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Expo Pavilions

AT GBTA Convention 2023, we’re bringing diverse perspectives together on the Expo floor with pavilions focused on specific industries that are changing business travel. Don’t miss out on these new, innovative and specialized exhibitors in Dallas.

Expo Pavilions

Innovation Pavilion

Stay up to date with cutting-edge companies in the travel and technology space. Don’t mis out on networking in this one-of-a-kind pavilion that brings together innovators and disrupters in business travel.

You can also learn more from these companies in the Expo Theater. View the schedule>


Destination Pavilion

Need to plan your next team meeting or looking for a centralized source for a city’s hotels, facilities, attractions, restaurants and activities? Walk the Destination Pavilion to see Convention and Visitors Bureaus (CVBs) and Destination Management Companies (DMCs) in one area on show floor. 



Independent & Lifestyle Hotel Pavilion

Independent & lifestyle hotels provide a unique approach to hospitality including regionally inspired accents and local inspired décor and atmosphere.  Be sure to stop by this pavilion to find unique properties for your travel program.



New Exhibitors Pavilion

Check out first time exhibitors at GBTA Convention! These exhibitors have never attended and bring new products and services that will round out or boost your travel program.  Find the perfect solution at the New Exhibitor Pavilion.



Sustainability Pavilion

Visit the Sustainability Pavilion to learn how you and your organization can “green” your travel program. Every day there are creative and innovative ways to make business travel more environmentally friendly, eco-aware, and sustainable.  Join us at the Sustainability Pavilion to keep pushing your travel program moving toward your sustainability goals.

Make sure to check out the Expo theater, where many of these sustainability providers will share their solutions for greener business travel. View the schedule>



Connect First Lounge

Are you a first-time attendee, young professional, returning professional, or just generally unsure of what to expect at Convention? We invite you to Connect First with your fellow attendees, seasoned leaders, and GBTA community at Convention 2023 in Dallas. 


The Connect First Lounge in the Expo hall is a dedicated space for you to network, take a coffee break, and meet new people.  


The lounge will be open during expo hours. 


Meet WINiT – Monday 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm 

Meet Ladders – Monday 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm 

Meet the Chapters – Tuesday 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm 

The Membership desk will be staffed during all expo hours 


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Global Leaders Lounge

The Global Leaders Lounge in the Expo hall is an open space for anyone to learn more about GBTA Committees, the GBTA Board of Directors, the GBTA Regional Advisory Boards, and the GBTA Allied Leadership Council. 

The lounge will be open during expo hours. 


Meet the Committees:

Accommodations – Monday 1:45 pm – 2:15 pm 

Aviation – Monday 2:15 pm – 2:45 pm 

DEI – Monday 2:45 pm – 3:15 pm 

Govt Relations – Monday 3:15 pm – 3:45 pm 

Meetings & Events – Monday 3:45 pm – 4:15 pm 

Payment Solutions – Monday 4:15 pm – 4:45 pm 

Risk – Monday 4:45 pm – 5:15 pm 

SME – Monday 5:15 pm – 5:45 pm 

Sustainability – Tuesday 1:45 pm – 2:15 pm 

Technology – Tuesday 2:15 pm – 2:45 pm 

Transportation – Tuesday 2:45 pm – 3:15 pm 

Expo Theater

Expo Theater Talks will feature new, sustainable and innovative products and solutions in the managed travel space by Sustainability and Innovation Pavilion exhibitors.  Visit to learn more about building a greener travel program directly from sustainability solution providers and to learn more about the future of business travel tech from technology disrupters.

Monday, August 143:00 PM CTPlug and Play Travel and HospitalityAmir Amidi, Managing Partner & Mike Sung, Managing DirectorPlug and Play Travel
Monday, August 143:30 PM CTSustainability in Corporate Travel - What is the Need?Josh Gunn, Global Head of Product MarketingCorporate Travel Management (CTM)
Monday, August 144:00 PM CTCondor Innovates with New Corporate minded A330NeoMikko Turtiainen, Sales Director, The AmericasCondor Airlines
Tuesday, August 152:00 PM CTFinally, a complete solution for T&EJesse Lopez, Product Marketing LeadBrex
Tuesday, August 152:30 PM CTThe Future of Business TravelAnwar Musa, VP of Supplier RelationsHotel Engine