WH&LA awards season is here! Nominate a 2018 Innkeeper of the Year, Associate of the Year, Corporate Champion of the Year; or celebrate your best employees with the Spirit of Hospitality Awards! Read on to learn more about each award.
Innkeeper of the Year: WH&LA recognizes the complete commitment to lodging excellence and Wisconsin’s lodging industry with this award, open to all WH&LA member property general managers or owner/operators, regardless of property size. One individual, one couple or one set of family members from the same property will be selected from all completed entries to receive WH&LA’s highest honor. Judging criteria include ongoing involvement in WH&LA and the lodging industry, commitment to both the profession and the community, personal and/or property achievements, general leadership abilities, and human resource skills.
Corporate Champion of the Year: The Corporate Champion is designed to recognize an individual active in Wisconsin’s lodging industry who is in key management (or ownership of a company owning/operating multiple lodging properties in Wisconsin, with all of their Wisconsin properties in WH&LA membership. Judging criteria includes contributions to the company’s success, personal or company recognition, ongoing WH&LA involvement, and other industry or community involvement.
Associate of the Year: WH&LA honors a high degree of industry dedication and knowledge with this award, open to all current WH&LA associate vendor, educational institution, and CVB/Chamber members. Judging criteria include proven track record of exceptional commitment and service to the industry, ongoing participation in WH&LA, personal and/or company achievements and general leadership abilities.
Spirit of Hospitality Award: Is there someone very special working at your property who demonstrates the spirit of hospitality to your guests and your staff? Nominate them for one of only 12 Spirit of Hospitality awards given each year.