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Competition Categories

Competition Categories

Individual Awards
These shall cover positions within the Sales and Marketing Department, i.e. Room Sales, Events Management, Catering, Reservations, Public Relations and Communications, Revenue Management. There are three categories:

1. OUTSTANDING SALES AND MARKETING ASSOCIATE
Regular employees of an HSMA member-property who provide direct/indirect sales and marketing support to secure and/or implement business revenue streams.

Examples of positions that fall under this category may include, but are not limited to, the following – Sales Coordinator, Sales Executive, Marketing Officer, Events Coordinator, Events and Catering Assistant, PR Associate/PR Assistant, E-Commerce Executive, Sales Secretary, Executive/Administrative Assistant, and Reservations Agent.

2. OUTSTANDING SALES AND MARKETING MANAGER
Regular employees of an HSMA member-property who directly/indirectly deliver any one or more of the sales and marketing components to secure and/or implement business revenue streams.

Examples of positions that fall under this category may include, but are not limited to, the following – Assistant Director of Sales, Senior Sales Manager/Sales Manager, Assistant Director of Events Management, Meetings and Events Manager, Banquet Manager, PR/Marketing Communications Manager, Reservations Manager/Assistant Manager, Revenue Manager, E-Commerce Manager, Director of Catering, Director of Events Management, and Director of PR and Advertising.

3. OUTSTANDING SALES AND MARKETING LEADER
Regular employees of an HSMA member-property who lead and orchestrate at least two or more activities/functions that directly/indirectly define, or shape, the sales, and marketing strategy to secure and/or implement business revenue streams.

Examples of positions that fall under this category may include, but are not limited to, the following – Director of Marketing, Director of Sales and Marketing, and others with limited position titles but whose scope of work meet the aforementioned definition.

Institutional Award
This shall be given to recognize an HSMA member-property with the MOST OUTSTANDING MARKETING CAMPAIGN OF THE YEAR. The campaign should be built on a single, unified theme; and should use at least two different types of media.

Snap Out of COVID-19: A Virtus Business Resilience Special Award  
This special award will give recognition to member-properties who quickly pivoted to address the evolving challenges of the global coronavirus pandemic to emerge stronger.   Survive, Neutralize, Adapt Programs (SNAP) Out Of COVID-19  covers  virus mitigation practices, recovery strategies, creative business concepts, digital transformation initiatives, audience-specific communications put in place, talent   development, workplace safety and wellness, sustainability initiatives, etc..