October 2019 Luncheon

October 16, 2019
11:00 AM PDT - 1:00 PM PDT
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Using Virtual Payments In Your Travel Program

Presented by the GBTA Payment Solutions Committee, gain a better understanding of virtual card use within the travel industry. Virtual cards are not new in this space but are still an unknown commodity to many travel managers. Discover why more organizations are evaluating and implementing them within their travel programs.


Key takeaways:


  • Explain what a virtual card is and understand the benefits to using them in a travel program
  • Understand the different viable use cases where virtual cards can/should be used
  • Learn who all the key parties are involved in the virtual card process
  • Identify potential challenges using virtual payments and how to address them



George Kalka (headshot attached and bio below) and Suellen Bolles (bio attached)

As Vice President, Global Client Solutions, George leads Fox’s client strategy, program solutions and travel management consultation. He is responsible for the organic development and retention of the company’s domestic and multinational business travel customers. 


George has 20 years’ experience in the hospitality and travel industry serving in regional, national, and executive roles. He is a highly-respected leader and his accomplishments in client management, strategic planning, business development and associate engagement have supported Fox through significant growth in recent years.


George is an active member of the Ohio Valley Business Travel Association and previously served on the board of the Global Business Travel Association – Wisconsin Chapter.  He is a current member of the GBTA Payment Solutions Committee.


$50.00 Members
$75.00 after 11:00 pm January 2

$75.00 Non-Members
$100.00 after 11:00 pm January 2

$400.00 Table for 8
$575.00 after 11:00 pm January 2

$10.00 Bingo - 3 tickets for $10


This item is for Direct Members of Travel Buyers only. Suppliers and Allied members will be admitted.