Thursday, October 26, 2023
Brooklyn, New York

The goal of the WINiT Awards is to recognize the women, men, and companies who together are driving positive change for the career mobility of women in the travel-related industries. Winners will be honored at the Gala.

WINiT Gala award categories will include:

  • Most Innovative Trailblazer
  • Outstanding Woman of the Year
  • Rising Female Leader
  • Best Mentor or Coach (Women)
  • Best Mentor or Coach (Male)
  • DEI Leadership Award
  • The Future of the Workforce Award

Reception: 6:30 PM EST
Dinner: 7:30 PM – 9 :30 PM EST


New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge
333 Adams Street, Brooklyn, New York 11201


The room block at the New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge is SOLD OUT.

You may contact the Reservations Department at (718) 246-7000 or check online for availability at the prevailing rate. 

Check-in: 4:00 PM
Check-out: 11:00 AM

For your convenience, the following properties are near the host venue:

Sheraton Brooklyn New York Hotel
228 Duffield Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Tel: 718-855-1900

Aloft New York Brooklyn
216 Duffield Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Tel: 718-256-3833

Hilton Brooklyn New York
140 Schermerhorn Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201 Tel: 718-834-8800

Hampton Inn Brooklyn/Downtown
125 Flatbush Avenue Extension
Brooklyn, NY  1120111201 Tel: 718-875-8800

The Tillary Hotel
85 Flatbush Ave Extension
Brooklyn, NY 11201 Tel: 718-329-9537

NU Hotel Brooklyn
85 Smith Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201 Tel:718-852-8585

Hotel room, tax, incidentals, airfare and other expenses are the responsibility of the attendee.

Thank you to our GBTA WINiT Gala 2023 sponsors!

Corporate Table Hosts:

Bar Host:

Individual Registration: $1,000
Full Table Purchase: $10,000

To Sponsor a Full Table, please contact Robert Ambrozy [email protected]

As a part of the GBTA Foundation, a 501c3 organization, a portion of your contribution to the GBTA WINiT Gala is tax deductible.

Don’t miss this opportunity to increase your brand awareness, generate leads and network with more than 200 movers and shakers in the corporate travel industry. The attendees of this event are buyers and suppliers who are both veterans and those new to the travel industry.

Ready now or want to talk to a team member about additional sponsorship opportunities? Please contact Mailene Cline at [email protected] for more information.

Interested in sponsoring the 2023 GBTA WINiT program? Or do you have questions about certain opportunities? Please fill out the form below, and a member of the sponsorship team will respond shortly.

Venue & Hotel
New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge
333 Adams St, Brooklyn, NY 11201

Please note:
The Main Entrance is on the street level.
Main lobby and meeting space is on the 2nd Floor of the hotel.

Valet Parking is available, rates:
Hourly: $21
Daily: $60

Location of Events:
Reception : Promenade – 6 :30 – 7 :30pm
Dinner: Salon A/B/C/D – 7 :30 – 10 :00pm

Thursday, October 26: 5:45pm – 7:30pm
Second Floor – Salon D Foyer

Dress Code:
Black-Tie Optional

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Average Temperature:
The average temperature in New York City in late October for a typical day range from a high of 66°F (19°C) to a low of 50°F (10°C).

Airport Transportation
Transportation to and from the hotel will be the responsibility of the registrant. Taxi and Ride sharing services are available to/from all airports servicing John F. Kennedy International (JFK) –19 miles; LaGuardia (LGA)- 10.4 miles; and Newark Liberty (EWR)-14.8 miles.  

Additional Transportation
The Jay Street/Metro Tech Subway Station (A/C/F Lines) is a 2-minute walk from the hotel.
The Borough Hall Subway Station (2/3 Lines) is a 5-minute walk from the hotel.
For more information, visit the MTA Route Planner site.