About Us

Founded in 1970, the Los Angeles Business Travel Association (LABTA) is one of the largest affiliates of the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), the world's premier business travel and corporate meetings organization. LABTA represents more than 200 business travel professionals including corporate and government travel, meetings managers, and travel service providers in five counties in Southern California. They collectively manage and direct billions of dollars of global business travel and meeting expenditures annually on behalf of thousands of business travelers within their organizations.


The mission and vision of the Los Angeles Business Travel Association is as follows:

  • To promote members' growth through education, community services and involvement.
  • To provide a forum for the constructive exchange of information and ideas among members.
  • To enhance the professional development of all members and strengthen their value to their company.
  • To represent a diverse group of travel executives committed to advancing the global interests of the corporate travel industry.