Nominate a Supplier Super Star!

Join us in honoring the hotel, destination and CVB industry experts who helped make your meeting a successful and truly memorable event—share your gratitude and let them know how much you value their dedication.

We're looking for truly exceptional individuals who are making a significant contribution to the industry, their brand and their meeting planner clients. These honorees should reflect strong leadership, enterprising work ethic, an indomitable spirit for innovation and success, and an overall exceptional performance and passion for their craft.

From ambitious up and comers to high level CEOs and directors, honor the colleagues who shine through their resolve, industrious and resourceful attitude, and their contagious zeal for the hotel industry,

​Nominations are made by dedicated industry professionals and will receive a thoughtful review by the Smart Meetings Editorial team who selects the final honorees. Winners will be featured in the November issue of Smart Meetings' print and digital magazines. Entry deadline is September 21—submit your nominations today and be automatically entered to win a $250 gift card!



Using the field above, tell us why your nominee is the perfect candidate for the Supplier of the Year category of choice. Limit of up to 250 words.


Industry Leaders
Honor ambassadors who have made a significant contribution to the supplier industry over a sustained period of time. These high-level team members are excellent leaders who provide thoughtful and effective insight to their trade, steer their teams with passion and deep knowledge and set the pace for new paths toward success.

These hotel management companies, high-caliber technology brands and leading independent hotels. With a keen eye for new and successful avenues, and a strong business acumen, these fearless leaders pursue their dreams and blaze their own trails leading us all toward new horizons.

These VIPs have raised hotels and venues’ standards of excellence, conquered company goals and continue to shine as a beacon of inspiration, knowledge and experience. Chasing creativity and continuously leaving fresh, original concepts in their wake, these super stars have had an undeniable and lasting effect on their company, the industry and their peers.

These hard-working team players are the ones getting the job done. The people who do what others will not, who exhibit dauntless resolve and an unquentiable thirst for a job well done. Individuals who face even the toughest challenges with a smile and a solution. They strive for perfection and take pride in delivering an exceptional performance despite the project at hand.

Rising Stars
Let’s salute the industry’s up and comers! These team members may be fresh faced but their talent, diligence and determination drive them to excel each day. They are eager to learn, share innovative ideas and concepts, and have carved out a place among their peers.