GM Summit 2023 Award Winners

GM Summit 2023 Award Recipients

*Award recipients bolded, all nominees listed*

Davidson Hospitality Group General Manager of the Year: Individual

Hugh Hedin – Emery, Autograph Collection

Matt Huss – Hyatt Centric Magnificent Mile

Jim Gross – Paradise Point


Hotel of the Year – Resorts: Hotel

Nobu Hotel

Paradise Point Resort And Spa

Margaritaville Hollywood Beach Resort


Hotel of the Year – Pivot: Hotel 

Hotel Viking

Hotel Bella Grace

The Fontaine, A Kansas City Hotel


Hotel of the Year – Hotels: Hotel

Embassy Suites Berkeley Heights

Sheraton Philadelphia University City

Hyatt Centric Chicago Magnificent Mile

Hyatt Regency Boston / Cambridge


President’s Award: Individual – Non Manager

Radu Sav, Front Desk Supervisor at Hotel Viking Newport


MVP Award: Individual Manager

Elizabeth Pikula, Event Sales Manager at Hyatt Centric Magnificent Mile


Nicole Ramamurthy, Hotel Manager at Sheraton Philadelphia University City Hotel


We Care Award: Individual

Veronica Nabozny, Senior Event Manager at The Camby Autograph Collection


Bill Fontes Give Kids the World Award: Hotel

Baker’s Cay Resort

Islamorada Collection

Kimpton Cottonwood Hotel


Phoenix Award: Hotel

Emery, Autograph Collection

Sheraton Kauai Coconut Beach Resort

Viewline Snowmass Resort


Spark Innovator of the Year: Hotel

Hyatt Centric Chicago Magnificent Mile

Cape Rey Carlsbad, A Hilton Resort

Hyatt Regency Boston Cambridge


Rookie Hotel of the Year: Hotel

Davenport Hotel Collection,

Bellayard, A Tribute Portfolio Hotel


DNA Award: Hotel

Hyatt Regency Boston/Cambridge


Individual Department Awards 


Engineering Team of the Year
Hotels: Hilton Alexandria Mark Center
Pivot: The Gabriel, Curio Collection by Hilton
Resorts: Grand Hotel

Rooms Team of the Year
Hotels: Little Rock Marriott
Pivot: Kimpton Harper
Resorts: Paradise Point Resort and Spa

Food & Beverage Team of the Year
Hotels: Westin Indianapolis
Pivot: Bellyard, Tribute Portfolio
Resorts: The Don CeSar

Sales Team of the Year
Hotels: Hyatt Regency Monterey Hotel and Spa
Pivot: The Camby, Autograph Collection
Resorts: Paradise Point Resort and Spa

Revenue Management Team of the Year
Hotels: Hilton San Diego Gaslamp Quarter
Pivot: Ashley Glass for Emery and Hotel Zachary
Resorts: Eden Roc Miami Beach and Nobu Hotel Miami Beach

Marketing Team of the Year
Hotels: Hyatt Centric Magnificent Mile
Pivot: Mills House, Curio Collection by Hilton
Resorts: The Don CeSar

Finance Team of the Year
Hotels: Little Rock Marriott
Pivot: The Camby, Autograph Collection
Resorts: Margaritaville Hollywood Beach Resort

Human Resources Team of the Year
Hotels: The Park Vista, A Doubletree Hotel
Pivot: Kimpton Cottonwood Hotel
Resorts: Margaritaville Resort Orlando