The People Awards

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Account Manager of the Year

Recognising an individual from any sector of the industry who has taken a proactive and consultative approach to their account management role and has gone above and beyond 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 has taken a proactive and consultative approach to account management and has gone above and beyond to provide 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.

Sales and Business Development Team of the Year

Recognising a team or department in any sector of the industry – TMC, aviation, accommodation, ground transport, technology etc – that has worked together to consistently achieve or exceed targets by using innovative ways to drive sales and win new business.

Sales and Business Development Manager of the Year

Recognising a individual in any sector of the industry – TMC, aviation, accommodation, ground transport, technology etc – who has consistently achieved or exceeded targets by using innovative ways to drive sales and win new business.

Business Travel Team of the Year

Recognising a team from any part of a business – IT, reservations, HR, marketing, finance etc – and from any sector within business travel that has worked diligently and collaboratively to make a significant, positive impact on the overall business and/or the wider industry.

Duty of Care Champion

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.

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 that make them an employer, supplier or partner of choice.

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.

Travel Technology Innovator

Recognising an individual or team working in any sector of the industry that has introduced innovative and game-changing technology to make a significant positive impact on clients, colleagues and/or the wider industry.

People Manager of the Year

Recognising an individual from any sector of the industry, working in any role (account management, reservations, IT, HR, finance, customer service, marketing etc) whose excellent people management skills have made a significant, positive impact on their organisation.

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 individual, at any stage in their career, who is delivering excellence and pushing the boundaries to help their business, organisation, sector and/or the wider industry.

Mentor of the Year

Recognising an individual who has provided exemplary support and guidance within their organisation or in the wider industry to help develop future talent.

TMC Above and Beyond Individual

Recognising an individual in any role/department within a TMC that has gone above and beyond and has made a significant, positive impact on their organisation, colleagues, clients, partners and/or the wider industry.

TMC Above and Beyond Team

Recognising a team in any department within a TMC that has gone above and beyond and has made a significant, positive impact on their organisation, colleagues, clients, partners and/or the wider industry.

Consultant of the Year

Recognising a consultant at any stage of their career and in any business travel sector – TMC, accommodation, airline, rail, wellbeing, technology, risk etc – who has demonstrated dedication and passion for the role and has used their skills and initiative to support and meet the needs of their clients and/or their clients’ travellers.

Buyer of the Year

Recognising a buyer who excels in their role and has achieved significant, positive change within their organisation and/or the wider industry through dedication, innovation and strong leadership.

Industry Contribution Award

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