GBTA Convention 2019 - Online Press Room

MONDAY, 22 JULY 2019

GBTA Convention to Feature One-on-One Interview with Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg

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Alexandria, VA - The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), the voice of the global business travel industry, today announced a special one-on-one session in its line-up of Convention Arena content for GBTA Convention 2019, held August 3-7 in Chicago.

Boeing Chairman, President and CEO Dennis Muilenburg will take the stage on Monday, August 5, during the Convention Arena luncheon with GBTA Chief Operating Officer and Executive Director Scott Solombrino for a discussion that will include the Boeing 737 MAX, the future of business travel and mobility.

"Boeing has long been a cornerstone of the business travel industry," said Christle Johnson, GBTA president. "Our audience will undoubtedly be interested in and looking forward to hearing directly from Dennis about the future of Boeing."

Muilenburg oversees the strategic direction of Chicago-based Boeing. With more than 150,000 employees worldwide, Boeing is the world's largest aerospace company, top U.S. exporter, and leading provider of commercial airplanes, defense, space and security systems, and global services. The company supports airlines and U.S. and allied government customers in more than 150 nations.

Held at the McCormick Place in Chicago, GBTA Convention 2019 will bring together over 7,000 business travel professionals from more than 50 countries across the globe. It will feature world-class keynote speakers, more than 175 industry-leading education sessions, the largest business travel expo floor, a wide selection of professional development opportunities and much more, providing attendees the opportunity for professional development and to get business done.

Attendee registration remains open. More info on programs and speakers will be unveiled throughout the coming weeks. For the latest developments and more information, please

Media registration is complimentary and available online. GBTA's fifth annual Media Day on August 4, 2019 will feature back-to-back news announcements throughout the morning from top travel companies around the world, giving media an exclusive pass to the latest travel industry news.

About the Global Business Travel Association

The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) is the world's largest business travel and meetings trade organization headquartered in the Washington, D.C. area with operations across six continents. GBTA's members manage more than $345 billion of global business travel and meetings expenditures annually. GBTA delivers world-class education, events, research, advocacy and media to a growing global network of more than 28,000 travel professionals and 125,000 active contacts. To learn how business travel drives lasting business growth, visit

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