Frequently Asked Questions

Who is an Allied Member?
Vendors who are actively involved in selling to the corporate market and are the direct suppliers of business travel related services such as airline, ground transportation, lodging, and other specialized services that fall under the control and accountability of corporate travel management.

Who is a Direct Member?
Persons who have an active involvement in supplier selection, negotiation, and/or management of the business travel program. Their responsibilities should include the supervision, control or accountability of corporate travel.

I am a member of NBTA.  Am I automatically an OBTA member?
No. OBTA an Official Oregon Chapter of the NBTA but membership is applied for and paid for separately. While many of our members are also members of NBTA, OBTA Membership is separate.

Does OBTA have other Member Types?
Yes. We have Direct, Allied, Honorary and Student memberships.  For a full description of each Member type, please visit the Member Type Section of the website. 

I have changed jobs. Am I still a member of OBTA?
No. The Membership belongs to the company and NOT the individual. You may re-apply with your new company if you are still involved in corporate travel.

When are OBTA meetings?
General membership meetings shall be held monthly with time and place specified by the board.

Where are OBTA meetings held?
Meetings are held at various locations throughout the Oregon area. For Current Meeting location please visit the Meeting page of the website.

Is there an OBTA Member Directory?
Yes. There is a Membership Directory for Members in the Members Only Section of the Website. 

Is the Member Directory available for sale?
No. The Membership Directory is for Members Only and is not available for sale.