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The most prestigious awards for the hospitality industry, the annual HD Awards, presented by Hospitality Design magazine, recognizes some of the best and most innovative achievements in both project and product design around the globe.

The ceremony also honors Hotelier of the Year and Designer of the Year, chosen by HD’s editorial team. The 2021 Hotelier of the Year is Ave Bradley of Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants, and AvroKO has been recognized as the Design Firm of the Year. The Hospitality Diversity Action Council (HDAC) will also fête the winner of its inaugural Awards of Excellence: Dyonne Fashina, founder of Denizens of Design.

Additionally, West Elm and HD have partnered on the HD/West Elm Student Product Design Competition. Now in its third year, the contest tasks students, and those out of school for up to a year, with designing a product targeting the hospitality industry that will be produced by West Elm.

The 17th annual HD Awards was held on September 21, 2021 at Cipriani South Street in New York.

Interested in sponsorship opportunities? Contact Hospitality Design publisher Paul Bienkowski at 860-644-3861 or for more information.