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 finest independent hotel out there. This individual hotel blew the industry away with innovation, brilliance, creativity + service.
Recognizes a designer or design group who has broken the existing molds of hotel design in a new, inspirational way through an independent hotel.
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.
A technology making life easier for guests, hoteliers and GMs alike. It serves to connect us both online and IRL.
A company or idea in the realm of hospitality or travel that is new and pioneering a new idea, method, or experience. This concept pushes against what is comfortable, breaks the rules and colors outside of the lines.
An artist, retailer or designer which has been brought to life in the realm of lodging. This Icon can be a resident DJ, permanent or pop-up retailer who has inhabitated or opened a hotel, a fashion designer who has jumped into the lodging space or a curator of it all.
The recipient of the 2019 Start Something Award has made a huge wave in our industry. Brad Wilson has helped to launch iconic brands such as W and Ace Hotels.
More coming soon!