Join the BATM community

Join as a buyer member

Are you a corporate buyer, travel manager or corporate travel professional?

Become a “Buyer Member”, it’s free of charge! On top of your BATM membership, you’ll get advantages to Acte membership.

Become a buyer member

Join as a supplier member

Are you a travel supplier representative?

As a “Supplier Member” you have access to all our events. Want to bring a colleague? That’s possible! With this membership, you can join events with one other representative.

Become a supplier member

Member of the press or academic member?

Get free membership as a journalist or as an academic member.

Become an academic member

Why should you join our community?

Reason why 01: stay informed

As a BATM member, you can count on the right support to realize the full potential of your travel program. We provide you with the most recent information on new developments, regulation, legislation and evolutions in the industry, through our online and offline channels.

Reason why 02: get inspired

Our industry changes at a rapid pace. Following the trends is one thing, applying them in your day-to-day activities is another. We actively share practical tips and tricks, to ensure Belgian travel professionals can stay ahead of the game.

Reason why 03: meet your peers

Nearly 200 Belgian business travel professionals, with corporate and/or supplier backgrounds, are a member of BATM today. This means 200 peers who are more than happy to share their stories, experiences and solutions with you. They gather every 3 months during one of our networking or educational events.

Our 50/50 ratio

Networking is key for our association, so BATM encourages all its members to invite colleagues and clients. We offer all Corporate buyers and potential new Supplier members the opportunity to experience the BATM Community, but we always use the 50/50 ratio.

What does that mean?

Well it’s pretty simple: the percentage of Supplier Members can never exceed 40% of the total BATM Membership base. This also means that any new Supplier members must introduce at least one new Corporate Buyer.

Happy networking!

Members of the board

Pascal Struyve

Pascal Struyve, Global Travel, Fleet & Meeting Services Director Ingersoll-Rand

Pascal has an extensive travel management background in both corporate and travel industry environments. He joined Ingersoll-Rand as their EMEA Travel Manager in March of 2005 after 15 years in the travel industry on the supplier side.

Since 2008 he has the global responsibility for the Travel as well as Fleet and Meeting Services.

Pascal is also member of the Board of BATM (Belgium Association of Travel Management) since 2008 and serves as the President of the association since February 2017.

He also serves on multiple customer advisory boards within the corporate travel industry since many years.

Corrado Simontacchi

Corrado Simontacchi, Advisor and Independent Business Travel Industry Consultant and former Corporate Purchasing Senior Manager, Goods and Services for Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific at Huntsman.

He is a chartered accountant with a business studies degree from the L. Bocconi University of Milan in Italy. Studies at the Economics for Business Leaders – Oxford Business University Summer School (Merton College, Oxford, UK) and Strategy formulation and decisions trough simulation at the SDA Bocconi (University L. Bocconi, Milan, Italy) complete his business education profile.

Prior to his Corporate Purchasing role, Corrado was EAME Finance Senior Manager of the Huntsman Polyurethanes Divison. He spent twenty years working for this Division (previously, ICI Polyurethanes) in a variety of roles including Marketing Manager, Strategic Planning Manager, Customer Service Manager, SAP Project Manager and IT Manager.

These roles included work on European and global business strategy and restructuring, acquisitions and alliances, preparation of some of the major Company’s capital investments, global supply chain process development, and global SAP and IT strategy implementation.

Vincent Jamoulle

Vincent Jamoulle started his career at Carlson Wagonlit Travel in 2004.
He was consecutively Business Travel Consultant, Sales Manager and Key Account Manager.
After a passage at BCD Travel in 2014, he became Global Travel Manager & Indirect Sourcing Specialist at IBA, a Belgian company which is worldwide leader in proton therapy for the treatment of cancer.

He spent 5 years developing and optimising IBA global travel program and carried out several international projects including a travel policy review, a global TMC change and OBT’s implementation.

Early 2020 he rised to a new challenge as Category Manager General Expenditure at Ideal Standard International, one of the leading manufacturers of products and solutions for private and public bathrooms. He has now the global responsibility for Travel, Marketing and Fleet categories