Innovation Award 2022 Nomination Form


Nominations for our 2022 awards are now open

The deadline to submit nominations is midnight 10/28/2022


Submissions due in









To qualify for the Innovation Award, the candidate/property:

  1. Must exhibit service above and beyond their normal job responsibilities through outstanding leadership qualities, performing heroic deeds, and/or consistently adding to the general well-being of the guests.
  2. Must demonstrate innovation in community service, good earth keeping, guest relations, special event/s (one-time or ongoing), HR, technology, restaurant, and/or other areas.
  3. Must be or be employed by an active CHLA member in good standing.
  4. Must be a current General Manager for a minimum of two years, or a former General Manager for at least three years and still active in the industry in a different capacity.

Description of Qualification:

A description of the nominee’s qualifications for the Innovation Award must accompany the official nomination form. This narrative should not exceed 1,000 words. 

Optional Documentation:

Additional materials may be submitted for the judges’ consideration, but are not required. These may include photos, letters of commendation, guest comment cards, or news clippings.


  • Step 1. Nominee Information

  • Step 2. Your Information

  • Step 3. Description of Qualification

    Please describe how this property demonstrates innovation in community service, good earth keeping, guest relations, special event/s (one time or ongoing), HR, technology, restaurant and/or other areas. Please use examples and as much specific information as possible. Supporting materials that can help the judging panel to understand why this property should win this award should be included.
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