Liverpool Hospitality Awards are back!

The Liverpool Hospitality ‘People Awards’ are returning in spring 2023, and applications are now open.

After a two-year break Liverpool Hospitality Awards Ball will take place at the Titanic Hotel on March 30, 2003

The People Awards, supported by The Guide Liverpool, MSP Global and the Titanic Hotel will celebrate the unsung and hardworking teams and individuals who work tirelessly in this tough yet exciting industry and are a great way for the hospitality sector to come together to celebrate, recognise, and reward their teams in front of their peers and hospitality experts.

The relaunched event will feature 15 categories recognising excellence in both customer facing and operation roles.  Categories include the ‘Rising Star Award’ and ‘Front’ and ‘Heart of House Awards’ as well as recognising talents chefs, baristas, sommeliers. There will also be the return of the coveted ‘Chairman’s Award’, which is awarded by the panel of the judges to an inspirational figure in the hospitality sector.

As well as being an evening of celebration the awards aim to raise money for Hospitality Action who offer assistance to all who work, or have worked in hospitality in the UK with help, advice and support whenever times get tough.

Steven Hesketh, Vice-Chair of Liverpool Hospitality said:

“The past few years without doubt, have been the most challenging time for our industry and we are indebted to the talented and hardworking individuals and teams who have shown dedication and commitment to help our regional hospitality industry not only survive but thrive, and come back fighting. The Liverpool Hospitality People Awards are a fantastic opportunity to say thank you and celebrate these achievements.”

“Liverpool Hospitality are very proud of how our members have shown true resilience and strength – the desire and determination to come back stronger has been extraordinary.  We are calling on every one of those businesses to look at the award categories, and nominate the people who help to make their business a success.”

Jay Hynd from awards sponsors, The Guide Liverpool added:

“Liverpool’s hospitality sector is world class, with fantastic hotels, venues, restaurants, cafes, bars and nightclubs.  The individuals working in these brilliant businesses deserve to have the spotlight shone in their direction, they are the heart and soul of the sector, who work with passion and commitment.”

Colin Reader, director at MSP Global who are chosen AV suppliers for many venues across the North West said:

“We are proud to support this year’s Liverpool Hospitality Association People Awards. We see first-hand the dedicated and hardworking talent that makes up the hospitality industry. We look forward to celebrating their successes after what has been a difficult few years for the industry and the people within it.”

Applications are now open until 5pm on Friday 20th January 2023.  Any hospitality businesses who are members of Liverpool Hospitality are encouraged to enter. For a full list of categories and an entry form visit www.makeyourwayup.co.uk.  For further information email awards@liverpoolhospitality.org.uk

Sponsorship opportunities are available, for full details please contact Katie Isaacson katie.isaacson@coolbreezeagency.com