08 Feb 2016
February 8, 2016

Rising Star Award Call for Nominations

Award, News

In partnership with Burba Hotel Network (BHN), the International Society of Hospitality Consultants (ISHC) is now accepting nominations for the Rising Star Award Caribbean presented at the Caribbean Hotel & Resort Investment Summit (CHRIS) May 10-11, 2016 at the JW Marriott Marquis in Miami, FL. This will be the sixth year the two organizations have joined together to recognize emerging talent in the Caribbean region.

Candidates must meet the following criteria:

  • 35 years of age or younger, born on or after May 11, 1981
  • Has been working in a hospitality-related field for a minimum of 5 years in with a minimum of 1 year with the current hotel or company
  • Is recognized by leaders in the hospitality field as a rising star
  • Is currently living and working in the Caribbean with a minimum of two years experience in the market

To nominate a candidate, please complete the nomination form. The deadline for submissions is on or before midnight EST on March 10, 2016. 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.

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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 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 ishc.com.

About CHRIS
Caribbean Hotel & Resorts Investment Summit (CHRIS) is the Caribbean’s most important hotel and tourism investment conference. The conference immediately precedes a second important event, the Hotel Opportunities Latin America (HOLA) conference. The back-to-back nature of the two events provides a venue for the hotel investment community that is interested not only in the Caribbean, but also in Latin America, to conduct their business while in Miami.

About BHN
BHN is the worldwide leader in developing and organizing conferences for the hotel and tourism investment community. With almost three decades of experience, nearly 130 events completed to-date, and over 90,000 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 Mumbai; 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.