27th Annual Auction>>>

Dear Member/Contributor:

The Georgia Business Travel Association (GeorgiaBTA) will hold the annual Professional Development Fundraiser: Around the World in an Evening - Thursday October 10, 2013 at The Estate in Buckhead from 5:30pm - 8:30pm. We hope ou will join us for a night of great networking, professional recognition, and fundraising!

Each year, in addition to supporting our scholarship fund, we contribute a portion of the proceeds to a local charity.  This year’s chosen charity is the Georgia State University Foundation, School of Hospitality.


The Georgia Business Travel Association (GeorgiaBTA), founded in 1979 as the National Travel Passenger Association is an association of members who represent major business travel buyers and suppliers.  The mission of GeorgiaBTA is to help members increase their knowledge, expand their networks, and boost their value.  This is done through a variety of programs, meetings, and events and through the awarding of scholarships to members in pursuit of additional education or certification that will help them advance in a career in the business travel industry.  For more information, visit


We would like to thank Enterprise Rent-a-Car & National Car Rental for being this year’s Partner of Professional Development and host sponsor for the Auction.

There are many partnership opportunities available to show your support for Georgia BTA and to showcase your company. Contact Donna Lehman, ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ) to learn more.

The success of our education and scholarship programs and our fundraising event are dependent upon your generosity.  You can donate an item or make a monetary contribution in the following ways:

- Visit the website -- Visit Click on “Silent Auction” on menu bar.

Click on “Contribution Form” midway down page.  Complete the form and submit.

- Complete the form below and email to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  

Georgia BTA will gladly receive your donated items and partnerships until September 26, 2013.

Thank you for your support!

Heather Pastrick                           Cindy Mann
Georgia BTA Vice President        Georgia President
and Director of Sales for              and Complex Sales Manager,
Enterprise Holdings                     Hilton Atlanta / Embassy Suites

Georgia BTA a 501c6 organization. Tax ID (EIN) Number: 58-2145 140.


Professional Development Fundraiser and Auction Event

Around the World in an Evening

When:  Thursday, October 10, 2013

Time:    530-830pm

Where:  The Estate in Buckhead           





(Please submit description of your item to appear on bid sheet).






Retail Value:  $____________




Travel-related Contributions:

Arts & Entertainment:

  • Airline Tickets
  • Ballet, Symphony, Theater Tickets
  • Airport Parking
  • Braves, Falcons, Hawks Tickets
  • Cruises
  • Gift Cards for dining, movies, or retailers
  • Hotel Packages

Other Fun Gifts:

  • Limo/Transportation Services
  • Themed Gift Baskets
  • Luggage
  • Vacation Homes/ Time Shares
  • Trendy Purses or Jewelry

Please provide marketing material so that we can accurately describe/promote your item to buyers.


Certificates / Vouchers can be electronically sent to

Heather Pastrick  at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Physical items may be sent to:

Heather Pastrick
5909 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd Suite 500

Atlanta GA  30328  

Donations and donor recognition will be on the Georgia BTA website!