Gold Key Awards finalists and winners are determined by a high-profile jury of hospitality industry leaders from the operations, design, development and investment sectors. This year’s panel will review standout projects from a competitive field of nearly 400 submissions from more than 150 design firms around the world.

2022 Gold Key Awards judges

Maki Bara, President & Co-Founder, The Chartres Lodging Group, LLC

Wing T. Chao, Founder, Wing T. Chao Global Adviser

Marisol Fisher, Regional Vice President, Timeless Brands/Studio Head, Design Services Americas, Hyatt Hotels Corporation

Jessica Gidari, Director of Design & Concept Development, Union Square Events

Jason E. Goldberg, Director of Procurement, BRE Hotels & Resorts

Stacey Greene, Project Executive, Generis Collective

Kavitha Iyer, Head of Design, Americas, IHG Hotels & Resorts

Diana Kessler, Creative Director, The Kessler Collection

Vito F. Lotta, Vice President – Architecture & Design, Hilton

Kristine Osburn, Vice President Project Management, Xenia Hotels and Resorts

Thomas Prins, Principal, TQP Capital Partners

Rachel Rangelov, Executive Vice President, Design and Construction, Longview Senior Housing Advisors

Carolyn Schneider, Co-founder & President, Casetta

Tracy Smith-Woodby, Senior Interior Design Manager, Global Design, US & Canada, Marriott International