Welcome to GBTA - Michigan Chapter

A message to Members impacted by the COVID-19 Pandemic:

During this time, we know that some of you may be furloughed, laid-off, working fewer hours with salary reductions, or in transition. MBTA would like to keep you connected! If your membership has or is soon to expire and you are unable to renew, please reach out to [email protected] to share your circumstances. An Honorary Membership may be available for you through December 31, 2020.

The Michigan Business Travel Association (the "MBTA" established in 1967), is an official chapter of the Global Business Travel Association (the "GBTA" established in 1967, rebranded 2011), whose members represent major corporations and travel suppliers across the Globe. MBTA, along with the global organization, provides our members with information on travel technology, services, legislation, security, benchmarking, and costs that affect the business travel industry overall.

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The MBTA is the authoritative voice of Business Travel Management for Michigan. Our resources are completely dedicated to providing a forum for constructive exchanges of information and ideas amongst our membership. We are committed to enhancing the image of the travel manager, travel suppliier, and the educational advancement of all our members. Become a part of the collaboration.

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Support Michigan Business Travel Management & Culture.

2021 – GBTA Michigan Chapter March Meeting

March 04, 2021
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

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2021 Meeting Dates

January 14, 2021 – Michigan Chapter Virtual Meeting

  • New Year, New You! Mastering LinkedIn

February 18 – Michigan Chapter Virtual Meeting

  • "To Meet or Not to Meet" A strategic approach to future meeting planning

March 4 – Michigan Chapter Virtual Meeting

  • Tackling 2021 Head On 

April 15 – Michigan Chapter Virtual Meeting

  • Topic: Coming Soon!  

May 6 – Michigan Chapter Virtual Meeting

  • Risk Management 

June/July – MBTA Golf Outing or Summer Event

  • Location: TBD

September 16 – MBTA Meeting (Tradeshow/Annual Meeting)

  • Location: Greater Detroit Area

October TBD – MBTA/OVBTA Education Day

  • Location: Greater Detroit Area

December 2 – Michigan Chapter Holiday Meeting & Charity Auction

  • Location: Greater Detroit Area


* Dates subject to change. All in-person events are subject to the State of Michigan's current guidelines.