Pittsburgh Business Travel Association is committed to enhancing the travel profession by sponsoring educational and informational programs for its members.
Why Join: Programs and Education. PBTA devotes the bulk of our resources to the education and professional skill development of our members. Understanding that corporate business travel is at the crossroads of change, PBTA believes that a complete and intimate knowledge of the travel industry is crucial to the success of its members. Throughout the year, educational programs are held on a wide variety of topic’s affecting business travel management; from new developments in technology to changes in local and national purchasing trends.
Networking: Success in any business begins with establishing relationships among professionals in its industry. By actively participating in monthly meetings and other exciting events, PBTA members network and establish the professional relationships necessary for success.
Volunteerism and Leadership: At the core of PBTA are volunteers who compose our officers and committees. Accomplished and respected professionals in the travel management industry, they focus on specific issues which will affect our members. Because we are an organization of interested and motivated individuals, our members have the opportunity to actively participate in the functioning of PBTA, gain the experience to grow professionally and assume leadership positions. By providing an information network where those pursuing careers in travel management can associate closely with industry leaders on important issues, PBTA is the ideal venue for individuals of all abilities and backgrounds to work together and effect real and lasting change in an important aspect of the local business community.