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GBTA Sustainability Summit

Building a Sustainable Future for Business Travel: From Words to Action

The time is now to empower organisations of all sizes and in all geographies to accelerate the integration of travel practices that materially reduce emissions, on a joint journey with the travel value chain to reach Net Zero by 2050. 

 

On 4 November 2024, GBTA will be hosting its Annual Sustainability Summit in Copenhagen, Denmark. This year, the focus will be on bold actions, radical collaboration, preparing for regulations, the role of technology, and the importance of harmonisation across the industry.  

 

This one-day, high-level event will bring together industry leaders, practitioners, experts and policy leaders to outline the latest trends in sustainable business travel and offer concrete decarbonisation solutions. The Summit will facilitate connections and dialogue, offering a platform for open conversations about the challenges and opportunities in advancing climate action within the business travel sector. 

Who should attend?  

  • Travel buyers and managers working to integrate sustainability into their program 
  • Sustainability experts looking to decarbonize their value chain emissions      
  • Suppliers providing sustainable solutions for corporate travel programs   
  • Policymakers laying the groundwork for a sustainable travel ecosystem   
  • Civil society advocating for the next generation of sustainability solutions   

What’s on the agenda?  

Shifting from theory to action

Case studies, best practices, and lessons learned

Preparing for regulations

Understanding new reporting requirements

Radical collaboration

Opportunities for partnerships in driving impactful actions

Harmonisation efforts

Latest global industry standards

The role of technology

Innovations and AI applied to climate action

Building climate resilience

How to prepare for the impact of climate change

Registration

This registration is for GBTA Sustainability Summit ONLY, if you want to register to attend The GBTA + VDR Conference 2024 please 

Registration Rates For Summit Increase on 19 September

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Already registered for GBTA +VDR Conference 2024 in Partnership with the Nordic Business Travel Associations | Copenhagen? You can still register for  additional add-ons like the Go-Running Morning Tour of Hamburg – Click here


Buyer Member

250
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Supplier Member

350
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To register for the full GBTA +VDR Conference 2024 in Partnership with the Nordic Business Travel Associations | Copenhagen click here 

Questions about your registration?

Email enquiries@gbta.org 

Venue

Event Location

Bella Center Copenhagen
Center Boulevard 5
DK-2300
Copenhagen S
BCC – Entrance D

Programme

GBTA, the Global Business Travel Association, will host its 3rd  Sustainability Summit  in Copenhagen  on Monday 4 November  –focusing on decarbonizing Business travel and effectively calculating, tracking and reducing emissions. 

10:00am – 11:00am 

Networking Welcome Coffee

11:00am – 12:00pm

Main Stage

12:00pm-1:00pm

Education Sessions

1:00pm-2:00pm

Networking Lunch

2:00pm-3:00pm

Education Sessions

3:00pm-3:30pm

Coffee Break

3:30pm-4:30pm

Main Stage – Think Tank Session 

4:30pm-5:30pm

Main Stage – Keynote

5:30pm-7:00pm

Europe Conference Welcome Reception

* agenda subject to change

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Exhibitors Guide 2022

Meet the expertsWhat they do

American Express GBT

From decarbonizing travel to championing diversity, inclusion, and equal opportunity in our workforce, we take our role as a member of the global community seriously. Learn about our commitment to our people, our customers, the environment, and more in our latest annual ESG report.

BCD Travel

At BCD Travel we ethically manage our environmental, social and financial responsibilities to ensure our ongoing business success—without limiting options for future generations. As part of that responsibility, we are committed to supporting our clients with products and services to help them build their own sustainable travel program initiatives.
BWH Hotel Group

BWH Hotel Group is a leading, global hospitality network comprised of three hotel companies, including WorldHotels® Collection, Best Western® Hotels & Resorts and SureStay Hotel Group®. This creates a global network of approximately 4,700 hotels across every chain scale segment, in over 100 countries and territories worldwide.

ClimatePartner

ClimatePartner is a leading solution provider for corporate climate action: We combine individual consulting with a cloud-based software that is unique on the market. We help our customers calculate and reduce carbon emissions and offset residual emissions. This renders products and companies carbon neutral.

Climeet

Developed by and for MICE professionals, Climeet is an all-in-one platform that enables you to understand, calculate, manage and offset the carbon footprint of your events. It was created by Green Evénements, major sustainable consulting firm in the MICE industry, and South Pole, global climate solutions provider.

CWT

At CWT we focus on business-to-business travel for employees. We make it our mission to bring the best customer experience to you and your employees. With our long history in travel we understand travelers and are continuously innovating our processes and tools to improve business travelers’ experiences.

Eurostar

Eurostar has been connecting people, places and businesses since we started operating over 27 years ago, offering fast and seamless connections between London and mainland Europe. With one flight the equivalent of up to 13 Eurostar journeys* when it comes to carbon emissions, we are proud to be the greener way to go.

HRS

HRS is reinventing the way businesses stay, work and pay in today’s dynamic global marketplace. HRS’ advanced platform technology is extending its reach beyond hospitality to meetings, office space management, payment efficiency and crisis recovery. HRS is also recognized for its award-winning Green Stay Initiative, technology that helps corporate hotel programs achieve their NetZero target.

SAP Concur

SAP Concur solutions delivers on a relentless pursuit of what’s possible into everyday travel, expense, and invoice processes – continuously providing new tools to automate and integrate them, so your people get more done and you get more control. With SAP Concur solutions, you’ll move beyond yesterday’s tedious tasks to keep your business running at its best every day.

SkyNRG

SkyNRG is a global leader in SAF since 2009. Our mission is to build up sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) capacity for aviation to meet its 2050 net zero commitment and in doing so, significantly reduce the industry’s impact on our environment.

Troop Travel

Plan your next in-person meeting in minutes.TROOP is a platform that benefits everyone that is involved in arranging meetings by removing all the manual work that currently takes place to pull together pricing and availability and then supercharges it with sustainability & safety data, and much more.

Turkish Airlines

Established in 1933 with a fleet of five aircraft, Star Alliance member Turkish Airlines has a fleet of 389 (passenger and cargo) aircraft flying to 340 worldwide destinations as 287 international and 53 domestics in 129 countries.