Thank You Sponsors!



Thank You ADTRAV
GeorgiaBTA 2019 Diamond Sponsor.

Thank You To Our
Amazing Auction Sponsors!

Presenting Sponsor
When you think of chauffered ground transportation, Topper is always there! Thank You

Supporting Sponsor
United Airlines donated 10 Tickets including 8 Coach and 2 First/Business Class. We appreciate the Support!

Supporting Sponsor
The lucky winners of the Delta One Tickets will be jetting off in luxury!

Welcome to Georgia BTA

The Georgia Business Travel Association, Inc., founded in 1979, is an association of members who represent business travel buyers and suppliers. GeorgiaBTA offers a variety of programs and events for professional and personal development, and awards scholarships to members to pursue industry education and certification. Please Join Us!

GeorgiaBTA Annual Education Forum
May 7, 2019
Renaissance Midtown Atlanta

Program Partner

Meet Your Buyers. Round Table Discussion
“Granting your traveler’s wishes”, how buyers and suppliers can work together

to make their dreams come true! 
We may not be your Genie in a bottle, however, join us for Education Forum 
for a chance to have your wishes granted as it relates to conversations with top buyers (direct members). 

8:45am Continental Breakfast / Registration

9:00am Welcome

9:15am – 11:30am Round Table Discussions with Buyers**

11:45am - 1:30pm
Luncheon Registration and Networking

Luncheon Speakers
  Kathy Bedell SVP BCD Travel and Tony Peter SVP Travel Inc.
Discussion of the Morning Topics and an Industry Overview



You may attend the Morning Session or for Lunch-only.

Education Forum is a benefit of your membership. 
A deeply discounted price is offered to all members who register
by the 
May 2 RSVP deadline.
Guests may also attend.

Stay Tuned!

**TOPICS For Round Table Discussions

  1. Technology – how is new technology working with or against buyers?  How do you plan for new technologies while keeping programs moving today?

  2. Traveler Satisfaction/communication – how do you define and measure traveler satisfaction?  How do you work with suppliers and travelers on communication, directly or indirectly?

  3. Duty of Care and data security – How do you insure the safety of travelers and their data?

  4. Travel Policy/Impact of Millennial Business Travelers -What should travel managers and suppliers do to update/modernize travel policies to adapt to the millennials’ needs/preferences? Presenter Dwight Minio, Allscripts

  5. Changing travel distribution landscape/sourcing – How are hotel booking agencies and third party content providers impacting your travel programs and sourcing?

  6. Expense – How do you control expenses and what do you need from your suppliers/partners?







Mark Your 2019

May 7
Education Forum
Renaissance Midtown

May 14-17

Legislative Summit

May 27
Mon - Memorial Day

June 4 Morning
Wyndham Galleria

July 11
Community Service

Aug 3-7 Sun-Wed
GBTA Conv.
Chicago. No GeorgiaBTA Mtg.

Sept. 2, Mon
Labor Day

Sept 10, 2nd Tuesday
Atlanta Botanical Gardens

Oct  3 Thurs
Annual Auction

Nov 5 Luncheon
Restaurant 356

Porsche Experience Ctr.

Dec 5 Thurs

Mix 'n Jingle

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