The launch of the first-ever Conference and Hospitality Show Awards has been announced, giving hotels the chance to show off their first-class facilities.
Open to hotels outside of the M25, businesses can compete in one of 12 categories, from Best Afternoon Tea Package, to Best Bar, before the winners are announced at an awards ceremony taking place on April 30 2015 at The Queens Hotel in Leeds.
Run in conjunction with the Conference and Hospitality Show, these awards offer hotels the opportunity to shout about their facilities, and the finalists will be announced at the CHS Exhibition on Tuesday 24 March 2015.
The 12 categories are:
1. Best Afternoon Tea Package
2. Best Anticipated Launch
3. Best Bar
4. Best Boardroom/Small Meeting Room
5. Best Bedroom (Classical)
6. Best Bedroom (Funky)
7. Best DDR
8. Best Outside Space
9. Best Reception
10. Best Spa
11. Best Unusual Event Space
12. The Maiden Voyage Award for Great Britain and Irelands most Female Friendly Hotel (Please note that this category allows entries from inside the M25)
Emma Cartmell, director of CHS Group said: "We’re delighted to launch the CHS awards alongside the Conference and Hospitality Show next year. The awards sit nicely alongside our flagship event that is now established as a show for the meetings and events industry. The awards will give the industry an opportunity to celebrate some of the UK’s most outstanding venues the evening before the show and we’re delighted to be joining forces with Cloud 9 Event Management to deliver the awards with style."
The closing date for entries is 30 January 2015 and full details can be found via the awards website www.chs-awards.co.uk