Education & Programs

Education & Programs

In an ever changing and evolving travel industry, the ChicagoBTA Education Committee is committed to bringing its members relevant and timely educational and networking opportunities throughout the year.  The Committee’s goal is achieve the overall organizations’ mission of delivering resources and professional development to our members.  Our committee is comprised of well seasoned travel experts that are devoted to ensuring this mission is professionally met while having a little fun.   Our committee is motivated by the tag line “Getting Our Learning On”

 Annual Opportunities include:

  • Quarterly meetings & seminars that offer insight in today’s “Hot Topics” in Travel & Meetings Industry.
  • Direct Member Round Tables that provide an open forum for Travel & Meeting Buyers.
  • Allied Square Tables that showcase topics directed specifically to our vast Allied and Associate members.
  • Education Day - an in-depth discussion by panels of experts in the most meaningful areas of travel that are suggested by YOU.

 

Chair

Candi Gilar
Carlson Wagonlit Travel
237 Covington Ct
Naperville , IL 60565
630 306-8966

Co Chair

Mary Alice Hansen, CCTE, GLP, GTP
Astellas US LLC
1 Astellas Way
Northbrook , IL 60062
224-205-8873
224-205-5903
e-mail: maryalice.hansen@astellas.com
Co Chair

Corey Ufberg
The Peninsula Chicago
108 East Superior Street
Chicago , IL 60611
312-573-6614

e-mail: coreyufberg@peninsula.com