LABTA | Los Angeles Business Travel Association


Member Benefits


Education

LABTA is dedicated to broadening the knowledge of travel management professionals. The organization provides the tools, information sources and networks required for effective business travel management. Our monthly meetings and special educational sessions feature prominent industry leaders to speak and participate in panels on travel-related issues.

Hot Topic discussions and focus groups update members on a wide range of topics affecting business operations and profitability, from new technology to changes in business practice that impact the travel industry.

LABTA offers scholarships to educational opportunities and the CCTE (Certified Corporate Travel Executive) Program developed through Cornell University. Scholarships are also madeavailable for other recognized business travel courses and seminars.


Networking

LABTA provides an ideal environment for establishing and maintaining business relationships in a professional arena. Monthly meetings provide excellent venues for members to exchange ideas and information in an informal setting.


Website

The LABTA website offers a unique and additional resource for members, visitors, and industry suppliers.

Visitors learn about the many opportunities for education and volunteer opportunities provided by the Chapter.

Members can access the association roster, bylaws, mentor program and job opportunities through the Members Only section. Supplier members are listed with hyperlinks to their websites. This provides a tremendous resource for all LABTA members.

Suppliers can learn about the corporate educational sponsorship program with LABTA and can view present sponsors on the home page. Sponsors are also highlighted on the member companies list page. All sponsor listings have hyperlinks to the corporations' web sites.


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Special Membership Promotion

For every Allied Member who sponsors a Direct Member's Annual Membership, you will receive a choice of the following:

  • 3 complimentary monthly meetings (meeting charge is waived)
    or
  • 1 complimentary membership for your company

For every New Direct Member referral you bring to LABTA and who joins LABTA after their first meeting:

  • 2 complimentary monthly meetings (meeting charge is waived)

Your referral will receive:

  • 1st year membership at a 50% discount (must join after first meeting)
    and
  • Complimentary first meeting as a member