News for the Hospitality Executive
VA (January 06, 2011) – The Hospitality Sales & Marketing
International (HSMAI) announced its eighth annual “who’s who” list of
25 Most Extraordinary Minds in Hospitality and Travel Sales and
honorees, who have habitually exemplified traits indicative of the best
and marketing professionals in the hospitality, travel and tourism
will be honored during a private ceremony preceding the HSMAI Adrian Awards
Gala on Jan. 31, 2011, at the New York Marriott Marquis, and recognized
“The honorees on this year’s Top 25 list have displayed a pattern of excellence, inspiration and top-notch results in their respective industries,” said Robert A. Gilbert, CHME, CHA, president and CEO of HSMAI. “The list is a who’s who of sales and marketing professionals from the worlds of hospitality, travel and tourism.” Recipients were nominated through a “call for entries” to the industry at-large and judged by a panel of senior industry executives. Nominators were asked to submit specific sales and marketing accomplishments of the nominee with examples that support the individual’s implementation of an innovative strategy, the story of overcoming a specific challenge, or the development/implementation of a cutting-edge campaign.
The 2010 HSMAI
Top 25 Extraordinary Minds in Sales & Marketing:
The “Top 25” recognition program is held in conjunction with HSMAI’s annual Adrian Awards, which honors the “best of the best” in travel and hospitality marketing in the categories of advertising, public relations and digital marketing. Winners will be recognized at the annual Adrian Awards Gala, and at a ceremony and VIP reception co-hosted by Expedia Media Solutions prior to the Gala. Tables and tickets for the HSMAI Adrian Awards Gala are on sale now. HSMAI will also be holding a Digital Marketing Strategy Conference Feb. 1, the day after the Gala, at the New York Marriott Marquis. For more information on the Top 25 and the Adrian Awards Gala, please contact Desiree LaFont at (703) 506-3297, email AdrianAwards@hsmai.org, visit www.adrianawards.com, or follow Adrian Awards news on Twitter at www.twitter.com/AdrianAwards and Facebook at www.facebook.com/AdrianAwards .
HSMAI is the hospitality industry source for knowledge, community, and recognition for leaders committed to professional development, sales growth, revenue optimization, marketing, and branding. With a strong focus on education, HSMAI has become the industry champion in identifying and communicating trends in the hospitality industry, and bringing together customers and members at annual events, including HSMAI's Affordable Meetings®. Founded in 1927, HSMAI is an individual membership organization comprising more than 7,000 members worldwide, with 40 chapters in the Americas Region. For more information on HSMAI, contact the Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International, 1760 Old Meadow Road, Suite 500, McLean, Va. 22102; (703) 506-3280; fax (703) 506-3266, or visit the website at www.hsmai.org. Join our social networking communities on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook.
Names the Top 25 Minds in Hospitality and Travel Sales and Marketing;
Winners to be Honored at Adrian Awards Gala / January 2010
Names the 37 Advertising Division Award Winners, the 53 Public
Relations Division Award Winners and the 33 Web Marketing Division
Award Winners for the Year 2009 / December 2009
|HSMAI's 52nd Adrian Awards Honors Top Companies and Individuals in Hospitality Advertising, Public Relastions and Web Marketing / January 2009|
|HSMAI's Adrian Awards, Known as the “Oscars” of Travel and Hospitality Marketing, Presented at Gala In New York City / February 2008|