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 25th annual 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, chairman of the judging panel, said: “Once again, the judges have had their work cut out, such has been the standard of entries for the 2020 awards. It never ceases to amaze me how the quality improves each year. As always, there can only be one category winner, so anyone who has made the shortlist can be justifiably proud of their achievement.”

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, 20 January 2020 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 2020 Business Travel Awards ceremony, click here

Check out the gallery from the 2019 event here

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