The International Society of Hospitality Consultants (ISHC), in partnership with the Hotel Investment Conference Asia Pacific (HICAP), has announced a call for nominations for the inaugural Rising Star Award Asia Pacific. Both organizations recognize the importance of identifying the future hospitality leaders in the Asia Pacific region. The award recognizes an emerging leader currently working in the Asia Pacific hotel community. Nominees must be 35 years of age or younger, have a minimum of five years in a hotel development and or investment related field with at least one year with the current company, be recognized by leaders in the company as a rising star, currently work and live in the Asia Pacific region and have a minimum of two of the most recent five years hospitality experience living and working in the Asia Pacific Region. HICAP will be held in Hong Kong, 15-17 October 2014 at the InterContinental Hong Kong Hotel. To download a nomination form, please visit www.ishc.com and select the Awards section under About ISHC, or click here. Nominations must be submitted by midnight 28 July 2014 to Karla Smith, Director Membership Services ISHC, firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note that all candidates need to be nominated by another person from within their organization or someone with direct work experience with the nominee. About ISHC The International Society of Hospitality Consultants is truly The Leading Source for Global Hospitality Expertise, represented by over two hundred of the industry’s most respected professionals from across six continents. Collectively, ISHC members provide expert services in over fifty functional areas and have specialized skills in virtually every segment of the hospitality industry. ISHC is dedicated to promoting the highest quality of professional consulting standards and practices for the hospitality industry. Candidates undergo a rigorous screening process, ensuring that all ISHC members have a reputation of integrity and are qualified by their experience, training and knowledge to develop and express sound judgment on industry issues. Additional information about the organization, along with a directory of ISHC members, is available on the ISHC website at www.ishc.com. About HICAP For 25 years, HICAP has been the unequaled annual gathering place for Asia-Pacific’s hotel investment community, attracting the most influential owners, developers, lenders, executives, and professional advisors from around the globe. With energetic sessions and workshops and unrivaled networking events, HICAP presents you with the opportunity to meet and connect with the people who really matter. Program and registration information is available at www.HICAPconference.com. HICAP is hosted by BHN, Horwath HTL, and Stiles Capital Events.