Educator of the Year Awards

HSMAI annually recognizes excellence among the educators preparing new talent for the fields of sales, marketing, and revenue optimization in hotels.

Sales Educator of the Year Award

This award is presented annually at HSMAI’s Sales Leader Forum.

Congratulations to the inaugural Sales Educator of the Year!

Katie Davin, Associate Professor, Johnson & Wales University, Providence, Rhode Island Campus (2022)

Marketing Educator of the Year Award

This award is presented annually at HSMAI’s Marketing Strategy Conference.

Congratulations to the inaugural Marketing Educator of the Year!

Dr. Katerina Berezina, Associate Professor, University of Mississippi

Revenue Optimization Educator of the Year Award

This award is presented annually at HSMAI ROC Americas.

Congratulations to the 2022 honoree!

Dr. Chris K. Anderson, Academic Director, School of Hotel Administration, Cornell University

The Revenue Optimization Educator of the Year Award is co-presented by HSMAI and Expedia Group.

Past Honorees

  • Dr. Breffni Noone, Associate Professor, Pennsylvania State University (2021)