2019 STAR OF THE INDUSTRY AWARDS
Nomination Deadline – December 4th
AHLA Star of the Industry Awards will proudly recognize the best of the following SEVEN categories. Finalist will be announced December 11th and winner awarded at GALA.
Nomination Guidelines and FAQs
Who is eligible?
AHLA members in good standing
How many individuals (or company) may I nominate?
Only (1) nominee per category
Is a form required for each nomination?
Yes. (1) form is required per nominee
May I nominate my company?
Yes! Please feel free to nominate your hotel/business
When is the deadline?
December 4th this is a firm deadline
Where do I send a written form?
Any form not filled out on line may be scanned and sent to [email protected]
When will I be notified if my nominee makes the top 3?
You will be contacted by December 11th
Who qualifies for which category?
See categories below
FRONT OF HOUSE: Hourly employees in the Front Office, PBX, Concierge, Valet/Bellman, Recreation, Fitness, Golf, Spa, Servers, Bar Staff, Banquet Servers, Hosts/Bussers, Baristas, Room Service, and Reservations
HEART OF HOUSE: Hourly employees in Housekeeping, Laundry, Maintenance/Engineering, Loss Prevention, Landscaping, Administration, Accounting/Purchasing, Human Resources, Chefs/Cooks, Stewards, and Event Set up Staff
SALE & MARKETING: Managerial or hourly employees in Sales, Marketing, Events, and Revenue Management
OUTSTANDING LEADER: Managers and supervisors from any department.
COMMUNITY SPIRIT AWARD: This award is given to a hotel, allied business or individual in recognition for their acts of a charitable nature that have left a profound and recognizable mark on the community
STUDENT AWARD: Any High School or College student that is pursuing a hospitality degree while working part time or more and demonstrates aptitude and professionalism as a future star of our industry
ALLIED MEMBER of the Year: This award recognizes the Allied Member whose continued partnership has further the goals of the AHLA, provided the means or resources to improve our community, and / or creates a service culture that permeates their team and the member hotels they serve.
*Please try to fill each section. Use N/A if description does not apply