The Global Business Travel Association’s (GBTA) Convention 2021 will be unlike any other convention before it, as we come together in person for the first time since the business travel industry drastically changed and look forward to rebuilding and reshaping the future. GBTA Convention 2021 will bring all of us together to learn from experts and each other, in-person at Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida, Nov. 17–19. The safety of our attendees is our top priority. View health and safety protocols.
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 transformed, 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)
- Preview Education Sessions
Register today and secure the lowest rate for the most important gathering of business travel professionals since the onset of the pandemic and the subsequent impact on our industry.
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