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Q1 Meeting

March 05, 2018
7:30 AM CST to 12:00 PM CST

Swissotel Chicago
323 E Upper Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL 60601

Global Business Protocol & Etiquette, Putting Traveler Safety First, Choose Chicago- Conventions and Promoting Chicago, Goverment regulations shaping business travel policies

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Direct Member Round Table

March 22, 2018
9:00 AM CDT to 11:30 PM CDT

Cambria Magnificent Mile
166 East Superior Street
Chicago, IL 60611
https://www.cambriachicago.com/our-hotel

Trends, Predictions and Ideas for 2018, Speaker: Brad Seitz

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Volunteer Day at The Greater Food Depository

March 23, 2018
9:00 AM CDT to 11:45 AM CDT

The Greater Food Depository
4100 W Ann Lurie Place
Chicago, IL 60632

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Q2 Chapter Meeting

June 05, 2018
7:30 AM CDT to 12:00 PM CDT

The Ritz-Carlton Chicago
160 East Pearson
Chicago, IL 60611

Instant check in the moment you step into the hotel lobby… Using your smart phone as a key card… Booking a new flight before your old one even gets cancelled… Technology is changing quickly. Join our Q2 meeting to discuss new and future technology!

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Golf & Croquet Outing for DePaul Scholarship Fund

September 10, 2018
12:00 PM CDT to 8:30 PM CDT

Chevy Chase Country Club
1000 N. Milwaukee Ave.
Wheeling, IL 60090
http://www.chevychasecountryclub.com/golf

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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.