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Entries are now being accepted for the Gold Key Awards for Excellence in Hospitality Design until July 12! The premier interior design competition for the hospitality industry is sponsored by Boutique Design magazine, and has a total of 23 categories, giving designers around the world the opportunity to showcase their influential and innovative design work in every sector of hospitality.

To be eligible, new construction, conversion or renovation work must have been or must be completed from July 1, 2018 to July 1, 2019. A renowned judging panel will select winners and finalists in each of the 23 categories, as well as Judges’ So Cool and the Designer of the Year.

The Gold Key categories are as follows:

Best Eco-Conscious or Socially-Conscious Hotel

Best Lobby Focused Service

Best Lobby Midscale

Best Lobby Upper Midscale

Best Lobby Upscale

Best Lobby Luxury

Best Guestroom Focused Service

Best Guestroom Midscale

Best Guestroom Upper Midscale

Best Guestroom Upscale

Best Guestroom Luxury

Best Suite

Best Nightclub/Lounge

Best Emerging Hotel Concept

Best Restaurant Casual Dining

Best Restaurant Fine Dining

Best Specialty Design

Best Resort

Best Hotel Focused Service

Best Hotel Midscale

Best Hotel Upper Midscale

Best Hotel Upscale

Best Hotel Luxury

Finalists will be required to submit a completed source list, photo release, detailed client information and design team listing within two weeks of notification.

The awards ceremony will take place Monday, November 11, 2019 at New York’s Cipriani Midtown in conjunction with Boutique Design New York (BDNY). The winners and finalists in each category, in addition to Judges’ So Cool and the Designer of the Year will be recognized at this special gala event.

For more information or to enter, click here.


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