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GBTA VDR 2021 - FAQ

Broadcast Studio

The GBTA Broadcast Studio will feature video live video interviews with the business travel industry’s top executives, CEOs, influencers and thought leaders.

This unique opportunity engages industry leaders in discussions on the latest trends, challenges and opportunities within the business travel space.

General Session Speakers

Speakers to be announced soon

Contact Information

Please find contact details for the GBTA Europe team

Click here

Corporate Travel Team Programme

The Corporate Travel Team Programme was introduced in 2015 to help companies like yours bring more members of your global travel buyer team to conference.

Learn More

Credit Cards & ATMs

Credit cards like VISA, Mastercard, American Express and Diners Club are widely accepted. At ATM machines all over Berlin, money can be withdrawn using debit and credit cards.

Currency Exchange

Currency in Germany is the Euro

Dress Code

Wear whatever you feel comfortable doing business in! Business or Business Casual is the norm for during the day and the Welcome Reception.

Education Sessions

The Education Programme is based on a robust and consultative process that involves a call for proposals; review by industry subject matter experts and final selection by a special Peer Review Group. The call for proposals is now closed.

Events

What events are scheduled for 2021 - 2022?

Check online >>

Expo Floor Plan

More information coming

Expo Times
Tuesday
07 December
08h00 – 09h00
10h15 – 10h45
13h00 – 14h00
16h00 – 16h30
17h30 – 19h30
Expo open
Networking break in Expo
Lunch in Expo
Networking break in Expo
Meet and mingle in Expo
Wednesday
08 December
08h00 – 09h00
10h45 – 11h15
12h00 – 13h00
Expo open
Networking break in Expo
Lunch in Expo
Hotels
Stay in comfort, convenience and relaxation during your visit to Berlin - more hotel info coming shortly.
Language

All sessions will be delivered in English.

Local Time

Germany is on CET (Central European Time) 1 hour ahead of GMT

Lost and Found

For lost and found, contact the main GBTA registration desk.

Media

Press registration must be approved by GBTA. For press inquiries please contact Nikki Stimson at nstimson@gbta.org or +44 (0)7764 618 199.

Mingle all the way!

Guests will enjoy an informal festive themed reception in the expo with an opportunity to network with colleagues around the globe.

- 7th December, 1730 - 1930

Mobile App

Our Mobile App is a great way to ensure you have all the information you need to know about Conference in your smartphone or tablet.

Access the agenda, speaker details, expo floor plan, news, photos, attendee messaging and more!

Coming soon

Moving Time

Again, we have allocated ‘Moving Time’ into the conference agenda to enable all participants adequate time to get to where they need to be without missing out on any education or valuable networking time.

My Conference Planner

Using advanced planning tools, attendees can plan their Conference experience by creating a schedule of exhibitors they’ll visit on the Expo floor to education and events they will attend. In addition, attendees can make confirmed appointments with exhibitors. This customized online schedule can be synched to Outlook calendars and the Mobile App.
 

Coming soon

Partner Associations

GBTA in Europe is built on a network of established European association partners.

To join GBTA in Europe, and reside in a country where we have a partner association, you must be a member of that partner association.

Many of our partners include membership of GBTA in their own membership packages. If you are a member of a partner association, either check with the association or begin the registration process to view the cost, if any, of GBTA membership. Note, all memberships of partner associations are verified.

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Registration Desk
It is recommended that you pick up your badge prior to the Welcome reception to avoid waiting in a long line.
Please remember that badges are required for all conference related events.
Social Media

Keep your finger on the Conference pulse with up to the minute updates from Twitter. Don’t forget to have your say on: #GBTAVDR21

LinkedIn – GBTA Europe

Facebook – @GBTAonFB  

Twitter – @GBTAEurope

More information can be found here

Tipping

Restaurant bills always include a service charge (Bedienung), but it is customary to add 5% or 10%.

Travel offers

VDR & GBTA have partnered up with Deutsche Bahn to create an exclusive deal that allows you to travel conveniently to and from GBTA Conference 2021 - Berlin ​in Partnership with VDR.

Take advantage and make the journey time yours. Use your outward and return journeys to work, read or relax. 

More information

Venue
ESTREL BERLIN 

Sonnenallee 225 

12057 Berlin, Germany
 
Welcome Reception

The Welcome Reception is a great evening and wonderful opportunity to meet old friends, make new ones and kick start your 2021 conference experience. 

Wifi

Delegates at the Conference can enjoy free Wifi.