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2021 – GBTA Michigan Chapter March Meeting

March 04, 2021
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
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Tackling 2021 Head On

Presented by Shane Downey, Vice President, Government and Community Relations, GBTA

Shane Downey

Shane Downey is Vice President of Government Relations and Volunteer Relations at The Global Business Travel Association, the voice of the $1.4 trillion business travel industry. GBTA is the world’s largest organization representing this sector and counts among its members more than 9,000 business travel professionals across six different continents.

In addition to serving as the association’s lead lobbyist in Washington, D.C. Shane oversees GBTA’s volunteer engagement including GBTA Chapters, Committees and grassroots political activity. He also leads GBTA’s efforts with EU official in Brussels. Shane has worked at GBTA since 2006, achieving many legislative successes and expanded the profile of GBTA on the Hill and abroad.

Prior to joining GBTA, Shane was a Senior Associate at a lobbying firm in Washington, D.C., and before that Shane worked on several Congressional Campaigns.

Shane received his B.A in History from The Ohio State University. Shane also served in the United States Marine Corps and is a Desert Storm veteran.

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Meeting Agenda

1:00 pm: Welcome!

1:05 pm: Tackling 2021 Head On, Shane Downey, GBTA

2020 is behind us. So many changes and exciting developments are occurring as the business travel industry fights for a resurgence. Join this meeting to hear what GBTA is pushing for on the legislative front in the U.S. and around the world. Additionally, the conversation will cover the latest happenings at GBTA.

Meeting takeaways:

• Learn how GBTA is working with the industry and governments to accelerate Ready. Safe. Travel.
• How you can help the industry
• Update on GBTA offerings and 2021 events

1:45 pm: Q & A

2:00 pm: Sponsor Presentation 

2:10 pm: Business Meeting

2:20 pm: Committee & Chapter Updates

2:30 pm: Meeting Adjourned – Prize Drawing

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