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BLLA Awards

The BLLA Awards honors those prominent leaders and pioneers in the boutique & lifestyle hospitality sector that have made extraordinary contributions to their properties or organizations, both personally and professionally, and have earned the respect of the industry.  Additionally, lodging properties and adjoining establishments will be recognized for their achievements showing excellence in design, service and other factors and who stand above the rest.

2017 BLLA Awards

Boutique Community Nominations
Show the community that you are a true boutique

Each fall, the boutique community honors the finest in disruption at The Stay Boutique Leadership Conference. Founded in 2010, this is the highest honor to receive in the boutique community to identify the amazing contributions made to this special group.

Prove to the world that you conquered what boutique really is
The boutique community is waiting to see who’s leading the way…show them that you are

Be the prom queen or king of boutique – Submit your nominations at this link

Nomination categories are:
Boutique Hotel
Lifestyle Hotel
Boutique Soft Brand Hotel
Lifestyle Soft Brand Hotel
Boutique Retailer
Boutique Restaurant
Boutique Bar
Boutique Fitness Studio
Boutique Thinker
Boutique Community Connector
Boutique Collaboration Project
Boutique Branding Execution
Boutique Social Club
Boutique Designer
Boutique Influencer
Boutique Instagrammer

The 2017 Stay Boutique Awards Dinner, in partnership with BLLA , will be held on October 4th at the UCLA Luskin Conference Center. All Stay Boutique Leadership Conference attendee registrations include the Awards Dinner. Registration link.  Email events@blla.org if you would like to attend the Awards Dinner only to request information. Fee for Awards Reception & Dinner only is $250.

Deadlines for Submissions are September 1st

2016 BLLA Awards
Link over to enter a property, a notable hotelier or restaurant / staff member / colleague.  Awards will be presented at the BLLA Symposium Gala Dinner on Tuesday, October 25th at the Beverly Hills Hotel in the Starlight Ballroom.

CONGRATULATIONS to the WINNERS:

2016 BOUTIQUE HOTEL OF THE YEAR
Hotel Vandivort, Springfield, MO

2016 LIFESTYLE HOTEL OF THE YEAR
1 Hotel Central Park, New York, NY

2016 HOTELIER OF THE YEAR
Henry Kallan, President & Owner, Library Hotel Collection 

2016 PERSON OF THE YEAR
Xavier A. Ramirez, Owner, Parador Combate Beach, Puerto Rico

2016 HOTEL RESTAURANT OF THE YEAR
Compere Lapin, The Old No. 77 Hotel & Chandlery, New Orleans, LA

2016 BLLA BOARD MEMBER OF THE YEAR
Paula Argento, Managing Director, Argento Hospitality Group

2016 BLLA SPECIAL RECOGNITION AWARD
Smarthinking Inc. Miami, FL


2015 BLLA Awards

The 2015 Boutique & Lifestyle Hospitality Awards took place on Thursday, October 22, 2015 at the Fairmont Miramar Hotel in Santa Monica, CA.  Full Symposium registrants attended the four hour gourmet dinner and celebration complimentary.  We are proud to announce the WINNERS:

CONGRATULATIONS to the WINNERS:

2015 BOUTIQUE HOTEL OF THE YEAR
Woodmark Hotel & Still Spa, A Destination Luxury Hotel, Kirkland, WA
Woodmark’s press release December 1, 2015

2015 LIFESTYLE HOTEL OF THE YEAR
Grand Bohemian Hotel, The Kessler Collection, Orlando, FL

2015 HOTELIER OF THE YEAR
Karie Hall, Vice President & General Manager, The Cromwell Hotel Las Vegas
The Cromwell’s press release December 17, 2015

2015 PERSON OF THE YEAR
Alex Glasscock, Founder & Owner, The Ranch at Live Oak / Malibu

2015 BLLA BOARD MEMBER OF THE YEAR
Jonathan Falik, Founder & CEO, JF Capital Advisors

2015 BLLA SPECIAL RECOGNITION AWARD
Lana Dubovik Boissier, Principal, Hospitality Atelier

2015 BLLA SPECIAL RECOGNITION AWARD
Marjorie Feltus Hawkins, IIDA, Principal, FELTUS HAWKINS DESIGN

2015 INNER CIRCLE CLUB MEMBER OF THE YEAR
James M Shaffer, Executive Vice President, Venture Programs, Inc.


 

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