Boutique Design magazine presents the 39th Annual Gold Key Awards for Excellence in Hospitality Design.

SUBMISSIONS OPEN APRIL 22

 
Entries are currently being accepted for the Gold Key Awards for Excellence in Hospitality Design, the premier interior design competition for the hospitality industry. Sponsored by Boutique Design magazine, the 2019 competition has a total of 23 categories, giving designers around the world the opportunity to showcase their influential and innovative design work in every sector of hospitality.

Submissions must be received by MONDAY, JULY 1, 2019

Entry requirements include completion of the Official Online Entry Form and a fee of $200 for each entry.

Contact Keisha Byrd at keisha.byrd@emeraldexpo.com for questions or concerns.

To be eligible for the industry’s most prestigious design honor, new construction, conversion or renovation work must have bee/must be completed from JULY 1, 2018 to JULY 1, 2019. A renowned judging panel will select winners and finalists in each of the 23 categories, as well as Judges’ So Cool and the Designer of the Year.

AWARD CATEGORIES

 
BEST ECO-CONSCIOUS OR SOCIALLY-CONSCIOUS HOTEL
BEST LOBBY FOCUSED SERVICE
BEST LOBBY MIDSCALE
BEST LOBBY UPPER MIDSCALE
BEST LOBBY UPSCALE
BEST LOBBY LUXURY
BEST GUESTROOM FOCUSED SERVICE
BEST GUESTROOM MIDSCALE
BEST GUESTROOM UPPER MIDSCALE
BEST GUESTROOM UPSCALE
BEST GUESTROOM LUXURY
BEST SUITE
BEST NIGHTCLUB/LOUNGE
BEST EMERGING HOTEL CONCEPT: THE MOST INFLUENTIAL NEW HOTEL BRAND (MUST HAVE AT LEAST ONE HOTEL OPEN)
BEST RESTAURANT CASUAL DINING
BEST RESTAURANT FINE DINING
BEST SPECIALTY DESIGN: CASINOS, CRUISE SHIPS, SPAS, FITNESS/WELLNESS FACILITIES, HOTEL RETAIL, SENIOR LIVING, POP-UPS, TRAINS, GLAMPING, ETC.
BEST RESORT
BEST HOTEL FOCUSED SERVICE
BEST HOTEL MIDSCALE
BEST HOTEL UPPER MIDSCALE
BEST HOTEL UPSCALE
BEST HOTEL LUXURY

Finalists will be required to submit a completed source list, photo release, detailed client information and design team listing within two weeks of notification.

The awards ceremony will take place Monday, November 11, 2019 at New York’s Cipriani Midtown in conjunction with Boutique Design New York (BDNY). The winners and finalists in each category, in addition to Judges’ So Cool and the Designer of the Year will be recognized at this special gala event.

For questions or concerns, contact Keisha Byrd at keisha.byrd@emeraldexpo.com.