Each year we honor those who have made significant contributions to the betterment of our industry. The 40th Annual Gold Key Awards presentation is co-sponsored by the San Diego County Hotel-Motel Association and the Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International. The 2018 Gold Key Awards will be at the Manchester Grand Hyatt on Tuesday, February 19, 2019.
2018 Gold Key Awards
- Food and Beverage Person of the Year
- Gold Key Award
- Guest Service Associate of the Year
- Heart of the House Associate of the Year
- Hotel Leader of the Year
- Hotelperson of the Year
- Patti Roscoe Award–Allied Person of the Year
- Salesperson of the Year
If you’d like to send your nomination via mail or email, please download the Gold Key Award Nomination Form. Nominations should be 750 words or less and attachments with the forms will not be accepted. Please contact us with any questions regarding the appropriate category for a nominee, 619-224-2811 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The period covered by the nomination is 2018 and all employees in the hospitality industry in the county are eligible for nomination. Nominations will be judged by the top elected officers of the participating organizations and MUST BE RETURNED NO LATER THAN NOON, MONDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2019.
HSMAI will be presenting the James V. Cunningham Personalized Service Award and Revenue Management Professional of the Year Award as part of the Gold Key Awards program.
We appreciate the support of the following organizations:
- International Live Events Association
- Meeting Professionals International
- National Association of Catering Events
- San Diego Concierge Association
- San Diego Tourism Authority
Gold Key Awards Dinner
Please join us for the 40th Annual Gold Key Awards on Tuesday, February 19, 2019, at the Manchester Grand Hyatt.
Registration and no-host cocktail reception will be from 5:30-6:45, followed by dinner and program at 7:00. Dress is business attire.