Welcome to the North Carolina Business Travel Association!

NCBTA represents the collective voice of North Carolina Business Travel

We offer our diverse group of industry partners a forum for professional development, building strong relationships, and influencing change. This requires us to proactively embrace, enhance, and lead the evolution of the travel environment. We are committed to delivering value for our members and the communities in which they live and work.

NCBTA was founded in Greensboro in 1974.


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Voting has closed for NCBTA 2016 Elections and our winners are in:


NCBTA President Elect


Emily Winfrey

From:                                      Raleigh, NC

Daytime Role:                       Director of Sales at Residence Inn

Industry Experience:            10 Years

NCBTA Member:                    4 Years – Philanthropy Co-Chair, Auction Chair, Education & Meetings Committees

GBTA Member:                       1 Year


NCBTA Treasurer


Wendy Palmer

From:                                      Concord, NC

Daytime Role:                         Strategic Partnerships Manager at Travel Leaders Corporate

Industry Experience:              23 Years

NCBTA Member:                    10 Years – Past President & Marketing Committee Co-Chair

GBTA Member:                       10 Years


NCBTA Direct Board Members:


Pam Davis

From:                                      Raleigh, NC

Daytime Role:                       Travel Manager at Red Hat, Inc.

Industry Experience:            15 Years

NCBTA Member:                   2 Years – Current Incumbent Direct Board Member & Membership Committee Co-Chair

GBTA Member:                      1 Year



Diane Guarantano

From:                                     Winston Salem, NC

Daytime Role:                      Travel Coordinator at Salem Sports Inc.

Industry Experience:           20 Years

NCBTA Member:                  New

GBTA Member:                     New


NCBTA 2017 Technology Day
Thursday February 2nd 2017 from 8am - 3:30pm
February 02, 2017
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
The Westin Charlotte
601 S. College Street
Charlotte, NC 28202
Venue Website

$75.00 Member Ticket
$85.00 after 05:00 pm January 30
$50.00 Earlybird rate before January 9

$100.00 Non-Member (Guest)
$115.00 after 05:00 pm January 30
$75.00 Earlybird rate before January 9