Hotelperson of the Year

Hotelperson of the Year

The nomination period for the 2019 Gold Key Awards is now open. Please use the form below to nominate your candidate for Hotelperson 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. Nominations MUST BE RETURNED NO LATER THAN NOON, TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2020. Please contact us with any questions regarding the appropriate category for a nominee, 619-224-2811 or


    • Nominee should be an Owner, Regional Manager, General Manager or Director of¬†Operations of a lodging establishment
    • Lends outstanding support to activities and promotion of San Diego and the Hospitality Industry and demonstrates leadership in community affairs
    • Runs a high-quality operation that sets a good example or standard for the City, and the Industry, in general

In his or her capacity, how is the nominee a credit to the Tourism Industry

Nomination Form

    Name of Nominee


    Employer Street

    Employer City

    Employer ZIP

    Nominee Department/Position

    Nominee Phone Number

    Your Name

    Your Email

    Please outline your reasons for nominating your candidate below. In addition to your comments, the criteria above will be used to judge the nominees. Nominations should be 750 words or less.