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Virginia Business Travel Association

Founded in 1993, VBTA 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 on working together to better understand new and emerging travel management practices.

VBTA 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.

VBTA 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.

Global Business Travel Association

VBTA is a Chapter of the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), whose members represent major corporations and travel suppliers throughout the World. Along with VBTA, the global 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.

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Mark Your Calendars!

July 13th 

Lunch and Learn Series

Leadership Through Crisis 

12:00pm to 1:00pm

In our, Leading Through Crisis Lunch-N-Learn, John Maxwell Team Certified Leadership Coach, Samantha Bean, will equip you with the strategy to emerge successful in crises like COVID-19. In this short discussion, Sam will address opportunities, problem solving, planning and communication. You can be sure you will leave encouraged and ready to face the challenges of today with hope and confidence. This event is complimentary to attend but you must register - we look forward to 'seeing' you via Zoom! Once registered, you will receive the Zoom link via email.

Our speaker will be Samantha Bean, Corporate Directer of Sales Development, LTD Hospitality Group

July 22nd

Monthly Meeting

Back to the Business of Travel

3:30pm-5:00pm

Join us for a panel of Industry Experts as we discuss Back to the Businss of Travel and what that looks like for all parts of our industry. This event is complimentary to attend but you must register - we look forward to 'seeing' you via Zoom! Once registered, you will receive the Zoom link via email.

The panel will feature:
Corporate Travel: Anne Daniel, Ferguson
Transportation: Randy Allen, James Limousine
Travel Management Company: Sam Keene, Covington Travel
Hotel Industry: TBD
Airport Authority: TBD

 

 

 

Congratulations 2020 VBTA Officers!

Congratulations to the New Officers of VBTA for the 2020-2021 term!   The Officers are: President - Abbey Withrow; Vice President -  Samantha Bean; Secretary - Sara Davis; and Treasurer - Randy Allen. 

 

 

                                

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