"Business Travel Leadership with Vision"

The St. Louis Business Travel Association (STLBTA), now known as GBTA St Louis,  is an organization of corporate travel managers/coordinators and travel industry suppliers. We are a professional organization dedicated to:

  • Upgrading the travel profession

  • Providing a venue for the sharing of travel-related information and professional expertise

  • Conducting informative and educational meetings on current travel industry topics that provide members with increased knowledge, skill and ability to manage travel.

  • Provide value that may be taken back to the mebers company and utilized in the day to day job of managing travel

What are the goals of GBTA St Louis?
The St. Louis Business Travel Association, founded in 1986, is a professional organization with goals to:

  • Provide a forum for the exchange of ideas between corporate travel personnel and travel industry suppliers and regulatory agencies

  • Sponsor educational programs and speakers on travel related topics for employees of corporate travel departments and representatives of travel industry suppliers

  • Effectively voice the needs and advance the interests of business travelers.

  • Provide an outlet for members to learn about pertinent St. Louis travel industry issues.

Who belongs to GBTA St Louis?
Membership is open to all individuals who are engaged in travel, transportation, lodging, educational development and associated professions.

GBTA St Louis's membership includes some of the following companies:
AFB International, Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, American Express, ATPI, AvisBudget, Barry-Wehmiller, Drury Hotels, Enterprise / National Rent-A-Car, Harbour Group, Hertz, Hyatt Regency st Louis, JED Transportation, Lambert St Louis International Airport, LHM Hotels, Passport Health, Ritz Carlton, RGA, Southwest Airlines, Switch, The Parking Spot, TravelPlex, Travel & Transport, United Airlines, VIP Corporate Housing, Watlow Electric, Westin Hotels, just to name a few. There are over 75 companies with members in the Chapter.