Entries

Entry form now open to enter projects!

The 42nd annual Gold Key Awards competition deadline to enter is Wednesday, August 10.

Tickets for 2022 awards gala will go on sale in August, make sure to secure ticket early to guarantee your seat.

To be eligible for the industry’s most prestigious design honor, new construction, conversion or renovation work must be completed from JULY 1, 2021 to July 31, 2022.
A renowned judging panel will select winners and finalists in each of the 25 categories, as well as Judges’ So Cool and the Designer of the Year.

ECO-CONSCIOUS OR SOCIALLY-CONSCIOUS HOTEL

LOBBY FOCUSED SERVICE

LOBBY MIDSCALE

LOBBY UPPER MIDSCALE

LOBBY UPSCALE

LOBBY LUXURY

GUESTROOM FOCUSED SERVICE

GUESTROOM MIDSCALE

GUESTROOM UPPER MIDSCALE

GUESTROOM UPSCALE

GUESTROOM LUXURY

SUITE

NIGHTCLUB/LOUNGE

EMERGING HOTEL CONCEPT: THE MOST INFLUENTIAL NEW HOTEL BRAND (MUST HAVE AT LEAST ONE HOTEL OPEN)

RESTAURANT CASUAL DINING

RESTAURANT FINE DINING

WELLNESS: SPAS, FITNESS/WELLNESS FACILITIES, AND OTHER WELLNESS SPACES/AMENITIES

SPECIALTY DESIGN: CASINOS, CRUISE SHIPS, HOTEL RETAIL, POP-UPS , GLAMPING, ROOFTOP SPACES, ETC.

RESORT

SENIOR LIVING

HOTEL FOCUSED SERVICE

HOTEL MIDSCALE

HOTEL UPPER MIDSCALE

HOTEL UPSCALE

HOTEL LUXURY

Read the official Gold Key rules and conditions here.

Finalists will be required to submit a completed source list, photo release, detailed client information, and design team listing within two weeks of notification. Winners will be announced at the Awards Gala held in conjunction with BDNY on Monday, November 14, 2022 at Cipriani, 42nd Street.  

Questions?

Please contact Keisha Byrd at keisha.byrd@emeraldx.com.