NOMINATIONS

Nominations will be accepted for the following 13 categories:

 

RISING STAR AWARD – VOTING CLOSED, stay tuned for further announcements regarding finalists and Sept 27th awards celebration

This award is given to an individual who has been in the industry for less than five years, but demonstrates the potential to become a pivotal figure in the hospitality community.

 

UNSUNG HERO – VOTING CLOSED, stay tuned for further announcements regarding finalists and Sept 27th awards celebration

This award is given to an individual who enables their organization to enhance guest experiences. An unsung hero strives to improve customer service out of professionalism and dedication to true hospitality.

 

BEYOND THE CALL OF DUTY – VOTING CLOSED, stay tuned for further announcements regarding finalists and Sept 27th awards celebration

This award is given to an individual who demonstrates a willingness to go “beyond the call of duty”. At a minimum, the employee created an unforgettable experience for a guest or colleague.

 

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT – VOTING CLOSED, stay tuned for further announcements regarding finalists and Sept 27th awards celebration

This award is given to an individual (non-manager) who has proven dedication and commitment to the hospitality industry for over ten years.

 

COMMUNITY SPIRIT – VOTING CLOSED, stay tuned for further announcements regarding finalists and Sept 27th awards celebration

This award is given to an individual that contributes to the community. Contributions include volunteer efforts, donations and giving back through various programs and organizations.

 

SUSTAINABILITY – VOTING CLOSED, stay tuned for further announcements regarding finalists and Sept 27th awards celebration

This award is given to a hospitality company committed to environmental sustainability. This commitment can be proven through instituting green design and equipment, water conservation, local food sourcing and waste reduction programs.

 

HOTEL AWARD – VOTING CLOSED, stay tuned for further announcements regarding finalists and Sept 27th awards celebration

This award is given to the hotel that contributes to the community financial but also through community efforts and strategic partnership to move Long Beach forward.

 

RESTAURANT AWARD – VOTING CLOSED, stay tuned for further announcements regarding finalists and Sept 27th awards celebration

This award is given to the restaurant that contributes to the community financial but also through community efforts and strategic partnership to move Long Beach forward.

 

ENTREPRENEUR – VOTING CLOSED, stay tuned for further announcements regarding finalists and Sept 27th awards celebration

This award is given to a new business, (less than 18 months) that has made a positive impact on their local community and been a steward within the community it serves.

 

SPECIAL EVENT – VOTING CLOSED, stay tuned for further announcements regarding finalists and Sept 27th awards celebration

This award can be a one time or reoccurring special event given for programs that demonstrate a create approach to events, anniversaries, charity events, or holidays.

 

INNOVATION HOSPITALITY AWARD – VOTING CLOSED, stay tuned for further announcements regarding finalists and Sept 27th awards celebration

This award is presented to an individual or organization that show a commitment to the destination through partnerships and innovative ideas, significantly helping move Long Beach Tourism forward.

 

SUPPLIER MEMBER AWARD – VOTING CLOSED, stay tuned for further announcements regarding finalists and Sept 27th awards celebration

This award is given to a supplier who has worked in partnership with the hospitality industry to make a difference in the local community.

 

HOUSEKEEPING AWARD – VOTING CLOSED, stay tuned for further announcements regarding finalists and Sept 27th awards celebration

This award gives hotels the opportunity to recognize a housekeeper/room attendant who show a commitment to exemplary guest service, exceptional cleanliness and a true passion for the hospitality business.