The Hotel Association of Canada’s Awards of Excellence Program was developed for the purpose of recognizing members who demonstrate significant accomplishments, exemplary leadership and tireless commitment to Canada’s lodging industry. 

Humanitarian Award

The purpose of this award is to recognize those working in or who are affiliated with Canada’s lodging industry who demonstrate dedication and responsiveness to the needs of the local, national and/or global community.

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Human Resources Award


This award is given to programs that develop a human resources culture that attracts, develops and retains highly qualified employees resulting in motivated staff who are able to generate new or repeat business, create goodwill among guests, provide special services, reverse negative public relations situations, and effectively solve guest complaints.

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Green Key Environment Award


This award recognizes lodging properties, companies or suppliers that have developed a culture toward integrating environmental management practices that improve everyday lodging operations while maintaining quality service and guest expectations.


Aspiring Hotelier Award


This award will be presented to the individual that has, of their own accord, made an outstanding contribution of leadership, service and exemplary professionalism.

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Most Impressive Hotel Repositioning Award


Faced with ever-changing market demands, hotel teams have turned to repositioning as a way to improve operational and financial performance. Awarded to a hotel owner, management company or General Manager who undertakes a major renovation, re-branding, or hotel transformation that capitalizes on the dynamics of a market.

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Revenue Performance Team of the Year Award


At a time where internet distribution is at an all-time high, hotel yield and revenue management is changing so rapidly that it is difficult to balance the immediate needs of the business with the long-term positioning of the hotel. Awarded to the hotel revenue team who are all working together to produce exceptional revenue results.

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Sponsor HAC's Awards of Excellence!

This is an excellent opportunity to profile your organization, enjoy the unique, exclusive participation it brings to the stage at the Hotel Association Conference and support your industry at the same time! 

For details, deliverables and costs on the sponsorship of these awards, contact:

Jody Larose | Sponsorship Sales Manager
Big Picture Conferences 
(416) 924-2002 x 233 


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