About Us


Welcome to GBTA North Carolina Chapter's (NCBTA's) web site.

Founded in 1974, NCBTA is North Carolina’s certified charter chapter of the Global Business Travel Association, the nation’s largest and best-known consultant to the business travel industry representing the interests of more than 2,000 corporate travel managers and travel service providers. Locally, our members include representatives from major corporations and leading travel industry suppliers dedicated to professional and educational growth within the field of corporate travel management.

As the collective voice of business travel professionals from across the state, the Association provides an important forum for the constructive exchange of information and ideas among its members. Additionally, we offer many educational and training opportunities throughout the year designed to help members understand and apply new and emerging travel management techniques. This is accomplished in a variety of ways including regular bi-monthly meetings, frequent communication and periodic networking events. 

Interested in joining NCBTA? Given the turbulent and oftentimes remarkable changes occurring in our industry, there’s never been a better time. We’ll help you find ways to reduce your travel costs, increase your skill base and expose you to a vast new wealth of travel management expertise. To join or to simply learn more, email Member Services today! I hope to see you at our next meeting. 

Mission Statement

GBTA North Carolina Chapter is the representative voice of business travel professionals throughout North and South Carolina. The association provides a forum for the constructive exchange of information and ideas among its members. It is dedicated to enhancing the educational advancement and image of the profession and its members.

Purpose

  •          To provide a forum for an open exchange for views and ideas concerning the travel industry and the effect this industry has on the business traveler in North and South Carolina.

     
  •          To promote education and foster learning through programs that address current issues affecting the travel industry.

     
  •          To enhance the value of travel managers and service providers in meeting corporate travel needs and financial goals.

     
  •          To enhance the professionalism and recognition of the travel industry and individual members.