Teoman Colakoglu – Airbnb  

James Brame - United 

Tina Itschner – HNTB 

Justin Meyer – KC Aviation Dept 

Melissa Berman – Sheraton Suites Country Club Plaza 

Todd Clapp UMB Bank


Global Business Travel Association

Kansas City Chapter


GBTA KC is the voice of business travel management for the Kansas City Area and is a chapter of Global Business Travel Association (GBTA). Membership consists of corporate travel buyers as well as suppliers of business travel related services. Our purpose is to advance the knowledge of our members by providing a meeting forum for travel professionals for the constructive exchange of information and ideas.  Founded in 1990, GBTA KC continues to be an organization dedicated to advancing the interests of the corporate travel industry.

Our Executive Board and Committee Chairs are dedicated to focusing on the needs of our members, ensuring that we have a balance between learning, networking, scholarship opportunities, and community outreach.

GBTA Kansas City Mission Statement

To connect, engage and inspire the business travel profession through education, networking and community service.

GBTA KC Solicitation Policy

As a reminder, GBTA KC is intended to be a forum for buyers and suppliers to network and share ideas to enhance our industry through education, advocacy and social events. All solicitation should be kept to a minimum and before or after the events.


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May 2018 Meeting

May 09, 2018
11:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Sheraton Overland Park Convention Center
6100 College Blvd
Overland Park, KS 66211

Buyers Panel - Culture vs Compliance

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July 2018 Meeting

July 11, 2018
11:00 AM to 1:00 PM


Fishbowl Experience w/charity Event

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