This page answers some FAQs about the Leaders in Hospitality Awards 2016.
What is the Leaders in Hospitality Awards ?
Ours is a hospitality industry supported by the highest levels of government, and the private sector’s biggest players, who deserve to be recognized for their outstanding commitments, innovative ideas and original approach to an age old industry.
Covering the entire industry the 2016 Leaders in Hospitality Awards are thoughtfully devised to ensure the brands and team members who make a difference, are recognized and appreciated for their work. The Awards are designed to capture the outstanding elements of properties, campaigns and people across a number of categories.
Where and when is it happening?
St. Regis Dubai, April 19 2016
How do I take part?
There are many ways hospitality professionals can get involved in the awards, from nominations, to sponsorship and attendance, to helping to spread the word on social media using the tag #HNMEAwards. All these are detailed below.
Which categories are open to nominations?
All the categories are open to nomination from those working in the hotel and hospitality industry. You can read the full list of categories here
How do I nominate?
To nominate, email HNMESocial@bncpublishing.net and state that you wish to nominate. You will then be sent the official submission form and details of all the categories. You must complete a separate form for each entry and return it to HNMESocial@bncpublishing.net before March 31. No entries will be accepted after this date.
Who is judging the event?
Every category will be judged by our panel of hospitality experts to ensure the competition is transparent and fair. The judging panel will be announced soon.
How does judging work?
When nominations close on March 31, the team at Hotel News ME will then send all the entries to the judges, along with a score card. The judges have to score each entry independently and return to the team, where final scores will be calculated.
The three highest scoring nominations for each category will be contacted and required to attend the ceremony in Dubai on April 19. The winners will be announced live that evening.
How can I attend?
While a small number of tickets will be granted to the shortlisted entrants those who wish to purchase a table can do so by contacting the team here at Hotel News Middle East. The graphic below is designed to help you understand which tables are available and how much they cost.
How do I sponsor?
Sponsorship opportunities are still available, however it is recommended that anybody who does wish to sponsor, confirms their participation at the soonest in order to take advantage of the full pre-event coverage. Sponsors benefit from brand presence at the event, pre-event editorial and VIP attendance on the night. For a full list of packages email firstname.lastname@example.org