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Welcome to the
Ohio Valley Chapter of GBTA

The Mission of OVBTA is
“Growth Through Strong Educational Programs.”

Welcome to the Ohio Valley Business Travel Association Website. On behalf of the 2018 OVBTA Executive Board and Committee Chairs, we welcome you. Whether you are a guest visiting our site for the first time, or a member learning about our upcoming meetings we encourage you to get involved. The Mission of the OVBTA Board continues to be “Growth through Strong Educational Programs.”

2019 Is OVBTA's 50th Anniversary Year!!!
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OVBTA March Meeting 2019

March 05, 2019
8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
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The Summit
5345 Medpace Way
Cincinnati, OH 45227

OVBTA March Meeting 2019

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OVBTA's Doug Payne Elected to GBTA Board

OVBTA is both proud and excited to announce that Doug Payne, CCTE, GTP, GLP and Senior Vice-President of Atour, the OVBTA Legislative Liaison, a long-time member, leader and supporter of our chapter, has been elected to the GBTA Board of Directors. This election is a testimony to Doug's professionalism, commitment to and passion for our industry. We asked Doug to share some thoughts on his election. To read his comments, please click here.

From the 2018 GBTA Convention...

OVBTA Members Rubbing Shoulders With
World-Famous Shark Tank Shark- Kevin O'leary!

Left to Right: Kim Knoll, David Campbell, Wini Cloran, Kevin O’Leary, Karoline Medancic, Patricia Madison.

OVBTA Wins 1st Place in the 2018 Governent Relations PAC Chapter Challenge 

Thanks to OVBTA’s awesome members, for supporting the Business Travel PAC throughout the year and in the final week of the challenge. It was a close race between 9 chapters/affiliates in our division, but thanks to your generosity, we were able to clinch a victory! Clicjk here for details.

OVBTA Fundraising & Sponsorship:

Do you want to see your company name in Lights?” Contact the Sponsorship Committee or Fundraising Committee to see how your company can benefit by becoming a 2018 Sponsor and/or an OVBTA donor.

OVBTA Executive Board:

The OVBTA Executive Board is made up of diverse group of Industry Experts who serve as the Leadership Team. These individuals give a great deal of their personal time and have been working together to serve “YOU”, our membership. I could not do my job as your President without them. Mary Pelino - Chairman ; Bobbi HUber – Vice President; Jeff Maurer - Treasurer; and Renee Huff - Secretary.  My sincere thank you for your support, great ideas and friendships!  I truly appreciate all you do.

Click here to meet your 2018-2019 OVBTA BOARD.

See you at the next meeting!

Wini Cloran
President, GBTA-Ohio Valley Chapter BTA