning Sportscaster, Broadcaster and Best-Selling Author

Andy Cohen

Andy Cohen
Host & Executive Producer, Bravo’s “What What Happens Live”

Ashley Judd

Ashley Judd
Actress, Activist, Social Justice Humanitarian

Oscar Munoz
Chief Executive Officer, United Airlines

Mark Hoplamazian
President and CEO, Hyatt Hotels Corporation



Exhibit to Reach Nearly 7,000 Attendees

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  • Saturday, Aug 3
  • Sunday, Aug 4
  • Monday, Aug 5
  • Tuesday, Aug 6
  • Wednesday, Aug 7
Kick-Start Professional Development
WINiT Summit 2019 - Chicago
Global Leadership Dinner (Invite Only)

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Hosted by:

GBTA Awareness 5K Run / Walk 

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Kick-Start Professional Development
Media Day

First Time Attendee Orientation & Luncheon Keynote

Judi Holler
Chief #Fear Boss


Made Possible by

Education Sessions
Peer-to-Peer Sessions
Vertical Peer-to-Peer 
Welcome Kick Off Session
Convention Arena

Jon Taffer
Host of Spike TV's Bar Rescue, Author and Restaurateur

Made Possible by

 
Education Sessions
Education Sessions
Education Sessions
Annual Business Meeting

Center Stage
Hometown CEOs Take Center Stage

Moderator:
Bhart Sarin
GBTA Board Chairman

Panelists:
Oscar Munoz
CEO, United Airlines

Mark Hoplamazian
President and CEO, Hyatt Hotels Corporation

 

Made Possible by

Travel Technology: Disruptors or Problem Solvers?

Panelist
Ali Bora Isbulan
CEO
TAV Operations Services CO.

Ariel Cohen
CEO
TripActions

Mickey Beyer-Clausen
CEO
Timeshifter

Convention Arena Luncheon

Bob Costas
Award-Winning Sportscaster, Broadcaster and Best-Selling Author


Made Possible by


One-on-One Interview

Dennis Muilenburg
Chairman, President, and CEO
Boeing

Scott Solombrino 
Chief Operating Officer & Executive Director
GBTA

Expo
Education Sessions
Education Sessions
Education Sessions
The ABCs of NDC
 

Moderator

Rita Visser
Global Travel GPO/Executive Travel Services,
Oracle Travel

Ann Dery, GLP
Director, Global Travel & Meetings/Global Procurement, GBS
S&P Global

Jack J. Lever
Global Travel Manager
Booz Allen Hamilton

Yanik Hoyles
Director, Industry Distribution Programs
IATA

Ilia Kostov
Senior Vice President Global TMCs and Americas Business Travel Agencies
Amadeus

Jeff Lobl
Managing Director – Global Distribution and Omnichannel Strategy Delta
Delta Airlines

Made Possible by

Paving the Way Forward

Moderator: Dorothy Dowling
President, Allied Leadership Council GBTA

Si-Yeon Kim
Chief Compliance and Risk Officer
American Express Global Business Travel

Beth Kinerk
Senior Vice President, Sales
Avis Budget Group

Kristen Shovlin
Vice President, Sales Operations and Development
Delta Air Lines

Made Possible by

Travel + Meetings: Big Opportunities Revealed
 

Moderator: Tony Wagner
Vice President, Americas & South Pacific Regions
CWT Meetings & Events

Karen Hutchings
Global Lead for Travel, Meetings and Events
Ernest & Young

Shawn Parker
Executive Director, Corporate Group Sales
Hilton Worldwide

Ron Shah
CEO
Bizly

Made Possible by
Center Stage
Convention Arena Luncheon

Andy Cohen
Host & Executive Producer, Bravo's "Watch What Happens Live"

Made Possible by

Expo
Expo
Education Sessions
Education Sessions
Convention Arena Luncheon

Ashley Judd
Actress, Activist, Social Justice Humanitarian

Made Possible by

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Corporate Travel Team Program

Organizations with at least four paid registrations can receive complimentary buyer registrations.
 

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Bring Your Boss

Buyer members of GBTA who would like to bring their boss to Convention 2019 can do so at the GBTA member rate.

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PRESS REGISTRATION

GBTA Convention 2019 offers media unparalleled opportunities to learn about the latest innovations and products in the business travel industry.

 

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