Hospitality Personality of the Year

This award will recognise an individual within the Midlands region who has made a notable impact in the food, drink, and hospitality sector over the past year.

Judges will consider the following key areas, though not all need to be fulfilled:


Impact in the Sector:

  • Demonstrates a significant positive impact on the food, drink, and hospitality sector within the Midlands.
  • Innovates or implements practices that lead to tangible improvements in quality, efficiency, or sustainability.

Networking and Collaboration:

  • Actively engages in networking within the industry to foster partnerships, share knowledge, and build a stronger community.
  • Participates in events, seminars, and workshops, contributing to the sector’s growth.

Community Involvement:

  • Engages with the local community to promote local produce, cuisine, and culture.
  • Participates in charitable activities or supports causes that benefit the well-being of the community.

Business Development and Growth:

Shows excellence in business development, contributing to the economic prosperity of the region.

  • Drives initiatives that lead to business expansion, increased market presence, or innovative service offerings.

Overall Excellence:

  • The overall criteria are broad, allowing judges to consider any remarkable achievements or contributions that set a provider apart.
  • Excellence across any of the above areas is sufficient for recognition.

Midlands Food Drink & Hospitality Awards - A recognition & celebration of the great work done within the industry