What are the key dates for 2021 (subject to change)?
Nominations opened: Monday 5 July 2021
Nominations closed: Friday 3 September 2021 (at 5pm AEST)
Finalists announced: Mid October 2021
HM Awards 2021 Gala Presentation Dinner: Friday 3 December 2021
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What are the timings for the event?
6.15pm – Doors Open & Pre Dinner Drinks
7.00pm – Awards Presentation Commences, Dinner & After Party to follow
Centennial Hall in Sydney Town Hall
483 George Street, Sydney
Who can enter the HM Awards?
Entries for the 2021 HM Awards are open to people who work in the hotel industry in Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific. The nominations are available online where the relevant details must be completed.
Friendly reminder that all attendees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or have a medical exemption and provide proof by way of your digital certificate upon arrival.
Is there specific judging criteria for each category?
Yes there is and the judging criteria can be found here: www.hmawards.com.au/nominate/about-voting/
Is there a cost to enter the 2021 HM Awards?
There is no cost to enter the HM Awards.
When is the Gala Presentation Dinner for the HM Awards and how much is it to attend?
The 2021 HM Awards Gala Presentation Dinner is being held at Sydney Town Hall on Friday 3 December 2021.
When do ticket sales open and close for the HM Awards Gala Presentation Dinner?
You can now waitlist for your tickets.
What time is the 2021 HM Awards Gala Presentation Dinner?
After-party: from 10.15pm (TBA)
How can I purchase tickets?
You can now waitlist to purchase your tickets via this website.
Are sponsorship opportunities available?
Yes, sponsorship opportunities are available and more information can be obtained by calling Tara Ducrou on +61 2 8586 6285 or email