Applauding Our Rising Stars
A salute to the leaders of tomorrow, the Rising Star Award Asia Pacific was launched in 2014 to recognize dynamic young achievers in our industry who demonstrate exceptional ability, vision and drive. Nominees must be 35 years and younger, and are nominated by mentors or peers. The winner is determined by a selection process by our judging committee of senior industry executives, and the Award is presented during the HICAP Conference 17-19 October.
Nomination Period: 21 June – 26 July
Candidates must have a sponsor who will complete the Candidate Nomination
- Age: 35 years of age or younger. Born on or after 20 October 1982.
- Experience: Has a minimum of five years in a hotel development and/or investment related field with a minimum of one year with the current company. *The hotel development and investment fields include those directly involved with hotel development and investment community such as lenders, brokers, consultants, lawyers, architects and hotel chain executives
- Is recognized by leaders in the hospitality community as a “rising star”
- Lives and works in the Asia Pacific region (Australia, Brunei, Burma, Cambodia, China (PRC), East Timor, Fiji, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Laos, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, New Zealand, Philippines, Republic of China (Taiwan), Samoa, Singapore, Solomon Islands, South Korea, Thailand, Tonga, Vietnam) with a minimum of two year’s experience in the market
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2018 Rising Star Award Judging Committee
Andreas Flaig, Next Story Group
Mike Batchelor, JLL
Mak Hoe Kit, Frasers Hospitality Pte. Ltd.
Jean-Michel Offe, Shangri-La Hotels & Resorts
Guy Phillips, Hilton
Barry Robinson, Wyndham Hotels & Resorts
Maria Zarraluqui, Meliá Hotels International