Finalists in 41 categories have been named for the 2021 HM Awards, presented by Sealy Posturepedic.

The time has come …. put the lockdown PJs back in the drawers and dust off your suits and cocktail dresses in preparation for the 19th annual HM Awards presented by Sealy Posturepedic, taking place at Sydney Town Hall on Friday 3 December 2021.

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The HM Awards for Hotel and Accommodation Excellence, presented by Sealy Posturepedic is the leading industry awards in the region, showcasing the best properties, departments, people, chains and brands in Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific.

Organisers have confirmed over 1,500 nominations have been received across more than 40 categories, with independent expert judges currently selecting the finalists.

The team from Ovolo Hotels took home multiple gongs at the 2020 HM Awards.

Let’s close out 2021 in style, a year when the industry has faced some of its greatest challenges, by celebrating excellence and inspirational stars at the HM Awards Gala Presentation Dinner – the highlight event on the hotel, hospitality and tourism calendar.

To book a seat or a table, head to the HM Awards website or email

The HM Awards are able to take place each year thanks to the event’s presenting partner and major sponsors, including Sealy Posturepedic, Hostplus, AHS Hospitality, Dyson Appliances, Foxtel Business and Blue Mountains International Hotel Management School.