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2019 Stars of the Industry packed with fun and glamour

The annual NHLA 2019 Stars of the Industry Hospitality Awards Gala will take place at Mandalay Bay on October 17.  The event recognizes the exemplary service provided by the top industry performers in the state.  Renowned as a formal yet fun and memorable event, the Stars of the Industry is THE place to be.

2019 NHLA Stars of the Industry Anthony Melchiorri

Special keynote guest will be Anthony Melchiorri, star of Hotel Impossible TV series.  Anthony will bring his expertise, wit and insight to the event.  He believes everyone can make today better than yesterday.  Enjoy his tips for success!



Nevada Hotel and Lodging Foundation chairperson

Greg Chase will be our emcee once again this year.  The event starts with a reception as guests arrive and nominees check in and receive their welcome gift bags.  We will move into the dining room at 6:45 p.m and enjoy a wonderful dinner prepared by the Mandalay Bay food and beverage team.  Wine is sponsored by BreakThru Beverage and we are truly thankful for their generous support.


A/V is provided by PSAV, a great leader in the audio visual industry.  Thank you for your ongoing support and for ensuring the evening is spectacular.  Special appreciation to Ray Trujillo and his amazing team!




A special treat this year, Amanda Taylor, industry veteran, will dazzle with her beautiful voice and brilliant personality as she performs two songs.  We are so excited to have her entertain us!


Ronna Timpa

Photography will be provided by beloved Ronna Timpa.  Ronna has supported the Stars of the Industry for 7 years now;  we are grateful for her sharing her time, talents and fancy camera each year.  Check NHLA Facebook after the event to see her awesome photos.


2019 Stars of the Industry nominations are open three more days!

Nominations are open until close of business day on September 13. Submit nominations for your company’s super stars now.  This is the perfect opportunity to show them how much they are appreciated and recognize their outstanding achievements.  No nominations will be accepted after close on September 13.  Upon close, the nomination files go immediately to the voting committee and recipient selection is handled.

Stars of the Industry


Sponsorships are available.  A perfect way to show your support of the industry and the fine individuals who make it the shining star of Nevada.  Sponsors have the opportunity to actually give out the award to the recipient on stage.  Great visibility for everyone!

Buy your tickets now!

Tickets can be purchased through October 4, buy now!  You don’t want to miss THE industry event of the year, NHLA 2019 Stars of the Industry.



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Nevada Hotel and Lodging Association extends sincere appreciation for their support to our educational entity members and partners:
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NEW: Nevada Hotel and Lodging Foundation

NHLA has formed a separate entity: The Nevada Hotel and Lodging Foundation. The foundation is aligned with the goals and vision of the Nevada Hotel and Lodging Association. The mission is to grant scholarships for education, certifications and training programs to eligible persons seeking to enter or advance within the hospitality industry in Nevada. Learn more.