Hotel Sales Professionals of the Year

The HSMAI Americas Hotel Sales Professional of the Year Awards recognize and promote excellence in the field of sales in hotels. Honorees exemplify strong sales performance producing measurable results.

Nominate an outstanding sales professional today!

HSMAI is accepting nominations for the Sales Professional of the Year Awards. Nominations are due by Friday, September 6, 2019.

The 2019 honorees will be announced in October 2019, and will be recognized at HSMAI’s Sales Leader Forum and Awards Dinner set for November 5-6, 2019 in Dallas, Texas.

For questions and additional information, please contact Juli Jones at jjones@hsmai.org or 703-506-3276.

To qualify for the On-Property award, a nominee must:

  • Currently serve in an on-property or regional sales role for a brand, management company, ownership group, or independent property.
  • Demonstrate excellence in all of the following areas: Creativity & Initiative, Sales Acumen, Innovative Leadership, and Advancement of the Discipline.

To qualify for the Off-Property award, a nominee must:

  • Currently serve in an off-property regional, national, or global sales role for a hotel brand, management company, or ownership group.
  • Demonstrate excellence in all of the following areas: Creativity & Initiative, Sales Acumen, Innovative Leadership, and Advancement of the Discipline.

Congratulations to the 2018 honorees!

Laura Dinu, Director, Groups & Meetings, Global Sales Americas, IHG (Above-property)

Amy Champagne, Director of Sales & Catering at the Antlers Hotel in Colorado Springs, CO (On-property)

Past Honorees*

  • Adreana Bailey, National Sales Manager, Hilton DFW Lakes (On-property, 2017)
  • Jane Pearsall, Senior Manager of Worldwide Sales, Global Business Travel, Best Western Hotels & Resorts (Off-property, 2017)

*Titles and employers are as of the time of the award presentation.

Partnership opportunities are available for this awards program. For information, contact Elise Rhinehart.