Community Membership

Membership is open to all individuals who are engaged in travel, transportation, lodging and associated professions.  Please fill out our online Membership Application  


Questions?  Contact membership@cnfbta.org 


Mission Statement

Committed to providing tools, information and networking opportunities for effective business travel management.

Why Join:

·        Programs and Education.  CNFBTA devotes the bulk of our resources to the education and professional skill development of our members.  Understanding that corporate business travel is at the crossroads of change, CNFBTA believes that a complete and intimate knowledge of the travel industry is crucial to the success of its members. Throughout the year, educational programs are held on a wide variety of topic's affecting business travel management; from new developments in technology to changes in local and national purchasing trends. Our goal is to hold regular meetings in both Orlando and Jacksonville to accomodate our regional members.

·        Networking. Success in any business begins with establishing relationships among professionals in its industry. By actively participating in monthly meetings and other exciting events, CNFBTA members network and establish the professional relationships necessary for success.

·        Volunteerism and Leadership. At the core of CNFBTA are volunteers who compose our officers and committees. Accomplished and respected professionals in the travel industry, they focus on specific issues which will affect our members. Because we are a collective of interested and motivated individuals, our members have the opportunity to actively participate in the functioning of CNFBTA, gain the experience to grow professionally and assume leadership positions. By providing an information network where those pursuing careers in travel management can associate closely with industry leaders on important issues, CNFBTA presents the ideal venue for individuals of all abilities and backgrounds to work together and effect real and lasting change in an important aspect of the local business community.

Membership Types

  • Direct  Membership shall be limited to any person regularly employed to 1) procure business travel services for employees of the corporation or organizations, or 2) formulate and administer business travel polices for the corporation or organization.  Direct members shall have all voting rights and may hold elective office within the Association.
  • Allied Membership is open to any person who is responsible for directing the business conducted by the following companies:  Auto Rental, Bus, Certified Air Carrier, Charge Card, Credit Card, Cruise Line, Hotel, Motel, Railroad, Travel Related Automation Company, Travel Management Consulting Firms, Travel Management Companies and other travel professional services firms or associations.  Allied membership shall have all voting rights unless otherwise specified herein, and may hold elective office within the Association.  Allied membership may be transferred within a company upon application to and approval by the Membership Committee.
  • Honorary Lifetime Membership shall be limited to members of good standing, who retire from employment of a full-time basis. Lifetime membership may be appointed to such members by a majority vote of the membership. Lifetime membership shall have all rights and privileges of the Association with the exception of voting rights and holding an elective office. There shall be no assessment of dues and such member shall remain on the mailing list and roster designated as "Honorary Lifetime Member" 
  • Educator/Student Membership shall be limited to any full-time post-secondary student or faculty at a college, university, or other post-secondary institution which is recognized by the Association leading to a degree or certificate in travel, transportation, or hospitality management. Educator/Student may not vote, hold elective office or chair a committee. They may attend all meetings at a reduced rate. shall be available to individuals enrolled
  • Corporate Membership is open to any corporation that wishes to enroll up to 4 members from the same location. 

 

MEMBERSHIP DUES:
We have moved from a calendar year to a rolling calendar for new members.  Now New Members can enroll at anytime and will always get a full year of membership!  

  • Direct Member
    Local Chapter Membership  - $75

  • Allied Member
    New Allied Local Chapter Membership - $175
    Allied Renewal - Local Chapter Membership - $125

  • Corporate Membership (Annual dues for up to 4 members from the same company address) - $300

  • Florida Statewide Membership Option for Direct Members or Allied Members - $240
    (Become a member of all 3 Florida BTA chapters (FBTA, TBBTA & CNFBTA) for 1 low price! 

  • Educator/Student  Membership - $10


MEETING FEES:
   
All event registrations made within 3 days of the event will be charged a $10 late fee in addition to the standard meeting fee. 

$35      Member registration when registered at least 4 days prior to the event or when prepaid with membership      
 
$45      Member registration within 3 days of the event

$55      Non-member pricing        

Free     Any non member Direct first meeting when considering membership  
              (contact the Membership Director to arrange)

$10       Educator/Student (with valid ID)