ORLANDO, Florida. August 23, 2021 (GBTA/Biz Republic) — GBTA Convention 2021 (November 17-19 | Orlando, Florida – Orange County Convention Center) will be unlike any other Convention before it, as we come together in person for the first time since our industry was drastically changed and look forward to rebuilding and reshaping the future of business travel. GBTA Convention 2021 will bring all of us together to learn from experts and each other, in-person.
We’re diving deeper than ever before into the topics that will shape the future of our industry: our travelers, our programs, our planet, ourselves. Our industry has changed drastically, and business travel professionals and companies have spent the last year figuring out how to adapt. Convention 2021’s theme is Ready. Safe. Travel. and we’re taking the discussions and solutions to the next level with the leading thinkers, entrepreneurs and change makers, as we address the issues that matter most:
— The State of the Industry
— Sustainability and Why We Must Act Now
— The Future of Work
— Technology and Travel Experience
— Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
— Wellness and Balance (and what it means for taking care of the Future Traveler)
Register today for the most important gathering of business travel professionals since the onset of the pandemic and the subsequent impact on our industry.
The health and safety of our employees and attendees is a priority. The venue, service providers, and GBTA are working together to take reasonable precautions to follow any CDC or local government guidelines for health and safety at events. GBTA will continue to monitor these safety guidelines. Additional safety measures will be provided prior to the convention. Recognized as the gold standard of safe venues, the Orange County Convention Center (OCCC) is one of the largest venues in the nation to receive the GBAC STAR™ accreditation.
The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) is the world’s largest professional association representing the $1.4 trillion business travel industry. Our global membership includes 9,000-plus business travel professionals from every continent. Collectively, our members directly control more than $345 billion of global business travel and meetings expenditures annually, and also represent every facet of the global travel industry marketplace.
Our focus is to equip our members with the knowledge and resources necessary to navigate the rapidly changing business travel landscape resulting in improved managed travel programs, top line business growth, and exemplary careers.