Following the completion of the first round of judging by a panel of experts across a wide range of industry sectors, the shortlist for the 2019 Business Travel Awards has been announced.

The judging panel spent many hours deliberating to come up with their selection of the entries that will move forward to the next round. This year saw a record number of entries across 22 categories, including Travel Buyer and Team of the Year, Rising Star and Best TMC.

Mike Toynbee, BBT’s managing editor and chairman of the judging panel, said: “With the standard of entries reaching yet new heights – as well as record numbers – the judges have had their work cut out. It is going to be a particularly tough session when they meet to determine the best of the best.”

View the full shortlist here.

The judges will meet again before the end of the year to carefully analyse each of the finalists’ entries in order to determine the winner of each category. These will be announced at a fantastic gala ceremony on Monday, 21 January 2019 at the Grosvenor House hotel in London, where guests will be treated to a champagne reception, three-course dinner and live entertainment.

To purchase a table or tickets for the 2019 Business Travel Awards ceremony, click here.

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