The Allied Member of the Year Award is presented annually during the GBTA Convention, recognizing an Allied (supplier) member whose dedication, enthusiasm and hard work have generated significant benefits for our Association and for the business travel industry.
Demonstrated leadership in the business travel industry
Proven ability to think boldly and creatively about new approaches, and implement their vision in a meaningful and impactful manner.
Join us in recognizing our dedicated member recipients!
2023: Samanta Bean
Corporate Director, Sales Development
LTD Hospitality Group
2022: Hank Benedetti
Global Head of Corporate Sales
2021: Gary Murakami
Vice President of Sales and Industry Relations
Teneo Hospitality Group
2020: Reggie Aggarwal
2019: Donald Moore
Senior Vice President, Business Rental Sales and International Tour
2018: Dorothy Dowling
Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer
Best Western® Hotels & Resorts
2017: Doug Anderson
Chief Executive Office
American Express Global Business Travel
2016: Bob Somers
Senior Vice President – Global Sales
Delta Air Lines
We are continuing to compile our previous recipients, please check back for updates! Are you a past recipient? Let us know here!