UK: The ASAP Serviced Apartment Industry Awards 2016 will feature six new categories.
The awards now include 10 categories, and will be open for
submissions from 1st May until 1st July, with the winners announced
on 30th November 2016 at the gala dinner and awards evening held on
the eve of the ASAP national convention.
ASAP chief executive James Foice said: "We are delighted to be presenting these awards for the fourth year running. The addition of six new categories for the 2016 programme is a reflection of the importance of the UK's serviced apartment sector, and we are especially thrilled that Sky will be our partner and headline sponsor once more. This support from a major business partner and brand is testament to the popularity and reach of the ASAP Awards across our industry. It is an exciting time to be working in such a dynamic industry where innovative business models are a hallmark of this rapidly evolving sector."
Tony Gibb, head of sales at Sky Business said: "Sky is very pleased to again take headline sponsorship of the ASAP Awards. We're particularly looking forward to a new addition to the awards categories - the Sky Industry Breakthrough & Innovation Award. The ASAP awards is a fantastic event that celebrates the best of the industry as well as gathering colleagues and the best in the sector all in one room for an enjoyable evening."
The 2016 awards will feature the following categories:
• The ASAP Serviced Apartment Industry Business of the Year
SME (Up to 50 employees)
Corporate (Over 50 employees)
• Team of the Year
• Rising Star of the Year
• Investment in People
• Marketing Award
• Sustainability and Environment
• Outstanding Individual
• Guest Experience [only open to ASAP quality accredited organisations]
• Sky Innovation & Breakthrough Awards
• The ASAP Serviced Apartment Industry Lifetime achievement award
The awards will be judged by a panel including Tony Gibb from Sky and the judges' decision will be final. Further details and criteria will be announced on the ASAP website from 1st May.