Welcome to the Philadelphia Business Travel Association

Next Chapter Meeting/Events:

May Chapter Meeting!

 The Warwick
 220 South 17th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Based on recent survey results from GoldSpring Consulting, learn more about the top current hot topics and trends, and how they will impact your program in 2017 and beyond. 

Enjoy expert advice from partner Colleen Black and the GoldSpring team, and discuss strategies to capitalize on these trends by successfully incorporating them into your program, such as: 

  1.        Prioritizing the traveler experience (including gaps in traveler expectations vs. supplier capabilities)

  2.        Managing direct sales by airlines/hotels

  3.        Integration of sharing economy products

  4.        Capturing bookings outside of the TMC platform

  5.        Industry consolidation and corporate consolidations/mergers

  6.        Multi-generational mix of employees and travel program impact

  7.        Hotel negotiations in a challenging environment

  8.        Duty of care concerns (regional instability, terrorism, disease, etc.)

  9.        Continuing globalization trend

  10.        Virtual card issues and potential solutions 

Upcoming Chapter Meetings:

  • June Chapter Meeting - June 15th at The Parking Spot

  • July - Off for the GBTA Convention in Boston, Massachusetts

  • August Chapter Meeting - Thursday, August 24th at Hyatt House King of Prussia

  • September Chapter Meeting - Thursday, September 21st at the Hilton Garden Inn

  • October Chapter Meeting - October 19th at the Philadelphia Marriott West

  • November Chapter Meeting - November 16th at Le Meridien

Check back for further details...


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