EDUCATION


GBTA Convention 2018 will feature over 100 business travel industry education sessions to help attendees find the right balance in their travel management roles. View the 2018 education session lineup here. 

Topic tracks include:

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Accommodations

Policies on hotels, lodging and long-term housing seem to change on a yearly basis. See how the latest policies affect your program.

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HR Management

Effective HR Management can be crucial to your organization's success. Attend these sessions to ensure compliance and positive company culture.

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Procurement / Sourcing

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.

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Technology / Innovation

Stay up-to-date with the latest innovations in business travel and discover how modern and cutting edge solutions can benefit your program.

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Career Development

Take the next step in your career and find out what you need to manage, and lead, successful corporate travel programs.

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Meetings

Explore various obstacles and opportunities, from venue selection to personnel management and logistics, which are needed to pull off the perfect event.

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Risk / Duty of Care

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.

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Transportation

Measure the effectiveness of your program’s transportation policies with data-driven analyses into today’s most prominent challenges in ground and air travel.

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Data Analytics & Trends

Travel professionals rely on accurate data to run successful managed travel programs. Streamline how your program analyzes data.

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Mobility

Learn all about the latest policies relating to mobility and how to navigate complicated international law and stay compliant.

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Stakeholder Engagement

Buy-in from stakeholders across the organization is essential for a successful travel management program. Learn strategies for communicating effectively to increase engagement.

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Distribution

Discover ways to manage the distribution process more effectively through multiple different perspectives.

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Payment Solutions

Implementing new payment methods can enhance your organization’s ability to conduct business. Learn the benefits of electronic payment solutions and find out how to adopt virtual payments.

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Sustainability

Corporate social responsibility is one of the key indicators that differentiate the industry’s most widely known and recognized travel programs and suppliers from the rest of the pack. Compare your organization’s sustainability practices to industry standards and learn which sustainability policies to implement for your organization.

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