Welcome to the web page of the Finnish Business Travel Association, FBTA
Travel and related expenses (T&E) are the 3rd or even the 2nd largest controllable corporate cost after salaries and IT.
Do you have a need for more efficient Travel Management in your company?
Would you like to form partnerships with other experts of Travel Management?
Are you interested in new solutions, tools and trends in Travel Management?
Even if you do not want to hire a full time Travel Manager you certaintly want to manage your travel costs efficiently.
FBTA offers a unique, neutral forum for all parties, both buyers and suppliers, forming a network with common interest of best practicies.
Founded in 1984, FBTA is an organization for business travel professionals, both buyers and suppliers, with the mission to enhance the understanding, knowledge and skills required in corporate travel and meeting management and procurement. FBTA´s aim also is to enhance the status and visibility of Travel and Meetings Management through stimulating public discussion on topical industry issues.
The ultimate goal of FBTA is to provide added value to its members through cost effective and high-quality Travel and Meetings Management . The association also works with industry and government bodies to improve the general conditions for business travel and Travel Management. FBTA has nearly 180 members of which 65% are corporate travel buyers and 35% travel suppliers. FBTA buyer members manage total travel expenditures of more than € 1 billion per year.
FBTA values: independent, wide in scope, proactive, global view.
FBTA is partner member of GBTA Europe, the network for business travel & Meetings professionals across Europe and International Chamber of Commerce Finland.