Meeting/Event Information

March Chapter Meeting

March 14, 2018
11:00 AM to 2:30 PM
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Madison Concourse Hotel
1 West Dayton Street
Madison WI

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Meeting Topic

"Seven Disruptive technologies that could make Travel Management Companies Dinosaurs in three years (or less)"

  • Applicable to all companies that will be impacted by the new disruptive technologies we all face
  • This presentation is dynamic and lays out a road map of how and when technology will dramatically effect travel management programs everywhere.

Keynote Speaker:  Steve Glenn is the Chairman of the Board and CEO for Executive Travel, Inc.

Steve Glenn founded Executive Travel 31 years ago and was a pioneer of online travel fulfillment, virtual agents and zero online fees. In 2013 Inc. magazine ranked Executive Travel as the fastest growing Travel Management Company in its 32nd annual Inc. Magazine 500|5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. Executive Travel has been honored four times on the Inc. Magazine 500/5000 list.

Steve was awarded Entrepreneur of the Year by the University of Nebraska – Lincoln College of Business Administration, and Business Owner of the Year by the Lincoln Independent Business Association.

Steve is Past President of the Nebraska N Club – representing all letter winners at the University of Nebraska– Lincoln. Steve was an offensive lineman at UNL under Coach Tom Osborne. Over his career Steve Glenn has served as President, officer or director on over 20 organizations around the State of Nebraska and the nation.

Steve Glenn earned a bachelor’s degree from the UNL College of Business Administration in 1979. Steve is a serial entrepreneur who has started over 40 companies. He and his family currently operate 9 companies ranging from real estate development, international importing, and retail.


11:00 am

  • Registration 

11:30 am - 1:00 pm

  • Lunch Buffet
  • GBTA Wisconsin Business Meeting 

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

  • Guest Speaker, Steve Glenn

2:30 pm- 3:30 pm

  • Direct Member Only Meeting

Accommodations and Location

Sleeping room reservations: Madison Concourse Hotel

Overnight room rate at the Concourse is $169 for our group.


The hourly rate for non-overnight guests that park at the hotel is $1.50/hour.

Payment is accepted by means of cash or credit card by using the pay station upon exiting the hotel ramp. Payment can also be made with the Front Desk.

Entrance to the hotel’s underground parking ramp is on W. Dayton.

 Charitable Giving

RISE: A community-based non-profit that serves more than 6,800 individuals (including children and families) annually by providing home visiting services, early childhood education, care coordination, stabilization and support, mental health assessment and evaluation, and respite care.


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$90.00 Guest Fee ~ Welcome to our event!

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