Miami’s Inaugural Hospitality Design Awards – Call For Entries

/Miami’s Inaugural Hospitality Design Awards – Call For Entries

Miami’s Inaugural Hospitality Design Awards – Call For Entries

|2016-12-19T18:15:45-05:00December 19th, 2016|

AIA Miami, Greater Miami & The Beaches Hotel Association and Oberhausen Marketing & Public Relations Announce Call for Entries for Miami's First Annual Hospitality Design Awards

– Award Ceremony to Take Place at the Faena Forum in Miami Beach on March 6, 2017 –

– Hospitality Design Magazine to Serve as Presenting Sponsor –

The AIA Miami, Greater Miami & The Beaches Hotel Association (GMBHA) and Oberhausen Marketing & Public Relations announce the call for entries for the inaugural Miami Hospitality Design Awards. Project owners and licensed architects and designers from anywhere in the world with hospitality projects in Miami-Dade County are invited to enter through January 7, 2017. Hospitality projects include hotels, restaurants, nightclubs, lounges and bars, and a licensed architect must be a part of the team to qualify for entry.

"The awards will showcase excellence in architecture, elevate public consciousness of great design and recognize those architects, designers, construction partners and hospitality venues whose work enriches our built environment," said Cheryl Jacobs, Executive Vice President, AIA Miami.

"With our support and that of AIA Miami, Oberhausen Marketing & PR and Hospitality Design magazine, the awards will recognize the wonderful diversity and design excellence that continues to put Miami's hospitality industry on the world map," said Wendy Kallergis, President and CEO, GMBHA.

Submission deadlines are as follows:

  • Submit entry form, fee and classification: Saturday, January 7, 2017
  • Upload entries: Friday, January 27, 2017

Entry fees:

  • AIA Miami & GMBHA members: $125 per project
  • Non members: $150 per project

The Miami Design Awards ceremony will take place on March 6, 2017, at the Faena Forum in Miami Beach.

To enter, and for more information on the award categories and criteria, please visit

About AIA Miami

Located at the Miami Center for Architecture & Design, AIA Miami has over 800 members and offers professional development and support for member architecture professionals in South Florida.  Embracing their responsibility to serve society, AIA members engage civic and government leaders and the public in helping find needed solutions to pressing issues facing our communities, institutions, nation and world. For more information about AIA Miami, visit

Contact: Marilyn Lugo

[email protected]/305-448-7488

About Greater Miami & The Beaches Hotel Association

The Greater Miami & The Beaches Hotel Association is a membership organization comprised of hoteliers and allied members across Miami-Dade County. The association’s goal is to promote the interest of its members through advocacy, education and partnerships and advance Miami as the visitor’s destination of choice. The GMBHA’s calendar of events includes monthly hotelier’s breakfast series, awards events, networkers as well as luncheons featuring top leaders and educators in the hospitality industry. For more information, visit or call (305) 531-3553. 

Contact: Faheemah Khan

[email protected]/305-531-3553

About Oberhausen Marketing & Public Relations

Oberhausen Marketing & Public Relations is a full-service communications and brand development firm comprised of senior level experts with a proven approach to doing business. The agency focuses on the architecture and design, real estate, construction, hospitality, healthcare and lifestyle industries. Oberhausen’s mission is to create connection, engagement, and transaction between its clients and their key audiences through the deployment of customized, strategic marketing and public relations programs. For more information, visit

Contact: Josh Oberhausen

[email protected]/305-532-1212

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