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GBTA Convention 2019
Chicago, Illinois | August 3-7

Nearly 7,000 Attendees

Nearly 7,000 Attendees Expected at The Business Travel Event of the Year ®

400+ Exhibitors

400+ Exhibitors on the Largest Business Travel Expo Floor

175+ Education Sessions

175+ Education Sessions on Topics Most Relevant to You

Call for Education Session Proposals

GBTA is seeking industry professionals to contribute new ideas, solutions, and innovations for current issues and challenges that confront the travel industry. Our highest-rated presenters have challenged conventional wisdom and have been willing to share real “lessons learned.”

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GBTA is now accepting proposals for education sessions at GBTA Convention 2019!

We want to hear about your experiences, best practices you’ve discovered, new ideas you’ve developed and lessons you’ve learned over the past year as we head into the 2019 edition of The Business Travel Event of the Year®.

Attendees will include corporate travel managers, consultants and industry suppliers ranging from those new to the industry to seasoned professionals.

Proposals will be peer-reviewed and evaluated on content relevance, session title/description, learning outcomes, session type and overall quality.

The deadline to submit a proposal for GBTA Convention 2019 is February 1, 2019.

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Exhibitor Resources

View resources such as the exhibitor service manual, housing process, registration instructions, guidelines, and more!

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On average, buyers anticipate

their organization will select 3 new suppliers based on their interactions at the GBTA Expo.

95% of travel buyer attendees

say the GBTA Expo influences which suppliers they select for their travel programs.

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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WINiT Summit 2019

WINiT Summit brings together professionals of all levels for the sole purpose of positively changing the careers and lives of women in travel-related industries.


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