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The INDIE Awards recognize independent hospitality enterprises and shares their achievements.

This is an opportunity to celebrate hotels and professionals who have created a path to success through innovation, a sense of place, and a spirit to serve.

Nominees will be judged by ILC Leadership and four finalists in each category will be announced mid-July. From there, the public will vote for the winners who will be invited to INDIE Congress in L.A. this October to accept their award.

The INDIE Awards recognize independent hospitality enterprises and shares their achievements.

This is an opportunity to celebrate hotels and professionals who have created a path to success through innovation, a sense of place, and a spirit to serve.

Nominees will be judged by ILC Leadership and four finalists in each category will be announced mid-July. From there, the public will vote for the winners who will be invited to INDIE Congress in L.A. this October to accept their award.

Start Something Award

Start Something Award

The Independent Lodging Congress® and its non-profit partner, Big Brothers Big Sisters Independence Region, are excited to announce the fourth annual Start Something Award for a member of the independent hotel sector who has demonstrated a commitment to service within the community and innovation within the hotel industry.

The Independent Lodging Congress® and its non-profit partner, Big Brothers Big Sisters Independence Region, are excited to announce the fourth annual Start Something Award for a member of the independent hotel sector who has demonstrated a commitment to service within the community and innovation within the hotel industry.

START SOMETHING 2016

Chip Conley

Chip Conley is more than just a kick ass hotelier: he’s an entrepreneur, business guru, author and speaker. He’s an industry disruptor with a soulful aura. He has a self-described “beginners mind” which is curious about life and unyielding in nature.

Chip Conley is more than just a kick ass hotelier: he’s an entrepreneur, business guru, author and speaker. He’s an industry disruptor with a soulful aura. He has a self-described “beginners mind” which is curious about life and unyielding in nature.

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BEST INDEPENDENT HOTEL

The Surfjack Hotel & Swim Club

The Surfjack Hotel & Swim Club

Located in beautiful Honolulu, Hawaii, this 112-room hotel and swim club captures the true essence of Hawaii through modern and urban design. The Surfjack Hotel demonstrates creativity, uniqueness and unparalleled service. Fact: this was Surfjack’s second INDIE Award in 2016!

Located in beautiful Honolulu, Hawaii, this 112-room hotel and swim club captures the true essence of Hawaii through modern and urban design. The Surfjack Hotel demonstrates creativity, uniqueness and unparalleled service. Fact: this was Surfjack’s second INDIE Award in 2016!

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MOST INNOVATIVE HOTEL DESIGN

The Surfjack Hotel & Swim Club

The Surfjack Hotel & Swim Club

Located in beautiful Honolulu, Hawaii, this 112-room hotel and swim club captures the true essence of Hawaii through modern and urban design. The Surfjack Hotel demonstrates creativity, uniqueness and unparalleled service.

Located in beautiful Honolulu, Hawaii, this 112-room hotel and swim club captures the true essence of Hawaii through modern and urban design. The Surfjack Hotel demonstrates creativity, uniqueness and unparalleled service.

BEST DIGITAL MARKETING CAMPAIGN

Company B

Company B

A cool campaign, website or techie tool that entices past and future guests to check out the hotel through its site, social media or online marketing campaign. Our 2016 Award went to a full service communications and branding firm with a specialty in working with hospitality clients for their exceptional work on the Lenox Hotel. Company B was able to re-brand the Lenox Hotel’s website through candid photography of staff and the hotel’s unique design, along with an interactive map and social feed that allows guests to help tell the brand’s story first-hand.

A cool campaign, website or techie tool that entices past and future guests to check out the hotel through its site, social media or online marketing campaign. Our 2016 Award went to a full service communications and branding firm with a specialty in working with hospitality clients for their exceptional work on the Lenox Hotel. Company B was able to re-brand the Lenox Hotel’s website through candid photography of staff and the hotel’s unique design, along with an interactive map and social feed that allows guests to help tell the brand’s story first-hand.

BEST HOTEL BAR OR RESTAURANT

Alta Linea

Alta Linea

An IT place in the industry to dine and drink, this culinary hot spot is either ‘tried and true’ or the newest place to see and be seen. Voters chose from countless well-respected, high-end hotel restaurants and bard from all over the country and the awesomely delicious Alta Linea, located in the High Line Hotel, claimed the title of Best Hotel Bar or Restaurant!

An IT place in the industry to dine and drink, this culinary hot spot is either ‘tried and true’ or the newest place to see and be seen. Voters chose from countless well-respected, high-end hotel restaurants and bard from all over the country and the awesomely delicious Alta Linea, located in the High Line Hotel, claimed the title of Best Hotel Bar or Restaurant!

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