Business Travel Conferences You Can't Miss in 2024: Where to Meet, Learn, and Network

In a dynamic industry like business travel, staying ahead of the curve is crucial. Fortunately, the calendar is brimming with conferences and events that provide a platform to absorb the latest trends and insights from industry leaders.

We've curated a list of key travel conferences in 2024, ensuring you stay informed and connected throughout the year.

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February

The PA Show

Dates: February 28-29, 2024

Location: ExCeL, London

Gathering thousands from the executive assistant community, The PA Show is a powerhouse of networking and discovery. With over 2,700 attendees in 2023, it promises to showcase 100+ top suppliers and services, empowering professionals to excel in their roles.

 

April

The ITM Conference

Dates: April 24-25, 2024

Location: Hilton Metropole, Brighton

The ITM Annual Conference consists of two days and three evenings to network and collaborate with business travel buyers, including a Gala dinner. With 500 delegates attending the event, the ITM Conference is a great place to learn about new solutions directly from suppliers.

 

June

ProcureCon Travel

Dates: June 3-4, 2024

Location: Denver Marriott Tech Center, Colorado

This is the leading travel procurement conference designed to help travel sourcing executives better manage their corporate travel program and spend. The event consists of interactive workshops, innovative keynotes, and intimate networking sessions. With 200+ delegates and 100+ companies in attendance in 2023, it's a pivotal event for managing corporate travel programs and expenditures.

 

Business Travel Show

Dates: June 19-20, 2024

Location: ExCeL, London

Now in its 29th year, Business Travel Show Europe (BTS) has firmly cemented its position as the largest exhibition and conference for the European corporate travel community.

Facilitating supplier-buyer connections through education, meetings, and networking, it drew over 450 senior travel buyers in 2023.

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July

GBTA Convention

Dates: July 22-24, 2024

Location: Georgia World Congress Center, Atlanta

The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) Convention is the world’s premier business travel and meetings trade organization. The annual event is a haven for exhibitors to showcase their latest offerings to the 600 buyers in attendance.

 

October

The PA Show Autumn

Dates: October 15, 2024

Location: Old Billingsgate, London

A more intimate sequel to its February edition, The PA Show Autumn at Old Billingsgate focuses on networking and content. Tailored to a smaller audience, it's designed to help you connect, learn, and discover what's new for your community.

 

IMEX

Dates: October 8-10, 2024

Location: Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas

IMEX is where the global business events community comes together. Attended by meeting planners, event agency heads, association executives, incentive travel buyers, and in-house event experts, the 2023 edition attracted over 5,000 buyers and 15,000 participants.

 

ITM Autumn Conference

Dates: October 17, 2024

Location: Royal National Hotel, London

Throughout this one-day intimate conference, there are several opportunities to network with business travel buyers in between education sessions, exhibiting hours and evening drinks.

 

November

GBTA + VDR Europe Conference

Dates:  November 4-6, 2024

Location: Copenhagen

Europe's largest conference for business travel and meetings management professionals, the GBTA + VDR Europe Conference converges community, learning, advocacy, and more. With over 275 buyers in 2023, it's an essential event for the European business travel industry.

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