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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 | Gallery Ballroom 6th Floor
521 N Rush St
Chicago, IL 60611

Sold out! Our 1st Keynote speak is Ginger Evans, Commissioner of Chicago Department of Aviation - impact of O'Hare & Midway expansion on the business traveler, and 2nd keynote speaker Dave Hilfman - SVP Worldwide Sales United Airlines.

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Member Appreciation Event

June 22, 2017
4:00 PM CDT to 7:00 PM CDT

WhirlyBall Chicago
1825 W. Webster Avenue
Chicago, IL 60614

Members, join us for a fun event!

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Q3 Chapter Meeting & Golf/Croquet Outing

September 25, 2017
7:30 AM CDT to 8:00 PM CDT

Hilton Chicago/Oak Brook Hills Resort & Conference Center
3500 Midwest Rd
Oak Brook, IL 60523

Join us for our Q3 Meeting and the annual Golf/Croquet event! Our meeting will focus on the hotel industry with keynote speak Scott Gillespie CEO, tClara - Travel Benchmarks and Analytics followed by a panel of leading hotel executives.

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Golf & Croquet for DePaul Scholarship Fund

September 25, 2017
11:30 AM CDT to 8:30 PM CDT

Hilton Oakbrook Hills / Willow Crest Golf Club
3500 Midwest Road
Oakbrook, IL 60523

6th Annual Golf & Croquet Tournament

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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.