The Voice of Nevada's Lodging Industry since 1979

Stars of the Industry


October 14, 2015

6:00 – 9:00 P.M.

Vdara Hotel and Spa

The Nevada Hotel and Lodging Association is pleased to host the 5th Annual Hospitality Stars of the Industry celebrating the exceptional professionalism and outstanding service of top individuals in our industry. Join us on October 14, 2015 at the beautiful Vdara Hotel and Spa from 6:00-9:00 p.m.

This exciting industry event honors talent, performance and excellence in the workplace as we recognize the super stars from Nevada’s prestigious hospitality industry. Join us for an evening of honoring the exemplary employees that make the hospitality industry the number one industry in Nevada. Special presenters include Claudia Vecchio, Director of Nevada Department of Tourism and Cultural Affairs and Finley Cotrone, UNLV Faculty. Emcee: Greg Gooding, General Manager of the Westin Lake Las Vegas Resort & Spa. Formal attire recommended.

Performers from the Zarkana show will welcome nominees and guests as they arrive at registration from 6:00-6:30 p.m. Enjoy the great picture opportunities and fun.

A high energy, special performance by the Jabbawockeez will open the gala activities.

This is the hospitality event of the year and sells out. Be sure to purchase your tickets now.

Nomination submission deadline September 23, 2015.

Vdara Hotel and Spa has extended a special room discount of 20% off prevailing rates for any gala attendees wishing to stay the night. Book your room now.

Claudia Vecchio Finley Cotrone Jabbawockeez-zarkana


Nominate Them!

Here is your chance to recognize employees and colleagues who go above and beyond every day. They render exceptional customer service; they help their peers willingly; they are a true asset to the company. NOMINATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED.

Sponsor Them!

Supplier companies have a Red Carpet opportunity to support our super stars of the industry by sponsoring an award. Your generosity and support of NHLA and our industry is most appreciated by everyone in the industry. Sponsor an award now.

Gala Reservations!

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