Meeting/Event Information

October 2018 Meeting

October 18, 2018
11:30 AM to 1:30 PM
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San Francisco International Airport
SFO - International Terminal - Museum
Hwy 101, San Francisco, CA 94128
http://www.flysfo.com
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SVBTA Members, and GBTA All Access Members who did not select BABTA as their home chapter, are entitled to the BABTA Community Member rate for events.  Please contact VPMembership@babta.org for the coupon code to get the member rate during regular registration. 

Are you a corporate travel manager or buyer attending a BABTA meeting for the first time?  Please contact VPMembership@babta.org for the coupon code to get a complimentary registration.

PLEASE NOTE:   Registration fees are non-refundable - please visit our FAQs page for additional information.

Luncheon Meeting
October 18, 2018
11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

San Francisco International Airport
International Terminal - Museum

GBTA has awarded two GTP recertification credits to this program.


SFO, TSA, and City of San Francisco Updates,
and BABTA Board of Director Elections!

Charles Schuler, Director of Marketing & Communications | External Affairs Office at San Francisco International Airport (SFO) will provide crucial updates about airport growth and development.  He will provide key construction and service updates that will affect you and your travelers.  

Also joining us will be Mark Chandler, Director of the San Francisco Mayor’s Office of International Trade and Commerce, to discuss the importance of business travel to the Bay Area, as well as provide updates on key City initiatives to improve San Francisco’s position as a business and leisure destination.

Very importantly, our annual Board of Directors election is coming due in October.  Check with past president Greg Sweeney if you’re interested in running for a board position.  Meet the candidates for the BABTA Board at the October meeting!

Presenters:

Charles Schuler
Director of Marketing & Communications
San Francisco International Airport
Click here for Charles' bio

Mark Chandler
Director
San Francisco Mayor’s Office of International Trade & Commerce
Click here for Mark's bio

Hard Hat Tour of Terminal 1 - Limited to 20 People!

Phase 1 of the $2.4 billion Terminal 1 redevelopment project is well under way and is slated to open July 2019. SFO has arranged a special behind-the-scenes hard hat tour of the new 9 gates after the meeting on October 18th.

The tour is limited to 20 people and will start promptly at 1:30pm. It is an active construction site, so participants will need to wear closed-toe shoes and no flowing clothing. Hard hats, safety glasses and vests will be provided. The tour should last about 1 hour. 

Click here to sign up for the tour!

Don't miss out on the great prizes in this month's raffle!

  • Round trip for two in Coach on United Airlines- 48 states within US, Mexico, Canada and Central America with 2 Lounge passes and a round trip airport transportation by Black Tie Transportation For TWO GUESTS (to/from SFO, OAK, SJC).*
  • One night stay at Holiday Inn Civic center
  • $100 Dining gift certificate at Rotunda at Neiman Marcus
  • $50 FB credit at Hard Rock Café
  • Asian Art Museum Passes
  • $30 Hilton Union Square CityScape FB crediT
  • Two Drink vouchers from CLIFT
  • Two Hop On & Hop Off Passes from Big Bus Tours’


ATTENTION BABTA MEMBERS

The 2019 Board Elections are approaching and the following positions are up for election this year:

VP Business Development
VP Government Relations
VP Membership
VP Public Affairs
VP Special Projects
VP Technology
VP Venue Selection

If you are interested, please contact Greg Sweeney at PastPresident@babta.org

All nominations must be received by Friday October 12th.

Nominees for the 2019 BABTA Board Election

Check back soon for additional Nominee information!

Nominee for VP Business Development



Christopher Wang

Pivot Hospitality
Director of Transient Sales
Holiday Inn Civic Center & Hotel Zephyr
Please click here for Chris' Bio

Nominee for VP Government Relations

Gyasi Edwards
Booking.com
Account Manager,
Western Region, Business Travel
Please click here for Gyasi's Bio

Nominee for VP Technology

Carey Pascoe
Dolby Laboratories, Inc.
Sr. Travel Manager,
Corporate Procurement
Please click here for Carey's Bio

Nominee for VP Special Projects

Amanda Chorro-Predes
AVE by Korman
Business Development Manager
Please click here for Amanda's Bio

 

Nominee for VP Membership

Mazie Rice
Cathay Pacific Airways
Corporate Account Manager
San Francisco Sales
Please click here for Mazie's Bio

Nominee for VP Public Affairs

Frankie Rodriguez
Zendesk
Travel & Expense Analyst
Please click here for Frankie's Bio

Nominee for VP Government Relations

Suzie Chickeles
Emirates Airline
Senior Sales Executive
Northwest & Hawaii USA
Please click here for Suzie's Bio

Nominee for VP Membership

Tonita Thomas
Hotel Nikko San Francisco
Director of Business Travel Sales
Please click here for Tonita's Bio 

Nominee for VP Membership

Katja Steineke
Lufthansa Group
Account Manager
Please click here for Katja's Bio

Nominee for VP Venues

Sally Kopf
Pier 2620 Hotel SF Fisherman's Wharf
Director of Transient Sales
Please click here for Sally's Bio

Nominee for VP Venues

Jamison DeTrolio
OLS Hotels and Resorts
Regional Director of Sales & Marketing
Please click here for Jamison's Bio

Nominee for VP Venues

Mark Vega
Waterfront Hotel
Sales Manager
Please click here for Mark's Bio

Nominee for VP Technology

Eric Schwarz
Enterprise Holdings Inc.
Director of Sales-Business Rental
Please click here for Eric's Bio

 Nominee for VP Venues

Tammy Tran
Hilton Hotels of SF Union Square
Complex Sr Mgr, Business Travel Sales & Dev.
Please click here for Tammy's Bio

 

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Special Thanks to our Gold Sponsor:

 

Thank you to our Meeting Host:

Tickets

$55.00 Luncheon Allied Member Ticket (Registration fees are non-refundable - please visit our FAQs page)
$70.00 after 05:00 pm October 15

$55.00 Luncheon Corporate/Direct Member Ticket (Registration fees are non-refundable - please visit our FAQs page)
$70.00 after 05:00 pm October 15

$55.00 Luncheon Honorary Member Ticket (Registration fees are non-refundable - please visit our FAQs page)
$70.00 after 05:00 pm October 15

$85.00 Luncheon Non-Member Ticket: (Registration fees are non-refundable. Non-members may attend two meetings per year. Please join BABTA and register at reduced Member rates.
$110.00 after 5:00 pm October 15

$5.00 10 Prize Donation Tickets - $5.00 (NOTE: to register for the meeting, you must also purchase a Member or Guest ticket above in addition to any prize drawing tickets)

$10.00 25 Prize Donation Tickets - $10.00 (NOTE: to register for the meeting, you must also purchase a Member or Guest ticket above in addition to any prize drawing tickets)

$1.00 2 Prize Donation Tickets - $1.00 (NOTE: to register for the meeting, you must also purchase a Member or Guest ticket above in addition to any prize drawing tickets)