2023 Stars of the Industry Awards


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AHLA Stars of the Industry Awards

The AHLA Foundation and American Hotel & Lodging Association is proud to open our fifth annual Stars of the Industry Awards portal. The Stars of the Industry Awards are the hospitality industry's most prestigious national awards program and serves to shine a light on our industry's best and brightest.

Our Star industry leaders and members are what make the Hospitality Industry the most rewarding industry to represent. These employees are who drive our industry forward and constantly embody the true meaning of hospitality. We cannot wait to hear read your nominations and hear about the incredible stories that make our industry so special. 

Winners of the AHLA Stars of the Industry will be recognized at the annual Night of a Thousand Stars awards gala! Hosted in the city of stars - Los Angeles, CA - Night of a Thousand Stars is the Oscars of the hospitality world where we will celebrate the best and brightest of our industry. Each of the three finalists for the North Star Award (Lodging Employee of the Year) will be recognized and celebrated with their own video profile before the winner is announced live at the event.

2023 Stars of the Industry Award Categories

  • North Star Award: Lodging Employee of the Year 
  • General Manager of the Year: Full-Service Property
  • General Manger of the Year: Select-Service Property
  • Stevan Porter Emerging Hospitality Leader of the Year Award
  • Paving the Way Award (Recognizing Female Trailblazers) 

The AHLA Foundation is grateful for the support of partners who provided significant financial support to the event, including: Presenting Sponsors: Hilton and Qwick


NOTS 2023


Date & Time

January 22, 2023 – 6pm-9pm


Omni Los Angeles Hotel at California Plaza

251 S Olive Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012