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Nominate Your Star Today!

At hotels across the country there are star employees who drive who our industry forward, embodying the true meaning of hospitality.

From the general manager who treats staff like family, to the laundry attendant who goes the extra mile each and every time, our industry is filled with incredible people and their incredible stories.

The Stars of the Industry Awards is the industry’s most prestigious national awards program and serves to shine a light on our industry’s best and brightest.

Do you have a star at your hotel who deserves to be recognized?

DON’T WAIT - NOMINATE THEM TODAY!

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(use your AHLA credentials)

2022 AWARD CATEGORIES:

  • North Star Award: Lodging Employee of the Year
  • General Manger of the Year - Large Property
  • General Manager of the Year - Small Property
  • Stevan Porter Emerging Hospitality Leaders of the Year
  • Paving the Way Award (Recognizing Female Trailblazers)

IMPORTANT NOTES:

  • Include photos and/or video of your candidate so we can give your star the recognition they truly deserve!
  • Early submissions will have the opportunity to be recognized through our Hotel Heroes campaign

Final deadline for Stars of the Industry is October 1, 2021

2022 AHLA STARS OF THE INDUSTRY AWARDS
Winners of the AHLA Stars of the Industry will be recognized at the annual Night of a Thousand Stars awards gala! Hosted in the city of stars - Los Angeles, CA - Night of a Thousand Stars is the Oscars of the hospitality world where we will celebrate the best and brightest of our industry. Each of the three finalists for the North Star Award (Lodging Employee of the Year) will be recognized and celebrated with their own video profile before the winner is announced live at the event.

HOTEL HEROES SOCIAL CAMPAIGN
Select applicants will be recognized as part of AHLA’s ‘Hotel Heroes’ social media campaign, created to celebrate the incredible people who have risen to the challenge during this pandemic. Only EARLY-BIRD Stars of the Industry applicants who provide photos or video footage will be eligible.

SUBMISSION INFORMATION
AHLA members can login to submit a nomination using their AHLA member login. You may save your work and return to the application as often as needed prior to the nomination deadline. The application must be completed and submitted to qualify for judging.

All AHLA member companies, properties, and employee members are eligible to submit an entry. Nonmembers will not be considered. For inquiries about your AHLA membership status please contact Member Services at membership@ahla.com or (202) 289-3100. 

Click here for nomination criteria details.

Nominations are due by October 1, 2021.
For specific questions, contact Allison Brennan at abrennan@ahla.com or (202) 289-3111.

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