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Contact: Karla Smith, Director Membership Services
Atlanta, GA (June 15, 2015): The International Society of Hospitality Consultants (ISHC), in partnership with the Hotel Investment Conference Asia Pacific (HICAP), has announced a call for nominations for the second annual Rising Star Award Asia Pacific. This is an important award, as both organizations recognize the importance of identifying and saluting future hospitality leaders in the Asia Pacific region.
The award recognizes an emerging leader currently working in the Asia Pacific hotel community. Nominees must be 35 years of age or younger, have a minimum of five years in a hotel development and/or investment related field with at least one year with the current company, be recognized by leaders in the company as a rising star, currently work and live in the Asia Pacific region, and have a minimum of two of the most recent five years’ hospitality experience living and working in the Asia Pacific Region. HICAP will be held in Hong Kong, 14-16 October 2015 at the InterContinental Hong Kong hotel.
To download a nomination form, please visit www.ishc.com and select the Awards section under About ISHC, or click here. Nominations must be submitted by midnight EDT on 27 July 2015 to Karla Smith, Director Membership Services ISHC, . Please note that all candidates need to be nominated by another person from within their organization or someone with direct work experience with the nominee.
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 specialized 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 organization, along with a directory of ISHC members, is available on the ISHC website at www.ishc.com.
For over 25 years, HICAP has been the unequaled annual gathering place for Asia-Pacific’s hotel investment community, attracting the most influential owners, developers, lenders, executives, and professional advisors from around the globe. With energetic sessions and workshops and unrivaled networking events, HICAP presents you with the opportunity to meet and connect with the people who really matter. Program and registration information is available at www.HICAPconference.com. HICAP is hosted by BHN, Horwath HTL, and Stiles Capital Events.
BHN is the worldwide leader in developing and organizing conferences for the hotel and tourism investment community. With almost three decades of experience, over 120 events completed to-date, and more than 85,000 international delegates, BHN conferences have become “must attend” events for industry leaders who come together to network, conduct business and to learn about the latest trends.
BHN events include: the Americas Lodging Investment Summit (ALIS) in Los Angeles; ALIS Law in Los Angeles; ALIS Summer Update; Alternative Ownership Conference Asia Pacific (AOCAP) in Singapore; Caribbean Hotel & Resort Investment Summit (CHRIS) in Miami; Hotel Investment Conference Asia Pacific (HICAP) in Hong Kong; HICAP UPDATE in Singapore; Hotel Investment Forum India (HIFI) in Gurgaon Delhi N.C.R.; Hotel Opportunities Latin America (HOLA) conference in Miami; and Hotel Investment Conference Europe (Hot.E) in London.
The BHN website at www.Burba.com is the gateway for information about the conferences BHN produces, as well as a direct link to important players in the hospitality investment world.
About Horwath HTL
Horwath HTL is the world’s largest hotel industry specialized consulting organization, currently with 50 offices in 39 countries. Since the set-up of Asia Pacific operations in 1987, Horwath HTL – Asia
Pacific has been involved with over 3,000 projects throughout the region in all phases of the property lifecycle for clients ranging from individually owned businesses to the world’s most prominent hotel companies, developers, lenders, investors, and industrial corporations. Horwath HTL currently operates out of regional offices in Tokyo, Beijing, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Singapore, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, Mumbai, Sydney, and Auckland.
About Stiles Capital Events
Stiles Capital Events LLC (SCE) has been involved in event management, communications and marketing in the publishing, entertainment and hospitality industries since 1989. SCE has been associated with the development and organization of the Hotel Investment Conference Asia Pacific (HICAP) since its inception and the subsequent launches of HICAP UPDATE in 2009 and AOCAP (Alternative Ownership Conference Asia Pacific) in 2014 together with partners BHN (Burba Hotel Network) and Horwath HTL.
SCE is based in the San Francisco Bay Area.