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Q1 Meeting

February 27, 2017
7:30 AM CST to 12:00 PM CST

85 East Wacker Drive At North Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60601

A panel of Chicago Alderman discuss impact of travel, transportation, tourism, hotel tax, other topical issues affecting business travel. Second session panel security experts discuss Counter-Espionage, Cyber-security & Security for the Business Traveler.

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Q2 Chapter Meeting

May 02, 2017
7:30 AM CDT to 12:00 PM CDT

The Gwen, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Chicago
521 N Rush St
Chicago, IL 60611

Join us for two dynamic keynote sessions with O'Hare Aviation Commissioner Ginger Evans discussing O'Hare expansion and second keynote United Airlines SVP Dave Hilffman

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Chicago Business Travel Association Mission

Founded in 1970 as MBTA and then Midwest BTA, Chicago Business Travel Association provides an important forum for the exchange of information, education and ideas among its members, who include representatives from local corporations and leading travel industry suppliers. Our emphasis is on working together to better understand new and emerging travel management practices.

Chicago BTA is committed to enhancing the travel profession by sponsoring educational and informational programs for its members, and by providing top-rated speakers to address travel-related issues, concerns and current "hot topic" items.

Chicago BTA is an excellent venue for the sharing of travel-related information and professional expertise, and is an organization focused on perfecting the science of business travel management.

Global Business Travel Association

Chicago BTA is an affiliate of the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) whose members represent major corporations and travel suppliers. Along with Chicago BTA, the national organization provides members with information on the latest technical and service advantages within the industry, as well as current legislative issues involving travel costs and safety matters affecting business travel.