Meeting/Event Information

2017 September Chapter Meeting

September 13, 2017
11:00 AM to 2:30 PM
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Embassy Suites
1200 S. Moorland Rd.
Brookfield WI

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Welcome to the GBTA September 2017 Chapter Meeting


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Meeting Topic

"Duty of Care"  

  • Supporting Safety and Security for business travel
  • Tips to traveler for keeping safe on the road
  • Dos and don’ts of business travel


Keynote Speaker: Billy Kolber, Founder of ManAboutWorld, Professional Speaker



Billy Kolber is the Founder of ManAboutWorld, providing inspiration and information for gay travelers and the broader LGBT community. He previously founded the groundbreaking travel newsletter, OUT&ABOUT, after five years managing a large American Express Travel Service office. His team works with destinations and brands, providing LGBT Sensitivity and Sales training to help them welcome LGBT travelers, and giving LGBT travelers the tools to stay safe and change hearts and minds as they travel around the globe. Billy has a BS in Biology from Yale University, and began his travel career managing a round-the-world tour for The Yale Whiffenpoofs singing group. He has visited 58 countries, but still lives in Manhattan, where he was born.



11:00 am

  • Registration 


11:30 am - 1:00 pm

  • Lunch Buffet
  • GBTA Wisconsin Business Meeting


1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

  • Guest Speaker, Billy Kolber


2:30 pm- 3:30 pm

  • Direct Member Only Meeting




Sleeping room reservations: Embassy Suites Brookfield booking code on website for the meeting is GB3

Special GBTA-Wisconsin rate $129 for King suite Included in the rate is a complimentary full made to order breakfast, and an evening reception with complimentary alcoholic beverages and light snacks.  


September Charitable Giving







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$0.00 Allied Supplier - Prepaid for all 2017 Meetings

$65.00 Allied (Supplier) Individual Meeting Fees. Pay as you go option

$0.00 Direct (Buyer) prepaid option, prepaid for all 2017 Meetings

$65.00 Direct (Buyer) Individual Meeting Fees. Pay as you go option.

$90.00 Guest Fee ~ Welcome to our event!

$65.00 GBTA All Access from other GBTA Chapters (Out of State -GBTA Member)


September 2017 Duty Of Care Presentation