Call for Proposals

Call for Education Session Proposals

GBTA Conference 2020 - Wiesbaden in Partnership with VDR | 3-5 November 2020

GBTA Conference 2020 - Wiesbaden in Partnership with VDR Education Session Proposal Portal is now closed.

We are 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.” 


  • Proposals must be submitted via the online Attendee Interactive platform.
  • Sessions will be scheduled on Please do not submit a proposal unless you will be able to appear on any of these days.

Tuesday 3 November

Wednesday 4 November

Thursday 5 November 2020

  • 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.
  • The extended session duration will mean a reduction in the quantity of sessions possible in the schedule so do ensure that you provide full details to do help your proposal stand out.
  • GBTA requests permission to rebroadcast speaker image, printed materials, and/or voice and video recording(s) in connection with the 2020 Conference. Speakers maintain presentation content copyrights. This is a mandatory requirement for all education session speakers and proposals should only be submitted if these conditions can be adhered to.
  • Presenters must use the approved GBTA template and guidelines when submitting their final PPT by 15 October 2020.
  • All accepted presentations must adhere to the established GBTA deadlines.
  • Presenting at a session will earn you three GTP® Recertification credits.
  • All presenters must register to attend Conference and will receive a complimentary registration for the day of their presentation. If presenters wish to attend the rest of the conference, they will receive a discounted rate of 50% of their member type early bird rate. Approved presenters will receive a code to apply this discount.
  • All travel expenses and any additional fees are the responsibility of the presenter(s). Proposals should not be submitted if presenters are unable to assume this responsibility and have sought appropriate approval in advance.
  • Presentations are 45-minute sessions this year.
  • The submission deadline is 17 February 2020


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