February 8, 2011
STLBTA (DBA Gateway Business Travel Assn) is a dynamic organization dedicated to educating, promoting and networking within the travel industry. The Association donates 40% of its annual revenue to a local charity; in 2010 and 2011, the Shearwater Education Foundation, which re-engages and educates at-risk youth in the St. Louis Missouri metropolitan area. The Association's 100 members generate thousands in charitable donations each year.
I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...
I attended the NBTA convention on the Chapter scholarship in 2007, and attained my Corporate Travel Executive certification through it's educational program.
Ways to make it better...
If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...
Ask for more participation and volunteerism from the general membership
Board Member & I solicited donations for the Holiday Gala, which netted $5,000 in charitable donations.