The Austin Chapter of the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) welcomes and appreciates the support of its members and member organizations that serve the travel industry.   Your sponsorship enables GBTA Austin to provide a valuable forum for education, networking and exchange of ideas. Please take a moment to review our Star sponsorship opportunity for you and your company.  And stay tuned as other Sponsorship opportunities become available! 

The 2018 sponsorships are effective at the first meeting of 2018 and continue until the first meeting of 2019. 

The GBTA Austin Chapter Sponsorships gives your company the opportunity to promote your products and services to a broad audience in the business travel industry.

Please use the Sponsorship Opportunity tiles to review how you can get involved.

For additional question, please contact:

Brianna Fischer






Travel and Transport is a global travel management company who is the alternative to a mega agency. We have locations across the U.S and in France, Germany, Switzerland, and the U.K. Founded in 1946, our decades of industry experience and deep supplier relationships provide proven program solutions and measurable cost savings. We foster a profound commitment to customer service and invest in technology that addresses the ever-evolving challenges of corporate travel. Wherever you’re going, let’s get started.


Our Holiday Inn Express & Suites is a unique combination of high-tech amenities and friendly services that will make you feel right at home in the “Live music capital of the world” Located in the NW Arboretum area we are within 4 miles of major corporate campuses and technology offices. We offer 108 deluxe guest rooms featuring 30 full suites. In addition, we have over 1800 square feet of versatile meeting space. Our guests enjoy our complimentary amenities such as breakfast served daily, Wi-Fi, evening receptions, oversized fitness center and outdoor pool with private cabanas. Please visit our website at www.ARBhotel.com.


National Car Rental® and Enterprise Rent-A-Car® are two great brands that give your company's travelers everything they need when renting a car. Frequent renters at airports choose National® for the speed and vehicle choice it offers them, plus the Emerald Club® program lets members bypass the counter and be on their way faster. Enterprise® is the first choice for business travelers who prefer the convenience of renting near the office or home while also enjoying very competitive rates. 
No matter which you choose, your business receives great service, value and convenience — and the most comprehensive business rental solution in the marketplace — from two brands astute travelers know and trust.


I’m Susan Stich, the National Accounts Manager for Alaska/Virgin America in the Southeast.  Austin has been a great market for us, and hence we have added more nonstop flights over the past years.  I’ve enjoyed being a part of the Austin BTA going on 12 years now – I like the chill vibe and the tight knit travel community in Austin.  Message me with any Alaska/Virgin questions or to find out about our corporate savings programs. 

Susan Stich
Nationl Manager Sales, Southeast
Alaska Airlines / Virgin America
(214) 887-6262 Office


Accent Travel/American Express Travel is a high touch agency with a specific manager and dedicated agents who become very familiar to your company needs.  As a travel management company that has been in business in Austin since 1982, we have very strong ties with travel suppliers worldwide and have built very strong partnerships with our local reps from car companies, airlines and hotels.  Our affiliation with American Express means that we can provide our clients with a wide spectrum of air, hotel and car discount programs, ranging from 10% to 20% off the best available rates.  With many years of corporate travel management experience, Accent Travel assists our clients in reducing the cost of corporate travel expenses, we provide our clients with innovative solutions that include data capture for reporting, 24/7 Emergency Services at no charge, along with tracking of all unused funds.




On the corner of 6th and Brazos streets, in the heart of downtown Austin, stands a historic landmark of Texas hospitality: The Driskill. For more than a century, this iconic hotel has hosted restful nights, inspired gatherings, momentous occasions and then some. With 189 well-appointed guestrooms, three top-notch food and beverage outlets, storied spaces and matchless service, The Driskill is ready to welcome you to be a part of Texas history.

 Tara Brennan, Business Transient Sales Manager

The Driskill | 604 Brazos Street | Austin, TX 78701

T: 512-391-7159 | E: Tara.Brennan@thedriskill.com 


Austin Marriott South offers an array of amenities to satisfy business travelers. With Austin-Bergstrom International Airport to the east and vibrant downtown destinations to the north, it's easy to access everything this city has to offer. After an action-packed day of meetings, unwind in one of our 211 guest rooms with plush bedding, high-speed internet access and a flat-screen TV. Stop by Limestone Kitchen & Lounge for breakfast, lunch, dinner or an evening cocktail.


Holiday Inn Austin Midtown is situated in the Highland revitalized area with many new things starting to come up around the hotel. We are close to all that Austin has to offer. The area has added Pluckers restaurant, Lima Criolla Peruvian and Vivos Tex-Mex restaurant all within walking distance. You can also start your day off with a look at our city while sipping on some coffee on your own private balcony. One of the few hotels in Austin with a balcony and Texas size room. Ample complimentary parking and internet throughout the property, both guest rooms and meeting space. Complimentary USA Today and Computer/Printer access at our business center. Complimentary Fitness Center fitness center has been recently renovated. Includes stationary bikes and stair climbers along with a Fitness ball and 3 medicine balls, free weights. It is a great place to get quick workout in after or before your day. Come and enjoy the property and enjoy yourself.