The 2020 HM Awards will be presented once again by our valued partner, Sealy Posturepedic.
The 2019 HM Awards presented by Sealy Posturepedic will take place at ICC Sydney on 06 Sep, 2019

Nominations are now open for individuals and businesses across the hospitality industry in Australasia, New Zealand and South Pacific to put forward their best and brightest stars for recognition at the 2019 HM Awards, presented by Sealy Posturepedic.

Hundreds of nominees will contest over three-dozen categories in 2019, with individual gongs honouring the best performing Hotel Chef, Bartender, Restaurant, Concierge and many more. Hotel awards recognising the best in each market segment will also be awarded, as will recognition for hotels displaying excellent Service to the Community, Tech Innovation, MICE capability, among others.

Entries may be submitted now at This year, a limit of 300 words in free text has been applied along with a limit of five supporting documents, hyperlinks, images or videos.

Nominations will close at 5 pm on Wednesday, June 26, with all submissions to be carefully assessed and finalists announced on Monday, July 29.

The HM Awards after-party always fills the dancefloor.

For the first time ever, an Earlybird ticket purchasing window will be open for individuals and businesses to secure their tickets and tables at the gala evening. Tickets under this reduced price band will be open until Friday, 09 August.

Once again, the night is expected to be a spectacle of excellence with world-class entertainment and the highly anticipated after party where attendees can let their hair down and celebrate.

For sponsorship opportunities, please contact:

Adam Daff (02 8586 6207) or



Nominations open: Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Nominations close: Wednesday, June 26, 2019 (at 5pm AEST)

Finalists announced: Monday, July 29, 2019

Earlybird ticket pricing closes: Friday August 9, 2019

Ticket bookings close: Friday August 23, 2019

HM Awards 2019 Gala Presentation Dinner: Friday September 6, 2019. Grand Ballroom, ICC Sydney

This year the theme is “It’s Showtime”. Dress accordingly or Black Tie.