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With just two weeks to go, the final tickets for the 2013 HM Awards on September 6 are selling fast and expected to be sold within days.

Those wishing to attend are encouraged to book over the next three days to avoid disappointment with the full-house sign close to being put up.

At the 2013 HM Awards presented by Sealy, almost 50 HM Awards will be handed out, recognising excellence over a range of categories, from people and departments to properties and chains.

The HM Awards are being held at Sydney Town Hall and Channel 7 television personality Larry Emdur will host the evening for the third time in 2013, one that’s expected to attract around 600 hotel industry professionals.

In the last ten years, almost 5000 people have attended the HM Awards and more than 400 awards have been awarded to hotels across Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific.

The HM Awards are presented by Sealy; hosted by HM magazine and; co-hosted by AHS, Blue Mountains International Hotel Management School, Foxtel Business, Intrust Super and Nespresso; and sponsored by A-List Guide, CCA, Dometic, ISIS, iBahn, HotelHome Australia, Miele, McLaren Vale Beer Company, Oyster Bay Wines, Prototype Furniture, San Pellegrino, Spice magazine,, Time Out Melbourne and Time Out Sydney.

The Accommodation Association of Australia (AAoA) and Tourism Accommodation Australia (TAA) are supporting partners.

The 2013 HM Awards gala presentation dinner is being held at Sydney Town Hall on Friday, September 6, 2013.

For ticket bookings, visit

James Wilkinson

Editor-In-Chief, Hotel Management