Teoman Colakoglu – Airbnb  

James Brame - United 

Tina Itschner – HNTB 

Justin Meyer – KC Aviation Dept 

Melissa Berman – Sheraton Suites Country Club Plaza 

Todd Clapp UMB Bank

Welcome to the 

Global Business Travel Association

Kansas City Chapter


GBTA KC is the voice of business travel management for the Kansas City Area and is a chapter of Global Business Travel Association (GBTA). Membership consists of corporate travel buyers as well as suppliers of business travel related services. Our purpose is to advance the knowledge of our members by providing a meeting forum for travel professionals for the constructive exchange of information and ideas.  Founded in 1990, GBTA KC continues to be an organization dedicated to advancing the interests of the corporate travel industry.

Our Executive Board and Committee Chairs are dedicated to focusing on the needs of our members, ensuring that we have a balance between learning, networking, scholarship opportunities, and community outreach.

GBTA Kansas City Mission Statement

To connect, engage and inspire the business travel profession through education, networking and community service.


Your Guide to GBTA All-Access Membership







Holiday Social and Charity

December 06, 2017
5:30 PM to 7:30 PM

KCP&L Energy Center
1200 Main Street
Kansas City, MO 64105

Holiday Social and Charity

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January Breakfast

January 10, 2018
8:00 AM to 11:00 AM

InterContinental Kansas City at the Plaza
401 Ward Parkway
Kansas City, MO 64112

What is going on in Kansas City

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