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Badges and Credentials

Attendees and Exhibitors can pick up badges and credentials onsite at the GBTA Registration desk. Badges and credentials can only be picked up by the registered attendee.

Big Night Out

The Big Night Out is the highly anticipated networking event of the conference! Join your fellow attendees off-site for an after-hours event to relax, have fun, and hang out! Keep an eye out, theme to be announced soon!

Buyer Breakfast Session

GBTA recognises the importance of peer networking and best practice sharing.  Join GBTA and your fellow buyers for an exclusive networking session over breakfast on 15  November 8am - 9am in the Networking Lounge in the Expo.

Connect First

Are you a first-time attendee, a young professional, who recently transitioned into the business travel sector or returning professional? Get the most out of your Conference experience with the Connect First programme.
Keep an eye out for more information about the Connect First open house, lounge, and more!

Contact us

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The health and safety of our employees and attendees is a priority. The venue, service providers and GBTA will work together to take reasonable precautions to follow any ECDC or local government guidelines for health and safety at events.


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 GBTA + VDR Europe Conference 2023 – Hamburg.
The programme has been a great success by providing travel teams with the opportunity to experience Europe’s largest business travel conference. Learn more on how it works and bring your team to conference.

Credit Cards & ATMs

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 At ATM machines all over Germany,  money can be withdrawn using debit and credit cards.

Currency Exchange

Currency is Euro

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.

Go Running Tour

Go! Running Tours are delighted to invite delegates of GBTA + VDR Europe Conference 2023 – Hamburg  to join our morning running and brisk walking tours in Hamburg starting directly from the CCH – Congress Center Hamburg.

Date: Wednesday, November 15, 2023

Time: 6.30 am

Starting Point: CCH – Congress Center Hamburg

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Hotel bookings

Book your hotel room for the event at special rates, available here on an exclusive basis. View here


All Centre stage and education sessions will be delivered in English.

Local Time

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

Main Stage Speakers

Partner Associations

GBTA in Europe is built on a network of established European association partners who abide by the same principles >>  Learn More
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. >> Learn More

Photo Highlights 2022

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ROI – Justify your Attendance

Download the template  to help justify your attendance at GBTA + VDR Europe Conference 2023 – Hamburg. Showcase the value provided by the Conference to you and your team by editing the fields in the attached document and printing or emailing it to your supervisor. More info

Social Media

Keep your finger on the Conference pulse with up to the minute updates on social media. Don’t forget to have your say on: #GBTAVDR23

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Sustainability Day

Tuesday’s Opening Main Stage starts at 2:00 PM with 3  hours of dedicated sustainability content and is followed by an Opening Reception in the Expo Hall.


CCH – Congress Center Hamburg
Congressplatz 1
20355 Hamburg

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At the conference exhibitors will reconnect and showcase new services and products with business travel professionals in the Expo Hall. Buyers and suppliers continue to rely on valuable face-to-face meetings to maintain industry relationships and discover new business opportunities.