Young Leader Awards 2023

We are pleased to announce that we are now accepting nominations for the 2023 Young Leader Award which will be presented at the International Hospitality Forum in Berlin, May 2023.

The Young Leader Award was established by The International Society of Hospitality Consultants (ISHC) and Questex Hospitality in 2009 to recognise, and to celebrate the excellence of young emerging leaders in the hospitality industry. 2023 will be the 15th year of the award.

Application process

Candidates must meet the following criteria to apply:

35 years of age or younger. Born on or after 15 May 1988

Currently works for or directly within the hotel sector

Is recognised by peers and industry members as an emerging leader for the hotel industry

Whose contributions are already making an impact on the hotel industry

To nominate a candidate, please complete the nomination form. 

The deadline for submissions is midnight GMT on 24th February 2023. Please note that all candidates need to be nominated by a sponsor from within their organisation or by someone with direct work experience with the nominee.

About ISHC

The International Society of Hospitality Consultants is truly The Leading Source for Global Hospitality Expertise, represented by over two hundred of the industry’s most respected professionals from across six continents. Collectively, ISHC members provide expert services in over fifty functional areas and have specialised skills in virtually every segment of the hospitality industry. ISHC is dedicated to promoting the highest quality of professional consulting standards and practices for the hospitality industry. Candidates undergo a rigorous screening process, ensuring that all ISHC members have a reputation of integrity and are qualified by their experience, training, and knowledge to develop and express sound judgment on industry issues. Additional information about the organisation, along with a directory of ISHC members, is available on the ISHC website. 

About Questex Hospitality 

Questex Hospitality connects you with buyers and senior-level decision makers across the supply chain – from hotel investors and owners to food and beverage inventors.

Questex Hospitality opens doors and expands opportunities for an entire world of qualified hospitality owners, operators, suppliers and industry professionals eager to do business. They mix with investors, developers, advisors and agents to expand their market value and grow in the experience economy. You not only get the key to an exclusive market of buyers, but you’re invited to meet, engage and conduct business with unprecedented ease, effectiveness and speed.

Find out more about Questex Hospitality.