Entries open for AHEAD Americas

Entries are now open for the inaugural AHEAD Americas 2017, which will be held on June 28 2017 at the Pérez Art Museum in Miami, Florida. Hosted by Sleeper Magazine, AHEAD (The Awards for Hospitality Experience & Design) celebrates the very best of design in all its forms, and the guest experience it creates in hospitality projects across the Americas. Deadline for entries is 31 January 2017 with the shortlist announced on 10 March.

AHEAD covers four regions; Asia, Americas, Middle East and Africa (MEA) and Europe. With Grohe as Headline Sponsor, an annual awards scheme will take place in each region throughout 2017 and 2018. The awards will culminate in a Global Biennale, which will see the winners of the eight regional heats compete head-to-head to decide a worldwide winner in each category in 2019.

The esteemed judging panel is comprised of hoteliers, architects, interior designers and industry commentators. The award categories are:

  • Bar
  • Club & Lounge
  • Event Spaces
  • Guestrooms
  • Hotel Renovation & Restoration
  • Landscaping & Outdoor Spaces
  • Lobby & Public Spaces
  • Resort Hotel
  • Restaurant
  • Spa & Wellness
  • Suite
  • Urban Hotel – Conversion
  • Urban Hotel – Newbuild
  • Visual Identity of the Year
  • New Concept of the Year
  • Outstanding Contribution

For more information including eligibility and judging criteria please visit www.aheadawards.com/americas

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