Meeting/Event Information

November 2017 Meeting

November 16, 2017
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


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 November 16, 2017
11:30AM - 1:30PM

San Francisco International Airport Luncheon

SFO and Airport Security Updates
Annual Elections
Guided Tour After Lunch

GBTA has awarded two GTP recertification credits to this program.

Come join us for a discussion with Airport experts on SFO traffic trends, security changes, and guest service initiatives!

Don’t miss the chance to learn about the latest in business travel security trends from TSA’s Deputy Federal Security Inspector based at SFO; hear about TSA updates, Real ID Updates, Pre-Check updates, and Security Protocol. SFO’s Director of Guest Services will talk about the latest trends at SFO: new amenities, ASQ (Airport Service Quality) and how SFO measures their customer service scores. So, bring your questions! Plus, team members from SFO Museum will be on-hand to offer a post-meeting tour of the Museum and the latest installations in the International Hall.

SFO will validate parking for all attendees. The Parking Garage closest to the Museum is the International A Garage.

Charles Schuler - Director, Communications & Marketing at San Francisco International Airport:  New air service & trends, ongoing construction, Airport Development Plan - the next 20 years.

Christopher Birch - SFO Director of Guest Services, San Francisco International Airport:  What new at SFO, amenities, ASQ (Airport Service Quality), how SFO Measures their customer service scores.

Anthony Mira - Department of Homeland Security/TSA, Deputy Federal Security Director, San Francisco International Airport:  Security Updates:  TSA, Real ID Updates, Pre-Check, Security Protocol 

Annual BABTA Board Election Announcements:  Meet the candidates!

After Lunch:  Guided Art Tour in the International Tour featuring the Video Art Center


Nominee for President

Mark Ziegler, CCTE, GLP, GTP
Sr. Travel Manager, Global Travel Services NetApp
Please click here for Mark's Bio


Nominee for VP Treasury

Lindsey Berg
Area Director of Travel Industry Sales
Joie de Vivre Hotels
Please click here for Lindsey's Bio


Nominee for VP Programs

Judy Emma, GTP, CCTE
 Global Travel Manager
Riverbed Technology
Please click here for Judy's Bio

 Nominee for VP Administration

Pam Schramm
Business Development Manager
Mosaic Global Transportation
Please click here for Pam's Bio

Nominee for VP Administration

Heather Tsang
 Travel Manager
Bank of the West
Please click here for  Heather's Bio


A special thank you to our 2017 Diamond Sponsor:

Executive Chauffeured Transportation Worldwide


Thank you to our Gold Sponsor:


Thank you to our Host:

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$50.00 Luncheon Event - Member Ticket (Allied or Corporate/Direct)
$70.00 after 05:00 pm November 13

$50.00 Luncheon Event - Special Offer to SVBTA Members at Member Rates
$70.00 after 05:00 pm November 13

$85.00 Luncheon Event - Nonmembers
$110.00 after 05:00 pm November 13

$1.00 2 Prize Donation Tickets - $1 (note: to register for the meeting, you must also add a Member and/or Guest ticket above in addition to any prize drawing tickets you select)

$5.00 10 Prize Donation Tickets - $5.00

$10.00 25 Prize Donation Tickets - $10.00