10What are the key dates for 2021 (subject to change)?
Nominations opened: Monday 5 July 2021
Nominations closed: Friday 20 August 2021 (at 5pm AEST)
Finalists announced: Wednesday 6 October 2021
HM Awards 2021 Gala Presentation Dinner: Friday 19 November 2021
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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.
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 19 November 2021. Tickets are now on sale for AUD $270 (ex GST) each or $2700 (ex GST) per table of 10 if purchased early. This years dress code is Black Tie.
When do ticket sales open and close for the HM Awards Gala Presentation Dinner?
Tickets are now on sale.
What time is the 2021 HM Awards Gala Presentation Dinner?
After-party: from 10.15pm (TBA)
How can I purchase tickets?
Tickets can now be purchased 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