Membership Benefits

Thank you for your interest in the Northern Virginia Business Travel Association! NVBTA represents the Nation’s Capital and surrounding areas business travel community where like minded business professionals come together to share ideas, innovate, strategize and educate.

Membership is open to all individuals who are engaged in travel, transportation, lodging and associated professions. To join, please fill our online Membership Application

Membership Categories

Direct Members are corporate travel professionals/buyers who procure business travel services for employees of the organization by negotiating with Allied members and who administer travel policy within their organization.

Allied Members are travel industry suppliers including government contractors from every facet of the industry with a service or product to sell to Direct members.

Annual Membership Dues:  
$175.00    Direct Member 
$175.00  Allied Member

Annual membership is based on the calendar year and is valid from January 01 – December 31of each year. Membership must be in an individual's name, and is non-transferrable. 

            Monthly Meeting Fees:
         $45     Member Registration                                                                               
         $55     Non-Member Registration
         $65     Walk-In Registration 

Benefits of becoming a member:

With a thriving membership of travel industry professionals do not miss the opportunity to network with others who share the same passion and who are driven towards the success of their own programs. There are many educational, professional development and advocacy opportunities throughout the year. Stay ahead of the curve and keep your finger on the pulse of industry changes and developments that occur continuously.

By way of NVBTA, both you and your organization will gain measurable benefits with your participation. Our members represent local major corporations, travel suppliers and influential industry leaders.
We welcome your membership!

Professional Development

Let NVBTA lead you to a professional career boost through the various educational opportunities available through the association. NVBTA devotes resources to the education and professional development of our members.

  • Educational sessions provided throughout the year at monthly meetings
  • Continuous education opportunities through GBTA’s Certification Levels – CTE, CCTE, SMMC, CGTE, STP/SBTP, GLP 
  • NetSmart
  • Certified Corporate Travel Executive Elective Programs
  • Global Travel Management Exchange Forums (GTMEF)

Advocating for you and your industry

  • Volunteerism & leadership is at the core of our chapters success and influence 
  • Federal lobbying on issues important to the travel industry
  • Advocate at the state level by communicating with your local elected officials
  • Network with colleagues in your area at educational and monthly events 
  • Stay informed on issues that matter in your state and within your industry 

Influence Decisions

  • Join one of the many committees and boards to help shape the direction of the association and the profession. 
  • Participate in member surveys that let you influence the association's agenda.  
  • Take part in grass roots advocacy efforts that let our elected officials hear your commitment on issues important to the travel industry.

Please contact [email protected] if you have any questions about joining.