2003 IH/MR&S Gold Key Awards Accepting Entries
WHITE PLAINS, NY, Applications are now available for the 23rd annual Gold Key Awards for Excellence in Hospitality Design. Presented by the International Hotel/Motel & Restaurant Show® (IH/M&RS), and sponsored by Hospitality Design and Hotel & Motel Management magazines, the Gold Key Awards recognize designers of restaurants and lodging properties in seven categories. The entry deadline for the Gold Key Awards is July 1, 2003.
"The Gold Key Awards represent the cutting-edge in hospitality design, honoring properties that feature the latest in furnishings, fixtures and equipment, resources which are the cornerstones of the IH/M&RS," said Christian Falkenberg, vice president and general manager.
The competition is open to all designers of hotels, motels, timeshares, restaurants, clubs, congregate and senior living facilities, cruise ships, casinos, conference centers, spas and other hospitality facilities. A panel of distinguished designers and lodging industry professionals will serve as competition judges.
All entries must represent areas constructed or completed between January 1, 2002, and June 1, 2003. Entry fees are $150 for the first project submitted and $100 for subsequent projects. Applications are available online at www.ihmrs.com, or can be requested by contacting Amie Goldman, event supervisor, at (914) 421-3309, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Grand prize winners, finalists, and the "Best of Show" winner, will be recognized at the Gold Key Awards Breakfast Ceremony at The Waldorf=Astoria, on Monday, November 10, 2003, 8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Tickets can be purchased online at www.ihmrs.com.
The 88th annual International Hotel/Motel & Restaurant Show will run Saturday, November 8, through Tuesday, November 11, 2003, at New York City's Jacob K. Javits Convention Center. The IH/M&RS will feature some 1,750 hospitality industry suppliers and attract approximately 45,000 in total trade attendance. The IH/M&RS is sponsored by the American Hotel & Lodging Association; the Hotel Association of New York City, Inc.; the New York State Hospitality & Tourism Association, and is managed by George Little Management, LLC (GLM®).
For IH/M&RS exhibitor information, contact Alyson Milbourn, exhibit sales coordinator, at GLM, Ten Bank Street, White Plains, NY 10606-1954. Telephone (914) 421-3220. Fax (914) 948-6289. E-mail: email@example.com. Additional information and registration may be obtained online at www.ihmrs.com, or by calling GLM's Customer Service Department at (914) 421-3206 or (800) 272-SHOW.
Cathy Amy White
Phone: (914) 421-3364