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Boutique & Lifestyle Awards Heating Up!

Swarovski Custom Designing the 2011 Icon Award


Los Angeles, CA, July 23, 2011 - The Boutique & Lifestyle Hospitality Awards for 2011 are well underway and properties from around the world are entering the competition. Last year's Awards were won by properties from small towns to countries outside the U.S. including China, Mexico and the U.K.

The Awards are celebrated and winners announced at a special luncheon event held during the Hospitality Design Boutique Show in Miami at the Miami Beach Convention Center, September 13-14, 2011. New this year is the BLLA Icon Award which is being custom designed by Swarovski Lighting Business, with its two prominent brands Swarovski and SCHONBEK®, as well as a 40x80 foot BLLA Pavilion on the tradeshow floor. The larger of the awards will incorporate Swarovski crystals.

Swarovski Press Release




Don't miss out on the opportunity to be the WINNER of the 2011 Award or a FINALIST. Benefits of winning include showcasing the official 2011 Award Icon on your website and in all promotional materials for one year. Additionally, there will be extensive press coverage, images and video of the winners. Begin the Registration process HERE .

Additionally, one individual will be honored as Boutique & Lifestyle Hotelier of the Year for outstanding achievement in owning, managing or marketing a property or small brand with this hospitality sector. Click HERE to enter yourself or someone else to be considered for this Award.

Winning entries will be honored at the Boutique & Lifestyle Hospitality Awards Luncheon, a gourmet networking extravaganza that will be held September 14, 2011 at the Miami Beach Convention Center, and will be showcased online in the Boutique & Lifestyle Hospitality Awards 2011 Winners Gallery on the BLLA website, Hospitality Design website, and editorial coverage in Hospitality Design Magazine.

Deadline to submit an entry is August 8, 2011, midnight Pacific Time.

To enter a property in the Awards Competition, begin HERE.
To register to attend the Awards Luncheon on September 14th, 2011, click HERE .
Limited Sponsorship Opportunities Available- click HERE for more information.
Review the Awards Questionnaire HERE .

Suppliers: Purchase space in BLLA's Pavilion on the Trade Show Floor. It will be 'THE PLACE TO BE!' Click HERE for more information and to grab your space.

For questions about BLLA, please submit to awards@blla.org or call 818-883-4363.

For press and media inquiries, please contact Shannon Pratuch of the Scene Marketing Group at 503-477-7155 or shannon@scenemarketinggroup.com.

We look forward to celebrating with you September 13-14, 2011 in Miami at the Miami Beach Convention Center.

BLLA 2010 Boutique Hotel Award Winner The Iron Horse Hotel

2010 Boutique Hotel of the Year won by The Iron Horse Inn,  

Tim Dixon, Owner, accepting.


About The Boutique & Lifestyle Lodging Association (BLLA)
The Boutique & Lifestyle Lodging Association is the first and only association dedicated to uniting the world's boutique and lifestyle properties. Created to be the unifying voice of this distinctive subset within the hospitality industry, its goal is to unite the world's collection of boutique & lifestyle properties and the suppliers that sustain them, offering them the opportunity to successfully compete on a level playing field with major hotel companies, as well as market themselves to meet the ever-increasing demand from discerning boutique-seeking clients. For more information, or to become a member, visit: www.blla.org. Book a stay at www.realboutiquehotels.com. Read about unique destinations at   www.boutiquelodgingmagazine.com .

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2011 BLA Hotelier of the Year

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Email:  questions@boutiquelodgingassociation.org
or call +1-818-883-4363.

2010 Award Video

2010 BLLA Boutique Hotel of the Year
2010 BLLA Boutique Hotel of the Year