Marketing Professional of the Year Awards

About the Awards

New in 2022, the HSMAI’s Marketing Professional of the Year Awards will recognize the very best of marketing in the hospitality industry. Nominations will come from HSMAI members, chapters, and the industry at large, and the awards will be presented annually at HSMAI’s Marketing Strategy Conference.

2022 Nominations are Open!

Nominations for 2022 are now open and due by March 31, 2022.

This PDF version of the nomination form is for informational/planning purposes only.

All nominations must be submitted online by clicking the “Submit a nomination” button below.

Submit a nomination

 

To qualify for the Single-/Multi-Unit award, a nominee must:

  • Currently serve in an on-property or multi-property marketing role for a brand, management company, ownership group, or independent property.
  • Have more than 75% of their responsibilities specific to the day-to-day management of marketing for the property(s).
  • Demonstrate excellence in at least 4 of the following areas: Lifelong Learning; Innovative Leadership; Cross-Discipline Collaboration; Talent Development; and Advancement of the Discipline.

To qualify for the Corporate award, a nominee must:

  • Currently serve in an above-property regional or corporate marketing role for a brand, management company, or ownership group.
  • Have more than 50% of their responsibilities specific to the oversight of marketing professionals, and not in the performance of daily marketing tasks.
  • Demonstrate excellence in at least 4 of the following areas: Lifelong Learning; Innovative Leadership; Cross-Discipline Collaboration; Talent Development; and Advancement of the Discipline.