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Nominations for AWTE Chair’s Awards now open!

We are delighted to announce that nominations for this year’s Chair’s Awards are now OPEN!

In 2008, the AWTE was left a legacy from Founder Member, Joan Richardson. We use this legacy to present 3 Annual Awards that recognise the achievements of women in travel.

Please take time to nominate yourself, a deserving colleague or someone you admire as well as a company that you believe really supports women with their career in the industry so that AWTE can publicly recognise their contribution.

Please give us your nominations for the following categories:

  • AWTE Honorary Award – The nominee must be an AWTE member who has contributed significantly to the association or the travel industry specifically over the past 12 months.
  • Business Impact Award – can be any female in the travel, tourism and hospitality sector who has shown great innovation and made an impact in her role – either as an employee or her own business – and as a result positively impacted her business/and or the industry.
  • Company Award – A company in the travel industry who has shown that they support and are committed to equality on their board and within their management structure. Allowing women to reach their potential within the company and impact the business, or the industry with the company’s support.

At our 60th Anniversary, in 2014, we published a list of 60 influential women in the industry. We then committed to adding 5 names a year to that roll call of most influential women, so please also nominate 5 women that you would like to join that honours list.

For the second year running AWTE BENEVOLENT will present  two AWTE members an ENTERPRISE GIFT One for £1000.00 and one for £500.00.  This may be used for professional development, marketing, PR, social media skills.   To apply you must have been an AWTE member for a minimum of two consecutive years and you must complete  the application form below and send to

The presentation of these awards and the additional 5 influential women will take place on the 12th of September at Rocket City Bank.

Nominations for all 3 Awards and the 60for60 honours list can be completed on the form below and should be returned to Nominations for all 3 Chair Awards, and the influential women honours list can be completed on the forms below and should be returned to Deadline for nominations is 1st August for Chair’s Awards and 28th August for the Benevolent Enterprise Gift.

Tickets for the event are available now.

Click here for the AWTE Chairs Awards Nominations Form 2017

Click here for the Gift Application form

Andrew Wright
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