Hospitality professionals across the UK and Ireland are encouraged to enter themselves or their business in one of 16 categories at the 2024 Springboard Awards for Excellence, which celebrate excellence in recruitment, training, staff development and retention across the industry.

The free-to-enter Awards for Excellence are open to businesses and individuals that have achieved outstanding things over the past 12 months, from providing an exceptional and inclusive guest experience, improved your team’s loyalty and retention, or made a significant impact within your community.

Delivered in partnership with headline sponsor IHG, the awards ceremony will take place at the prestigious InterContinental Park Lane, London on Thursday 11 April 2024. Two new awards have also been added for 2024 – Best Use of Technology, and Talent Development Team of the Year.

Entry Deadline

The deadline for final entries is Monday 8 January 2024 and the shortlist will be announced in February 2024, along with the opportunity to buy tickets to the star-studded awards banquet.

Businesses winning Springboard Awards for Excellence in 2023 include Gleneagles, Brewhouse & Kitchen, Dishoom, Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons, Wagamama, Z Hotels, and Sodexo.

CEO Chris Gamm said:

“Each year, the Springboard Awards for Excellence ceremony grows in popularity and in 2024 we will continue that trend. It’s a great indicator of the strength of the hospitality industry, the talented workforce within it and the many successes of the industry this past year.”

“The Springboard Awards for Excellence are one of the most prestigious recognitions in the hospitality sector. Being a finalist or winner is a mark of excellence that stands out on your professional journey. The awards ceremony brings together industry leaders and influencers and is a fantastic opportunity to connect with like-minded professionals, receiving the exposure your business deserves.”

How to enter:

Join in and recognise the UK and Ireland’s hospitality superstars, who have made outstanding contributions to the vibrant and dynamic industry, including those who have inspired us over the last year with their resourcefulness, creativity, innovative ideas, supporting the growth of their organisation, developing their co-workers, and leading within their communities.

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