Public Announcements


TBBTA Membership Drive Extended through May 31st- Receive a $25 Gift Card!

TBBTA Membership Drive Extended through May 31st!- Receive a $25 Gift Card!

Adrian Nesbitt

Our Membership Drive will extend through the month May!  With your help as current members, we can continue that momentum of growth so more and more of our travel industry counterparts can experience our high quality Educational Sessions, the wonderful venues that host us, and last (but not least) the fun, friendly folks that make up the TBBTA! 


REMEMBER: Any member that refers a new Direct Member will receive a $25 Gift Card! Let the new membership enrollment begin!

Contact me if you have questions or would like more information.


-Adrian Nesbitt, TBBTA Membership Chair


CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: TBBTA 2016-2017 Board of Directors

It’s that time of year for the Tampa Bay Business Travel Association (TBBTA) Board of Directors Elections. The TBBTA will be accepting applications for open board positions now through Wednesday, October 28th 2015.

Nominate yourself to showcase leadership skills!

Applications may be completed on-line by any current TBBTA member interested in board positions. Please see current open positions below:

Elected Officers

  • President
  • VP of Allied Affairs - Must be an Allied Member
  • VP of Direct Affairs - Must be a Direct Member
  • Treasurer
  • Secretary


Appointed Board Members

  • Program/Location Chair
  • Membership Chair


Terms are served for 2 years to begin January 1st 2016 and to end on December 31st 2017

Requirements for running/nominating:

  • Must be a TBBTA Member in good standing with dues paid
  • Must be employed in the travel industry as supplier or corporate travel buyer
  • Must have support from your company to attend chapter meetings and board meetings


You may contact any current TBBTA Board Members if you have any questions or would like more information about open positions.

Please apply on-line at BOARD OF DIRECTORS APPLICATION . A confirmation email will be provided upon receipt of your application. All applications will be reviewed by current TBBTA Board Members and will work with all individuals for placement that best fits the organization.

Deadline for submitting applications is Wednesday, October 28th 2015

Once applications are approved, the voting/election process will begin on Friday, October 30th and will conclude on Friday, November 6th. The 2016 TBBTA Board Members will be announced at the final meeting on Tuesday, November 10th.


TBBTA Selects Charity for 2015

TBBTA Selects Charity for 2015

The Tampa Bay Business Travel Association is happy to announce that our membership has selected the Humane Society of Tampa Bay ( as our charity of choice for 2015! 

Thank you everyone who took the time to submit your responses through our survey.  We are so happy to be supporting such a wonderful organization that has been in Hillsborough County since 1912.  Their mission is dedicated to ending animal homelessness as well as providing care and comfort for companion animals in need.  I look forward to another successful and exciting Fundraiser Event in October, so mark your calendars now for Thursday October 8, 2015.  Feel free to contact me directly should you have any questions on sponsorship, donations, or might be interested in volunteering, Elizabeth Settle (813)-713-8393

Elizabeth Settle
VP of Allied Affairs