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M&IT crowned editorial team of the year

Team picks up prominent award at Carlson Wagonlit Travel's Business Journalism Travel Awards
14/10/2016

Pictured: the winners at this year's BTJAs at Plateau Restaurant, organised by Carlson Wagonlit Travel

The team at Meetings & Incentive Travel magazine (M&IT) has won editorial team of the year at the prestigious Business Travel Journalism Awards (BTJAs), organised by Carlson Wagonlit Travel.


The M&IT team won for their coverage of breaking events industry news, such as the ongoing impact of terrorism on business travel, how Brexit could affect the industry and other news regarding agencies and suppliers. It also reflected campaigns such as the Living Wage for Live Events and the recent Hands off Our QEII.


New editor Gareth Roberts received the award on the evening, which also recognised other esteemed journalists from across the industry and national publications.


Individual wins included Katie Morley of the Telegraph, who won Scoop of the Year, and freelancer Jenny Southan for features journalist of the year - industry trends. Which? Picked up the best social media campaign for their work on Rail Refunds.


M&IT deputy editor Paul Harvey was also highly commended for the category features journalist of the year - accommodation, for his light-hearted reflection on a spa treatment in Monaco.


The awards ceremony took place at Plateau Restaurant in Canada Square, with the evening sponsored by the likes of Russian airline Aeroflot, Melia hotels, Turkish Airlines, Air Canada, glh hotels and more.


Chris Bowen, managing director of CWT Meetings & Events UK & Ireland, said the awards were an important form of recognition for the ongoing work carried out industry journalists.

  • Paul Ratcliffe of Starfish Consulting 16/10/2016

    For more years than I care to remember, the editorial team at M&IT have been reporting the key events within the MICE industry.
    The reporting and writing is second to none and so it's very gratifying to see their efforts rewarded in this way.

    Congratulations on your achievements and for securing this prestigious award. Well done team M&IT


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