Call for Proposals

Call for Education Session Proposals

GBTA Conference 2019 - Munich in Partnership with VDR | 19-21 November.

Submission deadline is 16 February 2019- This is now closed.

GBTA is seeking industry professionals to contribute new ideas, solutions, and innovations for current issues and challenges that confront the travel industry. Our highest-rated presenters have challenged conventional wisdom and have been willing to share real “lessons learned.” GBTA Conference 2019 - Munich in Partnership with VDR attendees include corporate travel managers, consultants and industry suppliers from the airline, hotel, car, card, agency, and travel technology communities. Please note the audience consists of travel buyers and suppliers new to the travel industry (0-3 years), mid-career managers/directors (4-10 years) and seasoned, strategic industry professionals (11+ years).

Important Details and Considerations

  • Proposals must be submitted via the online Attendee Interactive platform. 
  • Sessions will be scheduled 19 – 21 November. Please do not submit a proposal unless you will be able to appear on any of the days. 
  • Sales pitches for products or services disguised as proposals will NOT be evaluated. Content perceived as commercial, which includes examples of client tools are NOT acceptable.
  • GBTA requests permission to rebroadcast speaker image, printed materials, and/or voice and video recording(s) in connection with the GBTA Conference 2019 - Munich in Partnership with VDR. Speakers maintain presentation content copyrights and may opt-out of permission to post audio of the presentation/session materials.  Please complete the mandatory “Participation Agreement” in the submission portal. 
  • Presenters must use the approved GBTA template when submitting their final PPT.
  • All accepted presentations must adhere to the established deadlines.
  • Presenting at a session will earn you 3 GTP® Recertification credits. 
  • All presenters must register. Registration instructions will be communicated to accepted presenters.
  • All travel expenses and any additional fees are the responsibility of the presenter(s).

Note that a preview ppt is required at proposal stage.

The deadline to submit a proposal for GBTA Conference 2019 - Munich in Partnership with VDR is 16 February 2019.


Please contact GBTA Professional Development at enquiries@gbta.org with any questions.