About Us

Welcome to the official website of the GBTA Kansas City Chapter! 

Global Business Travel Association - Kansas City Chapter is only as strong as our membership and we need your valuable expertise to take us to the next level!  No matter your role in the industry - novice or seasoned professional – GBTA Kansas City offers a comprehensive array of valuable business resources designed to keep you informed in an ever changing business travel industry.  We encourage you to join YOUR local chapter today so you may take advantage of all the benefits of membership, which include:

  • Industry Benchmarking - Learn best practices and benchmarks for your travel programs from your peers.
  • Networking – GBTA KC provides a networking forum for direct travel buyers and travel industry suppliers.
  • Education – GBTA KC is devoted to communicating the latest industry trends and facilitating professional dialogue through seminars, newsletters, and other educational forums.
  • Professional Development - GBTA Academy, GTP Certification and other scholarship opportunities to help you grow as a travel industry professional.
  • Volunteer - The association allows each member a variety of ways to be actively involved in GBTA KC and the travel industry.
  • Global Affiliation - As an official chapter of the Global Business Travel Association, GBTA KC will keep you updated on legislative developments and other issues regarding safety, service and the future of the corporate travel industry.
  • Scholarships and Discounts – Opportunity for GBTA and Chapter scholarships for registrations, membership dues and receive a significant discount on meeting dues.

We hope you can take advantage of the valuable programs we offer to keep you connected, engaged and inspired for success in the business travel industry.  Membership is open to all individuals who are engaged in travel procurement, transportation, lodging and associated professions.  

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.