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Nominations will open on February 28 for the 2022 Business Travel Awards and will close at 5pm on April 29

There are 17 award categories – five new for this year – representing a range of individual and team roles.

Please ensure nominations are entered in the category with the description that is the most suitable and appropriate. Judges are aware that companies have many different job titles to illustrate core business responsibilities.

Operations Manager of the Year
Recognising an individual from any sector of the industry who has demonstrated the ability to provide excellent customer service using an innovative, practical and strategic approach across operational management.

Operations Team of the Year
Recognising a team from any sector of the industry that has demonstrated the ability to provide excellent customer service using an innovative, practical and strategic approach across operational management.

Account Manager of the Year
Recognising an individual from any sector of the industry who takes a proactive and consultative approach to their role in order to provide unrivalled customer service, care and value to their client(s).

Account Management team of the Year
Recognising a team from any sector of business travel that takes a proactive and consultative approach to providing unrivalled customer service, care and value to their client(s).

Meetings & Events Team of the Year
Recognising a team or department that has demonstrated the ability to provide excellent customer service – using an innovative, practical and strategic approach – to deliver meetings and/or events.

Duty of Care Initiative of the Year
Recognising an individual or team from any sector of the industry that has demonstrated an innovative, proactive, practical and strategic approach to ensure maximum duty of care to clients and/or colleagues.

Business Transformation Initiative of the Year
Recognising an individual or team from any sector of the industry that has driven and managed a transformation within their business, which has positively impacted clients and/or colleagues and the overall success of the business.

Travel Technology Innovator
Recognising an individual or team from any sector of the industry that has introduced innovative technology which has had a significant positive impact on clients, colleagues and/or the wider industry.

Sustainability Champion
Recognising an individual or team from any sector of the industry that can demonstrate a firm commitment and accountability to sustainability and the successful implementation of initiatives to reduce the carbon footprint of their clients, their own business and/or the wider industry.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Champion
Recognising an individual or team from any sector of the industry that can demonstrate a firm commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion and the successful implementation of initiatives which make them an employer, supplier or partner of choice.

Rising Star

Recognising an outstanding individual from any sector of business travel, under 35 years of age, who has demonstrated an aptitude and desire to become a business leader of the future.

Shining Star
Recognising an outstanding individual who has shown themselves to be a business leader, delivering excellence to their business, sector and/or the wider industry.

Change Champion Leader
Recognising an individual who has been instrumental in making a significant and impactful change within their business, sector and/or in the wider industry.

Travel Buyer of the Year
Recognising an individual who can demonstrate outstanding commitment to their corporate buyer role and the development and implementation of an effective travel programme with strong engagement from all stakeholders.

TMC of the Year
Recognising a TMC that can demonstrate outstanding commitment to its clients, teams, partners and/or the people working in the wider industry. This award is open to any TMC, regardless of its size and turnover.

Industry Contribution Award
Recognising an outstanding leader, innovator, and influencer whose contribution, throughout their career, has bought real and positive change to the business travel industry.

Chair’s Award
This will be a special, additional award, chosen by the Chair of the Judging Panel, to recognise an individual or team that has demonstrated particular excellence in their category.