About Us

The Ohio Valley Business Travel Association (OVBTA), an official chapter of the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), is a leading industry resource.  Founded in 1969, the OVBTA 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.

OVBTA 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. OVBTA 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.

Mission Statement

The Ohio Valley Business Travel Association (OVBTA) is proactively dedicated to learning and to the exchange of information and ideas which provide value to business travel professionals and their organizations.

Global Business Travel Association

The Ohio Valley Business Travel Association (OVBTA) is an official chapter of the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), whose members represent  corporate travel and meetings executives, major corporations and travel suppliers throughout the world.  OVBTA along with the global organization, provides our members with information on travel and meetings technology, services, legislation, security, benchmarking and costs that affect the business travel and meetings industry.