NOMINATIONS: 2024 Stars of the Industry Awards

Be sure to submit your employees for their chance to be recognized as a Star of the Industry.

The Stars of the Industry Awards is the industry’s most prestigious national awards program and serves to shine a light on our industry’s best and brightest.


  • North Star Award: Lodging Employee of the Year
  • Stevan Porter Emerging Hospitality Leaders of the Year
  • Paving the Way Award (Recognizing Female Trailblazers)
  • AHLA Foundation Scholar of the Year Award (Recognizing Outstanding Hospitality Student Achievement) 

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.

Questions? Please email Allison Brennan.

Date & Time

September 22, 2023 – 12am-12am