Conference 2018

24 – 25 October 2018

This year our GBTA Southern Africa annual conference will be hosted held on the 24th and 25th October at Kievits Kroon Country Estate.  A beautiful, tranquil country estate.,  just 10 minutes from central Pretoria and 45 minutes from Sandton, Gauteng.

The business travel industry is evolving at an unprecedented rate and new technologies have emerged, transforming the face of the global travel program. New security risks have surfaced which have proven to threaten the industry on a worldwide scale. You, the travel professional, have expressed a clear desire for a return to basics – for a centralization of ideas and processes designed to address this rapid acceleration of change, unlike any which has ever been experienced before.

For 50 years, GBTA has provided a platform globally for corporate travel professionals to share new practices, policies and solutions to the industry’s greatest issues.

GBTA Southern Africa conference 2018 will showcase exhibiting companies, an agenda featuring education and professional development sessions and public and private sector attendees. Join your peers in Pretoria for The Business Travel Event of the Year® as we build upon the momentum created by the latest trends, changes and progressions in the industry.

Top business travel professionals will be joining us at the GBTA Southern Africa annual conference from 24 -25 October. Don’t miss out on the unparalleled education and networking opportunities that will be available at our annual conference.

Delegate Rates:

R 2750 Buyer Member
R 3750 Supplier Member
R 3750 Non Buyer Member
R 4750 Non Supplier Member

Join now and pay the annual membership fee of R 3000 at a discounted rate of 50% and get your delegate rates at the member rate.


R 1780 Per night (includes breakfast)   Please contact the hotel for your corporate and government rates.

R 2160 per night (2 people sharing)

Who should attend the GBTA Southern Africa annual conference:

Corporate Travel Buyers
Corporate Travel Managers
Procurement Specialists
Travel Industry Professionals

Interested in Conference sponsorship – contact Sharon Richards Lund Tel: 082 823 9720

Thank you to our conference sponsors:



Tuesday: 23 October 2018

09h00 – 16h30 Fundamentals of Business Travel Management Course
18h30 – 20h00 Welcome drinks and snacks

Wednesday: 24 October 2018

07h00 Breakfast
07h30 – 08h45 Commencement of Conference:
Registration and networking at De Kasteel
08h50 Welcome by Chairlady Maureen Masuku
09h00 – 09h40 Session 1
09h40 – 10h20 Session 2
10h20 – 11h20 Coffee and networking
11h20 – 12h00 Session 3
12h00 – 12h40 Session 4
12h40 – 13h40 Lunch in Lord Charles Restaurant
13h40 – 14h20 Session 5
14h20 – 15h00 Session 6
15h00 – 15h40 Coffee and networking
15h40 – 16h20 Session 7
16h20 – 16h30 Recap of Day 1
17h30 – 19h00 Sundowners at Pool
19h00 – 11h00 Gala dinner in Lord Charles Restaurant

Thursday: 25 October 2018

07h30 – 08h45 Breakfast and networking
08h50 Conference commences in De Kasteel
09h00 – 09h40 Session 8
09h40 – 10h20 Session 9
10h20 – 11h20 Coffee and networking
11h20 – 12h00 Session 10
12h00 – 12h40 Session 11
12h40 – 13h00 Conference Wrap up