ITM Business Membership

Sign up for your ITM Business membership below.

1. General Information
  1. The above information in section 1 will be shown in your profile by default.
2. Contact Details
3. Misc Info
4. Employment Details
  1. Areas of Speciality
  2. Is anyone in your company a member of ITM?
  3. If yes please enter name and branch:

5. Industry Practitioner Type
  1. Please identify what type of Industry Practitioner membership you are applying for.
  2. Type A - A travel manager/ (or similar title) whom is not 100% employed (defined as PAYE remunerated) by the corporation, NGO, government department or LLP for which they work. In essence, a full-time, outsourced travel manager.
  3. Type B - An external consultant with a proven minimum 12 month outsourced travel management role through contract.
  4. Type C - An external consultant with a proven ad hoc outsourced travel management role through contract in the last 12 months.
  5. Type D - An external consultant employed by a Travel Management Company (TMC) or other similar intermediary such as Hotel Booking Agency (HBA) or Venue Placement Agency (VPA), with a proven ad hoc or 12 month minimum outsourced travel management role on behalf of one or more buyers through contract in the last 12 months.
  6. Type E - An intermediary Account Manager (from a TMC, HBA, VPA or such like) with "sole", direct and "proven" "representation" in an outsourced travel management role on behalf of one or more buyers.
6. Definitions
  1. The following definitions apply to the criteria above in the ITM "Industry Practitioner" category:-
  2. "Sole" - Must carry the title of Account Manager, Relationship Manager or such like and have only client relationship management role. Individual should have no business development aspect outside of existing clients. Where a dual role exists the individual will not qualify for IP status.
  3. "Representation" - Must be able to prove, via client statements, that their role requires them to work on behalf of the corporate in a travel management function and in their name in all but signatory,
  4. "Proven" - Where individual provides one of the following evidence formats from a bone fide travel buyer who is 100% employed as a buyer of travel by a corporation, NGO, government department or LLP etc.
7. Evidence & Supporting Statements
  1. Types A & B must provide a corporate client statement, as per below, stating a 12 month minimum contract, or
  2. Type C must provide two corporate client statements as evidence of ad hoc buyer representation in the last 12 months.
  3. Type D & E applications must provide two written statements from corporate client senior management, or one statement from a corporate senior manager and one from a director at the intermediary business (e.g. TMC/HBA/VPA) at which they are employed, stating their role in a "solely" account management based capacity as defined above.
8. Authorised Statements
  1. One of the following statements must be provided by the clients of applying Industry Practitioners to qualify for membership in this tier. Please post to secretariat@itm.org.uk with your name as the reference :-
  2. a.) "I, <Insert name> as the senior manager responsible for controlling my organisation's business travel programme, do hereby advise the Institute of Travel & Meetings that <insert applicant's name> works on our behalf as an account manager/ outsourced travel manager on a full time, dedicated basis."
  3. b.) "I, <Insert name> as the senior manager responsible for controlling my organisation's business travel programme, do hereby advise the Institute of Travel & Meetings that <insert applicant's name> works on our behalf as an account manager."
  4. c.) "I, <Insert name> as the senior manager responsible for controlling my organisation's business travel programme, do hereby advise the Institute of Travel & Meetings that <insert applicant's name> has worked on a paid basis for our organisation in the last 12 months to assist in the managing and procurement of business travel."
9. Account Information

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