It is my honor to announce Kerin McKinnon, Vice President of Strategic Sales at AmTrav as the recipient of NEBTA’s 2014 Award for Leadership and Professional Excellence.

Kerin has been leader in our industry for the last 25 years. As the Government Liaison for NEBTA, her voice and service has been essential in educating Capitol Hill and local government decision makers on the value of business travel.  

Kerin is the true definition of service. Besides her dedication to NEBTA for the last 20 years, she also serves on ACTE US Council, publically speaks both nationally and overseas on our industry and has been featured in travel publications and on television. She is a true believer in working and volunteering in as many capacities as possible.

As an association, we are honored to have such a dynamic, influential leader serve on our board. Kerin will be recognized for her accomplishments this week during our November 13th meeting.  

Please join me in congratulating Kerin on this recognition as she joins the esteemed group of business travel industry friends and icons who have previously received this award:

Tom Kinton, past Massport Director of Aviation

Scott Solombrino, President and CEO of DavEl Chauffeured Transportation Networkand CEO of Marcou Transportation Group’s Premium Chauffeured Transportation Platform

Patrick Moscaritolo, President and CEO of the Greater Boston Convention and Visitors Bureau

Gary Polito, Global Travel Sourcing Manager, Biogen Idec

Sharon Fogarty, Global Travel Category Manager, Haemonetics Corporation.

Kelly Gagne

President

New England Business Travel Association

Office: 617-945-5613

Cell: 617-775-7708

Please join us for our Annual Holiday Party

Thursday December 11th, 2014 Royal Sonesta Boston

It's that time of year again - time to get ready for the holidays!

To continue the holiday tradition, we are requesting your assistance with a donation to our annual Auction benefiting the NEBTA Scholarship Fund.  

NEBTA devotes the bulk of our resources to the education and professional skill development of our members. Understanding that corporate business travel is at the crossroads of change, NEBTA believes that a complete and intimate knowledge of the travel industry is crucial to the success of our members.

Throughout the year, educational opportunities are held on a wide variety of topics affecting business travel management; from new developments in technology to changes in local and national purchasing trends.

This year’s Auction will be held on Thursday December 11th, 2014 during our Annual Holiday Party.

If you are interested in supporting the Scholarship fund, please fill out the donation form and email it to Maggie Reilly, mreilly@sonesta.com by December 6th. Questions, please contact Maggie at 617-806-4309. Mailing address is included on the attachment.

In the true spirit of giving, we will also be collecting unwrapped toys for "Toys for Tots". In the last two years we have had an overwhelming response from the membership. We are proud to have donated over 100 toys to local boys and girls.

Thank you for your continued support and we looking to seeing you in December!