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2016 WBTA Nov 9 Chapter Meeting-Travel Trends and Supplier Consolidation - Who has the leverage?

November 09, 2016
11:00 AM to 2:30 PM
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The Edgewater (Madison)
1001 Wisconsin Place
Madison WI

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Travel Trends and Supplier Consolidation - who has the leverage? Speaker Donna Brokowski. Voting and introduction of new Board Members 2017-18 Term. Registration Now Open!

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2017 WBTA Proposed Budget

The 2017 WBTA proposed budget is now complete. Members are welcome to review it by clicking here. WBTA Membership will be voting on the budget at the November 9th meeting

2016 WBTA Proposed Bylaw Change

Congratulations to the newest Chapter, GBTA Wisconsin!

On October 12, 2016 Wisconsin BTA Board unanimously voted to become an official GBTA Chapter. This is an exciting step in the future of WBTA! Congratulations to Emily Wright, the entire Board and past Presidents for their hard work to make this day happen!

Members are encouraged to take a look at the updated WBTA Bylaw Proposed Change and Class Definitions. WBTA Membership will be voting on the budget at the November 9th meeting

WBTA Elections Are Coming...Elections Are Coming!

Wisconsin Business Travel Association is now accepting nominations for the 2017-18 Board of Directors Elections! If you haven't already submitted your nominations, there is still time. Just fill out the nomination form and send it to Elizabeth Dressel at elections@wisconsinbta.org by September 26.

Self nominations are completely acceptable so don't be afraid to get involved!

Elections Timeline

    • Oct 26 – Absentee ballots available
    • Nov 7 – Absentee ballots due
    • Nov 9 – Election to take place at WBTA meeting at the Edgewater in Madison


Congratulations WBTA On Achieving the GBTA Chapter Challenge!

Congratulations to everyone at Wisconsin Business Travel Association on successfully completing the GBTA Chapter Challenge! As one of the benefits of the accomplisments, WBTA attendees at the 2016 GBTA Convention got to take a picture with Seinfeld and Veep alum Julia Louis-Dreyfus. Pictured are President Emily Wright, VP of Education Julie Van Oss, Treasurer Robert Zimmerman, and Executive VP Mat Mayhew. Congrats WBTA!



WBTA Members Talk About Value of Membership

Carole Barnum - Barnum Travel
Pat Tracey - Appleton Airport
Bob Gotthart - Kohler Company 



The Wisconsin Business Travel Association (WBTA), an official chapter of the Global Business Travel Association, welcomes you.   WBTA is an affiliate of the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), whose members represent major corporations and travel suppliers throughout the United States. Along with WBTA, the national organization provides members with information on the latest technical and service advantages within the industry, as well as current legislative issues involving travel costs and safety matters affecting business travel.

Founded in 1990, the Wisconsin Business Travel Association (WBTA) provides an important forum for the exchange of information, education and ideas among its members, who include representatives from local corporations and leading travel industry suppliers. Our emphasis is to work together to better understand new and emerging travel management practices.

WBTA is committed to enhancing the travel profession by sponsoring educational and informational programs for its members, and by providing top-rated speakers to address travel-related issues, concerns and current "hot topic" items. 

Our chapter is an excellent venue for the sharing of travel-related information and professional expertise, and is an organization focused on perfecting the science of business travel management.