ITM Achievement Awards

Sponsored By Direct ATPI, American Airlines, British Airways, United Airlines, American Express Global Business Travel, TripStax, edyn, Qatar Airways


ITM Achievement Awards

Celebrating excellence across the travel community and recognising mentees as they graduate from the ITM Mentoring Programme, the event promises to be a rewarding afternoon and provides a perfect opportunity to network.


The Awards

Category - General
- Game Changer (Individual or Team) 
This year's Game Changer award will recognise the exceptional drive, bold approach and confidence to pursue change to overcome a company, client or industry challenge.

- Programme Achievement (Individual)

- Programme Achievement (Team)
This award will recognise the step changes made in Travel, Meetings and/or Expense Programmes to bring maximum value to the end-to-end experience. It could be a single piece of the puzzle, a re-design of the programme, technology-based or a re-focus of the resource in place.

- Service Excellence (Individual) 

- Service Excellence (Team)
Recognising the focus and dedication needed to deliver excellence over the last year, this award will shine a light on the individual, and teams, that have demonstrated best-in-class.

Category - Focus
- Sustainability Champion (Individual or Team) {New Award}
The recipient of this title will be awarded to the person or team that has an unwavering dedication to making their programme/offering more sustainable.

- Tech Innovator 
(Individual or Team) {New Award} 
The winner of this award will be awarded to person or team that is known as a true trailblazer in the ever-evolving landscape of technology.

Category - ITM Mentoring Programme {Only those within the programme can apply}
- Mentor of the Year

This award recognises this mentor's commitment to supporting the industry and future talent through sharing their expertise to guide and develop the mentees they have worked with.

- Mentee of the Year 

This award recognises this mentee's investment in the ITM Mentoring Programme, and themselves, through working with their mentor.

One to Watch (Mentee) 
The ITM Mentoring Team recognise a mentee who has excelled on their journey with their mentor. 
The winner of this award will be announced at the event. 

The awards will conclude with the Mentoring Programme Graduation.

If you're looking to find out more about our awards and what it means to be a winner, check out our ITM Achievement Awards blog series.

Agenda

Time Activity
12:00 Arrival and drinks reception
13:00 Welcome and introductions
13:20 Lunch and awards
16:00 Closing speeches
 

The above agenda timing is subject to change

Dress Code: Business casual or summer chic the choice is yours, (ties and suits not necessary)

For more information regarding our mentoring programme, please email mentoring@itm.org.uk

 

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ITM Conference Awards 2024

As part of our Confernece Gala dinner, we will be recognising and celebrating the incredible impact our memebrs make within the business travel community. There are 2 award categories and the winner will be individuals who have displayed excellence or made significant contributions to their organistations, travel programme, industry or to ITM. 

- Travel Buyer of the Year Award


This award will focus on the qualities, collaboration, and achievements an individual has demonstrated within their role. We are looking for nominations which demonstrte the work buyers have done to adapt to the complex environment, colloborate both internally and externally to support their travellers, buiness objectives and peers whilst continuing to chamption the value of travel management.

Partners & Sponsors

Other
edyn Group

Title Sponsor

American Airlines

edyn Group

Title Sponsor

American Express Global Business Travel

edyn Group

Title Sponsor

British Airways

edyn Group

Title Sponsor

Direct ATPI

edyn Group

Title Sponsor

edyn

edyn Group

Title Sponsor

Qatar Airways

edyn Group

Title Sponsor

TripStax

edyn Group

Title Sponsor

United Airlines

Material

ITM Achievement Awards | Photos 2022

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Venue

Tower Suites by Blue Orchid

About Venue

Commanding stunning views over the River Thames and the Tower of London, Tower Suites is dominating the game for luxury hotels with a view. Boasting some of the best panoramic views from 5 star hotels and apartments in Central London, the city’s famous business district is right on the doorstep; in the midst of some of London’s most iconic tourist attractions, the financial heartland, and Tower Hill station

Address

100 Minories

London, Greater London, United Kingdom, EC3N 1JY

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Public Transportation

By Train

15min walk from Liverpool Street Station

By Tube

Tower Hill Tube Station

Parking

Nearest parking available is the Minories Car Park and Q-Park Car Park

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Registration Fee
Single Ticket £ 89.00 (Ex. VAT)
Table of Ten £ 890.00 (Ex. VAT)
Registration Closes

Friday Jun 21, 2024

9:00 PM Europe/London
Event Time

Friday Jun 28, 2024

12:00 PM to 4:45 PM Europe/London
Venue

Tower Suites by Blue Orchid

London

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