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 2020 HM Awards, presented by Sealy Posturepedic.

Hundreds of nominees will contest over three-dozen categories in 2020, 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 be awarded, as will recognition for hotels displaying excellent Service to the Community, Tech Innovation, MICE capability, among others.

Entries may now be submitted after creating an account 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.

The 2020 HM Awards for Hotel and Accommodation Excellence are being presented by Sealy Posturepedic, co-hosted by ahs hospitality, Intrust Super, Torrens University and the Blue Mountains International Hotel Management School.

Nominations will close at 5pm on Monday, October 12, with all submissions to be carefully assessed and finalists announced in late October.

It is our intention to host an in-person HM Awards event in Sydney in late November, pending the easing of event restrictions by the New South Wales Government.

CLICK HERE to submit your entry.

Nominations open: Thursday 10 September, 2020!
Nominations close: Monday 12 October, 2020 (at 5pm AEST)
Finalists announced: October 2020
HM Awards 2020 Gala Presentation Dinner: Friday 27 November, 2020*

*Note, our intention is to host a physical Awards event pending changes to the current NSW legislation.

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Tara Ducrou, National Sales Manager
Tel: 02 8586 6285

James Wilkinson

Editor-In-Chief, Hotel Management