GBTA Convention 2019 will address the recent issues in business travel with findings from travel professionals who attend this event in Chicago August 3-7.
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Join us for state-of-the-art education at GBTA Convention 2019 held August 3 - 7 in Chicago. View and learn more about all session topics, including duty of care, data analytics, procurement and more.
GBTA Convention is the world’s largest gathering of business travel professionals. With over 400 organizations on the expo floor, it’s critical your organization is part of the action.
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Saturday, August 3 & Sunday, August 4
(Two day program; must attend both days)
The Fundamentals of Business Travel Management™ is designed as a guide to the key facets of managed travel. The Fundamentals curriculum includes the full range of basics – safety, policy, trends, performance and more. Through this in-person course, participants will gain a career boost and a better understanding of business travel management.
The Advanced Principles of Business Travel Management™ is the advanced education offering that focuses on the key competencies required of business travel professionals. It is intended for travel buyers overseeing a managed business travel program and suppliers offering travel-related products and services.
This two-day workshop is designed to cover four main topics including strategic planning, buyer and supplier relationships, travel program administration, and data analysis. The course will be taught by a subject matter expert who will facilitate a high-level discussion on industry best practices in strategic planning, sourcing, contracting, travel policy development and compliance, risk management, strategic meeting management, and data analysis.
Serving the business travel and meeting planning professionals with quality, skill based training in the area of strategic meetings management. This program is intended for mid-level meetings management and procurement professionals looking to either start an SMM program or advance their existing program. Over 50% of the GBTA membership has some level of engagement and/or oversight for meetings. At the end of this course, attendees will be able to:
GBTA’s Global Leadership Professional® (GLP) Program is the only masters-level course for travel professionals. The strategic curriculum uses an interdisciplinary approach that addresses both the opportunities and challenges of conducting business in today’s evolving environment.
The GLP Program offers a wide range of benefits to participants and their organizations, including:
August GLP course
Dates: August 3 – 4, 2019
Venue: Chicago (Location TBD)