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Deadline Extended for The 14th Annual HD Awards Submissions

Call for Entries!

Hospitality Design (HD) magazine is now accepting project and product entries for the 14th annual HD Awards, the industry’s premier awards competition, which celebrates the best in hospitality and product design in the last year by honoring the owners, designers, architects, and manufacturers behind the impressive creations. The deadline for entries has been extended to Friday, March 9th, 2018. Entries must have debuted between December 1st, 2016 and March 1st, 2018.

The projects portion spans 23 categories, including a more encompassing Wellness category for spas (day and hotel), fitness facilities, and other wellness amenities; a new Restorations category that focuses on adaptive reuse projects and historic renovations; and separate Upscale and Luxury hotel categories to focus on the evolving definitions of both segments. Innovative products are recognized in 11 categories such as Casegoods + Furniture, Wallcoverings, Furniture, and Accessories. The finalists will be announced in April, and the winners will be revealed and celebrated at a ceremony at Cipriani 25 Broadway in New York on Wednesday, June 6th, 2018. Both winners and finalists—selected by a soon-to-be-announced jury of industry professionals—are featured in the June issue of HD magazine.

Submit your project entries here

Submit your product entries here

This year, HD will also introduce a Nightlife Awards. The nightlife portion spans 10 categories, including Nightclub, Hotel Bar or Lounge, and Dayclubs. Entries must have debuted between December 1st, 2016 and February 1st, 2018. Nightlife winners and finalists will be announced in March and will be celebrated at Marquee Las Vegas on Monday, March 26th, 2018 during the Nightclub & Bar show. They will also be featured in our June issue of HD magazine and recognized at our ceremony in New York on June 6th at Cipriani 25 Broadway.

Submit your nightlife entries here

Nearly 640 project submissions were received during the 13th annual HD Awards, while more than 330 products were submitted. The 2017 project winners and finalists were selected by jury members, including Timothy Griffin, director of North America, Ennismore/the Hoxton; Nicole Hollis, founder, NICOLEHOLLIS; Kemper Hyers, senior vice president of design, Starwood Capital; Helen Jorgensen, vice president of design and procurement, Host Hotels & Resorts; and Alessandro Munge, founder, Studio Munge. For products: Siobhan Barry, partner and executive creator director, dash design; Joan Cardy, founder and president, the Cardy Group; and Gregory Stanford, director of interior design, Marriott International.

Each of the winners and finalists from the 13th annual awards were featured in the June 2017 issue of HD magazine.

Click here to see the finalists of the 13th Annual HD Project Awards

Click here to see the finalists of the 13th Annual HD Product Awards

View photos from the 2017 HD Awards ceremony here

If you have any questions regarding the HD Awards, please email Paulina Glozman at paulina.glozman@emeraldexpo.com

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