Membership is open to all individuals who are engaged in travel, transportation, lodging and associated professions. Please fill out our online Membership Application.

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Membership Renewals and Applications

Membership Recruitment

Cyndi Brasken
Crowne Plaza St. Louis Airport
11228 Lone Eagle Drive
Bridgeton, MO  63044
Telephone: 314.209.6010
E-mail: [email protected]

Mission Statement

To increase and simplify the understanding of the travel industry to those involved in corporate travel.

Why Join:

  • Programs and Education. STLBTA devotes the bulk of our resources to the education and professional skill development of our members. Understanding that corporate business travel is at the crossroads of change, STLBTA believes that a complete and intimate knowledge of the travel industry is crucial to the success of its members. Throughout the year, educational programs are held on a wide variety of topic's affecting business travel management; from new developments in technology to changes in local and national purchasing trends.
  • Networking. Success in any business begins with establishing relationships among professionals in its industry. By actively participating in bi-monthly meetings and other exciting events, STLBTA members network and establish the professional relationships necessary for success. Promoting the healthy exchange of ideas and information, STLBTA enthusiastically welcomes the challenges of the 21st Century and vigorously represents and supports the needs and interests of those involved in the fields of business travel.
  • Volunteerism and Leadership. At the core of the Chapter are volunteers who compose our officers and committees. Accomplished and respected professionals in the travel management industry, they focus on specific issues which will affect our members. Because we are a collective of interested and motivated individuals, our members have the opportunity to actively participate in the functioning of STLBTA, gain the experience to grow professionally and assume leadership positions. By providing an information network where those pursuing careers in travel management can associate closely with industry leaders on important issues, STLBTA is the ideal venue for individuals of all abilities and backgrounds to work together and effect real and lasting change in an important aspect of the local business community.

Membership Types

Direct Membership shall be limited to any person regularly employed to 1) procure business travel services for employees of the corporation or organizations, or 2) promulgate and administer business travel polices for the corporation or organization

Allied Membership is open to any person who is responsible for directing the business conducted by the following companies: Auto Rental, Bus, Air Carrier, Cruise Line, Hotel, Motel, Railroad, Colleges, Travel Related Automation Company, Travel Management Consulting Firms, Travel Management Companies and other travel professional services firms or associations. Allied membership may be transferred within a company upon application to and the approval by the Chapter Board.

Honorary Membership shall be limited to members of good standing, who represented the Chapter in the position of President for at least one full term, and will be granted Honorary Membership in accordance with their time served as President.  Also, any person who was a STLBTA member who retired from employment of a full-time travel related position may be accorded a Lifetime Honorary Membership. Lifetime Honorary membership may be appointed to such members by a majority vote of the Board. Honorary membership shall have all rights and privileges of the Association including voting rights. There shall be no assessment of dues and such member shall remain on the mailing list and roster designated as "Honorary Member"

Membership Dues:

$150.00 New Member

$150.00 Renewing Member

$250.00 Membership and Prepaid Meetings (Buy four meetings and get the fifth free)

Monthly Meeting Fees:

$25.00 Member
$40.00 Non-Member

FREE First time guest

$35.00 Walk-up Fee - Member
$50.00 Walk-up Fee - Non-Member

Guest are invited to join us anytime. After their first meeting, should the person decide to attend another meeting, they will be asked to join as a member, and take advantage of all membershp benefits.